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City Sightseeing Joburg

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Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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1 or 2 Day Johannesburg City Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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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 "The Zone in Rosebank" or start from our office near the Gautrain Station at Rosebank. Visit the Johannesburg Zoo, the Military Museum, the Roof of Africa on the 50th floor of the Carlton Center, the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill, James Hall Transport Museum and a lot more.
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Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

Even as a local resident who has lived in Jhbg for 12 years there were some very interesting new facts. The tour covered an area that has so much history, yet an area that one seldom gets to. The commentary was unbiased and truly explains...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2015

As a resident, there are many interesting places I was not aware of. This was reallya great experience and value for money. Narration and music is also great. Carlton Tower and Constitution Hill were the highlights for me.

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Reviewed 4 April 2015

This is a great activity when your time is limited and you would like to see the city, the audio is very informative and the experience is great value for money. The experience also lends itself to locals who would like to see the city...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2015

Great experience. Having travelled to Jhb on many occassions previously I did not think I would get much value from the Hop-on-hop-off bus but I couldn't be more wrong. With 11 different stops it was just amazing how many awesome places Jhb has to see....More

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Reviewed 29 March 2015 via mobile

I only had a few hours free after a business meeting and wanted to discover a bit of Jo'burg . City sightseeing was the best option as it allows you to go quickly (and safely!) around the most important things to be seen, including stops...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2015

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Reviewed 23 March 2015

The bus tour takes you to all important places in Joburg and it's a good way to see the city if you don't own a car. If you do the Soweto tour, I suggest you do it during the week. The tour guides are really...More

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CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2015

Thank you for your review. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed the bus portion of our tour. As regards the Soweto portion, last Saturday was an accumulation of extra-ordinary circumstances. An exceptional amount of visitors wanting to explore Soweto together with the launch...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2015

This company does a fantastic job. Lots of people to help you should you need it. Save some money and buy online. You get an email with a bar code and show it to the desk clerk or bus driver. Just take care to plan...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2015

We have used these bus offerings around the world but this one rates the best yet. We first used this Red Bus in August 2013 when it had apparently just launched with a so-so tour experience. This time, both days were totally positive with friendly...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2015

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isajuergens
29 January 2018|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
Buses depart from Rosebank in Johannesburg at 9am with a frequency of every 30 minutes. Last departure from Rosebank is at 15h30. The last departure back from the Apartheid museum (the furthest point) in the evening is at... More
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Jack H
3 November 2017|
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Hello. We open online sales 6 months in advance. The winter timetable for 2018 is the same as the current timetable in terms of departure times and frequency. So you're welcome to plan your visit using the current timetable... More
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