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Pretoria: Half-Day City Tour

1. Pretoria: Half-Day City Tour

On this half day tour, you will learn about the fascinating history of South Africa during a Pretoria city experience. Pretoria is the capital of South Africa and full of historic sites like the Union Buildings, headquarters of the government. The buildings are beautifully situated in terraced gardens, through which you can enjoy an idyllic walk. Enjoy a visit to the Voortrekker Monument, a monument of great significance to many Afrikaans-speaking South Africans because it stands for Afrikaner Nationalism. The interior walls depict the story of the Great Trek, a mass movement of Afrikaner Boers who resented British rule. Next, you can visit the Paul Kruger House Museum where you can learn more about this fascinating man and his life. The house displays furniture and personal items of the Kruger family. Pretoria has character in its buildings and during this city architecture tour, you will be given ample opportunity to ask your guide about the history behind the buildings and culture. Visit Church Square, the Ou Raadsaal, Palace of Justice and Capital Theatre.

From Johannesburg: Kruger National Park 3-Day Safari

2. From Johannesburg: Kruger National Park 3-Day Safari

Get back to nature in Kruger National Park and look for wild animals by open safari vehicle by day and at night. Day 1: Depart Johannesburg and drive by air-conditioned microbus through the Elands Valley to Nelspruit. Marvel at the citrus farms along the way. Then, enter Kruger National Park in time for lunch. Spend the afternoon on a game drive looking for elephants, giraffes, and antelopes in their natural environment. Rest at camp and relax in your en-suite chalet. Enjoy drinks before dinner in the private restaurant. Day 2: Wake at dawn to listen to the birds before going in search of the Big Five (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and buffalo). Enjoy a hearty breakfast, then continue to a waterhole to see hippos, crocodiles, and birds before returning to your camp for a nap or afternoon swim. Later, leave the lodge to look for wildlife until late in the afternoon. Stop at one of the restaurants inside the park to have some lunch, then continue tracking wildlife. In the evening, head back to the lodge to relax and start looking at the photos you've taken so far on the trip. Day 3: Depart on an early morning game drive looking for elusive species lurking in the bush. Get some time to shop before your homeward journey. Enjoy amazing views of the farmlands of Schoemans Kloof and stop for lunch in Highveld. Arrive back at the airport for your onward flight or continue to your hotel.

From Johannesburg: Pretoria Half Day Tour

3. From Johannesburg: Pretoria Half Day Tour

Pretoria city is the administrative capital of South Africa and is known as the "Jacaranda City”, mainly for its jacaranda-lined avenues and fascinated architecture. Whilst here you can visit historical monuments such as the Paul Kruger house which was built in 1884. Paul Kruger was the leading man in the Transvaal War against Britain between 1889-1891. Paul Kruger was then elected the President of the Zui-Afrikaansche Republiek and took up residence at Kruger House in Pretoria. The Voortrekker Monument is situated in Pretoria in a nature reserve, it is a Monument that commemorates the history of South Africa and the history of the Afrikaners, not forgetting the Union Buildings which house the offices of the president and are located in Tshwane. Union Building is not situated in the center of Pretoria, but is situated rather in the highest point of Pretoria and is a South African national heritage site.

From Johannesburg: Pretoria Guided City Tour

4. From Johannesburg: Pretoria Guided City Tour

Discover Pretoria on a half-day tour of the city. Visit the most significant historical monuments and learn the history behind the city that was once the capital of the South African Republic and today serves as the official seat of the South African Government. Start your private tour with a convenient hotel pickup and head to your first stop on your sightseeing tour of Pretoria, the Voortrekker Monument. Delve into the history of South Africa's pioneers and learn about the principal event in the Afrikaners' history, the Great Trek. View the sculptures that portray the long journey the Dutch-speaking settlers embarked on when they left the Cape Colony to migrate to the interior of the country in 1835. The next stop on your tour is the Kruger Museum. Travel back in time as you explore the original home of Paul Kruger, President of the former Transvaal Boer Republic. See the exhibitions that illustrate his struggle for freedom from British Imperialism, his journey to Europe, and his exile. Head to Church Square for your next stop. Learn about the history and significance of this location and its surrounding buildings, including the Palace of Justice. End your tour on a high note with a stop at the Union Buildings, the official seat of the South African Government. These buildings also house the offices of the President of South Africa. 

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What people are saying about Pretoria

Collection takes place on the 1st day between 7-7.30 am. Then you drive about 5 hours until you arrive at the respective hotel and check in. Gilbert was a very good driver. Then it goes on the 1st afternoon safari. We had Given as our guide, he was awesome. Lots of knowledge. On the 2nd and 3rd day we start at 5.30 am. Enjoy no hearty breakfast, breakfast box! Furnished very differently depending on the hotel. For me: sandwich with grated cheese, muesli bar, muesli with yoghurt, apple, juice that's it. The others also had egg, banana, croissants, roasted nuts. On the 3rd day the safari ends at 12 noon. The driver is already waiting, in my case Ben. Very good driver. Meals, apart from breakfast, are not included in the price. Revise the itinerary! If the company says you'll be at the airport by 4 p.m., the driver can only do it if you're alone in the car and he can speed. 5h + are realistic. Great trip, possibly chaotically organized for Europeans. Lodge: Umbhaba Hazyview

We were picked up neatly at 1.30 pm from our hotel in Pretoria in a well-maintained van with a very nice driver named Sunny, to be the first to drive to the Voortrekkersmuseum because of the many traffic lights and it gets busier later during rush hour. Very interesting and well explained the history of the pioneers. Then the Kruger House, the first president of the Union of South Africa. Then the Union Building, an impressive building with a beautiful park where there is a statue of Nelson Mandela. He also showed us the Jacaranda blossom, but not yet fully in purple bloom.

Excellent tour of Pretoria. Captivating by the beauty of the place but also very enriching from a historical and cultural point of view! Thank you again Yves-Albert from MoAfrika Tours for sharing your knowledge and your welcome!

Very good experience despite the fact that we could not get close to the government house, the property was closed. Albert shared points from the history of, South Africa that are worth knowing

The driver gave us a comprehensive explanation of the historical background. His English was very easy to understand.