Plant Rosslyn

Plant Tours.

Plant Tours.

Currently no plant tours available.

Dear Customer
Please be advised that due to the recent transition from BMW 3 series to X3 production, plant tours are on hold and no bookings will be processed until further notice.
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The tour through BMW' South Africa's original plant offers an exciting insight into all areas of automobile production. The experts guiding the tour naturally focus on the guests' specific requests and questions.

In its concept and route, the BMW plant tour follows specific content-related criteria, giving guests access to all automobile production technologies at BMW Plant Rosslyn.

  • The Body Shop
  • The Paint Shop
  • The Assembly Line

We are looking forward to welcome you at BMW Plant Rosslyn.

Max 20 (individual visitors are organised into groups of 20).

This includes teachers and lecturers for school groups. 

Max. 180 minutes 

The plant tour is free of charge. 
Lunch will be at your own cost, please ask for further details upon inquiry. 

Monday to Friday

  • Morning Session: 09h00 - 12h00
  • Afternoon Sessions: 13h00 - 15h30

There are no guided tours of the plant on weekends. 

To make a booking request, please contact the Tour Booking team on: 

Tel: 0800 600 555 (Customer Services)

Name changes can be made up to 8 days prior to your Plant Tour date. Kindly ensure that the correct names as well as Identity Numbers for South African Citizens, and Passport Numbers and Date of Births for Foreign Citizens are reflected in your booking as entrance to Plant Rosslyn will only be granted to people whose names and correct information are reflected in the respective Plant Tour Bookings. 

Please take note of the following when booking a Plant Tour - the route length may be up to 2.5 km and the Plant Tour consists of an approximately 2 hour walk; the route commences through spaces without a roof and will also require visitors to take stairs in certain areas. 

Children aged 8 years and older are allowed to accompany adults on the BMW Plant Rosslyn Tours - the mandatory supervision by adults and the original indemnity form signed by the parents/legal guardian/(s) is required. Please note that children under the age of 8 years will not be allowed to enter BMW Plant Rosslyn. 

Children supervision is as follows: 

Children between the ages 8 - 11 years: 1 adult per 2 children 
Children between the ages 12 - 18 years: 1 adult per 10 children 

School groups with children in Grade 7 and/or 12 years and older may visit BMW Plant Rosslyn with the required supervision by adults and the original indemnity form signed by the parents/legal guardian/(s). 

School supervision is as follows: 
Grade 7 to Grade 12 and/or 12 years and older: 1 adult per 10 children 

Upon confirmation of your booking kindly ensure to read and distribute the Safety, Health and Environmental Guidelines to your group members as it contains vital information with regards to your visit to Plant Rosslyn. Bear in mind that this is a manufacturing facility and certain requirements need to be adhered to with regards to clothing (long pants and closed comfortable walking shoes), cameras and security. Filming and taking photographs as well as the utilisation of mobile phones/PDAs is not permitted on the BMW Plant Rosslyn premise and hence neither on the Plant Tour. Mobile phones and PDAs may be deposited in the lockable cupboards in the Presentation Boardroom (welcome area) prior to the Plant Tour; cameras will not be allowed beyond the BMW Security Main Gate. 

It should be noted that BMW South Africa reserves the right:

  1. To restrict Plant Tours and Plant Tour routes for operational reasons. Should a Plant Tour, already confirmed have to be cancelled, we will try to offer our Plant Visitors an alternative Plant Tour date.
  2. To cancel a Plant Tour at anytime and undertakes to inform all parties at short notice.
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