Attractions

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Attractions

Things to do in Johannesburg when visiting Tladi Lodge Hotel in Sandton.

The ultimate shopping experience in a world of its own, at Sandton City there is something for everyone from the adventurous to the discriminating, the trendy to the discerning. Sandton City is the destination where international shoppers feel at home and local shoppers get away from it all.

The ultimate shopping experience in a world of its own, at Sandton City there is something for everyone from the adventurous to the discriminating, the trendy to the discerning. Sandton City is the destination where international shoppers feel at home and local shoppers get away from it all.

This is an essential trip for anyone interested in the Miracle of Transformation that is South Africa.

Constitution Hill is the new home of the Constitutional Court, the protector of our basic rights and freedoms. Constitution Hill is also the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.

“To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Nelson Mandela.

Sterkfontein is one of the world’s most productive and important palaeoanthropological sites. It is the place where the very fist adult ape-man was found by Dr Robert Broom in 1936.

The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Maropeng means “returning to the place of origin” in Setswana, the main indigenous language in this area of South Africa. The Cradle of Humankind is an easy drive of about an hour from Johannesburg or Pretoria. Our ancestors have lived in this area for more than 3-million years. By coming here, you are coming to the birthplace of humanity. Welcome home!

Over the decades, the cableway entertained countless visitors from around the world, giving them a bird’s-eye view of the Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounds. Apart from delighting visitors with thrilling cable car rides, the cableway also became a popular paragliding destination.

38 charming shops. Set in a natural environment Offering a wide range of African arts & crafts, novelties & curios, leatherware, ceramics, glassware, cosmetics & toiletries, jewellery, furniture (including wrought-iron & sleeper), imported & local clothing, plus a second-hand book shop Specialist crafts include sandblasting on glass and goldsmithery We even boast a food emporium Pick A Pancake Roof Top Coffee Shop.

While visiting Johannesburg, why not spend a half or full-day with us on an exciting and unique adventure into our own distant past!? We offer groups the rare opportunity to tour some of the world’s most important and richest pre-human fossil sites. These include the sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans and Drimolen.

Johannesburg Lion Park: among the more unusual game parks in the region is a 200 ha lion reserve that features more than 60 lion – and the population is growing. Visitors drive along a (one-way) winding road through the game area, where they may see black wildebeest, gemsbok, impala, blesbok, zebra and ostrich.

The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre –  The Cheetah Centre in South Africa was established in 1971, initially as a cheetah breeding project and the Centre has during the past 40 years bred over 800 cheetah cubs.  Various conservation projects have been initiated since its inception which also includes a successful African wild dog breeding programme.

The LESEDI dancers take you to the heart beat of Africa Visit the traditional villages of the Zulu, Ndebele, Sotho, Pedi and Xhosa. “Nyama Choma” – The Greatest African Feast. Sample traditional dishes from around the African continent. Daily and evening shows. The families of LESEDI invite you to overnight in their comfortable traditional guest huts with private bathrooms. LESEDI offers the best of first world conference facilities in peaceful bushveld surroundings close to Johannesburg.

“I’ve seen elephant in the wild – but only at a distance. They seem gigantic and yet so gentle ….. I’d like to know more about these fascinating animals.”

CITY LIFE has its rewards, especially at night, but inevitably the fast-paced, highly stressed, lives of those living in the city catch up with them. It is only then that the recharging powers of nature will do.

Welcome to the new Johannesburg Zoo’s website. Parts of this website are still being constructed. We would really appreciate your comments on this site.

Africa’s Greatest Theme Park Created Around An Authentic 19th Century Gold Mine With Underground Tours, Gold Pouring, Historical Exhibits, Restaurants, A Victorian Hotel and A Casino With 1600 Machines And 60 Tables.

Welcome to Gauteng, Place of Gold – the economic powerhouse of the Southern African region and home to Africa’s greatest cities. From the vibrant metropolis of Soweto, through dynamic Johannesburg, City of Gold to the tree-lined diplomacy of Pretoria, Gauteng is a cosmopolitan, multicultural mix of people from all walks of life, from all four corners of the world.

Something really different. It’s sunrise. Picture yourselves sipping champagne as you float high above the majestic Magaliesbergs in a hot air balloon just 50km from Sandton and Johannesburg’s northern suburbs.

Leisure complex designed like an Italian village, housing a casino, 2 theaters, cinemas and a mall.