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City Sightseeing Joburg

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Address: Gautrain Park Station | Ormonde, Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 511 6000
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For the best way to see Johannesburg & Soweto. Travel by double decker,...

For the best way to see Johannesburg & Soweto. Travel by double decker, open-top red bus. Explore the City of Gold’s attractions at your own pace. Simply hop off and on at any of our stops with your ticket. Buses connect to the unique Soweto taxi tour extension, allowing you to visit this vibrant area near Johannesburg. Regular departures, 7 days a week – from 9am daily. Secure parking and departure points at Gautrain Station at Park and Gold Reef City Hotel. Visit the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill and James Hall Transport Museum and Mining District.

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Fascinating cultural and historical context

Well-scripted commentary; fascinating historical and cultural insights; buses are clean and pretty punctual. Kids got a free activity book.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well-scripted commentary; fascinating historical and cultural insights; buses are clean and pretty punctual. Kids got a free activity book.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an excellent way of getting to see Johannesburg, whether you are from out of town or a local. Loved sitting on the top of the bus and enjoyed all the beautiful views and a very informative guide. The ride is well thought out. Don't forget to stop at SA Breweries!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We used the open-topped bus to get around Joburg and stop off at the Apartheid Museum. The commentary was excellent and the route took in all the important 'must see' places. We were only sorry that we did not have longer to take in more of the attractions at the various stops along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stops near every worthseeing place. You can't get lost. Interesting information, nice stuff. Just good way to move around Johannesburg.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had family staying from U.K., what a wonderful way to see Joburg. My only advice is that you need the whole day and then still not have time for everything. We only did Carlton, James transport , SAB really worth it on a hot day then Constitution Hill. Going to do Soweto on another day and Apartheid museum on a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been on this city sightseeing bus a couple of times and every time it is amazing! With a lot of attractions and activities too much to do in one day! Definitely time good spend. The Soweto bus is also great with a very enthusiastic tour guide, very safe and very interesting!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As locals to Jozi, most of us never see our own City properly, so a group of us decided to spend a weekend in the Inner-city. On Saturday afternoon we hopped on the Red bus which had a stop right outside our City Lodge New Town hotel. It really is a great way to see sides of the city most... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really worth it! A great overview of Johannesburg and one can go back and visit areas in more detail if you want to at some other stage. Lots of places in the heart of the CBD that I have never seen before. Very interesting.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

more often than not, we hear people saying, it's not so safe to walk around joburg with your camera, etc.... this red bus tour is the best way to get to most key destination in Joburg safely. I really enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have a shot time to visit Johanessburg is a safe and comfortable way to check the main attractions. Easy way to book online, fair tariffs and good sheduling in every 30 min. Take into account that the Apartheid Museum takes a few hours. The view from the tower is impressive.

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