Things to Do in Melville

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Melville is a trendy bohemian suburb in Johannesburg, were you can wander streets lined with popular… Read More
Melville Koppies Nature Reserve Game Reserve

Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Game Reserve in Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Lace up your hiking boots and head out to explore the wild, rocky terrain of Melville Koppies Nature Reserve. This stunning natural setting is very accessible, as it lies right in the centre of Joburg.During spring the hills are sprinkled with small indigenous flowers and come winter, the grassy slopes turn golden. Panoramic views of Joburg’s...

Gordart Gallery

Gordart Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Melville (0.3 km from Melville)

Gordart Gallery is situated in Melville, Johannesburg. It aims to promote the artworks of newly graduated artists from art schools and universities and more established artists seeking representation in Gauteng. As a contemporary developmental gallery you will find a variety of artworks as well as ceramics. The gallery hosts different...

Things to do near Melville

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

Elephants at Dinokeng Game Reserve

Dinokeng Game Reserve

Game Reserve in Dinokeng Game Reserve (97.2 km from Melville)

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...

The Barnyard Theatre Cresta

The Barnyard Theatre Cresta

Galleries and Museums in Cresta (6.2 km from Melville)

Friendship, good food, wine and brilliant entertainment – the Barnyard Theatre in Cresta is where it all comes together. The first Barnyard Theatre started as a homely, rustic farm theatre in Plettenberg Bay where friends and family could be entertained and eat, drink and talk into the small hours of the morning. It proved to be such a winner...

Thompson Gallery

Thompson Gallery

Galleries and Museums in Melville (0.3 km from Melville)

Thompson Gallery was established in 1993 by Sally Thomspon and Jenny Stadler in the trendy suburb of Melville. The gallery showcases contemporary South African talent in the form of ceramics, oil on canvas, mixed media, charcoal, photography, sculpture, beadwork, jewelery, dry-point print, silk screening, etc. The gallery is not only a platform...

Melville Koppies Nature Reserve Game Reserve

Melville Koppies Nature Reserve

Game Reserve in Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (0.7 km from Melville)

Lace up your hiking boots and head out to explore the wild, rocky terrain of Melville Koppies Nature Reserve. This stunning natural setting is very accessible, as it lies right in the centre of Joburg.During spring the hills are sprinkled with small indigenous flowers and come winter, the grassy slopes turn golden. Panoramic views of Joburg’s...

Parkview Golf Course

Parkview Golf Course

Golf Courses in Rosebank (2 km from Melville)

18-hole parklands course. Par 73. 6571m

Zoo Lake

Zoo Lake

Popular Attractions in Parkview (3.1 km from Melville)

Zoo Lake is a large urban park, a favorite among Joburg residents and is the venue for the annual Jazz on the Lake and Carols by Candlelight events. It is also the monthly venue for the Artists under the Sun open-air art exhibition. Zoo Lake boasts the Coronation Fountain, a Johannesburg heritage symbol. The park is a popular spot for picnicking,...

Johannesburg Zoo

Johannesburg Zoo

Animal Parks in Parkview (3.5 km from Melville)

Johannesburg Zoo is a top attraction in Parkview, a leafy, upmarket northern suburb in Johannesburg. The zoo is internationally accredited and highly respected for its husbandry practices, which includes maintaining a high standard of animal welfare, nutrition and ethical conduct, ensuring the physical and psychological well- being of all...

Oriental Plaza Shopping Mall

Oriental Plaza Shopping Mall

Shops in Fordsburg (3.6 km from Melville)

This is the biggest Asian market shopping mall in Johannesburg, providing authentic goods at affordable prices. You'll find everything for everyone, from clothes to electronics, toys to produce. After some walking, take a relaxing break at one of the many restaurants on the plaza.

Museum Africa

Museum Africa

Galleries and Museums in Johannesburg (3.8 km from Melville)

Museum Africa displays the fascinating cultural history and ancient past of South Africa through a collection of San artwork, a photography museum, and life-like exhibitions of shanty towns and shebeens that demonstrate life in the townships and squatter camps of Soweto. The museum has a dedicated section displaying the documents from Nelson...

Joburg Theatre

Joburg Theatre

Galleries and Museums in Braamfontein (3.9 km from Melville)

The City of Gold's beloved theatre complex, now rebranded as The Joburg Theatre, houses four auditoria open to the public.The Mandela has a maximum seating capacity of 1,069. The Fringe is able to seat 251 and The Peoples is operated independently by Gill Girard and Keith Smith as the country's leading theatre for young children, offering seating...

Victory Park Shopping Centre

Victory Park Shopping Centre

Shopping Malls in Victory Park (4.2 km from Melville)

Newly revamped shopping centre, including a Pick n Pay, new large Woolworths, Mugg and Bean, Spur, Simply Asia, Mediterranean restaurant, hair, nails and beauty salons, a Barber, CNA, Postnet, Fables second hand book shop and a new Virgin Active Gym to name but a few.

Rosebank African Craft Market

Rosebank African Craft Market

Village Marketplaces in Rosebank (5 km from Melville)

A must-do for tourists and locals alike, the indoor African craft market at Rosebank Mall is a unique shopping destination. This social upliftment initiative grew out of the hawker trade and is now a bustling market renowned for quality exotic African artefacts. Here you’ll find unusual art and crafts from all over the African diaspora -...

Firehouse

Firehouse

Shops in Hyde Park (5.7 km from Melville)

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...

Hyde Park Mall

Hyde Park Mall

Shopping Malls in Hyde Park (6.1 km from Melville)

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. They will...

Cresta Shopping Centre

Cresta Shopping Centre

Shopping Malls in Cresta (6.3 km from Melville)

Cresta Centre is conveniently placed in the middle of the affluent residential suburbs between Sandton, Randburg and the Johannesburg CBD.The extensive, elegant mall features three levels – each one offering an extravagant assortment of contemporary products, services and entertainment.Upbeat and market driven, this proactive 33-year old shopping...