Name of the Organization : City Sightseeing
Type of Facility : City Sightseeing Ticket Booking
Location : Cape Town
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City Sightseeing Ticket Booking Service
There are three ways to buy tickets :
** On the bus, at any one of our scheduled stops along the way
** At our tour offices. In Cape Town, there’s one at the V&A Waterfront and one at 81 Long Street. In Joburg, our tour office is situated at The Zone @ Rosebank
Related : City Sightseeing Customer Care Number : www.southafricain.com/4920.html
** Discounted online – buy tickets for Cape Town or Joburg (please note that Pensioner Special tickets are not available online)
** Pensioner Special tickets can only be bought at one of our ticket offices or on the bus on presentation of a South African ID
How do I redeem my online tickets?
To hop on, simply print out your ticket and present it to the bus driver. Don’t have a printer handy? Bring your barcode number to a City Sightseeing tour office and redeem your ticket. Alternatively, have your barcode scanned by your bus driver as you hop on the bus.
Do you have card facilities on the bus?
Yes, all our buses are fully equipped with card facilities. Please note, however, that we do not accept American Express cards.
Are your buses wheelchair friendly?
Yes, majority of our buses on the Red City Tour and Blue Mini Peninsula Tour in Cape Town are wheelchair friendly. All our buses in Joburg are wheelchair friendly. If you’re unsure or require assistance, please ask one of our friendly staff members to help you.
Do you have seat belts on your buses?
By law a passenger bus is not required to have seat belts on all its seats. The only seats that do require a seat belt are the ones that have no seat directly in front of them. For this reason, we have a limited number of buses equipped with seat belts.
How long are tickets valid for?
If tickets are purchased at one our of tour offices, they are valid for that day only (or for that day and the following day if you’re buying a two-day ticket). If tickets are bought online, they are valid for 14 days from the date of purchase.
From where can I start the tour?
Cape Town :
** You can start the tour at any of the scheduled stops along the bus route, but we recommend our tour offices outside the Two Oceans Aquarium (stop 1) and at 81 Long Street (stop 5).
** You can hop on at any of the scheduled stops along the bus route, but we recommend you start your tour from The Zone @ Rosebank (stop 1) – the Gautrain station is walking distance and there’s ample parking available if arriving by car (see parking tariffs here).
** Another option, if you’re using private transport, is to start at Constitution Hill (stop 5) if you’re using private transport. At Constitution Hill you can hop on the Green Tour or Red City Tour.
Do I have to make a reservation?
No, you only have to make a reservation for our sidecar tours. Buying your ticket online, however, entitles you to a discount. Alternatively, purchase your ticket from one of our tour offices or from a bus driver at any of our stops. Seats on the bus are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.
What are the running times for the Red City Tour?
Cape Town :
Summer: First bus departs from bus stop 1 outside the Two Oceans Aquarium at 8:20am with regular departures thereafter
Winter: First bus departs from bus stop 1 outside the Two Oceans Aquarium at 8.40am with regular departures thereafter
** First bus departs from Constitution Hill (bus stop 5) at 9.45am with regular departures thereafter
What is the cost of a one-day ticket?
** The one-day ticket costs R190 per adult, while the online price is R170 (save R20)
** Children aged five to 17 pay R90 each
** Children under five can ride for free (only two children allowed per paying adult)
** In Cape Town you can use it on any of the main tours (Red, Blue, Yellow or Purple).
** In Joburg you can use one ticket on both the Green Tour and the Red City Tour.
What is the Blue Route Pass?
The Blue Route Pass is a one-day red bus ticket, plus FREE entry to three of Cape Town’s top attractions along our Blue Mini Peninsula Tour. It gives locals and visitors the opportunity to create their own travel itinerary with our open-top, double-decker red buses.