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City Sightseeing Joburg

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Address: Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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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What a great way to see the city. An outstanding tour, very informative and interesting. Plenty to do and see at several hop on hop off stops. Very well worth the time. A must do... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Peter F
Durban South Africa

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Durban South Africa
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294 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

What a great way to see the city. An outstanding tour, very informative and interesting. Plenty to do and see at several hop on hop off stops. Very well worth the time. A must do in Johannesburg.

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

Thank you so much for your review - we appreciate the feedback. It will help motivate us to keep improving our offering More 

Milan, Italy
2 reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Very nice tour, nice stops and interesting comments: it would make any visitor liking the city! recommended for for travel on his own or have very little time (as in my case). But would also be a perfect introduction to allow the visitor to see the points of interest of the town and visit them (2-3 days necessary for full... More 

Thank Mario21t
Amman, Jordan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Good way to discover the city, however it closes too early. The 2nd route/ tour finished at 15:30 and there was no bus back! The bus used to stop at Sandton, however we were informed that it stopped going there. It is always a good way to see the city using the sight seeing bus, however the main issue was... More 

Thank Saad T
Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

One of the better hop on hop off bus tours I've been on. Good value and lots of interesting stops en route

Thank andrewDublin_Ireland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A must do for visitors and residents alike a great way to see the city. Sensible hop on and off spots

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This city sightseeing bus is a great way to see many of the best attractions in Johannesburg. No need to worry about driving and finding parking. The operators in the bus were super friendly! Great value for money! Well recommended!

Thank Sandro D
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We took the tour whilst visiting Joburg to try and get a feel for the city. Whilst it covered quite a large area we just felt that something was lacking, that might have been because we went on a Sunday when the city is relatively quiet. We picked the red tour bus up at Park Station and remained on it... More 

Thank Rojo447
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Johannesburg CBD is indeed quiet on a Sunday as the shops are all closed, but most attractions we stop at remain available. The most likely reason is that we advertise the main starting point of our tour as being at Rosebank station. By starting there you will get a much better and more balanced... More 

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Reviewed 11 February 2017

I bought the online 2 days combo + Soweto The first day it was as expected. The bus is confortable, there is plenty of options of languages and the information is great. The second day... not so much. I’ve lost the Soweto ticket on the first day somehow and I had some hope that I could print the Soweto Ticket... More 

Thank Sergio R
San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is a great way to get adjusted to South Africa. It does require an adjustment for westerners to see the city which the incredible wealth of the mining industry manifest in through the mega city. The other side of the coin is also shockingly visible as well. What we would call slums and extensive poverty as well. We took... More 

Thank RichardC_49
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest review. I am very pleased you enjoyed your experience. Our tour does show all of Johannesburg - the good, the bad and the ugly. This allows our guests a balanced view of this great African City. More 

Nampula, Mozambique
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50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Fascinating tour of the city. Even our six year old enjoyed it. Even had a kids version of the tour for him to listen to win the war buds. Very interesting.

Thank Jon B

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