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Image1. Parktown and Westcliff Heritage Trust
Telephone: +27 (0)11 482-3349
Website: http://www.parktownheritage.co.za
Sites Visited: They offer fairly well guided walking tours of about three hours on Saturday afternoons that cover most of Parktown and Westcliff.

 

2. Self Guided Tours
Pamphlets are available from Northwards at 21 Rockridge Road, Parktown (Daily from 9AM to 1PM)
    a. Mansion & Minor Masterpieces
This tour takes walkers through Parktown and explores the houses designed by Sir Herbert Baker and the artworks that decorate those houses.
b    . From Cliff to Forest
This walk explores Westcliff and ends at the zoo and Military History Museum.
    c. Northcliff and Melville: Pre-History to Present
This tour goes through ancient Stone Age sites in areas such as Melville Koppies, Emmarentia Dam and the Botanical Gardens.

 

3. Walktours
Telephone: +27 (0)11 444-1639
Website: http://www.walktours.co.za/
This company organizes long walk tours extending from 4 to 8 hours and covers areas such as Sandton, the Braamfontein Spruit, the Zoo Lake and Emmarentia Dam and nocturnal tours of Johannesburg Zoo with dinner for groups of 10 or more.

 

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