See & Do in Johannesburg: Day Trips

Jozi, Joeys, Joburg – whatever you like to call her, Johannesburg is Africa’s second largest city. Bustling and vibrant, there is lots to experience.

The Amandla tour is a unique theatrical tour giving insights into the freedom struggle. Listen to Nelson or Walter as they retell their stories.
Travel through the streets of Jozi and Soweto from Liliesleaf and Freedom Square to Constitutional Hill and discover secrets of the past.
For the whole family take a trip to Sun City where fun abounds at the entertaiNment complex from casinos to water slides and more.

What to See & Do in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is Africa’s second largest city and has a number of nicknames such as ‘Egoli’, Joburg, Jozi or Joey’s.
For family entertainment a visit to the Montecasino Bird Gardens is a must. Here you will experience colourful birds, reptiles and mammals in a magnificent garden setting

Why not travel back in time to the days of the Johannesburg gold rush with a visit to Kromdraai Gold Mine. Kromdraai was one of the first gold mines on the Witwatersrand. A great opportunity to learn abut the history of mining and the life of the miners.

Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve
Get back to nature with a visit to Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve.
Suikerbos is a pleasant 25-minute drive through the southern hills of Johannesburg. The reserve is home to a variety of game, including cheetah. The reserve offers nearly 100 kilometers of hiking trails

Krugersdorp Game Reserve, Rustenburg Road

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.

The indigenous gardens at Emmarentia provide a feast of flora, little-known succulent flowers and bulb collections, an alpine collection, as well as an impressive cycad collection
Aimed at providing practical training to young photographers, the Shova Lifestyle Origin – Arts & Culture workshop offers courses in photography.

The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is home to more than 30 species of game.
This game park also includes the Marupeng Cradle of Humankind (a world heritage site) and Sterkfontein caves (a rich palaeo-anthropological site)