Pretoria guided Tour

Get into contact with Astro Trip so we can do all your bookings and reservations. For bookings simply send us an e-mail to: operations@astrotrip.net / astro.trip@live.co.za . Contact us direct at +27 (0)11 704 5125 or 24 hours contact: +27 (0)76 286 5924.

  • We do reservations and bookings for you at the different places/venues.
  • We do transfers to all this places/venues which will include a professional tourist guide.
  • We arrange and book accommodation for clients.

This is your itinerary of the Pretoria full day tour presented by Astro Trip.

Your tour starts with a pick-up at your Hotel/Airport etc at 08:00am.

Voortrekker Monument (09:00 – 10:30)

The Voortrekker Monument is situated in the northern part of South Africa in Pretoria (Tshwane) region in a nature reserve. It is a unique Monument which commemorates the Pioneer history of Southern Africa and the history of the Afrikaner and is situated in a beautiful setting. Today it is the most visited heritage site of its kind in Gauteng and one of the top ten cultural historical visitor attractions in the country. The Monument also manages the Blood River Heritage Site.

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Transvaal or Ditsong National Museum (11:00 – 12:30)

The Transvaal Museum (also known as Ditsong National Museum of Natural History) is situated in Pretoria, South Africa. This Museum has a collection of the following: Hominid fossils, Skeletons, Specimens of amphibians, Fish, Reptiles and Invertebrates and mammals

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Buffet lunch (13:00 – 14:30)

Come enjoy some of the best buffet lunch dishes in Pretoria. You will have a full three meal of a variety of dishes to offer within Pretoria.

Paul Kruger or Church Square (14:30 – 15:30)

Paul Kruger or Church Square is situated in central of Pretoria. This was the site of the city’s first church which was built in 1855. During its early years the square was used as a marketplace and sports field and today is the grandest civic square in the city and among the great attractions in Gauteng. This is for visitors who adore 19th century and early 20th century architecture. The square is surrounded by historical buildings in varying neo-classical architectural styles, including the impressive Palace of Justice where former president Nelson Mandela and several of his comrades were tried and charged for treason during the infamous Rivonia Trial. Other notable buildings include the Old Nederlandsche Bank building which was erected in 1910.

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Union Building (15:30 – 16:30)

This building name comes from the time of the South African Union which was only changed in 1961 to the current name, the Republic of South African. Since the very first free elections for all and common elections in South Africa in 1994 the Union Building has been the residence of the presidency and his government.

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Sammy Marks museum (16:30 – 17:30)

The Sammy Marks Museum is the house of the mining and industrial tycoon, Samuel Marks. He is better known as Sammy Marks. Mr Marks made a significant contribution in the development in South Africa during the 1880’s. His house was declared a National Monument under the legislation. This house consists out of 48 bedrooms, a tennis court and a beautiful garden. Sammy Marks, his nine children and wife lived in the house until 1978.

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End of tour

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