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Best History and Politics Experiences

From settlers and slave trades to Apartheid and the dawn of a new age, South Africa’s story is one of challenge and change. A difficult, delicate past is remembered with honour and humility, seeing a number of museums, monuments and various points of interest pay homage to those who dedicated their lives to the dream of a new South Africa.

Walk in the footsteps of our great leader Nelson Mandela

Travel across South Africa to follow in the footsteps of Tata Madiba and other iconic political figures. The tour includes stops at a number of prominent places such as Qunu, Soweto township, the Steve Biko Memorial and more.

Man looking out of Robben Island cell with Nelson Mandela decal on wall

Visit South Africa’s best museums, monuments and more

From the Apartheid Museum to the Capture Site, the Bo-Kaap, District Six and more, places of interest all around the country offer engaging and educational experiences while telling the tales of South Africa’s history and heritage.

Couple taking a photograph at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site

Discover the story of South Africa’s fearless warriors

Venture to the battlefields of KwaZulu-Natal, including Rorke’s Drift and Isandlwana, to view the historic sites of the legendary battles between the British Empire and the Zulu Kingdom during the Anglo-Zulu War.

Zulu dancers in KwaZulu-Natal

Best History and Politics Tours

Perfect for all travellers, particularly history buffs and those interested in political systems and developmental structures, the following tours promise an enlightening, engaging and extremely educational journey through the country of South Africa.

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