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Pretoria City Tour

Union Buildings

Visit the picturesque capital of South Africa Pretoria in the City of Tshwane also known as the Jacaranda City for the beautiful blooming Jacarandas in spring which fill the city streets. Visit Church square in centre of Pretoria where the city was founded from with its first church. Visit the impressive Union Buildings designed by - Read more...

Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary

In a quieter part of Pretoria is found the Austin Roberts bird Sanctuary opened in 1955. It is large park home to more than 100 bird species including the blue crane south Africa’s national bird and several common antelope. In this bird sanctuary is a quaint restaurant overlooking the bird sanctuary and small dam, where - Read more...

Tswaing Crater Environmental Centre

Tswaing

This “museum’  began to take shape with the enthusiastic contributions by local interested parties of township people living on the outskirts of this 220 000 year old meteorite crater. Today apart from the meteorite crater itself it holds a herd of indigenous cattle breed which is being preserved as a gene pool. Tswaing (Tswana for - Read more...

Historical Sites

museums

 Willem Prinsloo Agricultural Museums Open all week there are special craft activities performed on Saturdays. It is an open air museum depicting farm life in the Transvaal when farm people still made their own candles distilled their own spirits, baked their own bread and only the more wealthy and enterprising ploughed their fields with steam - Read more...

Pretoria Zoological Gardens

Pretoria’s National zoological Gardens run breeding programmes on nature reserve near Lichtenburg. It supplies both local and foreign zoological gardens. Birds such as flamingos, herons, swans and secretary birds are prolific and get shipped all over the world. Founded in 1899, it has become Africa’s largest zoological garden and among the world most renown. It - Read more...

Johannesburg Packaged Tour

JHB CBD

Day 1: Get whisked off to the Lion Park and play with the cubs feed a Giraffe at feeding time and go for a game drive and see lions cheetah and hyena very close up.  Take note this is a full day excursion and there is a restaurant at the Park. Late afternoon head back - Read more...