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Top 10 Things to Do in Johannesburg


Johannesburg, iGOLI which means “place of gold” is a cosmopolitan hub of world class infrastructure. And a draw card for business tourism and non-stop action. Globally, Johannesburg is recognized as one of best value for money destinations. Below are the Top 10 best things to do in Johannesburg.



Johannesburg Lion Park in Lanseria

Type : Daily Visit

Lion Park in Johannesburg
houses lions, hyenas, cheetahs, black leopards, jackals, giraffes, zebras, wildebeest, ostrich and several species of antelopes. There are about 80 lions in the park including the rare white lion. [Read More about Johannesburg Lion Park]



Johannesburg Zoo in Parkview

Type : Daily Visit

Johannesburg Zoo is established on a 54 hectare site. There are about 3,000 animals of more than 365 species such as; antelopes, chimpanzees, elephants, crocodiles, gorillas, polar bears, hippos, lions and tigers. Large numbers of birds and reptile species take place as well. [Read More about Johannesburg Zoo]



Kruger National Park

Type : Daily Visit

The Kruger National Park is the biggest wildlife reserve in South Africa. It is a huge natural region that include more than a 100 elephants, 25.000 buffalos, 120.000 antelopes and 30.000 zebras. The park caters more than a half million visitors each year. [Read More about Kruger National Park]



Cradle of Humankind Site

Type : Daily Visit

A visit here is sure to take you back in time. The Cradle of Humankind Site consists of a series of dolomite limestone caves which contain the fossils of animals, plants and hominid ancestors. Scientific evidence suggests that these dolomite caves started out as coral reefs growing under the sea about 2.3 billion years ago. [Read More of Cradle of Humankind Site]



Gold Reef City

Type : Daily Visit

Gold Reef City that was built on the Gold Reef City mine that shut down in 1971, offers great attractions to its visitors. Its Casino complex, Theme Park, Town Square, Animal Farmyard, Birthday Club, Amphitheatre and 4D Movie Theatre worth spending great times and attracts all visitors. [Read More about Gold Reef City]



Sun City

Type : Daily Visit

Sun City, located in the heart of an ancient volcano, is the entertainment destination and world class resort of Johannesburg. A must see place on your Johannesburg trip. It is about 2 hours drive from Pretoria and Johannesburg. The old inhibitions of South Africa have let the Sun City to become an escape center for nightlife and entertainment. [Read More about Sun City]



Montecasino in Fourways

Type : Daily Visit

Montecasino in Fourways, located on the north of
Johannesburg is Gauteng's number one entertainment destination. A must visit place on your Johannesburg trip. It is voted as the Best Entertainment Complex, Best Cinema Complex, Best Casino and Best place to take out-of-towners. [Read More about Montecasino]



Apartheid Museum in Ormonde

Type : Daily Visit

You will find this museum located opposite to the Gold Reef City casino. It usually takes about an hour to really take in the delightful displays at this interesting and enlightening museum. Children under 10 years of age are discouraged from attending due to the graphic nature. [Read More about Apartheid Museum]



Nelson Mandela Square in Sandton

Type : Daily Visit

From designer boutiques and world-class cuisine to local curios and cosy coffee shops, this piazza encapsulates a lifestyle that takes good taste to new levels. Take in a show at the Liberty Theatre on the Square, cast your eye across works of art in one of the galleries or simply sit back and enjoy a meal at one of many renowned restaurants. [Read More about Nelson Mandela Square]



Top of Africa in Carlton Centre

Type : Daily Visit

Top of Africa is located on the 50th floor of the Carlton Center where it is the tallest building (223 meters)  in Johannesburg's Central Business District (CDB) and in South Africa. The view from the 50th floor is extremely fascinating along the beautiful Johannesburg, Gauteng panorama. [Read More about Top of Africa]

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