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Joburg Free Walking Tours
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“park station”(9 reviews)
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Meet us every single day outside Park Station for our free City Walks in the City Centre and Braamfontein. The tours are between 1.5 and 2 hours and they all work on tips alone. Find us outside the Station next to Burger King on side that faces...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 73 919 3355
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Educational .. Very knowledgeable guide, brilliantly designed trajectory, navigating the real Joburg: a juxtaposition of extreme universes, from an abandonned park home to the homeless - providing a serious punch to the senses, through markets where the diversity of hopeful displaced Africa seeks to make...More

3  Thank complexitySan
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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at joburg park station this morning and saw no green umbrella so asked a young lad who for a small fee directed us to tourist information who said the free walking tours are no longer happening. Suggest you phone first...

7  Thank DCC1960
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We went to Park Station all the way from the airport, waited for half and hour, no green umbrella, no guide, phone on voicemail. Website says 365 days. Very mos-leading info. We were told at the Tourism information that the tours have been shutdown for...More

2  Thank SelenaJ54
Reviewed May 27, 2018

We have been on over 30 Free Walk tours around the world including three tours in Cape Town two weeks earlier. We read that the Johannesburg Free Walks tour had not gone as scheduled over the past several weeks. We called the phone number and...More

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Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

We arrived at joburg park station this morning and saw no green umbrella so asked a young lad who for a small fee directed us to tourist information who said the free walking tours are no longer happening. Suggest you phone first...

7  Thank DCC1960
Reviewed March 22, 2018

we took the downtown tour with Sethu guide and it was really cool, I just think the tour could be longer and more complete, but it's worth.

Thank Rafael D
Reviewed February 17, 2018

We were so happy we connected with Xoliswa for our tour! It was confusing to start as note, the station will not allow her to display her umbrella so we had a hard time finding her. She approached us, with a large tshirt on that...More

1  Thank Blondeee85
Reviewed February 12, 2018

My fiancee and I did a private tour with Sethu, which combined the city center tour and Braamfontein tour. It was, nothing short of *one of the best walking tours* we've ever done (and for context, we have traveled to 50 countries, and done countless...More

Thank Tazeen C
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Our guide X ( I can’t write her original name :( ) was good, she gave all the information needed. She answered all the questions. To have a quick glimpse of the city this tour is a must do! And these areas are better visited...More

Thank Guzin K
Reviewed February 8, 2018

We went on the city center walk with x who took us to many interesting places and told us the story about the ghost towers, the miners, Nelson Mandela etc. One of the most interesting places was the African stalls, where traditional medicine and herba...More

Thank brit933
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

We left our hotel for Park station at 9.30am to go on this tour. We were there in ample time for the 10.30 tour, at 10am. We didn't see anyone with umbrella's yet. We decided to walk around instead of wait because as soon as...More

1  Thank Roel B
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Enjoyed the walk around the local area. However, it was quite sad to see the demise of a once vibrant city. Buildings left vacant , business's left to set up again in the suburbs. This has allowed a large homeless community to develop. Don't be...More

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Aubrey R
May 29, 2018|
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Response from CTFreeWalkingTours | Property representative |
Hi Aubrey Unfortunately our Joburg Free Walking Tours are currently not functioning due to some administrative issues. We hope to be up & running again soon but in the meantime you are more than welcome to come and join us... More
January 23, 2018|
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Response from 388valinac | Reviewed this property |
I think something like 100 rand? I forgot the exact amount, but in my opinion, 5 euro is the least you should give. You get at least an hour of (enthusiastic) information. And the fewer people there are, the more private... More
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July 18, 2017|
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Response from pinimora | Reviewed this property |
Uber or Cabify for sure! Dont be afraid, I went as a solo traveler and found Joburg a very welcoming place to visit! Just be cautios And use Uber by nights :) enjoy
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