Experience the best of the city gold
City Sightseeing, the world renowned and trusted brand that operates the iconic open top, red double-decker buses in over 100 cities across the globe, runs an exciting Hop-On, Hop-Off tour in Johannesburg that offers a whole new perspective on this vibrant and eclectic city.
They also run an extension tour that explores the culturally and historically rich township of Soweto. This unique tour extension takes you through the Soweto of today, visiting the world famous Vilakazi Street, Mandela House and Desmond Tutu House along the route.
The Red City Tour follows a fascinating route through the Johannesburg CBD that stops at Gandhi Square, the Roof of Africa at the Carlton Centre, the James Hall Transport Museum, the Apartheid Museum and Gold Reef City, the Mining District, the World of Beer, Newtown Precinct, Origins Centre at Wits, Braamfontein and Constitution Hill.
Hop-on, hop-off bus toursAs with all City Sightseeing tours, the Johannesburg tour operates on a hop-on, hop-off basis, which gives you chance to get off the bus at any of the stops along the route and then get back on later at your own pace. This guarantees frequent, safe and reliable transport that is affordable and fun. Buses also feature informative onboard commentary, which is available in 16 different languages, including a fun kids channel, that explains all of the sites.
Gautrain connecting Joburg visitors to City SightseeingIt is highly recommended that you connect to City Sightseeing by using the Gautrain. The Gautrain has stations from OR Tambo International Airport, right through to Sandton and Park Station. From Gautrain Park Station, you can then board the City Sightseeing bus (bus stop 1) for the Red City Tour.
City Sightseeing Joburg & Soweto at a glance
- Connect to the City Sightseeing bus via the Gautrain from OR Tambo International Airport, Sandton or any other Gautrain Station
- The Red City Tour explores the Central Business District, including the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill and Gold Reef City – a total of 11 great stops
- The Soweto Tour extension is included in your Combo Tour. Here you can follow the footsteps of Nelson Mandela and explore Soweto’s rich cultural history
- Tickets are discounted if purchased online at citysightseeing.co.za