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City Sightseeing Joburg

Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
+27 86 173 3287
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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 "The Zone in Rosebank" or start from our office near the Gautrain Station at Rosebank. Visit the Johannesburg Zoo, the Military Museum, the Roof of Africa on the 50th floor of the Carlton Center, the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, James Hall Transport Museum and a lot more.
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Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great way to get around and see places without having to find parking. Bright and vibrant tour of a bright and vibrant city

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my 8th redbus / city sightseeing tour and 2nd in Africa after the capetown version. Out of all these tours I can confidently say the joburg version is the least interesting with minimal activities. It was a safe way to see joburg although...More

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you felt that the Johannesburg tour was not interesting and that it offered minimal activities. We need to improve how we communicate as there is a LOT to do along our route. Please do bear in mind...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The red bus is a very economical and informative way of seeing Johannesburg and Soweto within a day but unfortunately we were let down extremely. With the extension you stop off at Gold Reef for roughly 20/30minutes. And continue on in a smaller bus. The...More

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review. We have followed this up with the operator of the Soweto portion of our tour and are a little concerned about this review as it does not tie up with any factual information we can track down. The drop off...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This must be the 7th city I use the tour bus .. Everything went as shown on map... Staff was at every stop and were very helpful... The Soweto tour was excellent Vincent and Nepho were great I really enjoyed the tour... Also German had...More

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isajuergens
29 January 2018|
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Buses depart from Rosebank in Johannesburg at 9am with a frequency of every 30 minutes. Last departure from Rosebank is at 15h30. The last departure back from the Apartheid museum (the furthest point) in the evening is at... More
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Jack H
3 November 2017|
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Hello. We open online sales 6 months in advance. The winter timetable for 2018 is the same as the current timetable in terms of departure times and frequency. So you're welcome to plan your visit using the current timetable... More
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kaza90
21 September 2017|
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Provided you take some basic street wise precautions you will be just fine. You don't mention where you stay but there is a free shuttle bus from Sandton and Melrose Arch to the main bus departure point at Rosebank. (See the... More
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