Established in July 1886 and only due to the largest ever discovery of gold in the world, Johannesburg city tour tells a story of wealth and poverty, of people from all walks of life coming to find wealth. This is the city of contrasts. Catz Tours focus on the history of Johannesburg, the finding of the gold and the people that makes Johannesburg so unique.
** Half day tour – can be combined with Soweto & Apartheid Museum
People living in Johannesburg are known as the “Rainbow nation” Nelson Mandela came up with this name due to so many different cultures from all over Europe and Africa. You find Germans, Italians, French, Portuguese, Greeks, Japanese, Chinese, Jewish English, Indian, Afrikaans and the 10 black languages. This makes us the Rainbow Nation for sure. Therefore we have cuisine literally from all over the world so, come and enjoy our hospitality, food, history and much more in the city of gold.
We start by driving through some of the suburbs of Johannesburg and downtown with a stop at Top of Africa in the Carlton Center where we have a bird’s eye view of the sprawling metropolis. Take a walking tour on the Gold route & Maboneng. Lunch can be enjoyed in Maboneng and then you can visit Constitutional Court and the Constitution Hill for a guided tour. Our tour ends with a drive through the affluent Northern Suburbs of Sandton and past the home where Mr Mandela ended out his last days. The tour can be bespoked to include your specific interest on request.
This is an interesting tour as the hill is historically linked with its surroundings and timeline. If you have the time and fascinating court houses through the world interests you, you must visit Constitutional Hill. Hopefully on the day of your tour there is no court sitting.
Lesedi is a multi-cultural African village, set amongst the pristine Bushveld and rocky hills less than an hour’s drive north of Johannesburg. Situated at Lesedi are five traditional homesteads – the Zulus with their fighting sticks and cozy beehive huts. […]