Traveler Reviews for Private Tour in Johannesburg, South Africa by Tour Guide Lesley O.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Lesley O.
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William Trust

United States
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jul 6/18

Brian Weego

United States
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: May 20/18

Lesley was great and this was the perfect way to spend our last day in SA and layover in Joburg. Her knowledge and pride really shined through. Would highly recommend.

Karen Haley

Canada
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: May 11/18

Our 4 hr tour of Johannesburg was our first Toursbylocals. Lesley gave us a detailed history of the area..geological and political. She really knows her stuff. Was friendly and flexible given that it was getting dark. Lots of traffic, which limited the tour but, at least we learned a bit about the city and area.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Karen, I am sorry the tour did not meet your expectation, and would really appreciate some feedback on perhaps improving that part of the experience that is within my control. I hope you had a great trip further.

Geoffrey Doyle

Australia
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jan 8/18

We took this tour with some trepidation as so many Australian friends had told us to forget Johannesburg because there is nothing much to see. We were delighted with Lesley because once the underlying history is explained one can see there is a lot to do in Johannesburg. I think many tourists to Johannesburg are put off by the reports of crime and drugs there, and it doesn't paint a pretty picture, but you have to look beyond that which is hard to do without a competent guide like Lesley.

Jacqui Graham

Australia
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Dec 10/17

Lesley was a great guide with a wonderful knowledge of Johannesburg. We altered the tour upon talking to Lesley about what we would actually like to see. The fossil cave was excellent along with a brief tour of Johannesberg City before Lesley dropped us at the airport. Very friendly, great vehicle and amazing snacks. Thanks for a great day and my apologies for the very late review.

Yaron Barhum

Israel
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Oct 2/17

Jorge Ochoa Montoya

Spain
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Sep 28/17

Doris W.

United States
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Sep 1/17

Lesley was waiting for us at the airport upon our arrival, was helpful, courteous and included everything we asked for in our tour of Johannesburg before taking us to our hotel. We were very pleased with the tour and information Lesley provided. She even provided drinks and snacks for our party. I would highly recommend her to anyone who is interested in touring Johannesburg. Thank you, Lesley!

Ana Maria A.

United States
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jun 23/17

Joan Conner

United States
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Mar 27/17

Lesley is a superb guide -- exceptionally knowledgeble about the history & geology of Johannesburg, the contrasting neighborhoods and political atmosphere of today's Johannesburg. She went out of her way to give us a complete picture of the city she loves!

Joe Delaney

United Kingdom
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Mar 11/17

Lesley was very knowledgeable and gave a great insight to the tour of Johannesburg. We were very happy with the service that we received and would gladly recommend her tours.

Elizabeth Swank

louisville, C0, United States
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Dec 27/16

Rachael Koranteng

United Kingdom
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Aug 2/16

Lesley is such an amazing guide. My flights were altered so we had less time but Lesley still managed to put together the perfect tour in the time. Lesley's knowledge is incredible and I enjoyed the tour so much. Looking forward to a longer tour with Lesley next time!

Louis Cevert

France
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: May 7/16

We enjoyed a 5h visit of Johannesburg, mostly by car but was not a problem. Our very kind guide explained us the complete history of this city while doing a tour. Managed to visit museum africa, the city center and got to the top of the highest building for a great view. I definitely recommend you Lesley as a guide if you want to know all about this city in a short time frame. Also you will be impressed by how much she can teach you about most subjects. Thank you Lesley!

Christopher Buchcar

United States
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Tour: #17630, Half day in Johannesburg from the Northern suburbs, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Feb 25/16

Rainer Merkelbach

Germany
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jan 10/16

Very individuell, flexible and qualified tour. Guide knows a lot about history and the town. Good time management.

Erica Meyer Liew

Switzerland
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jan 5/16

Leslie gave us a fabulous insight into Johannesburg. Can highly recommend her for a small and a large Group. Anytime again.

Bill Ramsay

Australia
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Sep 23/15

My wife and I did a stopover tour of Johannesburg with Lesley on 23/09/15. She picked us up from our hotel at the airport and gave us an excellent tour of Johannesburg with a little bit of birdwatching thrown in. Her knowledge of Johannesburg and its history was excellent. We are very glad that we did the tour

David Recht

United States
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jul 4/14

This was the perfect tour for my airport layover. Lesley was very informative, and the tour was an excellent blend of on-the-ground sightseeing and driving. I felt safe at all times, and there were even snacks provided! I highly recommend this tour. David

Shari Vermeulen

United States
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Tour: #17630, The Apartheid Museum and Soweto - half day., Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jan 11/14

Lesley is a fantastic tour guide! She is adaptable, knowledgeable, prepared, thoughtful and a great time manager.My family greatly enjoyed our tour of Soweto and Apartheid Museum.Lesley brought much of the complex South African history to light in a dynamic way. We enthusiastically endorse her to those seeking an authentic and well managed private tour.We also highly recommend Tours by Locals for its easy booking process and excellent customer service.Thank you all for a wonderful holiday finale!

Leslie Caswell

Canada
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Sep 5/13

Johannesburg was a bit disappointing. The vandalism at the George Harrision Park detracted from the experience. We went to the Museum Africa to learn the old and new ways of living here. We wen to the Mary Fitzgerald square-lovely mosaics on the ground, then went to the top of Carlton for an overview of the city. We found the lack of upkeep and maintenance of historical places and sites disturbing. Lesley, though, was amazing and went beyond our expectations. Her knowledge of history was exceptional.

Mani Panat

Australia
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Airport Layover Tour or Half-day tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Sep 23/12

In a short but highly informative tour Lesley took us through Geology Palenteology, sociology & history along with some delicacies of the place. Highly recommended.

David Smith

United States
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Tour: #17630, Half-Day in Johannesburg and Soweto - 2 people, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: Jun 2/11

An interesting and informative introduction to Johannesburg. Lesley is knowledgable and articulate about the history, the culture, the challenges and the promise of South Africa. Her enthusiasm for living in Johannesburg makes the city come alive. And she carefully matched the tour to our interests and timeframe.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you David. I really enjoyed our time together, and hope to see you spend more time in this part of the world.

Leila Hallinan

Australia
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Tour: #17630, Johannesburg Layover Tour, Johannesburg, South Africa    
Date: May 18/11

Lesley was very accommodating in organising a tour for us to fit our short airport layover. It involved a very early morning for her. She was very informative & pleasant & even went to the trouble of providing snacks for us. We thought she did a great job.

TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Leila. Sorry I took so long replying, I did not realise I could! Hope to see you in this part of the world again.