Full Day Soweto Bicycle Tour

from R2,333.50

Experience this exciting and eco-friendly tour around the streets of Soweto. Go out for a cycling adventure around the township and get to know the different communities and its history. This tour provides insight into Soweto’s many different faces, the Soweto uprisings and the resistance against Apartheid. You will also see and learn how the communities have changed and developed to what it is today.

Operating Schedule: Daily   +/- 6.5 hours.

Sandton 08h00 am

Rosebank 08:30 am (Time may vary and will be confirmed the night before)

Full Day Soweto Bicycle Tour Highlights

  • Soweto Township Tour
  • Mzhimhlope Men’s Hostel
  • Medowlands
  • Hector Pieterson Memorial
  • Mandela House Museum.
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  • Inclusions Activity Type
    City Tour, Cycling, Day Tour, History Art and Culture, Road Cycle Tour
  • Activity Level Moderate
  • Group Size Small Group
    2 -16
All about the Full Day Soweto Bicycle Tour.

The tour commences with collection from your Johannesburg hotel and a transfer to Soweto. Here you shall meet up with your cycling guides at Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers and be kitted with a bicycle and helmet. Before heading out on the tour, you will be briefed on safety to make your excursion as enjoyable as possible.

The first stop is at the look-out point at Orlando West and East. View the surroundings of the township including the famous soccer team, Orlando Pirates’ home-ground – Orlando Stadium while the guide takes you through the history of Soweto as well as current developments and life today. Learn one of the many greetings to interact with people along the way!

Other stops along the way include the Mzhimphlope Men’s hostel, the vibrant community of Meadowlands and a stop at one of Soweto’s few “mansions” owned by jazz musician Abigail Khubeka.

Some ‘sobering’ visits include the Hector Pieterson Memorial and the Nelson Mandela House Museum. Enjoy rides along small streets of the township, stopping at street stalls selling popular township snacks, fruit and “ice lollies”. The cycling tour ends with a traditional meal served al fresco at Lebo’s Backpackers before heading back to your hotel.

Minimum Numbers: 2 Guests Maximum Numbers : 16 – Suitable for all ages.

Fitness Level: You need to be moderately fit, and you will not be cycling for the full duration and there are many stops on the routes.

Dress: Casual, Advised to bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle
  • Comfortable Walking Shoes
  • Cameras
  • Warm clothes during winter, it can get cold in the City.
  • A Rain Jacket or extra sweater.
  • Pocket Money for snacks on the road or souvenires.


The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Entrance Fees
    • Hector Pieterson Memorial
    • Mandela House Museum
    • Mzhimhlope Mens’ Hostel
    • Medwlands
  • Equipment
    • Bicycle
    • Helmet
  • Lunch