Johannesburg and Pretoria offer lots of interest for the overnight visitor with tours to Soweto, the Apartheid Museum, diamond mines & the Cradle of Humankind world heritage site. Nearby lies the malaria-free Pilanesberg Game Reserve...
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Johannesburg is the pulsating heart of South Africa's industrial and commercial life where gold mining still continues. Depending on your itinerary, you may need to stay a night or two here. We have a wonderful selection of Johannesburg hotels to choose from. Plus loads of interesting tours and excursions for a 1 or 2 night stay.
.There are some truly superb Johannesburg hotels in the leafy suburbs of Sandton and Rosebank. Or head to the neighbouring city of Pretoria. Or rural Magaliesberg to visit the Cradle of Humankind. ore detail on Johannesburg hotels, Pretoria and Magaliesberg.
Pretoria lies only 45 minutes drive north of Johannesburg. So can be used as an alternative overnight stay. Pretoria is famous for its historic sites including the Union Buildings. And also for its flowering jacaranda trees in springtime, when the city is blanketed with purple blossom. It’s also the starting point for the luxury trains of Rovos Rail and the Blue Train.
The beautiful hills of Magaliesberg lie only an hour's drive from Johannesburg. Visit the Cradle of Humanity World Heritage site of Sterkfontein caves & Maropeng. Or perhaps enjoy an early morning hot air balloon ride over the hills? The Elephant Sanctuary allows you to get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures. Whilst the Magaliesberg Canopy Tour offers a great eco-adventure.
Finally the Pilanesberg Game Reserve & adjacent Sun City offers a taste of an African safari. It offers malaria-free game viewing in open-top 4x4 vehicles. Close by the Sun City Resort offers plenty of action for families, keen golfers and sports enthusiasts. More detail on Pilanesberg and Sum City.
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