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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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Although a Joburg local I thoroughly enjoyed the Red Bus tour. It is well organised, on time, plenty of friendly staff available to assist with queries and the commentary is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 August 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

Although a Joburg local I thoroughly enjoyed the Red Bus tour. It is well organised, on time, plenty of friendly staff available to assist with queries and the commentary is clear, informative and easy to follow. Overall it’s a great asset to the city of Johannesburg. Much of central Joburg (CBD) has long been considered off-limits, unsafe and uninteresting to... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

Comfortable well addressed time table tour for one day,however,impossible to view all attractions in one day,so choose the apartheid museum,mine walk,constitutional hill...not enough time for others..clean,safe, reasonable priced well recommended...

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Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2013

We spent a few hours on the bus and were pretty bored. we stopped at the Mall and were unable to find the stop back as their brochure had the old address for the stop. After 40 minutes we were finally able to find the meeting point. There in not much to see.

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

Many thanks for your review. I am really sorry if you thought that our 2 hour tour at R 150 (USD 12) was expensive. The global comparisons we have done seem to indicate that it is very competitively priced. Might I suggest you consider purchasing our tickets online, where they are discounted by a further R 30 (USD 2,50). Our... More 

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

This has to have been one of my best days in Joburg (after living here for 20+ years) and is a BRILLIANT way to see this vibrant city in the midst of a strong revival. If you buy your tickets online (R120) you save R30 and you get R150 of vouchers to use at Gold Reef City. What's great is... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2013

Good tour. Well worth the 120rand. Stop off at stop 3 Carlton Tower. Go up. Great views. But WiFi on bus does not connect to hotmail or Facebook :( Tone <>< Cardiff, Wales

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Johanesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2013

My familyu and I went on on the red bus tour of Johannesburg and it was awsome the bus driver was professional and courteous. The conductor on the bus was so helpful and pleaseant, the ladies at the booth at Gold reef city were friendly and helpful explained all the vouchers and the terms to us. We will defiantly be... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013

As is usually the case, I only get around to sightseeing in my own city when I have overseas guests. This tour is amazing and well worth the time and money. Get your tickets online - there is a discount and then you can board at the Apartheid Museum where the parking is free and plentiful.Only downside of getting on... More 

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Cape Town
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

Boarded the bus outside of the Apartheid museum (Gold Reef City), fully wheelchair accessible and was well worth the money! The tour goes right through the heart of the city centre, which I'm sure most would not dare to do on their own. Because we had boarded so late in the day we could only get off at 1 stop... More 

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Thank kaAngel
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

This bus tour was informative, well organized and enjoyable. We hopped on the Gautrain at Rosebank and met up with the bus at Park Station. It is not possible to do all the sights in one day but it was a great way to learn more about Johannesburg and its history - a must for tourists and residents alike. Great... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2013

I took the Red City Tour with CitySightseeing Joburg over this past weekend and let me just say I was blown away by everything. It is a definite 'must do' and should be added to everyone's bucket list. There are 12 stops where you can hop on - hop off at your leisure but to do them all would surely... More 

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