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Shakaland - Zulu Cultural Center

Shakaland - Zulu Cultural Center - Durban, South Africa
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Duration: 8 hours
Location: Durban, South Africa

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$131.36

Visit an authentic Zulu kraal, Shakaland, and watch the day to day activities of the people of this village. Learn the A to Z of Zulu life from the people living it ... More info ›

Visit an authentic Zulu kraal, Shakaland, and watch the day to day activities of the people of this village. Learn the A to Z of Zulu life from the people living it. Enjoy a traditional lunch in the kraal and watch the Zulus perform their local tribal dancing.

The A - Z of traditional Zulu life, packed into one exhilarating day. Travel up the lush KwaZulu-Natal north coast into the tropical beauty of Zululand and the nKwalini Valley. Atop a hill overlooking the uMhlatusi River, Shaka's birthplace, stands the largest Zulu kraal in all of Zululand - today it's a very much alive museum.

Here you will learn all about the culture and traditions of Zulu's and witness the skill and artistry that goes into building their huts, making pottery, brewing beer and crafting bead-work and baskets. Sample the unusual beer, visit the isangoma (witchdoctor), enjoy the grace and energy of the Zulu dancers and then tuck into a delicious lunchtime feast.

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19-Day Overland Kruger to Cape Town Tour from Johannesburg

19-Day Overland Kruger to Cape Town Tour from Johannesburg - Johannesburg, South Africa

Duration: 19 days
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

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$1478.53

Southern Africa at its finest in an attraction packed 19 day overland tour. Take an adventure through three of the nation’s best wildlife parks; Kruger and Addo Elephant on safari game drives in pursuit of the Big Five ... More info ›

Southern Africa at its finest in an attraction packed 19 day overland tour. Take an adventure through three of the nation’s best wildlife parks; Kruger and Addo Elephant on safari game drives in pursuit of the Big Five. Appreciate the rich and diverse cultures of the Zulu, Swazi and the Basotho people of Lesotho. Head to the coast for rugged beaches and take in the spectacular Garden Route icons Knysna, Tsitsikamma and Hermanus.

This Southern Africa tour invites you to challenge your conceptions of Africa, with a comprehensive insight into some of South Africa’s greatest attractions, an appreciation for the captivating Kingdom of Swaziland, the mountainous peaks of Lesotho and its cultural Basotho people. Our exciting itinerary has been carefully designed maximizing your experience within the time you spend visiting with us. Following your arrival in South Africa’s city of gold, Johannesburg, your epic journey travels along the breathtakingly Panoramic Route. To reach a variety of picturesque landscapes, home to the mighty Lion and more iconic game life in their natural habitat. We visit the Kruger NP, Mountain Zebra NP and Addo Elephant NP for a complete safari experience. Including many mountainous regions to leave you in awe, vast bushveld plains and allowing a dip in the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. You will gain an understanding of many African traditions and cultures of ancient mankind. This increasingly popular tour offers an accessible African expedition. There is magic in Africa and on this tour, you will discover the dynamic and diversity of this continent.

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Chavonnes Battery Museum Guided Tour

Chavonnes Battery Museum Guided Tour - Cape Town, South Africa

Duration: 40 minutes
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

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$14.51

Visit Chavonnes Battery Museum, and join a tour guide from a local community on a meander through the early history of Cape Town. Home to archaeological ruins of a Dutch East India Company fort unearthed after 140 years, and host to a robust schedule of international photographic exhibitions, be sure to discover what life was through its in detailed models, exhibits, displays and large information panels ... More info ›

Visit Chavonnes Battery Museum, and join a tour guide from a local community on a meander through the early history of Cape Town. Home to archaeological ruins of a Dutch East India Company fort unearthed after 140 years, and host to a robust schedule of international photographic exhibitions, be sure to discover what life was through its in detailed models, exhibits, displays and large information panels. Don an 18th century tricorn hat and take a photo with the authentic working 9-pound muzzle loaded cannon, touch the sand of the original shoreline at the “Cape of Storms / Good Hope,” and don't forget to make a wish in the water well!

Your guide, in period costume of a 17th century VOC soldier, will take you on a journey through the early history of Cape Town for approximately 40 minutes to an hour. Guides are available daily and tours are available on request.

The Chavonnes Battery are the archaeological ruins of a Dutch East India Company Fort buried for 140 years where you can touch the sand of the original shoreline, a tangible connection to life in Cape Town from 1600 – 1900. Discover the history of Cape Town.

Your guided tour commences with the battle for the High Seas and the treacherous journey to the spice and silks of the East for the soldiers, sailors, slaves, and adventurers and the strategic importance of the “Cape of Storms/Good Hope”. Of rivalry between Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French, English, Swedes, and Danes that required massive fire power and huge cannons.

