Curated Johannesburg City Tour


[Full Day Private Tour] Visit the extraordinary South African City of Gold, Johannesburg. Visit a multitude of unique local galleries, explore new urban centres and experience the thrilling pace of this vibrant African city as it goes through a new stage of renewal and development.

Pickup 9am ~ 5pm drop-off.

  • Your guide will collect you from your accommodation in Johannesburg
  • Enjoy a walking tour of the colourful Maboneng Precinct in downtown Johannesburg with an opportunity to shop for top quality, locally designed African goods including fashion, jewellery, lifestyle and decor (amongst others)
  • Visit HAZARD Gallery and The Cosmopolitan, an iconic building of the Maboneng Precinct, for a look at some of South Africa’s finest contemporary African art
  • Visit the trendy 44 Stanley, a mixed-use development with boutique stores, independent restaurants and great foodie experiences
  • Enjoy lunch at one of the many great restaurants of either 44 Stanley or popular Braamfontein (own account) before you head over to Victoria Yards, a uniquely integrated urban complex
  • Finish your day with a visit to the Keyes Art Mile of Rosebank including galleries like Everard Read, Circa, SMAC, Gallery MOMA and others

Tour Gallery

Tour Itinerary

  • Pickup

  • Maboneng Precinct

    Walking tour of the vibrant Maboneng District

  • Hazard Gallery & The Cosmopolitan Building

    Stop to view contemporary art and an iconic local building

  • 44 Stanley

    Visit the trendy 44 Stanley mixed-use development

  • Lunch

    Enjoy lunch at either 44 Stanley or in Braamfontein (lunch on own account)

  • Victoria Yards

    Visit a unique and exciting integrated urban complex

  • Keyes Art Mile

    Finish your day exploring the many renowned galleries of the Keyes Art Mile in Rosebank

  • Drop Off

Tour Highlights

Iconic Buildings
Walking Tour
History & Culture
Private Tour Guide

Full Details

Enjoy a full day guided tour of Johannesburg city that combines both bucket list “must-see” activities as well as insider experiences not offered anywhere else. With so many amazing things to see and experience, this curated private tour can also be specially customized to your own personal interests.

Start your day with a walking tour of Maboneng, voted One of the Twelve Coolest Neighbourhoods in the World by Forbes Magazine. Historically an industrial part of the city, this space has grown into a unique community featuring popular weekend markets, local designers and unique housing developments.

One of the more historic stops in Maboneng, The Cosmopolitan building hosts a variety of interesting histories, local entrepreneurs and the renowned Hazard Gallery which boasts a collection of local contemporary art. The courtyard also features a piece from the world-famous graffiti artist Vhils who’s work can be seen around the globe.

Next up, tick off another bucket list item with a visit to 44 Stanley, a mixed-use urban development with a variety of boutique stores, local fashion designers, independent restaurants and a multitude of foodie artisans with cuisines from across the world.

After lunch, visit the Victoria Yards, another hub of for artists and creatives alike. The concept is based on developing a community that is as much about social development as it is a commercial enterprise. Explore everything from urban farming to visual arts and skills development programmes to artisans studios.

Finally, end your day at the Keyes Art Mile, an iconic strip of local galleries featuring the work of prominent local artists and contemporaries. Calling itself a curated neighbourhood, the Keyes Art Mile is not only an assemblage of galleries and showrooms but also a creative way to connect and share. A constellation of handpicked, leading galleries now reside here: the evergreen 100-year old Everard Read, CIRCA Gallery and Speke are joined by SMAC & TMRW Digital Gallery.

Rate includes: Pickup and drop-off from your accommodation in and around Cape Town, private specialist driver/guide, guided walking tour, city orientation, visits to Maboneng, Keyes Art Mile, 44 Stanley & Victoria Yards

Rate excludes: Lunch and gratuity

Please contact us to request a quote.

*NOTE: For last minute bookings, special requests or large groups, please contact us at +27 79 607 1978 or [email protected]

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