Curiocity Backpackers

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Pique your Curiocity

Developed for curious urbanites from all over the world looking to explore Johannesburg’s hidden treasures, Curiocity Backpackers invites you to experience an undiscovered world in the heart of one of Johannesburg’s oldest suburbs.

Situated in the vibrant cultural neighbourhood of Maboneng, Curiocity not only offers you a guided experience through Johannesburg’s inner city, but also offers the opportunity to experience Johannesburg like a local with direct access to the people and happenings of the community.

Rooms Types Available:

  • Double rooms
  • Dorms





Canopy That Tree

Between Hartbeespoort and Rustenburg lies the 120 km Magaliesberg mountain range – a beautiful natural environment only 1,5 hours drive from Johannesburg. This 2400 million year old rock formation is the second oldest in the world and its surroundings are an ideal location for a full day of fun. The Canopy Tour allows you to view this environment from a bird’s eye perspective.

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Cradle of Humankind

The Cradle of Humankind was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in December 1999. Experience the Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves in a fun filled day tour. This fun-filled full day tour starts at the Maropeng Visitors Centre. Read up on the facts about the evolution of the world and especially humankind.

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Lesedi Cultural Village

Enjoy an authentic African experience on this half day tour. We take you to Lesedi Cultural Village, where you will enjoy the rich African culture first hand. The people of Lesedi have created an African ambiance that you won’t find elsewhere! Visit five traditional villages including Xhosa, Zulu, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele. 

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Orlando Towers

Trying to blow-dry your hair in an ecologically responsible way? Fan of Nitro Circus and you want some action yourself? Then go up the Orlando Towers in Soweto for the jump of a lifetime! The hugely adrenaline-intensive bungee jump from Orlando Towers in Soweto, near Johannesburg, is the first one in the world to be set up between the cooling towers of a power station. 

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Soweto and Johannesburg Tour

Soweto consists of a community of extremes. On the one hand there is abject poverty and on the other hand there is extraordinary wealth in the upper class suburbs such as Diepkloof Extension and Selection Park. Some of the houses in that area sell for over one and two million rands. Today Soweto is the largest Black residential area in South Africa

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This backpackers was a nice base to experience the city from. The all girls dorm worked out wonderfully for me and my girls for our stay!

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