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Combine your red bus experience with a guided tour to Soweto

Extend your red bus experience to take in the sights of Soweto, South Africa's most famous township

Spend one day discovering Johannesburg’s tourist attractions and its most picturesque spots on City Sightseeing’s Green Tour through the leafy suburbs around Zoo Lake and the City Tour that explores the heart of Joburg and extend your tour to include South Africa’s most vibrant township, Soweto, once home to Nelson Mandela.

Highlights

  • exciting stops at 20 main attractions, hop on and off as many times as you like  

  • 2-hour live guided tour through Soweto – see Nelson Mandela House in Vilakazi Street, the Hector Pieterson Memorial, FNB Stadium and the colourful Orlando Towers   

  • On-board commentary in 15 languages

  • A special audio channel for kids to enjoy

  • Additional discounts to attractions and special deals negotiated just for you! See the on the back of your ticket

Tour attractions

  • FNB Stadium (known as Soccer City during the 2010 FIFA World Cup), the biggest stadium in Africa, is built in the form of a calabash or a Zulu clay pot

  • Diepkloof, a diverse neighbourhood

  • Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, built during the Second World War and the largest hospital in the world

  • Bara Taxi Rank, the largest taxi rank in Johannesburg

  • Orlando Towers, a colourful landmark popular for bungee and base jumping and abseiling

  • Orlando Stadium, the first ever sports facility built for black South Africans in a residential area

  • Hector Pietersen Memorial in Orlando West

  • Vilakazi Street, the only street in the world in which two Nobel Prize winners have lived

  • Kliptown Open Air Museum in Walter Sisulu Square

Excludes

  • Entry fees to attractions

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1-Day City Tour and Soweto Combo currently selected

Extend your red bus experience to take in the sights of Soweto, South Africa's most famous township

  • 3 hour live-guided tour
  • Valid for all hop-on, hop off tour loops
  • Green Tour
  • Joburg City Tour
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Online Price: R530
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2-Day City Tour and Soweto Combo Best value

Extend your red bus experience over 2 days to take in Soweto & the best of Joburg

  • 3 hour live-guided tour
  • Valid for all hop-on, hop off tour loops
  • Green Tour
  • Joburg City Tour
  • FREE Walking Tour
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Online Price: R280
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2-Day Ticket Best value

Hop on, hop off and explore Johannesburg's top attractions in two days on the open-top red bus

  • Audio commentary in 15 languages
  • Valid for all hop-on, hop off tour loops
  • Green Tour
  • Joburg City Tour
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Explore Johannesburg’s most popular tourist attractions on our tours

Apartheid Museum

An incredible building with interactive displays that tell the story of South Africa’s struggle history – a story of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity

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Constitution Hill

A celebration of democracy, including a not-to-be-missed guided tour through prison life

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Ditsong National Museum of Military History

The only museum of its kind in South Africa, displaying the history of military conflict in which South Africans have played a part as well as technological development in warfare

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Gold Reef City Casino Hotel

Go for a ride in our theme park or an underground mine tour, or hop on our add-on trip to Soweto

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James Hall Museum of Transport

South Africa’s largest land transport museum, a favourite amongst children

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SAB World of Beer

Experience SAB World of Beer’s world-renowned beer tour

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See the best of Joburg with our City Tour through the heart of the city and our Green Tour through picturesque suburbs

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Frequently asked questions

The first bus departs from Gold Reef City Casino Hotel (stop 13) at 10.05am and every 65 minutes thereafter until 3.20pm, which is the last departure. We recommend you hop on the Green Tour at The Zone @ Rosebank (stop 1), switch over to the Johannesurg City Tour at Constituition Hill (stop 5) and switch to the minibus at Gold Reef City Casino Hotel (stop 13). The Soweto leg of the combo tour is two hours long. 

No, the Soweto tour is only offered as a combo with our Joburg City Tour.

Green Tour: The Zone @ Rosebank, Moyo restaurant at Zoo Lake or Johannesburg Zoo 

Joburg City Tour: The SAB World of Beer in Newtown 

Soweto: Vilakazi Street

In the event that you have forgotten something on the bus, please notify us immediately. You can call us on 0861 733 287 or email us at info@citysightseeing.co.za with a description of what you've lost, as well as your contact details. If it has been picked up by a passenger and handed to us or a red bus staff member has found it, we will make sure it is returned to you.