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Joburg Free Walking Tours

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Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 73 919 3355
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An great tour with an excellent guide

There were about 10 of us on this walking tour and the young woman who was our guide was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sethu and unique Downtown Joburg

Sethu was the perfect guide and the Free Walking Tour the perfect way to discover Downtown Joburg... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Meet us every single day outside Park Station for our free City Walks in the City Centre and Braamfontein. The tours are between 1.5 and 2 hours and they all work on tips alone. Find us outside the Station next to Burger King on side that faces Wolmarans Street. Look out for our Green Umbrellas - they will be up 20 minutes before starting time. The tour leaves on time, every time.
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  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“great tour” (9 reviews)
“park station” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 73 919 3355
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were about 10 of us on this walking tour and the young woman who was our guide was outstanding. She took all precautions to keep everyone safe - arranged for all of us to leave any backpacks etc at a safe place since she...More

Thank PicMorDaisies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sethu was the perfect guide and the Free Walking Tour the perfect way to discover Downtown Joburg! It was not only fun walking around Downtown Joburg with her and interesting but also safe! Downtown Joburg is a spcial place because of its history after apartheid...More

Thank nickelfrit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so lucky to be given an exclusive tour and it was such a great experience. I felt very safe and comfortable with Mark and his knowledge of the area was really good. The area is a fascinating display of the fall and rise...More

Thank Charlotte B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have done quite a number of free walking tours in cities around the world, and they are generally a great way to see a city, whilst picking up interesting facts or good recommendations. I'm sure this one is no different judging by the reviews....More

Thank Alex N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect way to discover the city, meet people, take pictures and ask everything that you want to ask. Definitely recommended!

Thank DutchLaura2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leaving from outside the Park Station at the Gautrain exit, I had a very interesting tour in the City Center with a very kind and knowlegeable Southafrican guide. The tour has been pleasant and not at all tiring. I received a lot of information about...More

Thank Cristina R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We knew we wanted a tour that tells the story of Johannesburg, and luckily we met with Xoliswa. We went on two tours with her - City center and Braamfontein. Xoliswa is a great guide! She has a vast amount of knowledge about Johannesburg and...More

Thank Zahi H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for the free tour and the wait was worth it. I rediscovered the changes in Jo'Burg from the past 20 years ago and the challenges facing the inner city as well as the solutions found till now. The lady guide X... was most helpful...More

Thank Ramesh B
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I took both the CBD and Braamfontein walking tours with two different guides. Both young ladies had a wealth of knowledge and gave a lot of good insight into the respective neighborhoods. Plus they had great recommendations of what places to check out during our...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Our walk, guided by Xoliswa in August, taught me much about Joburg - its people and extraordinary history, the beauty and the ugliness, the hope and despair, brutality and compassionate wisdom. It added another dimension to my South African experience. I'm very grateful to Xoliswa...More

Thank katewa20
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Uber or Cabify for sure! Dont be afraid, I went as a solo traveler and found Joburg a very welcoming place to visit! Just be cautios And use Uber by nights :) enjoy
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