Top 21 Things to do in Johannesburg, South Africa

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3-Day Kruger Park Experience Tour
Escape the city and explore an unrivaled diversity of life at the world-renowned Kruger National Park. Discover the history and culture of one of the largest game reserves in Africa, hosting an impressive quantity of wildlife species and staggering rock... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Attractions, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

3 days

Free cancellation

$261
per Room

Apartheid Museum Half-Day Tour
Begin to understand the dark history of apartheid in 20th century South Africa with a visit to the world's pre-eminent museum on the subject. Learn about the 1948 National Party implementation of racial segregation and the years of abuse before... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$41
per Adult

Gold Reef City Half-Day Tour
Discover the secrets of the industry that built Johannesburg—gold mining. Gold Reef City amusement park brings fun for all ages, featuring thrilling rides, period costumes, and exciting live demos, combining entertainment with gold rush history on the site of a... Read More

Categories: Amusement Parks, Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$62
per Adult

Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Johannesburg is South Africa's wealthiest city and a thriving, happening, and cosmopolitan hub. Uncover the sights as you explore MuseuMAfricA, pass by the banking district, and absorb endless views of downtown and beyond with a visit to the "Top of... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$39
per Adult

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour
Cruise through Johannesburg from the open-air roof of 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... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tickets & Passes, Tours & Sightseeing

1 day

Free cancellation

$12
per Adult

Lesedi Cultural Village Half-Day Tour
Venture into the heart of South Africa and enjoy a unique experience at the Lesedi Cultural Village, which celebrated several traditional cultures of South African people. Learn about the tribes that compose the Rainbow Nation, enjoy plentiful authentic cuisine, and... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$109
per Adult

Pilanesberg Game Reserve Full-Day Tour
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... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$134
per Adult

Pretoria & Lesedi Cultural Village Full-Day Tour
Experience 2 sides of South Africa's heritage and gain insight to the country's incredible diversity—it's known as the Rainbow Nation for a region. Delve into the history and legacy of Pretoria, the administrative capital, and visit the Lesedi Cultural Village,... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$155
per Adult

Pretoria Half-Day Tour
Get your camera ready for this leisurely afternoon trip to South Africa's administrative capital. See the imposing Union Buildings, the presidential residence, the massive Voortrekker Monument, and the historic Kruger House. Visit the charming downtown with its stately buildings and... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$52
per Adult

Private Johannesburg City Tour
Explore the booming city of Johannesburg and the area close to City Hall and Newtown Cultural Precinct, a buzzed-about area that represents a transformation of the area surrounding the Market Theatre. It’s an ideal way to immerse yourself in the... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours

Free cancellation

$156
per Group

Private Minivan: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Johannesburg and Kruger National Park in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Johannesburg, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

5 hours

Free cancellation

$439
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Johannesburg - Pilanesberg
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Johannesburg and Pilanesberg in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Johannesburg, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$267
per Vehicle

Private Minivan: Johannesburg Airport (JNB)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Johannesburg International Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a minivan. For transfers to and from Johannesburg International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$73
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Johannesburg and Kruger National Park in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Johannesburg, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

5 hours

Free cancellation

$388
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Johannesburg - Pilanesberg
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Johannesburg and Pilanesberg in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Johannesburg, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

2 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$208
per Vehicle

Private Standard Car: Johannesburg Airport (JNB)
Enjoy convenient private transportation between Johannesburg International Airport and your hotel in the comfort of a standard car. For transfers to and from Johannesburg International Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

40 minutes

Free cancellation

$53
per Vehicle

Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve Full-Day Tour
Embrace the natural wonder of the African bush in this private game reserve, located in an area referred to as the "Cradle of Humankind. " This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to lions, wild dogs, and rhinos, and is... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours

Free cancellation

$93
per Adult

Small-Group Cycle Tour of Soweto
Experience the past and present of South Africa on this bike tour through the vibrant Soweto area of Johannesburg. Ride through Soweto’s historic streets, pick up a few local phrases and see the current developments and life today. Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$76
per Adult

Small-Group Jozi by Foot Walking Tour
See all that Johannesburg—the largest city in South Africa—has to offer on this walking tour to discover the best sights in this metropolis. With an expert local guide, your exploration teaches you about the city’s rich history and culture, both... Read More

Categories: Land Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

5 hours

Free cancellation

$50
per Adult

Soweto Township Tour with Mandela Museum
The sprawling township of Soweto is, for many, the heart of the nation. Visit Mandela's former home, the Hector Pieterson Memorial, and see Desmond Tutu's house. Discover a rich political history and glimpse into the life of a vibrant community,... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

4 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$41
per Adult

Sun City Full-Day Tour
Immerse yourself in South Africa's entertainment oasis, where you can spend a day gaming, taking part in sports and leisure activities, and exploring the grand hotels. From exciting water parks and splendid golf resorts to modern casinos and live shows,... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

10 hours

Free cancellation

$122
per Adult

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