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City Sightseeing Joburg

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“soweto tour”(101 reviews)
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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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Johannesburg 2159, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing commentary on the bus tour. I’ve been on A LOT of these types of tours, but this has to be one of the best. Great commentary and fillers between stops. Great information about each stop. I am more a fan of love commentary ,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jet398051
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for this great feedback. It will keep our team motivated

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent way to see parts of the city that I would not have otherwise gone to see. The two hour Soweto extension is a must see. The small group Soweto tour gives a nice brief but detailed look at the main areasof interest including Mandela’s...More

1  Thank MarcandOrli
Reviewed 4 days ago

I had never been to Johannesburg and had been warned about potential dangers as a solo traveler, so I decided to get the 2-day pass, which turned out to be perfect for getting an overview and feeling safe the whole time. The audio narration was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shera P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very Nice tour around Johanesburgo town, using this bus you have free onside Wi-Fi, free headphones, 26 different languages including Portuguese, each point you pass you have the history of that local, you can disembark from the bus at bus points and visit the local...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Soweto extension is a must! An incredible African neighbourhood atmosphere! The spirit of history around Vilakazi Street is sensed through its various figurative nd physical aromas. Mbali, the tour guide, was an exceptional and knowledgeable bonus to an already spectacular experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took hop on/hop off in Joburg and it was good decision. Bus is on time, they really care about tourists. They won’t let you down. My wife and me wanted to see Carlton tower, which is in the downtown. At the bus stop there’s a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 290tomik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to get around the city and learn things about Johannesburg. Bus drivers were very friendly. Definitely visit the SAB World of beer, the transport museum and Gold Reef City. Pay extra to do the Soweto tour, it's quite fun. Very prompt service. Definitely...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 149cf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TripAdvisor tickets don’t scan at check in. There is no advantage buying them online. You have to wait online to get another ticket. The bus gives you headphones but after the first stop the audio stopped working. Had to pull over and turn off the...More

Thank JoeNAusTex
CSScpt, Director of Sales at City Sightseeing Joburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. From what we have been able to establish it seems you travelled with us last Thursday. You had bought your tickets from Tripadvisor dated for Friday hence they would not have scanned. But nothing that a quick manual intervention did...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only had two days in Jo'burg and took the two day tour. It was a great decision. You have flexibility and safety at a really good price. The staff are fantastic. Special mention for Tebogo who looked after us (including meeting us off the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank TerryHumphries
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a great tour, I enjoyed it very much. I liked that with my ticket I could hop on and off in every tour stop. I believe it worth doing that tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Ben G
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Jules5520 | Reviewed this property |
Only Constitution Hill, not sure about the other two??
January 29, 2018|
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Response from Phumzie1818 | Reviewed this property |
Buses are regular and on time. Check their website for latest and updated times. But they usually run every 30 minutes or so. Enjoy!
Jack H
November 3, 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