Historical Tour
South African Historical Tours

Historical Tours - South Africa/Johannesburg/Pretoria

Historical Tours

South Africa Historical tours covering Johannesburg, Pretoria, Cullinan and any part of South Africa.

Historical tours are specifically designed to offer choice and flexibility. Combining tours as you require to suit your personal preferences and available time.

Daily Historical tours available - 7 days a week.

Ekala's tours are done Private - each Historical tour uniquely designed for an individual experience. Tour structured around key sites and your time available.

We prefer to use our local experience to create a suitable day tour, including the most significant items in the area and the best use of time. However if you have specific requirements or places you wish to visit, Ekala will create a tour around this.

Ekala's Historical tours - 7 days a week.

Ekala offers half day historical tours covering some of the local Pretoria and Johannesburg Historical sites, to a comprehensive Historical tour lasting 3 days.

Ekala would generally not go into Museums on a short tour – unless specifically required.

Collection and drop off O. R. Tambo airport or any other point - Johannesburg or Pretoria.

For multi day tours, best to stay at Ekala Guest Farm - we can generally discuss items covered on the tour over dinner. We can also generally cover more with collection and drop off at Ekala Guest Farm.

Private Historical Tours in and around Gauteng can include, cultural tours and a wild life safari.

Whatever your interests, budget or time restrictions, tour itineraries can be custom made to suit you personal preferences.

Historical tour combinations are endless, even if your stay is not - Experience the essence of South Africa

South Africa Historical tours made from your selection of the options below.

Soweto Tour:

Baragwaneth taxi rank and Chris Hani Baragwaneth hospital, Orlando Power Station with the painted Twin Towers, Hector Peterson memorial, Vilakazi Street, Regina Mundi Church, Vista University, Freedom Square, Kliptown, Elephant houses, Orlando Soccer Stadium. More on SOWETO TOUR

Johannesburg Tour:

Visit the city built on the profits of gold including downtown Johannesburg and historical areas of Sophia town/Triomf, Mayfair and Fietas.


The Apartheid Museum:

Johannesburg Museum telling the story of Apartheid - racial discrimination, racial classification, segregation, detentions and racial oppression.


The Liliesleaf Farm:

Liliesleaf - Significant historical value to the liberation struggle of South Africa. Headquarters of the military wing of the ANC - Umkhonto we Sizwe.

Pretoria Tour:

Historic Pretoria city centre with the statue of Paul Kruger in Church Square. Pretoria tour includes the Voortrekker Monument, Union Buildings, Smuts House Museum and Kruger House Museum. More on PRETORIA TOUR

Cullinan Diamond Mine Surface Walk Tour and Underground Tour.:

Cullinan's open pit of four times the size of famous Kimberly diamond hole. Visit an operational diamond mine on a surface tour or for the adventurous, an underground tour. More on CULLINAN DIAMOND MINE TOUR

Cullinan Historical Tour:

Historical village of Cullinan (east of Pretoria) from early mining days. Including Herbert Baker Anglican Church and Cullinan Recreation Centre built in 1912. More on CULLINAN HISTORICAL TOUR

Cradle of Humankind:

World Heritage Site, covering Maropeng and the caves of Sterkfontein, providing crucial insight into early human development.

Constitution Hill:

Old Fort Prison, Number Four and the Constitutional Court. Significant historical value and a fitting location for the custodian of South Africa's Constitution.

Johannesburg Gold History Tour

Specialised Johannesburg Gold History Tour. Main gold reef find, Anglo Boer war, miners strikes including Rand revolt when war came to Johannesburg's streets and changed the course of South Africa’s history. Three historical gold mines, Johannesburg’s earliest mine stope and Johannesburg’s landscape of gold mine shafts, headgear's and gold mine waste dumps.

Mahatma Gandhi’s Johannesburg heritage tour:

Specialised tour covering the life (in Johannesburg) of a religious man, philosopher, activist and world-renowned pacifist leader for free society, Mahatma Gandhi. Visiting significant places during (and after) Gandhi’s stay in Johannesburg. Get an understanding of the people who played a part of his life in Johannesburg and the lasting impact Mahatma Gandhi left in South Africa, specifically during the early years of the Freedom Struggle in South Africa.

The Origins Centre:

University of Witwatersrand's Origins Centre. Depicting emergence of human beings in Southern Africa and movement of humankind into the rest of the world.

Ekala Tours - Personalised attention to your needs. We look forward to hearing from you.

For Historical Tour details or bookings, Please Contact Ekala Tours - info@ekala.co.za - Personalised attention - Bookings - Accommodation.

Ekala Tours use qualified and registered guides - not drivers only.

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For further information on our Historical tours, please Contact Ekala Tours. We look forward to hearing from you - info@ekala.co.za