Johannesburg and Surrounds

Holidays in Johannesburg & Surrounds

Feel the beat of a city in full swing. The vibe is electric and eclectic in Johannesburg. This destination is all about the best restaurants, the trendiest bars and the most fabulous shopping locations. What makes Johannesburg an even more tantalizing holiday destination is its proximity to resorts such as Sun CitySun City and the Pilanesberg National Park. Combine your city holiday with a resort or bush break.

Located in Gauteng, Johannesburg is also known as the City of Gold because it was built around the discovery of gold in the area. There are many tours you can go on that delve into the history of Johannesburg’s gold rush. Descend 75 meters underground when you go on Gold Reef City’s Heritage Tours. Discover the riches of South Africa’s history.

Wanting to escape the city for a bit? We also have fantastic weekend getaways in Johannesburg and surrounds. Spoil your loved one with a romantic getaway or take the whole family for some adventures at Hartbeespoort Dam.

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What to Do in Johannesburg & surrounds

Elephant Sanctuary – Located at Hartbeespoort Dam this Elephant Sanctuary offers you a hands-on educational elephant experience.

Cradle of Humankind – This UNESCO listed archaeological area is famous for its caves where many significant fossils have been discovered.

Montecasino – Built to resemble an old Italian village this luxury leisure complex includes high end shopping experiences, a casino, cinemas and so much more.

Soweto Tour – This vibrant township is well known for its historical and cultural significance. Visit the houses where political activists such as Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu resided and see the famous Soweto Towers.

Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens – Spend a few hours or the day exploring this 300-hectare estate (25-hectares of gardens, the rest is a nature reserve). Specialising in growing and researching indigenous southern African plants.

Neighbourgoods Market – The perfect way to spend a Saturday and enjoy beautiful views of the city. Pick up your fresh fruit and veggies there and stay to eat from the delicious food stalls.

Gold Reef City – One of SA’s biggest theme parks. Enjoy thrilling rollercoaster rides, a casino and wonderful accommodation and dining options. Fun for the whole family.

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