7 Things to do in Africa’s most visited City – Johannesburg.
1. Experience Township life on two wheels.
Experience township life on two wheels with a bicycle tour through Alexandra. Uncover a world of township cuisine, craft beers and local culture while discovering heritage sites around Alexandra including the schooling system, Nelson Mandela’s home and a local shebeen.
2. Visit an African Flea Market
See and buy beautiful craftwork from all over Africa including pieces from Zimbabwe, Namibia and the Congo.
3. Visit the Apartheid Museum
The Apartheid Museum tells a story of the triumph of the human of the human spirit over adversity and oppression. The museum has been conceptualized by a multi-disciplinary team of curators, film-makers, historians and designers.
4. Visit the Constitution Hill.
Nowhere can the story of South Africa’s turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as it is at Constitution Hill. This National Heritage site has witnessed over a century of South Africa’s history. From soldiers who fought in the Anglo Boer war at the turn of the century, political prisoners, and resistors to the repressive apartheid regime, the youth caught up in the Soweto Uprising, to the dawn of democracy, Constitution Hill has witnessed it all. The site was injected with a new meaning and energy when it was chosen in the mid 1990s as the site for the new Constitutional Court. Today Constitution Hill is a city precinct managed by Blue IQ and JDA and anchored by the South African Constitutional Court, the highest court in the country on constitutional matters.
5. Visit the Elephant Sanctuary
The Elephant Sanctuary – South Africa – has three African Elephant Sanctuaries across three provinces in Southern Africa. The Elephant Sanctuary, started in 1999, grew from five elephants to a total of twelve African Elephants (Loxodonta Africana). These Elephants have been domesticated through positive reinforcement animal management principles, and as a result, provide us with the unique opportunity to interact with them. Visitors are taken on a journey into the world of the African elephant and are guided through an unforgettable experience with these magnificent creatures.
6. Tee off at Houghton Golf Club
Steeped in tradition, Houghton Golf Club is one of South Africa’s premier golfing venues. The course has a proud history as a championship facility having hosted no fewer than eight SA Open events, the first of which took place in 1951. The course too has been the chosen venue for the prestigious Alfred Dunhill Championship.
7. Shop the world in Johannesburg.
Johannesburg is a shopper’s paradise where you will find everything that you need. With a variety of high end shopping malls that stock international designs to pick from you are spoilt for choice. Sandton City with over 401 leading local and international retailers, Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square are a tour de force – one-of-a-kind premier fashion and lifestyle destination, giving you plenty reasons to Come to the City of Johannesburg.