Things to do near
Johannesburg and surrounds
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling
Game Reserve in Dinokeng Game Reserve (87.1 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Dinokeng Game Reserve is home to free roaming Big 5, and at less than an hour’s drive, it’s just a hop and a skip away from Joburg and Pretoria. To experience the wild elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard up close, you will need to book a stay at one of the lodges.The sweeping grasslands are also the stomping grounds for a variety of...
Sandton (2.1 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Sandton City is regarded as the most glamorous international standard shopping mall in southern Africa. Here you can be sure to find an ubundance of sophisticated, Afro-cosmopolitan experiences from one-of-a-kind South African artworks to the latest shoes from Milan. There's also a plethora of restaurants, bars and even a hotel. Sandton City...
Game Reserve in Krugersdorp Game Reserve (30.8 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Krugersdorp Game Reserve is home to four of the Big 5 as well as hippo, giraffe, numerous antelope and prolific birdlife. Most visitors come here to check out the lions in their enclosure. There’s also a large bird aviary. The habitat is mostly grassveld with small dams and reed beds. Keen birders will be reaching for their binoculars to spot...
Bryanston (3.2 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Urban Market @ Bryanston takes place in the Fountain Court on the lower level of Bryanston Shopping Centre. This vintage inspired market brings an old school charm to a variety of artisan traders.
Urban Market @ Bryanston takes place every Friday from 09:00 - 16:00 and includes various entertainment for adults and children alike. You will easily...
Big Event Venues
Sandown (3.5 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Sandton Convention Centre is one of southern Africa’s most technologically advanced, multi-purpose convention venues.The twelve-storey building is designed to provide a range of convention, exhibition, meeting and special event space.Conveniently situated in the hub of Sandton's business, hotel and entertainment district, the centre offers easy...
Galleries and Museums
Sandton (3.6 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Opening in August 2012, the Peacemakers Museum presents an inspirational exhibition of Nobel Laureates, men and women from all corners of the globe who have dedicated their lives to make the world a better place.
The Nobel Laureates are an example to all of us that individuals can do extraordinary things, and that the decisions and actions we...
Galleries and Museums
Sandhurst (3.7 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Cape Town has the Winelands Route, KwaZulu-Natal has the Midlands Meander and now, Johannesburg has the Art Tour!
Stroll around with an art guide and meet over fifty South African artists – all in one hotel building. With Legacy's philosophy of supporting South African artists and naming their hotels for three of the greatest artists of all...
Sandton (3.7 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
This incredibly popular square with its impressive statue of Nelson Mandela is an awesome place to chill between frenetic bouts of shopping. Relax at one of the many surrounding restaurants, enjoy the sunshine, and watch open air performances and the passing traffic of people. The square incorporates a theatre, a library and is attached to the...
Sandown (3.9 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Situated in the heart of Sandton, The Blues Room is an upmarket nightclub and restaurant delivering up live blues, jazz, fusion, comedy, and sometimes even rock 'n' roll.
Bryanston (4.4 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Enjoy scrumptious homemade food, cheeses and baked items while browsing beautiful handcrafted items to take home as gifts.
The Bryanston Organic & Natural Market is Jozi's original outdoor market. Here the emphasis is on quality handcrafted goods, unique art and photography, clothing made from natural fibres, a deli filled with rich, wholesome...
Hyde Park (4.6 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
The personal-shopping service is tailored to the needs, taste and budget of the client.
Whether one is in need of a fashionable, trendy look for an event, a new professional look, an exceptional gift idea beautifully wrapped, or high-end home accessories, this mall offers the client the expertise of Allana Finley and Tracey Rosevear.
Randburg (4.7 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Brightwater Commons is the ideal family shopping destination, complete with over 60 stores, including restaurants, interior, fashion and gift stores.
A unique feature, the centre has a park-like setting with a large open outdoor area. One of the highlights of the centre is its' musical fountains, which operate from 19:30 to 20:30 on Mondays to...
Galleries and Museums
Rivonia (5.3 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Lilliesleaf Farm is an insightful and interactive museum experience. It was at Liliesleaf farm that the most prominent leaders of South Africa’s struggle against Apartheid sought shelter, attended meetings and debated political and military strategy. Some of these included Nelson Mandela, Govan Mbeki, Walter Sisulu, Ahmed Kathrada, Bram Fischer,...
Hyde Park (5.3 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Firehouse, Exclusive Gift and Accessories DestinationFirehouse is an exclusive retail destination store for gifts and décor accessories stocking a selection of local and some imported products with a preference for locally produced and organic wares. Bringing to consumers and corporations unique products produced in South Africa. “We adore the...
Sports Stadiums Clubs
Illovo (5.9 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Wanderers Cricket Stadium, recently renamed BIDVest Wanderers Stadium, is the premier cricketing stadium in South Africa.
Topnotch facilities and a seating capacity of 34 000 made it an ideal choice to host the 2003 ICC Cricket World Cup Final. In addition, it hosted the ICC World T20 Final, the IPL Final and is one of two venues for the ICC...