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City Sightseeing Johannesburg and Soweto: Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket with FREE Braamfontein and City Centre Tours

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from US$ 16.64 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Choose between 1-Day or 2-Day ticket for unlimited Hop-on Hop-off guided touring with 360° panoramic views of Johannesburg!
  • Enjoy complementary shuttle bus service from Sandton and Melrose Arch to the main departure point at Rosebank
  • Select from 3 different routes and 14 designated stops along the way
  • Also enjoy free walking tour of Braamfontein and the Johannesburg city centre!
  • Take a tour of Soweto and explore the streets where Nobel Prize laureates Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu lived
  • Create your own itinerary on the comfortable double decker bus!
  • On board audio guide available in 15 languages so you don’t miss a thing!
  • No need to print! Smartphone voucher accepted.
  • Overview

    Hop aboard the City Sightseeing double decker bus and relish the 360 degree panoramic view of Johannesburg! Feel like a local as you take advantage of the guided commentary and learn about this historic city. Choose from a plethora of well placed, designated stops and hop off at any of the stops at your own leisure.

    Explore multiple attractions ranging from the Origins Centre at Wits which displays the origins of humankind, then head to the Sterkfontein Caves. Visit the Vilakazi Street in Soweto, home to two Nobel Peace Prize winners: Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu. Choose from 1-Day or 2-Day pass and enjoy free walking tours of Johannesburg City Centre and Braamfontein and indulge in delicious treats and impressive street art.

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days
    Johannesburg City Centre Tour: 1.45h
    Braamfontein Tour:

    Start time

    The bus departure time from the 3 routes are as follows:
    Green Line: From 9:30am to 3:10pm; every 30 minutes. The entire loop takes 55 minutes.
    Red Line: From 9:45am to 3:55pm; every 30 minutes. The entire loop takes 85 minutes.
    Soweto Tour: 10:05am, 12:05pm and 2:05pm. The entire loop takes 55 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    Guests may hop-on at any stop they wish

    Ending Point

    Guests may hop-off at any stop they wish


    Dive into the heritage of Johannesburg with this Hop-On, Hop-Off Ticket that is valid for 1 or 2 Days. Enjoy commentary by an expert English speaking guide as well as an audio-guide available on board!

    Visit major landmarks like the Apartheid Museum and learn about the turbulent history of African nations. Embark on the journey of a lifetime around the city aboard the Red Line and Green Line buses that take you around Constitution Hill and the Mining District to see the South African Chamber of Mines. Explore the Origins Centre at Wits which displays the origins of humankind and admire the Sterkfontein Caves. Visit Soweto and tour around the major attractions including Vilakazi Street, the only street in the world that is home to two Nobel Prize laureates Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu.

    If pressed for time, hop aboard a Green Line bus to still see 5 of the best attractions of Johannesburg. For a more comprehensive tour, take the Red Line bus and discover 9 beautiful destinations. Hop off the bus to enjoy free walking tours of Johannesburg City Centre and Braamfontein where you can indulge in local treats, shop for goodies and admire stunning street art!

    The Green Line and Red Line buses cover the following destinations:

    Johannesburg Zoo
    Military Museum
    Constitution Hill Carlton Centre
    James Hall Transport Museum
    Apartheid Museum
    Origins Centre

    Free Walking Tours :
    You can join any of the free walking tours below as Johannesburg free tours cover the following destinations:

    City Centre Tour
    The historic City Centre Tour takes you through the city's busy and eventful streets where you come across major local attractions. Enter the Church Street food market and dive into local treats and delicacies. The walking tour also takes you to landmarks like the Rissik Street post office, the old city hall, Johannesburg City Library and Chancellor House.

    Braamfontein Tour
    Indulge in a rich selection of street art in the area and get a taste of this trendy hub filled with wonderful cafes, restaurants, a food market and a growing nightlife scene!

    The Soweto tour covers the following highlights:

    Soccer City
    Diep Kloof (at entrance of Soweto)
    Baragwanath Taxi Rank and Hospital
    Orlando Stadium
    Hector Pieterson Memorial
    Vilakazi Street, Mandela House and Desmond Tutu house
    Gold Reef City

    You may choose to finish your tour at any of the stops.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-On, Hop-Off ticket valid as 1-Day Pass or 2-Day Pass (Depends on option selected)
    • FREE City Centre tour
    • FREE Braamfontein tour
    • Complementary Shuttle bus from Sandton and Melrose Arch to our new main departure point at Rosebank
    • English speaking guide
    • Audio-guide available on board


    • Entry to other attractions unless specified
  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other device.

    In order to hop on the red tour you will have to go first on the green tour. 

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Excellent!!! Good service from the team

      Vishek Jadunundun, Mauritius, 19/Sep/2018