With wealth built on gold, a Luxury Johannesburg holiday is a lively, affluent and cosmopolitan experience, offering the visitor a tempting array of superb restaurants, bustling world-class shopping centres and elegant designer boutiques - yet it is also fresh and breezy with golf courses, botanical gardens and well-manicured parks dotted among its modern amenities.
Explore the cultural hub, Newtown where there is an abundance of galleries, museums and bars. Take a trip to the theatre or to the Apartheid Museum, a must-see offering a sobering reminder of the city's past.
Visit other popular attractions including Constitution Hill and the Johannesburg Zoo, which is home to the 'big five'. As the sun sets on this vibrant city take the opportunity to soak up the relaxed vibe inside the many world-class restaurants and bars.
With easy connections to the Blue Train and Rovos Rail, the city is the gateway to the whole of Southern Africa, including the world-famous Kruger National Park.
Did you know...
- Johannesburg is one of the few major cities in the world not located on a body of water.
- At 6000 ft above sea-level, it is one of the world's highest altitude cities.
- Johannesburg is one of the few major cities world-wide where the high quality potable tap water is safe to drink.
- Johannesburg boasts the world's largest man-made forest of cultivated trees. Not bad for a city which started life as a mining town on a dusty, treeless and windswept plain in 1886!