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Excellent tour

We have been on over 30 Free Walk tours around the world including three tours in Cape Town two... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Newport Coast
Nice tour with Sethu guide

we took the downtown tour with Sethu guide and it was really cool, I just think the tour could be... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2018
Rafael D
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Meet us every single day outside Park Station for our free City Walks in the City Centre and Braamfontein. The tours are between 1.5 and 2 hours and they all work on tips alone. Find us outside the Station next to Burger King on side that faces...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 73 919 3355
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Park Station all the way from the airport, waited for half and hour, no green umbrella, no guide, phone on voicemail. Website says 365 days. Very mos-leading info. We were told at the Tourism information that the tours have been shutdown for...More

1  Thank Selena J
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We have been on over 30 Free Walk tours around the world including three tours in Cape Town two weeks earlier. We read that the Johannesburg Free Walks tour had not gone as scheduled over the past several weeks. We called the phone number and...More

Thank aekrfk
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived at joburg park station this morning and saw no green umbrella so asked a young lad who for a small fee directed us to tourist information who said the free walking tours are no longer happening. Suggest you phone first...

7  Thank DCC1960
Reviewed 23 March 2018

we took the downtown tour with Sethu guide and it was really cool, I just think the tour could be longer and more complete, but it's worth.

Thank Rafael D
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We were so happy we connected with Xoliswa for our tour! It was confusing to start as note, the station will not allow her to display her umbrella so we had a hard time finding her. She approached us, with a large tshirt on that...More

1  Thank Blondeee85
Reviewed 12 February 2018

My fiancee and I did a private tour with Sethu, which combined the city center tour and Braamfontein tour. It was, nothing short of *one of the best walking tours* we've ever done (and for context, we have traveled to 50 countries, and done countless...More

Thank Tazeen C
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Our guide X ( I can’t write her original name :( ) was good, she gave all the information needed. She answered all the questions. To have a quick glimpse of the city this tour is a must do! And these areas are better visited...More

Thank Guzin K
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We went on the city center walk with x who took us to many interesting places and told us the story about the ghost towers, the miners, Nelson Mandela etc. One of the most interesting places was the African stalls, where traditional medicine and herba...More

Thank brit933
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

We left our hotel for Park station at 9.30am to go on this tour. We were there in ample time for the 10.30 tour, at 10am. We didn't see anyone with umbrella's yet. We decided to walk around instead of wait because as soon as...More

1  Thank Roel B
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Enjoyed the walk around the local area. However, it was quite sad to see the demise of a once vibrant city. Buildings left vacant , business's left to set up again in the suburbs. This has allowed a large homeless community to develop. Don't be...More

Thank debsmillen66
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Aubrey R
29 May 2018|
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Response from CTFreeWalkingTours | Property representative |
Hi Aubrey Unfortunately our Joburg Free Walking Tours are currently not functioning due to some administrative issues. We hope to be up & running again soon but in the meantime you are more than welcome to come and join us... More
24 January 2018|
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Response from Valina C | Reviewed this property |
I think something like 100 rand? I forgot the exact amount, but in my opinion, 5 euro is the least you should give. You get at least an hour of (enthusiastic) information. And the fewer people there are, the more private... More
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Response from pinimora | Reviewed this property |
Uber or Cabify for sure! Dont be afraid, I went as a solo traveler and found Joburg a very welcoming place to visit! Just be cautios And use Uber by nights :) enjoy
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