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Things to do in Joburg (Johannesburg)


I have been traveling here for some years and have been (over)actively been indulging in finding and experiencing touristy activities. I know for a fact, for which I am famous with my African friends, I have visited significantly more places than most of the locals :)

Things worth doing:

- Lion Park in Lanseria
- Crocodile Farm in Lanseria
- Cradle of Humankind
- Rhino and Lion Park near Maropeng
- Wondercaves near Maropeng
- Sterkfonteijn caves near Maropeng
- Monkey Sanctuary near Hartbeespoort
- Elephant Sanctuary near Hartbeespoort
- Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre near Brits
- Hartbeespoort Dam
- Pilanesberg
- Kwa Maritane near Pilanesberg (game watching hide)
- Sun City
- Kgaswane Reserve near Rustenburg
- Voortrekker Monument near Pretoria
- Groenkloof Reserve near Pretoria
- Krokodilberg Hike Trail near Hennops River
- Apartheidmuseum
- Nelson Mandela's House in Soweto
- Monte Casino in Fourways
- Molly Malone's bar in Fourways :) - a favorite..

And extending ths list everyime I travel here. Contact me at "christian. Protected content for more recommendations or suggestions. Also available for nightlife suggestions :)

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Updates on the night life:

- Cubana on Cedar Square (Fourways) - Latin bar/restaurant. Good food, nice music, mixed crowd ( Protected content )

- Movida on Rivonia Road (Sunninghill) - Fancy nightclub. Good theme events, great music, upper class crowd ( Protected content )

- Vacca Matta in Monte Casino (Fourways) - Fancy nightclub. Good overall atmosphere, lots of restaurants around, inside Monte Casino, upper class crowd ( Protected content )

- Parker's Comedy Club in Monte Casino (Fourways) - Great place, good laughs, very interesting performances ( Protected content )

- Molly Malone's on Forest Road (Fourways) - Irish Pub Plus. Everything from after work drinks to late night parties. Very good place to go ( Protected content ).

- Billy the Bum's in Pineslopes Shoppingmall (Fourways) - Good place, mixed crowd, depends on the day. Worth a visit ( Protected content )