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Full Day Township scheduled (shared) tour with Robben Island boat trip

Full Day Township scheduled (shared) tour with Robben Island boat trip - Cape Town, South Africa

Duration: 8 hours
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

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$87.83

We invite you to join us on a visit to one of the most popular tours in Cape Town - Robben Island boat trip and museum tour. Then, embark on a walking tour of one of the oldest townships in Cape Town known as Langa ... More info ›

We invite you to join us on a visit to one of the most popular tours in Cape Town - Robben Island boat trip and museum tour. Then, embark on a walking tour of one of the oldest townships in Cape Town known as Langa. Meet and greet the locals and experience their culture. This is a shared small group tour and you will be joined by travelers from other hotels.

Please note that this is a scheduled (shared) small group tour. We ask that guests be patient during the pick up and drop off processes.

  • 7:30 - 8:30am: Pick up at accommodation in and around Cape Town and transfer to the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island, Clocktower Precinct, V&A Waterfront. (Guests are required to start boarding the the ferry boat from 8:30am.)
  • 9:00am: Set sail to Robben Island museum. The entire tour takes up to 3.5 hours including ferry journey times. Upon reaching the island, disembark at Murray’s Bay Harbour and take a brief walk to the bus that will transport you around the island. Please note that Kabura Travel & Tours' tour guide/driver will not be accompanying guests on the boat or at the island as there will be a local site guide conducting the tour. The tour includes a viewing of Nelson Mandela’s prison cell. 
  • 12:30pm: Arrive back at the V&A Waterfront jetty. Your tour guide/driver will be waiting for you inside the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island building. We travel to the oldest township in Cape Town - Langa. 
  • 13:00pm: Meet your resident township tour guide who will accompany you on a short walking tour (0.5 miles or less than a kilometer), affording opportunities to interact with locals of Langa township. The township is named after a very respected chief Langalibalele, who was a renowned rainmaker that spent time in jail on Robben Island in 1873 for rebelling against the Natal government. The walking portion will start at Gugasthebe, a tourist information center, where various non-profit organizations teach skills to the local youth. Then, you will visit what used to be a detention center during apartheid, before proceeding to the local shebeen or tavern, where you will learn how the local beer, Umqombothi, is brewed, and enjoy a beer tasting with locals. This will be followed by a visit to the municipal beer hall built in 1945. Afterwards, you'll visit the township's entrepreneurial business women who prepare barbecue (braai) meat on the streets of Langa, In Langa market, you will spend a few minutes with a traditional doctor, or Sangoma (optional). The walking township tour will end at the public library. Then, you'll board the vehicle to explore other places of interest around the township before heading to a second township called Gugulethu, known to the locals as 'Gugs'. Gugulethu comes from Xhosa name ‘igugu lethu’ meaning 'our pride'. It was established in 1960 because Langa was overcrowded. 
  • 17:00 - 18:00pm: Drop off at accommodation in and around Cape Town.

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Pilanesberg Lion Safari

Pilanesberg Lion Safari - Sandton, South Africa

Duration: 15 hours
Location: Sandton, South Africa

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$257.76

Visit the famous Lion and safari park, view lions up close. Then travel to Pilanesberg National Park ... More info ›

Visit the famous Lion and safari park, view lions up close. Then travel to Pilanesberg National Park. Enjoy a delicious lunch followed by a 3 hour open vehicle safari.

Pick up at 07:00am from your hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria. Visit the famous Lion and Safari park. You will get the opportunity to view lions up close. After the visit to the Lion and Safari Park we will continue our journey to the Pilanesberg National Park. Enjoy a fantastic and scrumptious lunch at Bakubung Lodge followed by a 3 Hour open vehicle safari. You will be returned safely to your hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria after the safari. Transport, Driver/ guide, Lunch at Bakubung Lodge, Liquid refreshment on vehicle, 45 Minute open vehicle drive at Lion and Safari Park and a 3 Hour Open vehicle Safari in Pilanesberg National Park included in the rate.

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Elephant Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria

Elephant Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria - Johannesburg, South Africa

Duration: 4 hours
Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

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$171.84

This tour will show you the beautiful lumbering giants of Africa - the mighty elephant by taking a 2-hour tour of an elephant sanctuary in the Magaliesburg mountains. This tour comes with transportation to the elephant sanctuary from your hotel in Johannesburg and surrounding areas ... More info ›

This tour will show you the beautiful lumbering giants of Africa - the mighty elephant by taking a 2-hour tour of an elephant sanctuary in the Magaliesburg mountains. This tour comes with transportation to the elephant sanctuary from your hotel in Johannesburg and surrounding areas. Sandton or Pretoria. Entrance to the Sanctuary and transport is included.

Visit the Elephant Sanctuary situated on the Northen slopes of the picturesque Magaliesburg mountains. The tour through the  Elephant sanctuary takes about 2 hours. Here you will learn more from these big gentle giants. The African Elephant, much bigger than the Indian Elephant. They are fascinating and there is no better way to learn more from these animals than being at a world class establishment such as the sanctuary.

On your tour you will view and learn more from these majestic animals. You will also have the opportunity to take as many pictures of the elephants. Pick up will be from your hotel or guest house in Johannesburg, Sandton or Pretoria.

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