About us

Johannesburg inner city tours and cultural emporium at the base of Ponte City in the heart of Hillbrow.

We operate everyday from 8am to 8pm.

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

Community Development Manager

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MIKE RAMALIVHANA

Community Development Officer

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GODFREY TSHIVASE

Press

Gummie Mail & Gaurdian Kyknet Dagbreek Times Live

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Book an Inner City Adventure

From as little as R180 you'll 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

Contact us

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

info@DlalaNje.org

072 397 2269 or 082 550 8615

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

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