Lying at the tip of Africa, South Africa offers you a warm and temperate climate all year round, amazing natural scenery, animal life, and all the modern day amenities associated with other popular tourist destinations.
As an additional service to those guests staying at Graton Guest House, or for those who may be staying elsewhere but would like to explore the country, Graton Tours offers a large variety of half, full day and extended tours. Graham Carrick, a partner in Graton Guest House, a qualified tour guide since 2005 and whose knowledge of local matters, both current and historical, is extensive and informative will personally arrange and lead any tour that you may require. He can also assist with other local travel arrangements on your behalf.
Some examples of tours include:
Johannesburg (affectionately known as Jozi) and Soweto, including Mandela House Museum and the Hector Peterson Memorial
The Cradle of Humankind - a World Heritage Site, including Maropeng and the Sterkfontein caves
Tshwane / Pretoria - the "purple" city of Jacaranda trees,its beautiful buildingsand the Voortrekker Monument
For those wishing to travel further afield Graham will organise a tailor-made trip to suit your specific requirements, no matter how small or how different.
A full-day trip to Pilanesburg Game Reserve with a quick look at Sun City - or an overnight stay.
A minimum 3-day trip to Kruger National Park and spectacular Blyde River Canyon
Kwazulu-Natal - battlefields and mountains
Durban - beaches, and where east meets west in a rainbow of cultures
Cape Town, the Garden Route, Eastern Cape, Swaziland, Kimberley and many other places.
Transfers to and from OR Tambo International and Lanseria Airports to Graton or other guest houses can also be arranged.
Graton is also a convenient place to start exploring Greater Johannesburg and you'll find plenty to do which is why the tourism department's slogan is "Spend another day in Joburg" - from casinos like Montecasino, theatres such as the world-famous Market Theatre, restaurants aplenty - to museums and art galleries like the Johannesburg Art Gallery, WAM (Wits Art Museum) and the Jan Smuts Art Route, not forgetting Rosebank's African Craft Market and the Sunday Rooftop Market at Norwood Mall.
For further details please email Graham or contact him on 082 824 7494
"What a place! We've never been more comfortable. Tony & Graham are the perfect hosts; the tours were fabulous, the food was great (best eggs ever!). We loved every minute & we'll be back!" John & Susan Stalick, Potomac, Maryland, USA