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Johannesburg Hop On - Hop Off Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Trace the footsteps of local heroes Gandhi and Mandela and discover this energetic African city at your own pace
  • Your ticket is valid for 1 day; hop on and off as many times as you like
  • This 12-stops tour ensures you don’t miss a single sight or attraction
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?



    Your ticket is valid for 1 day from the time you first board the bus.

    Start time

    Buses depart from 9:00am - 3:40pm
    Frequency: Monday-Friday - Every 40 minutes, Saturday-Sunday -Every 30 minutes
    Duration: Your ticket is valid for 1 day from the time you first board the bus.
    Full loop: 2 hours

    Meeting Point

    There are frequent departures from Gautrain Station at Park.
    You may board the bus at any stop. The voucher can be exchanged at any of the stops directly with the driver.

    Ending Point

    You may leave the bus at any stop.

  • Overview & Itinerary


    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 12-stop tour. Your ticket is valid for 1 day allowing you to hop on and off 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. Travel on the bus as much as you like for 1 day.

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    On this hop-on hop-off bus tour of Johannesburg you have the freedom to plan your own sightseeing itinerary. With 12 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.

    Your ticket allows you unlimited use, meaning you can hop-on and hop-off as many times as you like at any of the designated stops!

    The stops on the tour are:
    1. Gautrain station at Park
    2. Gandhi Square
    3. Carlton Centreio
    4. SantoramaMiniland
    5. James Hall Transport Museum
    6. Gold Reef City Theme Park
    7. Apartheid Museum
    8. Mining District Walk
    9. Newtown Precinct
    10. Origins Centre at Wits
    11. Braamfontein
    12. Constitution Hill

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

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Unlimited travel for 1 day
    • Pre-recorded audio commentary in English
    • Kids commentary in English


    • Hotel Pick up & Drop off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    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 for 1 day from that time.

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

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    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.

  • Reviews
    • Solid tour

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

      Garrett Jordan
    • 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
    • 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
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