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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...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The bus tours in Joberg were OK, intermittent and not too interesting commentary via the headphones. A bit of a missed opportunity really. The Soweto tour, with live commentary from very interested guides, was EXCELLENT and is highly recommended.More

Thank Ash B
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for the review. I am surprised you found it expensive? Our open top bus tour offer 2 circuits - that's a 150 minutes of tour time for ZAR 200 (Approx Euro 14). By world standard that actually is about 1/2 of...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Thank you Mpho, Vincent and Sibusiso for an outstanding time. You accommodated our overseas guests so well and Sibusiso you were an outstanding guide. I highly recommend this tour to both local South Africans - get to know your own city - and to international...More

Thank KimZA2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed the tour in Johannesburg and Soweto.I stopped at 3 places:Top of Africa,Mining district and in Soweto at Mandala house and had a great time at all places.

Thank ktgy
Reviewed 6 days ago

Family of four with 2 teenagers enjoyed exploring Johannesburg by bus. Really impressed by the service provided by bus staff when we attended the lookout at Carlton Centre who escorted us and made sure we were safe while getting lunch.

Thank 40ish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bus covers the main sights of the city center and stops conviently to the attractions. However they had changed the time table from the provided leaflets and bus stop signs which I was not aware of - they handed out new timetables to some...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good way to see the city and figure it out. Good narration on the audio. Many languages. Stops at key places. The driver didn’t give good directions to get to Origins Museum - we wandered around and people on campus were not helpful either.

Thank 1CZ1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best way to see Joburg, Hands, down! I've lived here a long time and always learn something new each time. It's worth any money that you spend on it, and the hop-on, hop-off option is GREAT. Worth every penny!

Thank Madmillers
Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I decided to venture on the red bus, a first for both of us, know that we will indeed do it again, and in any other city we find ourselves we will venture in this fashion. We jumped on the Gautrain safe...More

Thank Denise P
Reviewed 1 week ago

After agonizing over which guided tour to take of Johannesburg during our narrow window of time during a stopover, after waiting too long to make a decision, we were left with no other choice but to take City Sightseeing's hop-on hop-off double decker bus tour....More

Thank Dubi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the convenience of having a bus take us to places of interest around Joburg. Audio commentary also helped very much in getting a deeper understanding of the place.

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Ben G
20 April 2018|
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Response from Jules5520 | Reviewed this property |
Only Constitution Hill, not sure about the other two??
30 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
Jack H
3 November 2017|
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Response from CSScpt | Property representative |
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