Discover Johannesburg in an informative, safe, convenient and fun way – aboard the big red bus! City Sightseeing's Johannesburg Green Tour shows you the city and its suburbs like you've never seen them before and takes you to Jozi's most picturesque spots.
How it works: you buy one ticket and choose at which of our stops you'd like to hop on or off for the period that your ticket is valid. With your Johannesburg Green Tour ticket, you'll also be able hop on the Red City Tour at no additional cost.
We also offer a Green/Red City Tour and Soweto Combo, which takes you to a rich and vibrant area south of Joburg that is full of history and culture.
Best way to explore Johannesburg's leafy suburbs
- It's a circular route with buses running at regular intervals
- Five bus stops and one viewpoint; hop on and hop off at any of the stops
- Entrance and tour fees at stops are not included
- Total tour duration (with no hop-offs): about an hour
Best things to see on the Johannesburg Green Tour
Where does the Johannesburg Green Tour start?
The Green Tour currently starts from The Zone @ Rosebank (stop 1), but you can hop on at any of the other stops and buy your ticket on the bus.
Directions to our Rosebank ticket office:
If you're arriving in Rosebank with the Gautrain, take the north exit. Use the lift and it will take you directly to the pedestrian walk, with KFC on your right and Nando's on your left. From here you can head straight to the ticket office, which will be on your right. If using the escalator, turn right at the top and head towards the pedestrian walk of The Zone @ Rosebank, between Nando's and KFC, and then straight to the ticket office.
Directions to our Rosebank bus stop:
The bus stop, from which our red buses leave every 30 minutes, is situated on Cradock Avenue, between Baker Street and Arnold Road. From the ticket office, walk in the direction of Cradock Avenue (towards Tashas and RocoMamas) and turn left at FNB into the Cradock Avenue pedestrian zone. Walk past the Rosebank Mall on your right-hand side and the lawn and parking lot on your left. Cross Baker Street and you'll find the bus stop (26°08'52.5"S 28°02'33.5"E) on your right. If you're unsure, a City Sightseeing staff member will direct you or walk with you from the ticket office to the bus stop.
Our buses follow a timetable that can also be found on our bus stop signs and brochure. Hop on our Red City Tour at Constitution Hill (stop 5) at no additional cost. You can also buy a ticket for the add-on tour to Soweto, which can only be done in conjunction with the Green Tour and Red City Tour. Hop onto the red minibus taxi to this vibrant township at the Apartheid Museum (stop 13).
Download a printable PDF map of our Green Tour and Red City Tour here.
Tour office: Open daily from 8.30am-5pm
The Zone: Mondays to Thursdays 9am-7pm, Fridays and Saturdays 9am-9pm, Sundays and public holidays 10am-5pm
Our buses run at regular intervals. For detailed times, see this timetable or the signage at each bus stop.