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Departure Thu, 10 Oct Return Thu, 17 Oct
LHR London
JNB Johannesburg
return from £401
Departure Mon, 07 Oct Return Mon, 14 Oct
MAN Manchester
JNB Johannesburg
return from £430
Departure Mon, 30 Sep Return Fri, 11 Oct
HRE Harare
JNB Johannesburg
return from £208
Departure Mon, 23 Sep Return Fri, 27 Sep
DUR Durban
JNB Johannesburg
return from £65
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Travelling to Johannesburg

Johannesburg Attractions

Johannesburg (affectionately referred to as "the city of gold", Joburg or Jozi) is a cosmopolitan metropolis and the second largest city in Africa. A major business and cultural hub in South Africa, this diverse city is teeming with culture, a fast developing art scene, entertainment and attractions. So whether you are looking for vibrant cultural hot spots, want to see gleaming architectural marvels, or to unwind and learn about the city's multi-layered past, visitors will find that Johannesburg offers something to suit all tastes and experiences that will create unforgettable memories that are bound to last a lifetime.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Within this sprawling mega-city, there are endless things to see and do on a Joburg break. You can visit the city's countess galleries and funky art scene, go to see top quality theatre shows, splash some cash in the shopping malls or learn about the city's fascinating history that was built on gold mining. With so much to see and do, you'll be left wanting more.

On a trip to Johannesburg be sure to:

  • Visit the thought-provoking Apartheid Museum and learn about South Africa's struggle for freedom
  • Walk up to Constitution Hill and gain insight into South Africa's tumultuous history
  • Be transported back to the gold rush days at Gold Reef City
  • Spend the day in Soweto (Southwestern Townships) and visit the Mandela House Museum
  • Admire one of the biggest collections of African art at the Johannesburg Art Gallery
  • See a play at the Market Theatre, one of Johannesburg's major cultural venues
  • Take a side trip to Pilanesberg Game Reserve for some exhilarating big game spotting
  • Shop till you drop in the many shopping centres, markets and African arts and craft centres
  • Visit a traditional tribal village and witness local dance and song
  • Embrace the city's melting pot of cultures by tasting food from all over the world
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Johannesburg Airports

Travellers flying to Johannesburg will land at Johannesburg Airport (also known as O. R. Tambo International Airport). It is the busiest airport in South Africa and on the African continent, handling on average around 19 million passengers each year.

  • O. R. Tambo International Airport

    Top Carriers

    A number of airlines operate flights to Johannesburg including: South African Airways, British Airways ,which has been recognized as one of the Top 15 airlines in the world, according to eDreams Best Airlines study 2016, and Cathay Pacific.

    Location

    Johannesburg Airport is located in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, approximately 13 miles from the city centre.

    Transportation

    The easiest way to get to Johannesburg city centre from the airport is to take a taxi, which wait just outside the Arrivals Hall. There are also local bus services available from outside the domestic and international terminals. Additionally, there is a new rail link that connects the airport to some destinations and suburbs in the city.

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