Soweto tour from Sandton R 300

Soweto tour from Sandton R 300 per person sharing, departing Gautrain Sandton.

Yes it is possible to do day trips to Soweto, from Sandton, for just R 300, from Melville, for just R 240.

With a “Passport to Soweto” to guide you, Johannesburg and Soweto’s new safe integrated transport system makes this budget price day trip  possible.

Read the free pdf of Passport to Soweto link, buy your copy, and it will be waiting for you in Soweto.

Soweto tour from Sandton R300, the magic Taste of Africa
Soweto tour, the magic Taste of Africa

Your cost of Gautrain Travel from Sandton to Park Station is approx R 30, your cost of travel from Park Station to Soweto, using the Rea Vaya, is approx R 15.  From Sandton, return R 90, from Melville, return R 30.

See the Gautrain and Rea Vaya links for your introduction to cheap integrated travel in Johannesburg and Soweto.


The Gautrain is system is safe, you can buy a one way ticket, Sandton to Park Station, approx R 30, or, consider buying a Gold Card, and load money on the Card, allowing you to use the Gautrain Bus system, to access sites in Johannesburg.

When arriving from Sandton, as you leave the Turnstile, turn sharp right, and move towards the escalator and stairs, at the top of the escalator, before the exit, turn sharp right, and right again, and leave the station at the exit, towards the Gautrain Busses, head slightly left towards the traffic lights, at the traffic light, you enter the Rea Vaya bus station.

Rea Vaya allows the commuter to buy a one-way ticket, approx R 15, from the Rea Vaya bus stations, for those who wish to board a bus, off the ‘truck routes’, you would need to buy a Smart Card to travel (R25), these cards are often only bought at the Rissik Street / Park Station bus station.

If arriving from the Gautrain link, you may consider buying the card, loading one cash onto it, which will allow you to use the card for extra trips, on the sub-routes that operate in Soweto.

Board the T3 bus, travelling from the South to North, from the CBD, travelling from left to right, towards the entry to the Rea Vaya station, this route passes through the Melville area, if boarding in Park Station.

You are heading for the SAPS Rea Vaya bus station.

Taste of Africa, dedicated to open the hidden history of Soweto in the interest of the local community, will assist you to achieve this Real Price. 

Guides will be made available if required, please enquire.
Cedric & Nettie de la Harpe 

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