Best Mother’s Day deal in Joburg: hop on the red bus and the kids ride for free!

08 May 2018

Out of ideas for a fun, budget-friendly Mother’s Day activity in Joburg? What if we told you kids can hop on the red bus for free this Sunday? Buckle your seatbelts – it’s true!

This Mother’s Day make the most of City Sightseeing’s 3-for-1 Kids’ Special that allows you to take two kids under 18 on board for free with every paying adult.

After all, what better present a mom ask for on Mother’s Day than to spend the day out and about with her family – and within budget?

(Image: City Sightseeing)

How does the 3-for-1 Kids’ Special work?

Every weekend, public holiday and school holiday until 8 October 2018, two kids under the age of 18 can hop on the red bus one-day tour and red bus and Soweto Combo tour for free! Simply buy your 3-for-1 adult ticket and the bus driver or ticket office will issue special kids’ tickets upon arrival.

Save an extra R20 when you buy tickets online, buy your tickets here.

Top stops for Mother’s Day:

Shop till you drop at The Zone @ Rosebank (stop 1)

Whether you’re looking for a nice restaurant, want to catch a movie or shop the weekend away, The Zone @ Rosebank has it all. What’s more, the City Sightseeing ticket office is conveniently located here, so after a quick shopping spree you can hop on the bus to explore the rest of Joburg.

Top tip: the Zone @ Rosebank is located right near the Rosebank Gautrain stop. Skip traffic and parking woes and enjoy a quick commute to Rosebank via the Gautrain.

Enjoy a family picnic or paddle-boat adventure at Zoo Lake (stop 2)

Nothing says fun family lunch like an elaborate picnic. Bring a blanket and some treats and spend the day soaking up the winter sun alongside the picturesque Zoo Lake and its luscious lawns. If the day is a too chilly for an outside lunch, book a table at Moyo restaurant and enjoy pan-African cuisine and ethnic face painting.

Top tip: after lunch, hire a paddle boat and float around the lake for some relaxed fun on the water.

Spot the Big 5 and enjoy local musicians at the Mother’s Day Concert at the Joburg Zoo (stop 3)

Combine food, music, animals and special kids’ activities, and you’re in for a winning Mother’s Day! This Sunday, 13 May 2018, the Joburg Zoo is hosting a Mother’s Day concert. Pack a picnic or browse the food stalls for a delicious snack while leading local musicians entertain on the stage. Make the most of the day and enjoy the guided animal tours that will run until 3pm.

Top tip: tickets for this event are sure to sell out fast – don’t be left disappointed, buy your tickets for the Mother’s Day Concert at the Joburg Zoo here.