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Adventure Activities Johannesburg

The city of Johannesburg is known for its brilliant cityscape and impressive choice of exciting things to do in Johannesburg; there is much to do here. Whether it is a local or a tourist, the city offers many things to do and enjoy. With abundant markets, street shops, local stores, restaurants, museums, safari parks and historical sights, one will never run out of things to do in Johannesburg South Africa.  The best of the city comes with an impressive choice of museums that offer the history of the city, various markets to purchase things, clubs to enjoy the night and pleasant weather to find the best of the city.

Shopping in Johannesburg

Wondering the correct answer to, “Johannesburg, what to do here?” then shopping is the best thing for you to do. With many markets, shopping malls and branded stores, the city offer one the correct chance to purchase just about anything here. From traditional South African things to purchase to various types of modern crafts, textile choices and unique objects, there is much to find and explore here.

Nightlife in Johannesburg

Looking for couples activities in Johannesburg or a way to enjoy with one’s significant other, then the city is dotted with various clubs, bars and various high-end places for parties and nightlife. Johannesburg is one of the primary cities where nightlife is enjoyed at its best. One can find the correct way of finding their way through the city and enjoying the city’s nightlife. Furthermore, various clubs enjoy visits from DJs and other musicians, which adds to the experience.

Things to Do in Johannesburg

The city is filled with various points of interest for all kinds of tourists and various people. One can enjoy the city at its best by simply taking a trip to some of the most known places or exploring some of the best things to do in Johannesburg. Here are some interesting things to do in the city:

Montecasino Bird Garden: Looking for free things to do in Johannesburg, then join the Montecasino Rewards Programme. Enjoy the exhibit of various exotic birds. This place offers various birds and offers you a view of some exotic animals as well. Apart from offering a view of various birds, this garden offers a view of sloths, the longest snake in the world and a frog room! Find your way to this garden to do something different.

Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens: Looking for some fun activities in Johannesburg that will help one get close to nature? Then the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens is the place for you. One can take a self-guided tour of the JCI Geological Trail, or simply enjoy the garden.

Acrobranch: It is one of those places which allows one to enjoy their time. Go back to the branches, test your physical and mental agility and the make the most of this place. Travel through the trees and find a great time here!

Bike Tours: The city is sprawling with various biking trails. With the correct equipment, one can go past the silent mountain, and the enjoy the city sights on wheels. Furthermore, these biking trails help one do something unusual here.

Bungee Jumping: Looking for a thrill? Well, get to the Orlando Towers is a Soweto landmark to find an adrenaline gushing bungee jumping session.

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Delta Park In Johannesburg

One of the best places in Johannesburg for kids and teens happens to be the Delta Park. Delta Park in Johannesburg is one of the largest parks for recreation and having fun in South Africa. This pleasant park is located on Craighall Road, Victory Park, Gauteng right near the suburbs of Blairgowrie and Victory Park.  The bea...

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Nelson Mandela Square In Johannesburg

Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg is one of the largest public areas and retail complex, not only in Johannesburg or South Africa, but in the entire continent of Africa. The square is a popular gathering space in the city for casual evening strolls, coffee shop meet-ups or window shopping. There are a host of options ...

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    Vidhan Khanna

    Mumbai

    Vidhan's 11 days trip to Johannesburg

    It was a troubled trip with respect to service of the agent since day 1. Attention to detail to itenary was very poor. First they were denying many inclusion but on closer scrutiny of the itenary they finally relented. Second there was lots of errors regarding to hotel and dates. I had to check each and every voucher they provided and it used to be wrong on couple of occasions. Had to get them rectified. Also had to chase them for vouchers till the last minute inspite of repeated reminders. They never even told about baggage allowance of internal flights and tried to play fraud on each point. It was my honeymoon and not once in South Africa and Seychelles was there any honeymoon decoration and goodies. Cab from Cape town to Kynsna was cancelled last minute and they arranged 1 at the nth hour delaying my program by 2 hrs. Over all the agency lacks a clear intent and is very deceptive

