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“ponte city”(60 reviews)
“inner city”(32 reviews)
“walking tour”(31 reviews)
Dlala Nje offers immersive experiences of Hillbrow, Yeoville and other parts of Johannesburg inner-city. As some of South Africa's most notorious - yet misunderstood - neighbourhoods, they remain taboo for most South Africans and many tourists...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Lily Avenue, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
+27 81 742 9930
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Be prepared to have any preconceptions about the area covered in this tour, Hillbrow, challenged. This was a great experience and an outstandingly lead tour. The guides were all very knowledgeable and shared freely of the personal experiences that they have lived in the area....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jetridl
Reviewed 1 week ago

go and see yourself: competent (but hard to understand) guides get you through this iconic/dystopian building, that is surprisingly vivid and hospitable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jacologne
Reviewed 1 week ago

great tour of hard to access spaces in Joberg and a history of Ponte towers and the surrounding neighbourhoods.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank riotelliot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the tour of Ponte City Apartments and walking tour of Hillbrow and Berea. Our guide, Bijou, was engaging, articulate and knowledgable. We were made to feel welcome and safe during the tour. We travelled to 1 Lilly Avenue by Uber - it was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tyronedmonds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gil is an amazing tour guide! Tells you all about the history of the place and shows you all the cool spots to take pictures and explains everything in very detail! Highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cereal909
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible tour of one of joburgs iconic buildings, a peak into the history of this previously glorious okd girl. definitely a must do.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Caryn2011
Reviewed December 11, 2018

This is the best tour I’ve ever taken part of. You get to see a part of Jozi that most people never visit. The Ponte Tower is amazing to walk around in and its history is very fascinating. The stories about the area is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank siphompshe
Reviewed December 6, 2018

One of the most memorable experiences of our two week trip to South Africa. Sifisou showed us around the building inside and out, telling us the history of the building and the surrounding area. Great for architecture nerds, film-buffs and generally anyone interested in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank joestanphil
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

This was a truly educational experience. The history of Ponte Tower is a window into how the political and economic factors of apartheid and post-apartheid Johannesburg directly impact the fabric of a city and the lives of ordinary people. The downtown walk further emphasized this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cliodhnaor
Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

This is without doubt the best tour we’ve ever taken part of. You get to see a part of Joburg that most people never visit. The Ponte tower is amazing to walk around in and its history is very fascinating. The guides are great, so...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from schbirgit | Reviewed this property |
We also made EFT. yes, I agree, calling is the best (but I think you did this already as your question is a while ago) my mail questions were also not answered. But the tour is great!!
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March 4, 2018|
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Response from Francellie | Reviewed this property |
We went with our own car. We parked inside the tower. It's not a safe area so just be alert.
December 22, 2017|
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Response from pmflan50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dlala Nje (meaning: Just Play!) is the Tour Operator. We did a tour with them and they have a great team.