3 days in Johannesburg Itinerary

3 days in Johannesburg Itinerary

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Johannesburg
— 2 nights

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nights
Johannesburg

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Kids will enjoy National Zoological Gardens of South Africa and BOUNCE Inc. Step out of Johannesburg to go to Pretoria and see Union Buildings, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Johannesburg Zoo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Johannesburg trip itinerary planning tool.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are O R Tambo International and Pilanesberg International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Pretoria, BOUNCE Inc, Monte casino bird park
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Safaris
Johannesburg Zoo ©
Johannesburg Zoo
National Zoological Gardens of South Africa ©
National Zoological Gardens of South Africa

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