Boksburg Greeters
‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎‎Free Personal Walking Tour with a Local

Discover Boksburg through a free personal walk with a local

Discover Boksburg, a city on the East Rand of Gauteng, South Africa, where history and modernity blend seamlessly. Founded in 1887 following the discovery of gold, Boksburg was named in honor of W. Eduard Bok, the State Secretary of the South African Republic. Known for its rich mining history, Boksburg has evolved into a significant gold-producing town on the Witwatersrand, showcasing a blend of cultural heritage and contemporary charm. East Rand Mall is a 69 000 m², regional shopping mall situated a mere 7 km from South Africa’s busiest airport, OR Tambo International Airport. Positioned just off the R 21 on Bentel Avenue,
the Mall forms part of the gateway to the greater Boksburg area.

East Rand Mall
k90 Gym

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Remember: A Greet means meeting a local resident to walk around town with you as new friends. The first step will be to talk to the Greeter about the details of your personalized tour. It's not about taking part in a standardized tour, but about exploring the city with an expert volunteer .

Who are the Greeters?

Boksburg Greeters
Boksburg Greeters are volunteers who will share their love for the city with you in an enthusiastic and hospitable manner. A Greeter will take you on a free walking tour through the city for a couple of hours allowing you to experience our city in a unique way. Don't miss the opportunity to connect with an authentic resident and gain a deeper understanding of our vibrant city. Contact us today to arrange your personalized tour. Our support and guidance come completely free of charge. For families, mini groups or people travelling solo – a truly enriching experience and absolutely free!

What our guests say

Our Greeter in Boksburg was very patient despite our tardiness, her welcome was wonderful, the tour excellent and you can clearly sense that she cares about showcasing every facet of her town.
Susan and Karl


Thank you, Boksburg Greeters, it is so great to be welcomed like friends, to see a place with the eyes of a local, have a chat in a tiny café and - eventually - leave as a friend.
Anna Maria


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