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City Sightseeing Joburg

Johannesburg 2196, 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 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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Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 86 173 3287

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I always love going on a bus tour to orient yourself in a city, and the red bus tour did not disappoint. Interesting and informative commentary, buses all ran perfectly to schedule, and the staff were all very friendly and helpful. I also did the...More

Thank Nicky W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Being on my own I wasn't sure how to visit Johannesburg but getting the City Sightseeing was the best idea. It takes you safely everywhere and the Soweto Tour is unmissable.

Thank Grillax
Reviewed 1 week ago

The City Sightseeing Joburg tour was a great way for me to see the city and spend some of my down time on the tail end of my trip. Quick side note, my flight left mid afternoon and I had nothing to do for that...More

Thank Simon N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this co. They know their city, and are passionate about their jobs. I send all my foreign visitors on this tour, but great for locals too.

Thank Rouet D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've done open-top bus tours in many cities such as London and Barcelona, and consider the quality of this one to be just as good (despite being in JoBurg). + The English-speaking narrators held my attention throughout + Route was not too busy (on a...More

Thank DavidSmartTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the commentary on my on and off bus tour of Johannesburg! It was super engaging and a great way to see the city and learn it's history. Leave plenty of time for Consitution Hill and the Apartheid Museum.

Thank CHAndry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent organized tour. There is a pickup shuttle from Sandton to Rosebank in the morning and back again in the afternoon. The two routes covers all major attractions of Joburg. The audio guide tells short stories and give some useful information along. The staff are...More

Thank eluechin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually start my first trip to a new city with these buses. Great way to get a lay of the land and see the highlights. On day one, German, one of the drivers was the sweetest, nicest man ever. Several of the ladies needed...More

Thank Maureen O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had just 24hrs in Johannesburg so this was an excellent way to see the highlights of the city and the start contrast between different districts. Interesting (and sometimes amusing) commentary. Good selection of stops, although we only got off at one due to our...More

Thank lizziwizzy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to see whole attractions of Johannesburg in one or two days I will recommend this... It's really worth

Thank Keerthi Reddy Y
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1 January 2017|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
The Main departure Point is at "The Zone" shopping center in Rosebank. There is a free shuttle bus from Sandton and Melrose Arch hotels to connect to this stop. There is plenty of parking at the Zone. We recommend only this... More
11 June 2016|
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Response from smrgeog | Reviewed this property |
We bought our tickets for the bus at Park Station. When you get off the Gautrain, head for the Wolmarans street exit. All the stops the bus makes are safe, and didn't really feel threatened at any of the stops. If you do... More