popular tours - JOHANESSBURG, SOUTHAFRICA
Gold Reef City is a large amusement park in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Located on an old gold mine, the park is themed around the gold rush on the Witwatersrand. There is a museum dedicated to gold mining on the grounds where it is possible to see a gold containing ore vein and see how real gold is poured into barrels. There are many attractions at Gold Reef City, not the least of which are water rides and roller coasters. The live shows of Idols South Africa are filmed live in the “Hippodrome”, a large auditorium based in the park.
Soweto is the biggest settlement area in South Africa, on the Western part of Johannesburg.
At the settlement, visitors are taken through the Diepkloof Extension, Hostels, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Bara Taxi rank, Squatter Camps, Freedom Square and Regina Mundi Catholic Church. You will also have an opportunity to do the tour of Hector Pieterson Memorial and Mandela House.
Johannesburg is a booming city and the area close to City Hall and Newtown Cultural Precinct has completely transformed the Market Theatre and surrounds forming the heart of urban revival
Visit Museum Africa which records the continent’s past when the first civilizations thrived. The tour also passes through the Banking district, the Magistrate’s Court, the Supreme Court, the “top of Africa” at the Carlton Centre from where you would have endless views over Johannesburg. Drive through some of the most picturesque and avant-garde suburbs in the country before returning to your hotel.
Experience African Culture at its best- a Zulu warrior dance combined with other ethnic traditional dances
See the colorful huts of the Ndebele tribe adjacent to those of the Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi and Sotho. Enjoy a pan African feast with delicacies from north, east and southern Africa.
See the fascinating Voortrekker Monument, a massive granite structure built to honor the early pioneers Church Square, surrounded by several historically and architecturally significant buildings, the City Hall, State Theatre & Opera House and the Union Buildings which form the official seat of the South African government and also house the offices of the President of SouthAfrica
The Apartheid Museum is one of the most interesting museums in South Africa.
This museum is filled with all the history and diversity of the past including all the Apartheid elements that formed South African into what it is today. The museum is a beacon of hope showing the world how South Africa is coming to terms with its oppressive past and working towards a future that all South Africans can call their own.
Sun City – situated in the Bushveld of South Africa’s North West Province, is surrounded by the imposing mountains of the Pilanesberg, which draw thousands of visitors each year to its four top-quality hotels, magnificent sporting and recreational facilities including 2 world class golf courses and the magical Lost City water park – The Valley of Waves Water World. Sun City has dazzled the international community with its glamorous casinos, gourmet restaurants, extensive sports facilities & star-studded spectaculars.
Absorb the beauty of nature with the morning spent game viewing in the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve- a Big Five reserve.
After the relaxing morning you will proceed to Sun City for an afternoon at leisure to sample the activities at “The Kingdom of Pleasure”. Enjoy the casino, Valley of Waves Water World, Swimming pools and the Lost City
The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is a privately owned, non-subsidised game reserve, covering approximately 1100 hectares on the typical highveld of Gauteng.
T he reserve is situated in the “Cradle of Humankind”, a declared World Heritage Site, about 40 km north-west of Johannesburg and 60 km west of Pretoria. You will be collected from your hotel in Johannesburg for a short drive to the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. With over 600 head of game, this is the perfect setting for admiring nature on your doorstep. More than thirty species of game, including three of the big five can be viewed from the comfort of your closed touring vehicle. Also visit the Wondercave and have the opportunity to have your photo taken with a lion cub