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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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City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Great way to get a quick overview of the city

This tour is a wonderful way to experience the city in limited time. They have the commentary available in many languages, among which my own, Dutch. I do recommend going on this... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 November 2016
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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This tour is a wonderful way to experience the city in limited time. They have the commentary available in many languages, among which my own, Dutch. I do recommend going on this tour when weather is good, since the best view is from the open roof part.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

This was a full day experience for us and the perfect date for my partner and I. We really got a great experience of the Joburg city. Coming from kzn and having only lived in the northern parts of johannesburg I've always been petrified of the jhb cbd. The bus provides a safe and comfortable way for one to acquaint... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Having been on City Sightseeing Tours in other places, I knew the quality of service to expect and was not disappointed. Staff were very friendly and professional and advised on personal safety, providing chaperones where needed. It was a great way to see the city.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This gives a 2 hour tour through the city centre and outlying areas focussing on interesting places to visit. One can hop on and off at various points on the way, which is useful.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good choice when in the city, although there are not many things to see in Jo’burg from a tourist or a hop on hop off perspective if you think there is only one line here and five in Cape Town. Anyway, the recorded information is very good. Do not miss the extension to Soweto, the best part of the tour.... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

The Big Red Bus tours are a fabulous way to really experience a city with insider knowledge. The bus was clean, and the audio commentary (delivered by unused, in-ear headphones) was fun, honest, and backed with a fab soundtrack. It's well worth getting the very first bus of the day on the Jo'burg tour as there are a LOT of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Despite visiting family based in town, we all went on the red tour bus and thoroughly enjoyed the trip! The narration is superb, and thanks to glorious weather we were able to install ourselves on the top deck and enjoy the views. It's interesting, varied, and a great selection of stopping points. Worth every penny.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is such a great way to experience Jozi as a local or as a visitor. To start from Gold Reef is great with lots of parking. Set aside the whole day and definitely plan your stops as some take time such as Constitution Hill and Apartheid Museum. Sci Bono is a great stop!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

An interesting bus tour, probably best done at the weekend to avoid congestion in the old CBD. Terminus and booking facilities good, busses are new and speaker system works. Quite distressing in the early part of the tour to see the extreme level of urban decay in the central parts of the City, but things got better. Redevelopment of Newtown... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Took a ride on the Big Red Bus, which travelled through the Johannesburg CBD and outskirts. It give you a new perspective of this amazing city and its history.

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