Gauteng Travel Guide

 

Description

If money makes the world go round, Gauteng is one of its major axes. Meaning 'the place where the gold is' Gauteng is the economic powerhouse of Africa. It is South Africa's smallest, wealthiest and most frenetic province. Everything moves fast - cars zoom down the highways, people walk fast through the malls and offices, and new buildings spring up on the drab brown Highveld like so many glass and chrome mushrooms. The whole place buzzes with the energy of making money and spending money. Johannesburg and Gauteng are virtually synonymous but there's more to this province than the hectic Jozi. Pretoria is a laid back city with some lovely old buildings and a wealth of cultural attractions. The restored mining village of Cullinan is worth a visit for its lovely old buildings as well a mine tour and the opportunity to buy diamonds on site.

There are a number of small nature reserves where you could go for walk, or even a horse ride, and see some game. You could go hot air ballooning, paragliding or skydiving. Or take a flip in a vintage plane. A tour of the Cradle of Humankind, which is a world heritage site, offers a new way of looking at human history and prehistory.

Being such a small province, Gauteng is virtually a hub, with easy access to attractions in neighbouring provinces, most notably the Free State and North West Province.

In and Around

Accommodation near Gauteng

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

Sunward Park Guesthouse & Conference Centre
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from R700
1 night, 2 adults

Sunward Park Guesthouse & Conference Centre

Sleeps 42 Boksburg Guest House in Boksburg

Sunward Park Guesthouse is an absolute gem in Boksburg. Make this your place of choice to stay.

from R650
1 night, 2 adults

Lotus Blossom Accommodation

Sleeps 15 Irene Self-catering in Irene

Lotus Blossom is a 3 Star graded and AA Recommended bed and breakfast and self-catering establishmen...

from R530
1 night, 2 adults

The Cedars Bed and Breakfast

Sleeps 15 Clubview Bed and Breakfast in Clubview

The Cedars Bed and Breakfast is a newly established guest house located in Centurion offering guests...

Journey's Inn Africa
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from R490
1 night, 2 adults

Journey's Inn Africa

Sleeps 21 Kempton Park Guest House in Kempton Park

Journey's Inn Africa is a charming little lodge with a warm inviting atmosphere, offering true South...

from R400
1 night, 2 adults

Old House Bed and Breakfast

Sleeps 8 Krugersdorp Bed and Breakfast in Krugersdorp

Old House Bed and Breakfast is a charming establishment which provides its guests with affordable an...

from R900
1 night, 2 adults

@ The Willow Guest House

Sleeps 11 Bedfordview Guest House in Bedfordview

@ The Willow Guest House is a secluded haven just 12 km away from OR Tambo International Airport. It...

from R750
1 night, 2 adults

The Bird House Bed and Breakfast

Sleeps 15 Protea Ridge Guest House in Protea Ridge

The Bird House Bed and Breakfast is a beautiful five-bedroomed guest house situated in the Cradle o...

from R700
1 night, 2 adults

De Rust Guest House

Sleeps 8 Heidelberg Bed and Breakfast in Heidelberg

De Rust Guest House is situated on the outskirts of the historical town of Heidelberg. The Victoria...

from R550
1 night, 2 adults

Aviators Retreat

Sleeps 14 Noordheuwel Self-catering in Noordheuwel

Aviators Retreat offers guests fully furnished self-catering accommodation, resulting in an ideal ov...

from R400
1 night, 2 adults

All Are Welcome

Sleeps 12 Brakpan Self-catering in Brakpan

All Are Welcome is set in the border of three B cities namely Benoni, Boksburg and Brakpan, close to...

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