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City Sightseeing Johannesburg: Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Ticket

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    • Adults (16+)
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from US$ 16.74
  • Original Price: US$ 16.74
  • SALE Discount: US$ 3.01
from US$ 13.73 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Trace the footsteps of heroes like Gandhi and Mandela and discover this energetic African city at your own pace
  • With your ticket, you can hop on and off as many times as you like and see attractions of your choice
  • All the major Johannesburg highlights are covered by more than 13 well-placed bus stops
  • Choose between a 1 or 2 day ticket and enjoy Johannesburg sightseeing
  • Visit attractions like Johannesburg Zoo, Military Museum and Zoo Lake among many other tourist hotspots
  • Audio commentary in multiple languages ensures that you don’t miss a thing!
  • Overview

    Jump aboard this hop-on hop-off bus you are free to explore Johannesburg on your own terms. Travel in comfort and see all of the popular landmarks and attractions on this 13-stop tour. Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days, allowing you to hop on and off on 2 routes - Red and Green routes as many times as you like!

    On this tour you will discover Johannesburg’s exciting history; see Gandhi Square, named after one of 20th century’s most influential liberation heroes, Mahatma Gandhi , who started his legal career in Johannesburg. On your way across the cultural district of Newtown you will be immersed in the bustling atmosphere of the numerous theatres, restaurants, museums and jazz clubs.

    Board the bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for a visit to a museum or for lunch, and hop back on when you’re ready. There’s something for everyone on this flexible hop-on, hop-off tour!

    Download the tour route map

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days (as per option booked) from the time you first board the bus.

    Start time

    Buses depart between 9:45am and 5:20pm, every 30 minutes.
    Since this is an outdoor activity, the schedules might just change sometimes. Check the frequency and bus operating hours on the day of your tour just to be safe.
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    Meeting Point

    There are frequent departures from The Zone at Rosebank. You can avail the complementary shuttle bus from Sandton and Melrose Arch to Rosebank.
    You can also board the bus from any stop.

    Ending Point

    You may hop off the bus at any of the stops.


    Hop on the bus at any of the stops to start the tour. On this hop-on hop-off bus tour of Johannesburg, you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With more than 13 stops covering all of Johannesburg’s main attractions such as the Gold Reef City Theme Park, Gandhi Square and Origins Centre at Wits, this tour provides the perfect introduction to the buzzing city.

    The ticket is valid for 1 or 2 days. You can hop off at attractions of your choice or simply sit back and enjoy the entire loop. Take in panoramic views of Johannesburg from atop an open top, double decker bus and enjoy audio commentary in multiple languages.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like on the two routes - Green and Red.

    Some of the attractions covered by the 2 routes are:

    • The Zone at Rosebank
    • Zoo Lake
    • Johannesburg Zoo
    • Military Museum
    • Constitution Hill
    • Mining District
    • Carlton Centre
    • Apartheid Museum

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

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Unlimited travel for 1 day on 2 routes (Red and Green)
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in 15 languages
    • Kids commentary in English
    • Complementary shuttle bus to Rosebank


    • Hotel Pick up & Drop off
  • 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.

    Your booking voucher can be exchanged for your Hop-On-Hop-Off ticket at any one of stops. Simply choose the stop which you wish to start from and present your voucher to the driver who will exchange it for a ticket that will be valid from that time.

    The duration and frequency of the tour may vary due to traffic conditions.

    Your voucher will be valid for 3 months from the date chosen at the time of booking.

    The tour bus has a low floor with extendable ramps and wheelchair space. Passengers do not need to walk up steps to board the bus. Wheelchairs can also be can be collapsed down and stored on the bus.

    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
    • Great tour for my American friends

      Great to see Johannesburg from that point of view. Took my American friends on it and they really enjoyed it. Wish we had more time to do Soweto...

      Bongani Mabena, United States, 31/Oct/2016
    • Awesome tour of Johannesburg

      I enjoyed the tour. It was perfect for a first-time SA visitor. I was able to check out the important tourist spots. I just wish I had more time....

      Veronica Soriano, United States, 03/Sep/2016
    • Solid tour

      I don't have complaints. For the low price tag, the city tour was excellent....

      Garrett Jordan, United States, 28/Aug/2016
    • Have already given my thoughts!

      Margaret Martin, United Kingdom, 15/Nov/2018
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