the best way to
see Johannesburg
0861 733 287
+27 21 511 6000
commentaryCommentary in
16 languages
See us in
Cape Town
Buy online and SAVE!
Cape Town Tours

2-Day Ticket

was R250 R230
2 Tours: valid for consecutive days only
Includes FREE Wine Bus, Night Tour & Canal Cruise
buy online save R20

1-Day Ticket

was R150 R130
1 Tour: Valid for 1 day only
buy online save R20

Night Tour was

was R100 R90
buy online save R10

Canal Cruise


FREE with 2-Day Ticket R30
buy online
Johannesburg Tours

2-Day Ticket

was R250 R230
Red City Tour: valid for consecutive days only
buy online save R20

1-Day Ticket

was R150 R130
Red City Tour: Valid for 1 day only
buy online save R20

2-Day Bus + Soweto Combo

was R500 R450
2-Day Red City Tour + 1 Day Soweto Tour
buy online save R50

1-Day Bus + Soweto Combo

was R400 R350
1-Day Red City Tour + 1-Day Soweto Tour
buy online save R50

Special offers:



Red City Tour


Sunday Sizzler Special
Buy a Sunday Sizzler for R99
Selected Sundays only
YOU SAVE R51

2 Day Ticket Buy a 1-DAY Ticket Online for R130
Regular Offline Price R150
YOU SAVE R20

2 Day Ticket
Buy a 2-DAY Ticket Online for R230
Regular Offline Price R250
YOU SAVE R20

 Buy online and SAVE



Bus + Soweto Combo Deal


2 Day Ticket Buy this Combo Deal Online for R350
Regular Offline Price R400
YOU SAVE R50


2 Day Ticket Buy this Combo Deal Online for R450
Regular Offline Price R500
YOU SAVE R50


Hop-on, Hop-off City Sightseeing Johannesburg Red Bus

Frequently Asked Questions


How long is the Red City Tour?

2 hours, with regular departures every 30/40 minutes.

How long is the Red City Tour + Soweto Tour Combo?

2 hours, with regular departures 10h05, 12h05 and 14h05 from Gold Reef City, Bus Stop 6

What time and where does the bus leave from?

Recommended departure points are:

Bus Stop 1: Gautrain Station @ Park

Saturday, Sunday, school & public holidays - 1st Departure: 09h00, then regular departures every 30 minutes.
Last Departure: 15h40

Mondays to Fridays - 1st Departure: 09h00, then regular departures every 40 minutes.
Last Departure: 15h40

Bus Stop 6: Gold Reef City

Saturday, Sunday, school & public holidays - 1st Departure: 09h15, then regular departures every 30 minutes.
Last Departure: 14h45 ( doing full circuit )

Mondays to Fridays - 1st Departure: 10h05, then regular departures every 40 minutes.
Last Departure: 14h45 ( doing full circuit )

Stop 1 - Mondays to Fridays
Last departure for a full Red City Tour: 15h40
Last Bus back to Bus Stop 1 (Gautrain Station @ Park): 17h35

Stop 1 - Saturday, Sunday, school & public holidays
Last departure for a full Red City Tour: 15h40
Last Bus back to Bus Stop 1 (Gautrain Station @ Park): 17h55

If I start my tour from Bus Stop 1: if we disembark from the bus, and visit Gold Reef City, do we have enough time to visit the Gold Reef City Theme Park and back on the same bus or can we join another red bus tour?

The buses never wait for you, but keep passing each stop at regular 30/40 minute intervals between 09h00 and 17h00.

Your ticket enables you to hop-on and hop-off throughout the day.

How long are the time intervals between stops en route on the tour?

The buses run at regular intervals every 30 min (Saturday, Sunday, school & public holidays) and every 40 min (Mondays to Fridays)
The buses allow you to hop-on and hop-off at each stop, but do not wait for you to complete your visit at the individual stops.
Simply hop-on to the next bus passing at regular 30/40 minute intervals.

When is the last bus?

This depends on which stop you are at.
Please always refer to our timetable

Gautrain Station @ Park, Bus Stop 1:
Bus Stop 1 Saturday, Sunday, school & public holiday: last complete circuit (without hopping off) leaves at: 15h40
Bus Stop 1 Mondays to Fridays: last complete circuit (without hopping off) leaves at: 15h40
Bus Stop 1 last departure back to Stop 6, Gold Reef City: 15h40

Gold Reef City, Bus Stop 6:
Bus Stop 6 Saturday, Sunday, school & public holiday: last complete circuit (without hopping off) leaves at: 14h45
Bus Stop 6 Mondays to Fridays: last complete circuit (without hopping off) leaves at: 14h45
Bus Stop 6 last departure back to Stop 1, Gautrain Station @ Park: 16h45 (17h05 on Weekends, school & public holidays )

The price of the bus ticket covers the bus trip. Does this mean all other entrance fees need to be covered by passengers?

Yes, entrance fees to the individual attractions at each Bus Stop are not included.

What is the Gold Reef City Voucher?

Gold Reef City are offering all City Sightseeing passengers a voucher that matches the CSS Ticket price. To collect your voucher from our ticket desk within the Gold Reef City Hotel, simply hand in the VOUCHER REQUEST portion of your ticket.

Can I please request a list of the places on the Red Bus Tour route that requires entrance fees.

Stop 3. Carlton Centre “TOP of AFRICA”
Stop 5. James Hall Transport Museum
Stop 6. Gold Reef City Theme Park
Stop 7. Apartheid Museum
Stop 10. Origins Centre at Wit
Stop 12. Constitution Hill

Your ad says subject to availability - does this mean that your seating works on a first come first serve basis?

There is no pre-seating or pre-booking on the bus.
Seats will always be on a first come basis.

Where do we hop on the bus from?

You can start at any one of our stops, route specific.
Please refer to our timetable for exact times at each stop

What is the rate for Children and Pensioners?

Children aged 5-15 years pay R70-00 for a 1-Day Valid Red City Tour Ticket & R 150-00 for a 2-Day Valid Red City Tour Ticket. Children under 5 are free. SA Pensioners can enjoy a half price discount on all Red City Tour Tickets every Tuesday and Friday. Exclusion period: This special is available all year round except from 14 Dec to 14 Jan. (Available only from Bus Stop 6, Gold Reef City and SA Pensioners can qualify with a barcoded ID book)

Customer Care

Email Us ›
info@citysightseeing.co.za


Call Us ›
0861 733 287
+27 21 511 6000




Recommended Tour Start Points





Connect with us


HOME

CUSTOMER CARE

Contact Us
info@citysightseeing.co.za
Call us 0861 733 287

OUR BUSES AND FACILITIES
Commentary in multiple languages
Disabled Friendly
Kids Friendly
Carbon Neutral

OUR COMPANY

About Us
News and Media
Community Partners
Environmental Concerns
City Sightseeing Worldwide
We accept
Secured by
We are a member of
Gauteng Tourism  
Preferred
Tsogo Sun
Recommended
Joburg Places