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City Sightseeing Joburg

Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
+27 86 173 3287
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1 or 2 Day Johannesburg City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easiest way to travel around the city and have the big picture of what is joburg. Just try to avoid the midday time. It will be super hot

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an excellent trip. 2 1/2 hours of commentary around Johannesburg . We stayed on the tour to get a flavour of the city and will be back to hop on hop off on our next visit. Friendly bus driver. Information was second to none...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the feeling Johannesburg would be a tough city to navigate on foot, so after a really good experience with City Sighting in Cape Town, we showed our tickets for 10% off a two-day pass in Johannesburg. Although the two routes aren’t nearly as...More

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

Thank you so much for your review. I am very pleased that you felt our HOHO tour offered you good insight and that you are aware that Johannesburg is only 120 years old, so it does not offer the deep history you may be used...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the Soweto extension tour, a female staff member of the Soweto/City SS team asked me to move my seat for a male guest because I was female. The Soweto extension tour is done in a small van (not those giant double decker hop-on hop-off...More

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that this tainted your experience. I know you have been dealing with this matter via email with Mandi in our office. Having lived in South Africa all my life, I can confirm that there is no such...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a combined citytour and Soweto. We took the first bus to the Casino Hotel, where we wasted 45 minutes waiting for the minibus to continue the tour. The Soweto visit was a good experience but much too short. We could have stayed another...More

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. I am sorry you had to wait 45 minutes for the Soweto tour, which departs only at specified times of the day. You would have received a map with detailed timetable when boarding the bus. This timetable spells out exactly...More

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isajuergens
29 January 2018|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
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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