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    Harshit Kumar

    Bengaluru

    Harshit's 5 days trip to Johannesburg

    Thanks a lot Aditya for your help and availability whenever needed during and even before the trip. The itinerary was apt and clear to enjoy the best places in South Africa in optimal price. Everything

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    Smrity Agrawal

    Delhi

    Smrity's 9 days trip to Johannesburg

    Traveled to South Africa ( Johannesburg, Kruger and Cape Town ) with my husband for 8 nights and 9 days. We decided to not have our trip planned by a local travel agent so got to travel triangle. The trip was planned exactly according to our requirements and pocket. We flew from Air Mauritius both the ways and both of us being vegetarians our meals were pre booked which made it hassle free for us. Our stay in Johannesburg was just for a night. It was booked in holiday inn, a decent accommodation for a night, fooding is a little problem as you can’t go out late in the night and hotel doesn’t have much to offer. Next day from Johannesburg to nelspruit (MQP) and there we were booked private transfer which was really good. Booked e-coaches which had clean vehicle and friendly drivers to drive you to your destination. We stayed 2 nights in Mejajane river lodge. The lodge is beautiful with a private game reserve. Mind you it has a lot to offer you and will not be a disappointment, but again the food was little problem. After two nights we shifted to another lodge for a day. Grand Kruger lodge is a beautiful lodge with friendly staff but the arrangement for Kruger National park game drive was not upto mark. We sort of faced racism there. From there we flew for Cape Town , a beautiful city- love at first sight. Our tour was book on private basis so we were really impressed by our tour guide + driver Mr. Nigel. Good guy with good knowledge. We stayed in Inn on the square which again was a decent accommodation. Over all the trip was a success with very few goof ups. We really had a good time.

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    Sadia Siddique

    Chennai

    Sadia's 10 days trip to Johannesburg

    As per our request we were given 3/4 star accomodations to every place that we went . The hotels suggested were actually very nice and met our expectations. They provided what we were looking for . Food provided also was very nice . Transfers: Since we opted for ( as suggested by Mrs.shalini) self drive to most places .. The transfers at required places was nice and comfortable. The Hospitality of the Tour's in charge was nice and they were on time everywhere . Right from the pick up to drop and they were informative too. Travel agents : They did a good job and were welcoming In terms of clearing our doubts on time and providing references. Over all : They did a very fine job in making our trip very memorable and comfortable.. We are looking to book more trips through you in the near future

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    SETU SUNIL

    Mumbai

    Setu's 11 days trip to Johannesburg

    SA was one great destination and we really took many great memories back with us!The stays and few guides were really nice, except few.. but overall good experience, good place and fun! Travel agent tried his best and gave everything as per our requirements.. sometimes due to miscommunication or mismanagement things got off track a little but then Manoj helps out for everything and tried to give better be it stay or tour or anything.. Only Communication sometimes was missing! Otherwise overall it was very good and good experience booking travel through MK holidays..!! Manoj helps out every which way he can to make your trip memorable! He will somehow get the deal done!

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    Sharad

    Bengaluru

    Sharad's 9 days trip to Johannesburg

    Overall the trip was good...but can be made more enjoyable such as hotel in Capetown can be provided near beaches or on mountains ,in kynsna cruise can be made private that could have been great. Flight tickets name should be correct.

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    Santosh Majumdar

    Bangalore

    Santosh's 14 days trip to Johannesburg

    Hotels were very nice but Hotels staff were not. It seems they are not very happy with Indians around. Cab Driver were extremely good. Extremely happy with their services. Travel Agent was good. But there was multiple miscommunications. Due to that we missed out on few things like - Blyde River Canyon tour, Vineyard Tour, We couldn't spend much time on Franchoek aswell. Many memorable memories. Right from the start. Kruger was amazing spotted big 5 multiple times, amazing experience. Beautiful landscapes of Johannesburg & amazing small towns. Knysna was again amazingly beautiful, Waterfront as beautiful, Congo caves, Ostrich farm was amazing. Bungee Jumping was a thrilling experience. Beautiful Town of Franchoek was amazing. Another thrilling experience of Shark Cage dive, exiting one. Then trip to capetown & amazing 12 apostles were great. Beautiful landscapes & sea & food. Loved every bit of this country. Beautiful & Thrilling South Africa

