6 days in Johannesburg & Polokwane Itinerary

6 days in Johannesburg & Polokwane Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
1
Johannesburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Polokwane
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Johannesburg

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Johannesburg: Pretoria (Kruger House Museum & Voortrekker Monument). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, view the masterpieces at I was shot in Joburg, find something for the whole family at Gold Reef City, and don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Johannesburg attractions planning site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Johannesburg. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Polokwane.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Sandton, Pretoria
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct ©
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct
Nelson Mandela Square ©
Nelson Mandela Square

2
nights
Polokwane

Polokwane ©
Polokwane, meaning "Place of Safety" in Northern Sotho, is a city in the Polokwane Local Municipality and the capital of the Limpopo province, South Africa. You've now added Polokwane Game Reserve to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): head outdoors with Polokwane, stroll through Polokwane Game Reserve, and then see the interesting displays at Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Haenertsburg Cemetery, then admire the natural beauty at Sequoia Gardens, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of the North.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Polokwane trip planner.

You can drive from Johannesburg to Polokwane in 3.5 hours. February in Polokwane sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Polokwane

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Haenertsburg
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:
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Mall of the North ©
Mall of the North
Polokwane ©
Polokwane
Sequoia Gardens ©
Sequoia Gardens

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