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“City sightseeing tour, more like a history tour.”

City Sightseeing Joburg
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US$18,29*
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City Sightseeing Johannesburg Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
Ranked #19 of 132 Tours in Johannesburg
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 8 March 2015

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Reviewed 5 March 2015

I sent my Mom on this tour with my 7 year-old daughter. Buses were on time, wifi worked, clean, AND amazing, friendly service (as in, they would walk up to you to tell you the wifi password). We booked on the internet. The guides on the bus were able to give great advice on the stops. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 28 February 2015

We enjoyed our red bus sight seeing tour. The enjoyed the entire tour from the open aired top section of the bus and got off 3 times. The first stop was to the tallest 360 degree viewing platform. Our guide was Brian and he went above and beyond to answer our questions. He was very informative and friendly. The other two stops did not have a guide which meant we could explore T our own pace. The only suggestion is to fix the wifi or not advertise it. We didn't expect there to be wifi but when it was mentioned we were eager to get online and couldn't on wifi any of the buses. Overall we would recommend this tour and hope that you get Brian as your tour guide at the third stop.

2  Thank Shimmerinshell1348
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Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

Brilliant. Easy to book online which is cheaper, if you park at gold reef casino parking is free, service runs on time, staff are friendly and helpful, route is very interesting, information between stops very informative, information pamphlet makes taking a walk at each stop easy. After numerous visits to Jozi this is my first time in the CBD for many many years, great to see it improving and cleaning up. Constitution Hill and Carlton Centre are a must do. Would recommend for locals and visitors as a must do once.

We also did the Soweto add on - disappointed doesn't cover it. Would not recommend this at all - find a different company for Soweto. Such a shame as we thoroughly enjoyed the Big red bus.

2  Thank tashemtravellin
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Reviewed 27 February 2015

I took a group of 6 people from Germany on the Red Bus. Booking via the Internet was easy and cheaper than buying the ticket at one of the ticket offices at Park Station or Gold Reef City.
You receive a pair of earphones to keep and can listen to a number of different languages during your ride.
I was impressed with the knowledge and the friendliness of the staff.
You getting a good impression of the vibrant city. The different stops are well chosen, but I would recommend to also visit Sandton City, Mandela Square and the dynamic area of Rosebank including the African Market.
If you visit Jozi the Red Bus is a must. Have fun and enjoy your ride.

3  Thank Michael F
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