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Pretoria: Pretoria City and Lion Park Tour18 Reviews
Explore the Jacaranda-laden streets of Pretoria, including a venture to the home of the famed white lion. Pick up history and local insight from your expert guide.
- Visit the Voortrekker Monument, a monument of great significance to many Afrikaans speaking South Africans
- Explore the Union Buildings, headquarters of the South African government
- Get up close and personal with lions, including cubs
DescriptionAfter morning pickup from your accommodation in Johannesburg or Pretoria, you’ll head out to the Lion Park. Your registered tour guide will take you on a tour through the Lion Park, a natural habitat only 45 minutes drive from Johannesburg. The park is home to more than 85 lions, including the rare white lion, among other carnivores like the cheetah, hyena, and wild dog. Afterwards, you’ll head in to Pretoria for a city tour. The capital of South Africa, Pretoria is home to a bevy of historic sites. Visit the Union Buildings, headquarters of the South African government, and wander through the beautifully terraced gardens. Then it’s off to the Voortrekker Monument, which commemorates the Great Trek, a mass movement of Afrikaner Boers who resented British rule. Next on the itinerary is the Paul Kruger House Museum, which showcases artifacts related to Paul Kruger, the 3rd president of South Africa from 1883-1900. Before the tour ends, you’ll view some of the architectural standouts of the city, like the Ou Raadsaal, Palace of Justice, and Capital Theater. Afterwards, you’ll be driven back to your accommodation, having seen the urban and rural highlights of a vibrant capital city.
IncludesTransfers in an comfortable vehicle Pickup in Johannesburg or Pretoria Game drive in Lion Park Entrance Lion Park Guided tour in Pretoria Entrance to the Voortrekker Monument & Nature Reserve Entrance to the Paul Kruger Museum
- Due to ongoing COVID-19 preventative measures, handling lion cubs is not permitted