5 Unmissable Day Trips from Johannesburg


Take a city tour of Johannesburg and you will quickly realize the city's most visited attractions have some connection to the apartheid era. However, the Gauteng Province has so much more to offer.

Make the most of your time in Joburg by including these great day trips from Johannesburg in your itinerary.

Safari at Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Each section of the park offers different vistas with unique rock formations, thick Acacia thickets, vast open grasslands and pockets of arid land.

Maropeng Visitors Centre

The visitors centre takes you on a journey through the evolution of humankind. There are some superb interactive exhibits for children and some exciting fossils and bones to see.

Nirox Sculpture Park

The sculptures range from contemporary perspex images to more traditional stone statues. Many are brightly coloured, and around every corner of the gardens, you’ll find something of interest to see.

Balloon Safaris across Magaliesburg

A hot air balloon safari doesn’t come cheap, but the experience will provide you with unforgettable memories.

Lesedi Cultural Village

The people are friendly and are always happy to answer any questions. You can also have your photograph taken alongside them in traditional dress.

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