Sightseeing Tours in Johannesburg, Gauteng
Pretoria City Day Tours
Enjoy a tour of the administrative capital of South Africa. Pretoria / Tshwane lie about 50 km north of Johannesburg. The population is just under a million and consists mainly of government officials and other related government personnel.
In Pretoria, life goes at a much slower pace than in the hectic Johannesburg and it is quite easy for the visitor to find his or her way through the city, which is laid out like a chess board. Pretoria lies 1367 m above sea level, which makes it about 400 m lower than Johannesburg. It is surrounded by protecting mountains and is home to the magnificent Union Buildings.
Pretoria is home to many fascinating museums and monument. As the capital of the country for over 100 years it is strewn with many official buildings and memorials dating back to the early 1900’s.
The majestic Voortrekker Monument situated south of Pretoria in a nature reserve. It is a unique Monument which commemorates the Pioneer history of Southern Africa and the history of the Afrikaner. Today it is the most visited heritage site of its kind in Gauteng and one of the top ten cultural historical visitor attractions in the country. This Monument also manages the Heritage Foundation and various other monuments and cultural historical sites country-wide.
Kruger House is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the first South African Republic, Paul Kruger. It was built in 1884 by architect Tom Claridge and builder Charles Clark. Milk was used, instead of water, for mixing the cement from which the house was constructed, as the cement available was of poor quality.
Well with the new Government things are daily changing drastically, be aware to explore new statues of the African history, while they feel the White British and Boere history don't fit the country's proud.
Statues that part of the nation wants to be removed include, Paul Kruger, Martinus Wessel Pretorius and Louis Botha. Will it be replace by a Statue of country's president Jacob Zuma, Tabo Mabeki or Julius Malemma?
- Voortrekker Monument
- Freedom Square (opposite the Voortrekker Monument)
- Union Buildings
- Kruger House
- Church Square
- Tswane Museum of Natural History
- Melrose House (optional, clients own account)
- Tuin House
- Various international Embassy’s
- Loftus Versveld (Rugby Field)
- Pretoria University
Where to eat in Pretoria:
- Irene Farm Restaurant
- Just Cuban Restaurant
- Café Riché at Church Square
- The Deck and Barn Restaurant
Entrance Fees:Kruger House entrance fee included in tour Voortrekker Monument entrance fee included in tour
Our Tour options to this attraction:Our Pretoria Tour can be combined with other tours such as Cullinan Diamond Mine. We offer daily departures at 09h00 and 13h00. Please contact one of our consultants should you need more information on our tour program and booking options.
|Rates quoted per person|
Pretoria Day Tours
|IN ZAR||Duration||Depart||Min 2 Persons||4+ Persons||Single Person|
|Pretoria City Tour||5 Hours||08h00/13h00||R1,350||R1,100||R2,420|
|Pretoria & Cullinan Diamond Mine||Full Day||08h00||R1,750||R1,500||R3,200|
|Kindly contact us for large group rates
Rates valid until Oct 2018
|Single Persons Should a guest wish to join one of our day tours as a single person and we do not have a departure for that day, we will depart with only one person if they pay the single person rate. Should a single person wish to join a confirmed scheduled departure the 2 - 4 person rate would apply for single persons.|
Prices are from and subject to change due to increases by operator, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.
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