Just over 100 years ago, the economic and industrial centre of South Africa today was an endless untouched savannah. This changed very fast when the first gold was found in 1886.Read More...
Gold Reef City...This entertainment complex is essentially a theme park full of thrill rides, but was designed to be a re-creation of Victorian Johannesburg during the gold-rush era...Read More...
Sun City and the Palace of the Lost City...Situated in the Bojanala region of the North West Province, the 'Las Vegas' of South Africa is one of the largest adult entertainment centres in the world...Read More...
O R Tambo International Airport, Johannesburg's International Airport (JNB) is the most frequented airport on the African continent and the most important hub of South Africa.Read More...
Johannesburg Climate and Weather
Johannesburg enjoys a very favourable climate, dry and sunny all year round. Between October and April the city experiences heavy afternoon thunderstorms with downpours of rain that disappear as quickly as they arrive...Read More...
If you haven't burnt up all your energy during the day exploring the city, Johannesburg offers a range of happening nightclubs and cocktail bars with live music and DJs spinning beats. Here is a selection, from hardcore dance spots to more laidback venues.Read More...
Johannesburg Golf Courses
Johannesburg Golf Courses...Read More...
Johannesburg, the heart and hub of Gauteng, is a sprawling metropolis that encompasses city centre, commercial districts, colourful townships and upmarket residential areas. It is the financial and industrial capital of South Africa and was founded in the heydays of one of the world's biggest and richest gold rushes - earning it the name of Egoli meaning 'place of gold'.
Johannesburg is the gateway to the rest of South Africa with most international flights touching down at Johannesburg International Airport. The upmarket residential and commercial centre of Sandton with its designer malls and boutiques is only 30 minutes away as is the bustling township of Soweto, the largest township in the country encompassing 26 individual townships with living accommodation ranging from shacks to mansions.
Gold Reef City is one of Johannesburg's most popular tourist attractions and centres on a mining village recreated around an old mine shaft where visitors can experience real mining conditions underground and watch gold being poured.
From nightlife and theatre to wining and dining, outdoor adventure, extreme sports and shopping, shopping, shopping Johannesburg is loud, bold and vibrant with something for everyone.
Johannesburg in South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, with more than 3 million people calling this bustling metropolis home. Joburg, or Jozi as some prefer to call it, offers visitors an experience as unique and diverse as the city itself. Whether you are on business, in search of a cultural encounter, an adrenaline rush or simply want to relax and unwind for a few days, the city of Johannesburg has everything you’re looking for and more!
There are many things that are unique to Johannesburg. It features a distinct street entrepreneurship, and motorists can buy things from vendors selling goods at traffic lights, as in many other developing-world cities.
With around 6 million trees, Johannesburg is most likely the world's largest man-made urban forest. The city is certainly one of the greenest in the world, considering that the natural landscape is savannah.
The weather is generally regarded as excellent; temperatures reach the mid-30s Celsius (95°F) in the summer months (Dec-Feb) with little to no wind and with occasional, spectacular afternoon thunderstorms. Temperatures in winter can drop into single digits but snow is extremely rare.