Johannesburg is just a pinch of salt to all the other attractions in South Africa. If you have come this far, why not go further? Expand your curiosity!!!
Full-Day Pilanesberg Game Reserve Safari with Closed Vehicle
Just 2.5 hours from Johannesburg you will find the Pilanesberg Game Reserve, one of the best places in South Africa to see the famous Big 5 (the elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard).
Pilanesberg Game Reserve is also one the most important geological sites on earth. The reserve has very unique geological features due to an extinct mega volcano which erupted 1.2 million years ago. Pilanesberg is also a paradise for bird lovers, with more than 370 bird species to be seen and heard.
Cradle of Humankind from Johannesburg
The Cradle of Humankind - declared a World Heritage Site in 1999 - is a 47, 000 hectare area in the western part of Guateng Province, with around 40 different fossil sites where several of the world's most famous and important fossils have been discovered. This is a full-day tour combining both the Sterkfontein Caves and Maropeng Tour.
From Johannesburg: Soweto Township Half-Day Tour
Discover a city within a city on a tour of the Soweto township, and experience its cosmopolitan vibe up close. Following pick-up from your hotel or O. R. Tambo International Airport, make your way to the sprawling settlement notorious from the days of South Africa under apartheid.
1 or 2 Day Johannesburg Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour
Discover all the great things to do and see in Johannesburg with a 1 or 2 day ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Described as the New York of Africa, take your time exploring the exciting city.
On board, you will learn about the history of Johannesburg from the prepared audio commentary in English. Ride the double-decker bus through the city's historic neighborhoods and fascinating attractions, many related to the struggle against apartheid. Get on and off as much as you like.
Two of the 20th century’s most famous liberation heroes started their legal careers and then their political careers in Johannesburg; Mahatma Gandhi with the Passive Resistance (Satyagraha) movement, and Nelson Mandela with the Defiance Campaign. Trace some of their footsteps between Chancellor House and Gandhi Square in the city center.
Hop-On and Hop-Off Stops:
• The Zone @ Rosebank
• Gandhi Square
• Carlton Centre
• Santorama Miniland
• James Hall Transport Museum
• Gold Reef City Theme Park
• Apartheid Museum
• Mining District Walk
• Newtown Precinct
• Origins Centre at Wits
• The Grove, Bramfontein
• Constituition Hill