We Challenge Perception. We Create Opportunity.

About us

Johannesburg Inner City Adventures and Cultural Emporium at the base of Ponte City, in the heart of Hillbrow.

We operate everyday from 9am to 6pm.
Call us on +27 (011) 402 2373

A place to congregate, learn, develop and debate.

Community Centre

Community Centre

Thousands of kids with no safe place to go. Dlala Nje is the spot to call their own. Games, workshops, education and more.

Inner City Adventures

Inner City Adventures

Find out the truth about the real inner city. Venture out of your comfort zone and dispel the myths about Johannesburg's most notorious suburbs.

Just play!

-- Dlala nje --

Our team

Passion. It’s a hard thing to come by. That's why the Dlala Nje team is so unique. A diverse group determined to be the change South Africa needs.

Co-Founder & Managing Director

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MICHAEL LUPTAK

Co-Founder & Cultural Director

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NICKOLAUS BAUER

Director

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SAM VARNEY

Director

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JONO WOOD

Community Development Officer

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GODFREY TSHIVASE

Community Development Officer

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JAMES MANGUZA

Press

Gummie Mail & Gaurdian Kyknet Dagbreek Times Live Entrepreneur Magazine The Guardian

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Choose your adventure

This Is Hillbrow

Hit the streets of Hillbrow and discover the truth about one of the city's most notorious and misunderstood suburbs.

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The Taste Of Yeoville

Feel the vibrancy of Africa's melting pot of culture through an unforgettable culinary experience.

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Experiential Immersions and Training

Immersive experiences are designed to create a sense of discomfort, unhinging teams' collective energy.

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This Is Hillbrow
This Is Hillbrow

Hit the streets of Hillbrow and discover the truth about one of the city's most notorious and misunderstood suburbs.

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The Taste Of Yeoville
The Taste Of Yeoville

Feel the vibrancy of Africa's melting pot of culture through an unforgettable culinary experience.

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Experiential Immersions and Training
Experiential Immersions and Training

Immersive experiences are designed to create a sense of discomfort, unhinging teams' collective energy.

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Book an Inner City Adventure

Discover the real truth about some of Johannesburg's most notorious suburbs. Challenge the misconceptions of Hillbrow, Berea and Yeoville. Embrace the diversity and be blown away by the culture along the way!


Click here to book your own city adventure today!

  • Luptak and Bauer's "regeneration programme" exposes community members to "ideas and things they may like to do". Children can play arcade games, pool or foosball in the community centre, and there are also educational and arts-based activities for them.

    Times Live

Media

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Contact us

We’d love to hear from you so don't be shy:

info@DlalaNje.org

+27 (011) 402 2373

Shop 1 - Ponte City, Hillbrow, Gauteng, South Africa

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