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GAUTENG

PULSING AND VIBEY CITY

The cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria offer a window into South Africa’s past and present. Johannesburg is the commercial hub of South Africa, offering a pulsing, vibey city with shopping opportunities, theatres, museums and markets.

The sprawling suburb of Soweto offers a fascinating look into the past combined with a passion for the present. The popular Soweto Tour offers a unique cultural experience visiting the previous homes of 2 Nobel Prize winners.

The city of Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa, with the elegant government buildings and the purple jacaranda trees.

 

A visit to the cradle of Humankind in the Magaliesberg region is a must for those interested in history and archeology.

GAUTENG FAST FACTS

SEASONS IN GAUTENG
Gauteng is a year round destination, with thundershowers in summer and beautiful winter days, but cold at night.
CLOSEST AIRPORTS :
Johannesburg
LANGUAGE SPOKEN :
English
CURRENCY :
South African Rand

HIGHLIGHTS OF GAUTENG

  • The Apartheid Museum, a must visit for anyone wanting to understand the South African apartheid struggle
  • A visit to the township of Soweto – the only place on earth where two Nobel Peace Prize winners lived on the same street
  • The fascinating Cradle of Humankind and Sterkfontein caves
  • Gold Reef City – a reflection of the gold rush era which was the starting point of this great city. A theme park offers a glimpse of the once gold mining town and a chance to explore a disused gold mine
  • The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
  • The Lesedi Cultural Museum which reflects some of the different cultural tribes in South Africa
  • Explore the quaint mining town of Cullinan with its diamond history
  • Jump on the Johannesburg Hop on hop off red open top bus
  • Explore the new Maboneng precinct

EXPLORE SOME GAUTENG ITINERARY IDEAS

DOWNTIME IN JOHANNESBURG

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African Spiral specialises in showing you all the highlights of Southern Africa with its many unique features, both the well-known tourist attractions as well as the lesser-known secrets. We are proud of our heritage, the magnificent natural beauty in which we live and the eclectic mix of cultures.



          

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