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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$ 16.89 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!
  • 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 as per option chosen

    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:

    • Rosebank
    • Johannesburg Zoo
    • Military Museum
    • Constitution Hill Carlton Centre
    • James Hall Transport Museum
    • Apartheid Museum
    • SAB WOB
    • Origins Centre
    • Braamfontein

    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
    • Kliptown
    • Gold Reef City

    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! 

    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: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    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. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Excellent!!! Good service from the team

      Vishek Jadunundun, Mauritius, 19/Sep/2018