Soweto Bicycle Tour

Soweto Bicycle Tour

Join us for a cycling tour of the history of Soweto, Orlando West, built-in 1945. Full of photography opportunities and stops to capture great moments. You will get an idea about people’s lifestyle and culture.

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The cycling tour will start in Killarney, an upcoming tourist destination in Soweto. We will talk first about how this township was created in 1904 and share the history of these neighbourhoods.

After your booking is confirmed, you’ll receive an email with tour details and meeting point!

Good to know

  • Please arrive 10 minutes before the tour starts
  • Pickups can be arranged at an additional cost
  • Tour is weather dependant
  • Remember to always ask people if they are okay with you take their photo before snapping away


  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Extra sweater or rain jacket in summer
  • Hat & sunglasses for sunny days
  • An extra jacket or jersey in winter


  • Comfortable clothes
  • Mask (compulsory)



Day 1

We will ride to Mzimhlophe and visit the only former women’s hostel as a separate area. We continue to Mama Lillian Mgoyi’s home, an anti-apartheid activist, then cycle to Hector Pietersen Museum where the Soweto uprising transpired which was one of the turning points of apartheid. You will then be introduced to the famous house of Nelson Mandela, where he lived until he was imprisoned for 27 years. We will also show you Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s house in the popular Vilakazi Street, and talk about his impact on the downfall of Apartheid. Time for LUNCH! You are going to taste the delicious local burger called “Kota” before cycling back to our starting point.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Soweto Bicycle Tour

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