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    Hikritijain

    Delhi

    Hikritijain's 11 days trip to Johannesburg

    One of the best travel planners I came across. Perfect plans as per customized requirement. Had a wonderful South Africa trip planned by them. Definitely recommended for any kind of tour you are planning for.!!

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    Jimit Shah

    Mumbai

    Jimit's 10 days trip to Johannesburg

    The trip was amazing. Our tour co-ordinator Besten Tours had everything arranged for us and all of it was arranged at the right spot and at right time. Not only Manoj from MK Holiday was available 24*7 for us. Thanks to him and Travel Triangle Team. Our trip was memorable.

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    Abhinav Dhawan

    Mumbai

    Abhinav's 9 days trip to Johannesburg

    we booked our south africa trip from Mk holiday , thinking that it's got most of the bookings for SA from Travel triangle only later to find out how wrong we were. there is a serious lack in the pro activeness from the agent/TT , i had to personally follow up on each & every thing from them, despite the follow there we so many goof ups that happened from their end. Be assured that if you book from him it's not going to be a pleasant experience & be prepared to follow up every day for tickets & vouchers to be send to you, which by the way you've already paid for in advance. below i'll list down the good & the bad for the trip in detail Good 1. Good deal which would fit in your budget & probably offering the best rates. 2. the drivers that take you around are decent, but not that knowledgeable, they would be more like just drivers & not exactly tour guides, so be really sure of what you wanna do & research properly if booking with them Bad 1. Hotel & voucher are shared only like 2-3 days before your trip - we had booked our trip well in advance i.e. 6 months, but still all our bookings happened at the last minute just two days before our departure 2. On arrival at Joburg we were supposed to do a city tour as per the itinerary, but the same was not booked in advance & arrangements were made after we arrived at the hotel, a total mess of a welcome to the trip!! 3. All the rooms booked will be the cheapest ones, & very small, horrible was the room booked for us in cape town, it was a room which had a toilet inside it, without any partition & extremely small - we eventually had to request the hotel to upgrade us to a better room, which they were able to do the next day as they had vacant rooms available, else we might have had to change our hotels by paying extra 4. doesn't suggest a proper itinerary for e.g. Tsitsikamma National Park is really beautiful & one can take one night stay in the park to experience it better, but nothing of such was ever suggested by him. another such eg. we could have ideally stayed back in George while returning from outdshoorn/cango rather than going to knysna all the way & travel to capetown the next day while again passing from george on the way 5. probably the biggest goof up of the trip was that he forgot to book our hotel in capetown for the entire duration of our stay i.e. out of the 4 nights we had in capetown, hotel stay was only done for 3 nights & despite frantically calling him about it, he assured that he'll do the stay for the 4 night , to which he obviously couldn't as the hotel was completely booked for that night. 6. Lastly, the entire was filled with uncertainty about tours, driver details, & most importantly the room booking for the last day. i would really suggest not to book your trip with them as it's really not worth it that you being on vacation are being stressed about things & eventually end up spoiling your trip.

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    Among many other things, Johannesburg is especially known for its past of gold mining, followed by the era of Apartheid and then of late because of its sporting arenas and tourism options.

    English is the official language and is spoken and understood at large. The Afrikaans language is also present, derived from Dutch and Flemish.

    Gold Reef City, Cradle of Humankind, Apartheid Museum and Mandela House are some of the places you must visit in Johannesburg.

    It is better to hire guides to get a clearer idea of the cultural, social and political history of the city.

    There are more than 30 flights every day from Cape Town to Johannesburg, which is the fastest means of travelling. There are bus, car and train routes as well. This is quite a popular commute, so no need to worry about transportation.

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