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“ponte city”(45 reviews)
“inner city”(29 reviews)
“walking tour”(23 reviews)
Dlala Nje offers immersive experiences of Hillbrow, Yeoville and other parts of Johannesburg inner-city. As some of South Africa's most notorious - yet misunderstood - neighbourhoods, they remain taboo for most South Africans and many tourists...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
1 Lily Avenue, Johannesburg 2198, South Africa
+27 81 742 9930
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All reviews ponte city inner city walking tour eye opening tour offers fascinating history south africans great tour tourists and locals ethiopian restaurant felt perfectly safe knowledgeable guides melting pot highly recommend this tour an eye opener unique experience visiting johannesburg
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Reviewed yesterday

My friend and I had a great experience taking the Ponte City Tour. The stories and history of this building, the areas surrounding it and Johannesburg as a whole is fascinating, made all the more engaging by the guys at Dlala Nje. The architecture is...More

Thank TomR2665
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was incredibly interesting and our guide, Bijou, a charming young lady full of energy, was just fantastic ! Just go and see by yourself what is happening today in downtown Jo’burg : it is very exciting and the people at Nlala Nje will...More

Thank Serge D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly a recommendable experience! The visit to the Ponte City building will owe your eyes for the brutalist architecture and the impressive core, but also the guided tour by the well-prepared Dlala Nje team will help you to better understand the context and open your...More

Thank Carlos G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Native Joburgers often believe Hillbrow, located near the city centre, is dangerous and should be avoided. But this neighbourhood, in the heart of the concrete jungle, is a gem that is drawing international and local visitors alike. Tour guide Grant Ngcobo took my group around...More

Thank Overthemistymountain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tour is most recommendable! Bijou is a gem ;-) and she gave us - a small group of people all in some way or other familiar with Jo'burg or living here, an enthusiastic insight into Ponte City and Hillbrow. I truly enjoyed this new...More

Thank 200Karin1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Julbert, Arthur and Nkiso created an evening of laughs and new experiences while giving our group of 6 'local expats' a whole new perspective on this area of town. Highly recommend taking a few hours on a Friday or Saturday to do this - get...More

Thank Fionaoverseas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a tour of Ponte tower with Sifiso, it was really great, I would highly recommend this for a deeper look into Jozi and it's many quirks, Get out there!

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour yesterday evening in Yeoville with the guys from Dlala Nje! A group of 6 of us experienced the city in such a new way, even though we have all lived in Joburg for several years. Julbert, Arthur and Nkiso were not...More

Thank Guide819075
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour around Pobre City and Hillbrow was a great opportunity not only to visit the area, but to understand the people living there, the past and the present, the dynamics along the years. Gil, our guide, was friendly and shared his broad knowledge and...More

Thank Marta C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was an awesome experience with good food and drinks and a totally breathtaking view. From sunset to the night skys...the view is just incredible. Also all proceeds goes towards a good cause

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30 May 2018|
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Response from schbirgit | Reviewed this property |
We also made EFT. yes, I agree, calling is the best (but I think you did this already as your question is a while ago) my mail questions were also not answered. But the tour is great!!
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5 March 2018|
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Response from Francellie | Reviewed this property |
We went with our own car. We parked inside the tower. It's not a safe area so just be alert.
23 December 2017|
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Response from pmflan50 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Dlala Nje (meaning: Just Play!) is the Tour Operator. We did a tour with them and they have a great team.