Best of Johannesburg Attractions & Luxury Tours, South Africa
South Africa’s Largest and Most Vibrant City
Affectionately referred to as Jo’burg or Jozi, Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city and economic hub, and it is a vibrant place to visit. Built around booming gold fields that were discovered in the 1880s, Johannesburg is a contrast of economic and ethnic diversity.
During your stay in Johannesburg, visit the Emmarentia Dam and adjoining Botanic Gardens where a variety of water sports can be enjoyed, as well as tranquil, wooded walkways for relaxation and reflection.
Take a guided tour through Soweto, a group of south western townships that has become quite a popular destination for world travelers, where you can get a taste of African city life and browse through the Apartheid Museum.
Head to the city center and discover the traditional and cultural wonders of vibrant Newtown, the Market Theater precinct and the Museum of Africa, or explore Johannesburg Planetarium in Milner Park. Then pamper yourself with message, flotation and other spa therapies at the Cloud 9 Spa in Craighall Park.
Venture outside of Johannesburg and participate in safaris at Kruger National Park and other game reserves located in the Lowveld region. Experienced and knowledgeable guides will lead you to fascinating viewings of the famous Big Five of lions, buffalos, elephants, leopards and rhinos, as well as other incredible creatures that roam the reserves.
Special Culinary Experiences
Auberge Michel – For high end dining at its best, visit Auberge Michel, the first South African five star winner of the Tourism Grading Council. Choose from a French and Italian menu and excellent wine list.
Browns of Rivonia – Best known for its incredible wine cellar, Browns also serves wonderful accompanying dishes in either a warm dining room or outdoor patio setting.
Chefs in Motion – Located in the Lonehill Shopping Center, this amazing restaurant allows you to watch professional chefs in action which work their magic from a central, transparent area.
Ashanti Hotel – Centrally located, the Ashanti is one of the lovely 5 star luxury hotels in Johannesburg. Not only will you enjoy designer decorated suite apartments and excellent service, but the Ashanti is conveniently positioned to nearby African cultural and historical sites and an exciting nightlife.
D´Oreale Grande Emperors Palace – The Emperors Palace is a plush hotel, casino and convention resort located next to the OR Tambo International Airport. Luxury accommodations, exciting gaming activities, international dining pleasure and first class entertainment are the marks of this exclusive establishment.
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