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Things to do in Greater Johannesburg

 

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Khakiweed Photographic Safaris - Private Day Tours (Randburg)
Ranked #1 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Tours
Owner description: Johannesburg photographic safaris to the Pilanesberg National park,Kruger National Park , Lion park and the Lion and rhino... more » Owner description: Johannesburg photographic safaris to the Pilanesberg National park,Kruger National Park , Lion park and the Lion and rhino park , Cameras provided,binoculars and refershments in the SUV, max passengers 5 , sometimes only 1. Great one day or 3 nights safaris, families and children welcome. « less
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Satyagraha House (Johannesburg)
Ranked #2 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Museums
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Apartheid Museum (Johannesburg)
Ranked #3 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: History Museums; Museums; Specialty Museums
This museum is architecturally interesting and packed with thoughtful, often brutal, reminders of South Africa’s history.
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Gautrain (Johannesburg)
Ranked #4 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Transportation; Scenic Railroads
Owner description: Gautrain is Africa’s first world-class, modern rapid rail and bus service for Gauteng, a province regarded as the economic... more » Owner description: Gautrain is Africa’s first world-class, modern rapid rail and bus service for Gauteng, a province regarded as the economic heartland of South Africa. « less
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Ranked #5 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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Ranked #6 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Gardens
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Ranked #7 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Military Museums
Owner description: This large museum contains mostly military-related records, journals, weapons and photographs that depict the nation’s... more » Owner description: This large museum contains mostly military-related records, journals, weapons and photographs that depict the nation’s participation in large-scale conflicts. « less
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South Western Townships (Johannesburg)
Ranked #8 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Historic Sites
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Origins Centre (Johannesburg)
Ranked #9 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Museums
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Ranked #10 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Constitution Hill (Johannesburg)
Ranked #11 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Travelers' Choice® 2013 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites
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Montecasino (Sandton)
Ranked #12 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Casinos

Montecasino is a themed shopping center, hotel complex, casino, movie theater, and bird park all rolled into one old Italian Piazza. The number one reason to visit however, is the... more »

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Ranked #13 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Malls
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Lion Park (Johannesburg)
Ranked #14 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas

The Johannesburg Lions Park, situated about 45 minutes away from Johannesburg by car, is a must see for all age groups. A quick round trip would take about 2 hours, but one... more »

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Ranked #15 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
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Ranked #16 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Science Museums
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Ranked #17 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Maboneng Precinct (Johannesburg)
Ranked #18 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: The Maboneng Precinct is a connected Urban neighbourhood in downtown Johannesburg. Maboneng is fast becoming Jo'burg's... more » Owner description: The Maboneng Precinct is a connected Urban neighbourhood in downtown Johannesburg. Maboneng is fast becoming Jo'burg's most unique and innovative area, offering live / work and entertainment opportunities within a fully integrated urban environment. Completed developments include Arts on Main and Main Street Life, Revolution House and more. Maboneng is also home to flagship fashion stores and diverse eateries and entertainment spaces. « less
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FNB Stadium (Johannesburg)
Ranked #19 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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Sterkfontein Cave (Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site)
Ranked #20 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Caverns/ Caves
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Ranked #21 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
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Honeydew Mazes (Johannesburg)
Ranked #22 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: Giant maze in a maize(corn) field. 3.5km of pathways, themed on the 'World under your feet', this is a challenge for all... more » Owner description: Giant maze in a maize(corn) field. 3.5km of pathways, themed on the 'World under your feet', this is a challenge for all ages. Fun general knowledge quiz to test everyone. Courtyard area has other smaller puzzles and games to keep you entertained. « less
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Ranked #23 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Convention Centers
Owner description: Located in the heart of Sandton’s business district, with over 22 000m² of convention, exhibition and special event space, 10... more » Owner description: Located in the heart of Sandton’s business district, with over 22 000m² of convention, exhibition and special event space, 10 600 secure parking bays, conveniently located entertainment centres and over 30 hotels nearby, Sandton Convention Centre is Southern Africa’s most technologically advanced convention centre, offering purpose-built facilities to cater to your every need. « less
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Ranked #24 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Gardens; Aquariums; Parks; Dams
Tranquil gardens, walkways, shady arbors and benches make this sprawling park a popular respite from the pace of the city.
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Maropeng Visitor Centre (Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site)
Ranked #25 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #26 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Educational Sites
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Johannesburg Zoo (Johannesburg)
Ranked #27 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Zoos
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Gold Reef City (Johannesburg)
Ranked #28 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Casinos
Owner description: Interactive gold-mining experiences are the highlight of this theme park, which also contains the standard thrill rides and... more » Owner description: Interactive gold-mining experiences are the highlight of this theme park, which also contains the standard thrill rides and games. « less
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Peacemakers Museum (Johannesburg)
Ranked #29 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg
Category: Museums
Owner description: The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women from all corners of the globe – who have dedicated... more » Owner description: The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women from all corners of the globe – who have dedicated their lives to make the world a better place. The exhibition at the Peacemakers Museum celebrates the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates but in particular our own Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela. « less
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Barnyard Theatre (Johannesburg)
Ranked #30 of 99 attractions in Greater Johannesburg