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Soweto Bicycle Tours

10823A Pooe Street | Orlando West, Soweto 1804, South Africa
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We took the 4 hour tour with Lebo's Backpackers Tours and I think this was the right choice. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
333jane100
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Perth, United Kingdom
Best tour in Joburg!

It was such a great experience... It was a chance to get close to the real life of the sweet people... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Maria Fernanda S
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“hour tour” (30 reviews)
“bicycle tour” (12 reviews)
“local beer” (7 reviews)
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10823A Pooe Street | Orlando West, Soweto 1804, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 4 hour tour with Lebo's Backpackers Tours and I think this was the right choice. The extra 2 hours seemed to allow us to concentrate on the day-to-day life of people living in Soweto. We still toured Nelson Mandela's home, etc in...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

It was such a great experience... It was a chance to get close to the real life of the sweet people who live in soweto. The chindren run to get a hight-five and they are so happy with our visit. My husband an i loved...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Me and my girlfriend wanted to experience Soweto during the last day of our trip in South Africa, so we opted for the 2 hours bike tour. To get there, we just called a Uber (inexpensive, easy and also easy on the way back). The...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Fundo (nicknamed Pokémon!!) was one of the Best guides I’ve ever had. He had a great knowledge of the history of the townships and was very informative and entertaining (funny and a good singer too!). You start with lunch in the outdoor garden at the...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

The 4-hour tour is the ideal way to learn about and to explore the vibrant community of Soweto. We were picked up at our hotel by Isaac, a company driver who was friendly and full of information. Our guide Offundo shared a deep knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

We booked the same morning and everything went smooth. Groups are a little too large and the bikes too old, but guides are exceptional and they really care about teaching about apartheid and the history of Soweto. Food was provided at the end of the...More

Thank Jam R
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I booked the 4 hour morning tour in the middle of February and it poured rain for the first hour. Because the streets were slippery and muddy, we unfortunately were not able to cycle around Soweto. Despite this setback, we toured around Soweto in a...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

We did this tour on the final day of our trip, we were a bit apprehensive about 2hrs cycling in the heat but it wasn’t strenuous, the guides were great and it was a fab opportunity to learn a bit about the real Soweto, would...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

To tour Soweto you get first hand experience,You are able to meet people at close range. the guide is able to guide easily.

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

My husband and I took the 4-hour tour on first day in South Africa. Our bright, fun-spirited, and informed tour guide Nsitge (sorry if I am mangling the spelling of this beautiful young woman's name) was really generous in responding to our questions and providing...More

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Phillipa333
17 May 2018|
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Response from Maria Fernanda S | Reviewed this property |
Its about 500,00 range per person with south african lunch included. I don't know if chindren have a different price. But in my opinion this tour is more for adults.
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