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City Sightseeing Joburg

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Address: Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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For the best way to see Johannesburg & Soweto. Travel by double decker,...

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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Jhb to Soweto

Awesome experience....I drive thru the streets of jhb on a daily basis, it's amazing how much you don't see. You gotta get on that bus for a different perspective.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Manor P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome experience....I drive thru the streets of jhb on a daily basis, it's amazing how much you don't see. You gotta get on that bus for a different perspective.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

It is very well organised and the tour guides are friendly and helpful. There is so much to learn about Johannesburg even when it is your own home town. Stop at SAB for a refressing break half way trough the tour. Don't park at Gautrain Park Station is is ridiculously expensive and you have to wait in line to pay... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Having been to Jozie a number of times, I never did this bus -- not doing this first was a mistake. The bus does an excellent job of familiarizing you with all of the sights and sounds, as well as slang and racial insights that are helpful to people who may be in South Africa the first time. Every bus... More 

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you're review. As of 15 December, our tour has a new main departure Point from the Zone shopping centre, located next to the Gautrain station at Rosebank. This is the new bus stop we want everybody to use. As a result Park station is no longer on the map or listed as a stop as... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I booked the Red bus tour and Soweto combo online for R420pp (about R50 cheaper). We were self driving to our pickup point at the Apartheid museum. We had been to the Apartheid museum the previous day so we had a fairly good background knowledge of South African history. We were on the first mini bus at 11:15. There is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

What a great day out. Very well organized system, that works. All the staff was very friendly and helpful. As South African citizens we felt like tourists :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I had a memorable trip with these guys, the trip to Soweto was my favourite. You should ride with them!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Well-scripted commentary; fascinating historical and cultural insights; buses are clean and pretty punctual. Kids got a free activity book.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This is an excellent way of getting to see Johannesburg, whether you are from out of town or a local. Loved sitting on the top of the bus and enjoyed all the beautiful views and a very informative guide. The ride is well thought out. Don't forget to stop at SA Breweries!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We used the open-topped bus to get around Joburg and stop off at the Apartheid Museum. The commentary was excellent and the route took in all the important 'must see' places. We were only sorry that we did not have longer to take in more of the attractions at the various stops along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Stops near every worthseeing place. You can't get lost. Interesting information, nice stuff. Just good way to move around Johannesburg.

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