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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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Our host Brian suggested we take a break from the malls and do a tour.He booked us online,which is cheaper.We took the Gautrain to where we met the guides(very nice... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2014
roz-marie2007
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Victoria, Seychelles
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Reviewed 17 January 2014

Our host Brian suggested we take a break from the malls and do a tour.He booked us online,which is cheaper.We took the Gautrain to where we met the guides(very nice people).we had a delay because of a flat tyre,they were very nice ,went with us across the street to ....and buy drinks and snacks.Then time to start off.We chose the... More 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 January 2014

A great day out - friendly and informative. Take the two day trip to give yourself time to see everything!

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2014

Having done hop on hop off else where in the world I certainly was keen to attempt this in my own city.... Been Jozi. Fantastic weather and good family energy we departed from Park station. I was impressed by the staff all round. The commentary was good and clear. My 6 year old took to one of the staff when... More 

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Reviewed 31 December 2013

who would think there is so much to see in Johannesburg? apparently a city rich in history and progress. Fun, professional, with interesting commentary on absolutely everything that goes by. well planned too. one trip does not suffice! saw some really interesting sites in town where one would not usually venture or much think about. Loved it!

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Reviewed 26 December 2013

Hi my name is Tony Maimane a guide in the Red Mini Bus to all the guests I guided I thank u for the chance I had to be your guide on your special days u shared with me and I wish u all a great festiv holidays also not forgetting the team on the red bus and management

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 23 December 2013

We had such a great time on the JHB red bus tour. We felt like tourists in our own city, as the bus took us to places we would never have gone on our own. The trip up the Carlton centre was brilliant, and our guide George made us feel really safe despite being in the CBD of town. The... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2013

My wife and I do like City Sightseeing buses, and if you're in Joburg definitely do this one. But if you're comparing this bus to the one in Cape Town, you'll be really disappointed. There are just far fewer interesting places in Joburg and you'll most likely only end up stopping at Soweto, the Apartheid Museum and (maybe) the World... More 

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MoJupiter
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

I would highly recommend taking the Hop On Hop Off Sightseeing Bus around to the 12 listed sights; in addition, if you are interested in the History of South Africa, then the HIGHLIGHT is THE SOWETO TOUR! The Tour Guide, Tony MaiMainne's knowledge, personality and facts were first class! In addition to all the sights on the Soweto Tour, the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

This company have designed and executed a very user friendly service. I live in Jozie, but my Mum was exploring 30 years after her first visit to the city and I wanted to show off some of the best bits. The route and commentary is a great way to get orientated. Not too much information that leaves you lost and... More 

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gauteng
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Reviewed 19 December 2013

Great way of seeing JHB. We did the red bus tour in CT and decided to do it in JHB as well, very informative and great way of visiting historical places. will do the Soweto one next. Keep up the good work. Loved it

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