We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dlala Nje
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (263)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent92%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ponte city”(48 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
Reviews (333)
Filter reviews
320 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ponte city inner city walking tour eye opening tour offers fascinating history great tour south africans great opportunity tourists and locals ethiopian restaurant knowledgeable guides felt perfectly safe melting pot highly recommend this tour an eye opener an awesome experience
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 320 reviews
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I cannot rave enough about this. The 2 young lads who were our guides for this experience were absolutely brilliant. Energetic, friendly and very knowledgeable as well as engaging. With Tracy and me being old South Africans visiting family I believed we needed some cultural...More

Thank Seaside64992804679
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent the afternoon visiting the Ponte Tower and the Berea neighborhood. The story of the tower is incredible and Gilbert did a great job at making this a lively and interactive experience. The architecture, the view but most of all learning about the intriguing...More

Thank MarcH584
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our Tastes of Yeoville tour! It was such fun to walk around, taste new food and revisit areas that we knew well in our youth! Enlightening and inspiring! It opened my eyes! Exoring Ponte was a real highlight! What a place!

Thank AntDesi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, son and his girlfriend went on the Ponte tour this past Saturday. It was a very eye opening experience to learn about the history of the once esteemed Ponte building and progressive surrounding communities which were destroyed by the government’s apartheid policies. After...More

1  Thank Pioneer43077868728
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ponte - the word summons up images of gangsters, piles of rubbish, and fear. The reality today is far from the truth of yesteryear.. Dlala Nje run tours of Ponte, with all the great stories (true ones) about Ponte to keep you captivated. The money...More

Thank Bridget612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dlala Nje's "This is Hillbrow" tour is well planned, well executed, a great way to learn more about Joburg and excellent fun. Bijou, our tour guide was professional, friendly and knew her stuff. The Ponte is an experience in itself. Add to that getting a...More

Thank illies2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good experience. Excellent for foreign people living in joburg to discover, to Know the history of Johannesburg. Guides are very friendly and give you a safe feeling.

Thank Getaway58777084240
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended Ponte tower tour, becouse I was mostly interested in its architecture, but the tour gives you so much more! It is a great insight into the local community. The guides were very honest and also very informative. It is not the typical tourist...More

Thank Urša G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an amazing experience having an insight into one of the most iconic Joburg buildings with passionate and knowladgeble guides. Also the purpose of the tour (building a community centre for children and youth) is great. Would suggest to anybody.

Thank Gašper U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved every moment of this fabulous tour! Great team of passionate, knowledgeable, energetic young people that made us feel safe!

Thank Nicola K
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 71 nearby hotels
Chisam Guest Lodge Pty Ltd
7 reviews
.56 miles away
SUN1 Berea
20 reviews
.69 miles away
Park Station Inn
6 reviews
.83 miles away
Sunnyside Park Hotel
307 reviews
.97 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,461 nearby restaurants
Troyeville Hotel
98 reviews
.88 miles away
68 reviews
.28 miles away
Pot Luck Club
9 reviews
.68 miles away
Zen Garden Chinese Restaurant
18 reviews
.91 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 466 nearby attractions
Constitution Hill
1,336 reviews
.84 miles away
Arts on Main
280 reviews
.80 miles away
Reef Steamers - Magaliesburg Express Train
30 reviews
.95 miles away
Ellis Park Stadium
141 reviews
.64 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
30 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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!!
Google Translation
Justin K
4 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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.
22 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.