(5750 Ft Above Sea Level)

(Also known as Joburg)

South Africa ( Middle East And Africa )
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Johannesburg is categorised as Heritage / Business and Transit

Johannesburg Skyline - Photo Courtesy Lars Haefner
White Lion at Johannesburg Zoo - Photo Courtesy Japhia Walker
The Apartheid Museum - Photo Courtesy Japhia Walker
Gold Reef - Photo Courtesy Japhia Walker
Gold Reef - Photo Courtesy Japhia Walker

Reasons to Visit
  • Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and its financial and commercial heart
  • Johannesburg is home to a host of art galleries, cultural institutes, nightclubs and ample local and international shopping options.
  • Johannesburg is the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade earning it the moniker of ‘City of Gold’
  • Johannesburg is the main International Airport with access South Africa and therefore would be mostly visited at times as a transit point
Know It
  • Johannesburg is also known as Joburg
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Johannesburg
  • Johannesburg is connected by Air with Mumbai, New Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai

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4 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Johannesburg

Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)3

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List of Holidays for Johannesburg

Short Break

  • Capetown with Garden Route (6 Nights)


  • Capetown with Garden Route and Kruger (8 Nights)
  • Capetown with Garden Route and Private Game Reserve (8 Nights)
  • Capetown, Garden Route with Sun City (8 Nights)

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  • Shopping in Johannesburg

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    Constitution Hill is the seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa. The hill was formerly the site of a fort which was later used as a prison. The hill overlooks Johannesburg to the South and the wealthy northern suburbs of Houghton, Parktown, Sandton the North.
    Historic Site
    The Johannesburg Zoo is an 100+ year old nature park spread over a 200-acre area and is home to 320 species. Most notable of the species include white lions and Siberian Tigers and Gorillas.
    Nature Park
    A museum complex illustrating the apartheid (racial segregation) and the 20th century history of South Africa. The museum showcases inspiring journey from the dark days of 'whites only' privilege to Nelson Mandela's historic release. The museum is shut on Mondays, Good Friday and Christmas Day.
    Built around an old gold mine, the Gold Reef City tour is a theme park reconstruction of Johannesburg during the Gold rush Era. The city tour includes a ride on a sightseeing train, going through small crafts village and a trip down the Gold Mine to Level 5 (220m/785 ft below the surface). You can witness 12.5kg molten gold poured and be entertained by Siyagida African Dancers. Included in this tour is a descent down an old gold mineshaft to learn how gold was extracted in the past, witness molten gold poured and watch an exciting display of tribal dancing.
    Theme Parks
    Amusement Park
    The Nelson Mandela National Museum, commonly known as Mandela House is where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 to 1962. The house has some original furnishings and memorabilia including photographs, citations given to Nelson Mandela, and the world championship belt given to Mandela by Sugar Ray Leonard
    Hotel Casino
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    Regina Mundi Church is the largest Roman Catholic church in South Africa it is referred to as “the people's church.” The church played a pivotal role as a gathering place before, during and after the anti-apartheid movement.
    Roman Catholic Church

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Airport in Johannesburg
  • O R Tambo International Airport ( JNB ) , Johannesburg
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