We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

City Sightseeing Joburg

Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 86 173 3287
Book In Advance
More Info
and up
City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“red bus” (80 reviews)
“soweto tour” (110 reviews)
“hop on hop” (56 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 86 173 3287

Similar Things to Do in Johannesburg

Write a Review
Reviews (968)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

31 - 40 of 790 reviews

Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

I did the one day city tour and upgraded to the Soweto combo the day of the tour. I highly recommend adding this piece. My only comment is there is not a lot of time to roam around Soweto. Also, recommend getting off at the...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended as a great way to see the city. We had a very entertaining guide who interacted with all passengers - from countries all over the world. He was outstanding and told fascinating stories about his city.

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Visiting Joburg or a life long resident ... who ever you are, do yourself a service and hop onto the Red Bus for a tour of Joburg. A great way to see the city. All it's beauty and flaws. Great service from the staff at...More

Thank thisismeRick
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The buses generally run on time but we did the tour twice a few months apart. On the one trip the driver could not get the audio to play and after a delayed start eventually had to stop along the route in an attempt to...More

Thank hotelcasci
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The tour bus covers all the locations and places you would want to see. We did the two day pass so we could really take advantage of the "hop on hop off". It alleviated a few Uber rides. The bus stops at all the sights...More

1  Thank mstsstone10
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Before we arrived Johannesburg, everyone was warning us about how dangerous it is to walk around Jo'burg city center. I don't know if it is true but if you feel like it is then this is your option. Really safe and in reasonable price and...More

Thank Alex K
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Johannesburg Hop-On is very well-run. The buses are on time, they're clean, and the audio worked well. Compared to similar buses in other cities, the Joburg service is a great value. Be aware that your ticket is good for the day, not for 24...More

Thank Kirk W
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

The hop on hop off bus service offers a great tour of the city, stopping at fanatic locations including Constitution Hill and The Apartheid Museum. You can't really go wrong with this option as there are so many great stops. A great opportunity to see...More

Thank hunterurrea
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

So much to see on these buses! Commentary is awesome, so many places to stop and explore. If possible do the 2-day ticket. You'll want it!

Thank Bev S
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Went on this hop on hop off bus with some friends -Geeen Route & Red Route - & was very impressed & happy knowing such a nice tour is available not only for tourists but for residents as well! The glitch we had for a...More

Thank Tica1956
Nearby Restaurants
The Grillhouse Rosebank
1 451 reviews
.14 km away
924 reviews
.07 km away
107 reviews
.15 km away
Doppio Zero Rosebank
207 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
African Craft Market of Rosebank
286 reviews
.17 km away
The Mall of Rosebank
163 reviews
.45 km away
Rosebank Roof Market
104 reviews
.30 km away
Acrobranch Melrose
90 reviews
.42 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
1 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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