See& Do in Johannesburg: Day Tours & Trips
Things to do around Johannesburg and Pretoria as well as a Day Trip to Sun City and Pilanesberg Game Reserve
Johannesburg is recognised the world over as 'Egoli', other nicknames are Joburg or Jozi or Joey's
What to do in Johannesburg South Africa
Johannesburg City Scape
A wide variety of day tours on offer whether you are interested in South Africa's history or daily life in a township (Soweto tour).
South Africa comprises many cultures (Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho) - or go back in time to man's early days at the Cradle of Humankind.
Shop for gold rings or travel down a mine shaft at Gold Reef City. Feeling lucky then head for the Sun City Resort and the casinos.
Gold Reef City TourHalf Day Afternoon Tour
Learn about South Africa's gold mining and visit an underground mine on this afternoon tour.Also the chance to see gold being poured
Johannesburg City TourHalf Day Afternoon Tour Visiting Johannesburg's famous landmarks such as
* Post Office tower
* 'Top of Africa' at the Carlton Centre
* The Brixton Tower
* 'Museum Africa' (time permitting)
* The Nelson Mandela Bridge in Newtown and a fully guided tour of Constitution Hill
* Home of South Africa's new Constitutional Court and site of Johannesburg's Old Fort Prison
Soweto Rise to Freedom TourHalf Day or Full Day Tour Highlights includes visits to - Two Nobel Prize winners previous residences -the Hector Peterson memorial - Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital and various community development projects. On the Freedom Tour in addition to the Soweto tour you will get the opportunity to visit the Apartheid Museum and learn about the Soweto uprising, the history of the ANC, solitary confinement of political prisoners and the birth of a new democratic country
Apartheid MuseumHalf Day Afternoon Tour
This museum is architecturally interesting and packed with thoughtful, often brutal, reminders of South Africa's history.
Pretoria City TourHalf Day Afternoon Tour Offers the chance to visit this historic city. From Johannesburg the tour covers the Voortrekker Monument Church Square City Hall State Theatre / Opera House, the Union Buildings and the President's office
World Heritage and Wildlife
Origins Centre Cradle of Mankind - find out more about how human life began in Africa.
Interactive with a virtual tour and do a basic DNA test on a touch screen
You could also includes a visit to theRhino and Lion Park with the possibility of interaction with lion cubs.
Sun City and PilanesbergFull Day Tour
Pilanesburg Game DriveHalf Day Tour - Morning or Afternoon Departure from Sun City Complex a tour to Pilanesberg National Park Excellent opportunity to view the 'Big Five', general game and prolific bird life with experienced game rangers with exceptional knowledge of the area and its flora and fauna
Guided Tours from JHB City Hotels
Joburg City Tour Half Day - Afternoon 5 hrs
Soweto Tour Half Day - morning 5 hrs
Amandla Soweto & Joburg Full Day 8.5 hrs
Pretoria City Tour - Half day afternoon
Sun City and Pilanesberg Full Day 10 hrs
PICK-UP: Sandton, Rosebank & Airport Hotels
Day Tours Departing Sun City
Game Drive Pilansberg a.m or p.m
Things to Do around Johannesburg
African Lesedi Experience
What to See & Do in Johannesburg
Montecasino Bird Gardens, (From the '''N1''', take exit 95 (''Marked: 95 Sandton / R511 William Nicol Dr.'') and head north, cross over Leslie Ave and turn right into Mentecasino Blvd.)
Many birds and other small wildlife. Also look out for the 2500 year old tree located near the parrots
Open weekdays from 8:30AM to 5PM and weekends from 8:30AM to 6PM (Shows at 11AM and 3PM daily with additional 1PM shows over weekends)
Lifestyle Garden Centre
The Kromdraai Gold Mine was one of the first gold mines on the Witwatersrand (the Johannesburg area today) and is situated in an unspoilt rural setting about 40 minutes drive from Johannesburg International airport and 20 minutes from Johannesburg city
A verdant park where the bunnies run free , one has to watch where one walks, as rabbit burrows are everywhere.
Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve
A pleasant 25-minute drive through the southern hills of Johannesburg leads one to this nature reserve where a variety of game, including cheetah, roam an unspoiled wilderness. The reserve offers nearly 100 kilometers of hiking trails
Krugersdorp Game Reserve
Situated just outside Krugersdorp, and a 30-minute drive from the Johannesburg Central Business District, this reserve caters for day visitors, stay-over guests and conference delegates. Lion, Rhino
showcasing indigenous flora, these gardens feature little-known succulent flowers and bulb collections, an alpine collection, as well as an admirable cycad collection
Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve
This game park also includes Marupeng Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein caves. More than 30 species of game can be viewed from the comfort of your car. Plenty to see &do
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