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Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Johannesburg (and vicinity), South Africa

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Discover the local area in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area as you check out popular sights like First National Bank Stadium and Museum Africa.

Things to do near Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Journey through South Africa’s social and cultural history as you examine the relics and artifacts contained in this fascinating museum complex.

From big cats and crocodiles to primates and farmyard animals, there’s an exciting collection of wildlife at this popular zoo.

Reflect on the impact and legacy of apartheid and learn about the contribution of Nelson Mandela and others to South Africa's new constitution.

Thrilling roller coasters, a 19th-century gold mine, cultural shows and a petting zoo provide entertainment for all ages at this popular theme park.

Visit the former home of Nelson Mandela to find artifacts and memorabilia relating to the life of South Africa’s most famous public figure.

Landscaped lawns set against a waterfall backdrop, colorful wildlife and cultural events make this one of Johannesburg’s  favorite public parks.

Experience the adventure of getting up close with Africa’s world-famous wildlife. Observe a pride of lions, walk with cheetahs and feed a giraffe.

Experience the life of an African village, learn about time-honored tribal customs, watch dance performances and sample traditional African cuisine. 

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Discover Johannesburg on a double-decker bus. With routes encircling historical sights and eclectic villages along the city’s outskirts, this hop-on hop-off tour gives you the flexibility to discover the rich cultural heritage of this vibrant city at your own pace.

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The township of Soweto, once a segregated area under apartheid, represents the heart of South Africa's 20th-century struggle against injustice. Uncover dark political history and glimpse into the life of a vibrant community as you visit key sites in Soweto's past and present.

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Venture out of Johannesburg for a day of discovery at Cradle of Humankind, the UNESCO site home to some of the world's oldest hominid fossils. Delve into paleontological mysteries at the world-famous Sterkfontein caves, and then spot wildlife as you cruise around the Lion and Safari Park.

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You will be transported from your hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria to the world famous Cullinan Diamond Mine. Visit the Cullinan Diamond Mine where a diamond of 3106 Carats were discovered in 1905.

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Spy on some of Pilanesberg's big game as you enjoy a guided safari across Pilanesberg National Park. Survey the game reserve as you dine on a light lunch, then head out in a Jeep with your professional guide and discover the array of animals and birds that live here.

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Enjoy these Kruger National Park 2 Days 1 night Magical Safari from Johannesburg. Get Closer to the big five with an opportunity to do a late evening and an early morning Safari. The morning Safari gives the opportunity to see the Cats coming from their hunting chores and Hyenas going back into their Caves and many more.

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