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Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan AreaJohannesburg

Venture to popular sights like Gold Reef City and Montecasino as you discover Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area.


Popular places to visit in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Montecasino
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Montecasino

4.5/5(16 reviews)

With shops, theaters and a bird park among the attractions, there’s fun for all the family during the day and night at this Tuscan-themed entertainment center. 

Gold Reef City
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Gold Reef City

4.5/5(10 reviews)

Thrilling roller coasters, a 19th-century gold mine, cultural shows and a petting zoo provide entertainment for all ages at this popular theme park.

Nelson Mandela Square
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Nelson Mandela Square

4.5/5(34 reviews)

Indulge in some retail therapy, dine in an open-air piazza and browse the stalls of an antique fair at this commercial and entertainment center.  

Apartheid Museum
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Apartheid Museum

4.5/5(22 reviews)

Reflect on the impact and legacy of apartheid and learn about the contribution of Nelson Mandela and others to South Africa's new constitution.

Lion Park
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Lion Park

4.5/5(10 reviews)

Experience the adventure of getting up close with Africa’s world-famous wildlife. Observe a pride of lions, walk with cheetahs and feed a giraffe.

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
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Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

5/5(7 reviews)

Landscaped lawns set against a waterfall backdrop, colorful wildlife and cultural events make this one of Johannesburg’s  favorite public parks.

Top things to do in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Full-Day Cradle of Humankind Tour
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Full-Day Cradle of Humankind Tour

£121
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Pretoria, Soweto & Apartheid Museum Day Tour
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Pretoria, Soweto & Apartheid Museum Day Tour

£110
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Ultimate Pilanesberg Open Vehicle Day Tour
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Ultimate Pilanesberg Open Vehicle Day Tour

£110
Per adult
80% of travellers recommend
Half-Day Lion & Safari Park Tour
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Half-Day Lion & Safari Park Tour

£110
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Cullinan Diamond Mine Underground Tour
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Cullinan Diamond Mine Underground Tour

£198
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Private Shuttle Service from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park
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Private Shuttle Service from Johannesburg to Kruger National Park

£285
Per adult

Top hotels in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
4 out of 5
Corner Rivonia Rd. And West St., Benmore, Sandton, Gauteng
The price is £73 per night

This family-friendly Sandton hotel is located in the entertainment district, within a 10-minute walk of Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton Convention Centre and ...

4.4/5Excellent! (994 reviews)

"Early and late check in. Excellent and friendly services from staff and a superb location opposite the train station and 4 minute walk to Nelson Mandela square. Excellent."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel
Hyatt Regency Johannesburg
Hyatt Regency Johannesburg
5 out of 5
191 Oxford Road, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, this luxury hotel is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Johannesburg Zoo and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Sandton City Mall. Sandton ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (155 reviews)

"Loved absolutely everything about the hotel. Great fitness area with gym and swimming pool, amazing breakfasts and great helpful staff."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar 2020

Hyatt Regency Johannesburg
The Maslow Hotel, Sandton
The Maslow Hotel, Sandton
4 out of 5
Corner Grayston Drive and Rivonia Road, Sandton, Gauteng
The price is £71 per night

Located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, this spa hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Sandton Convention Centre and Nelson ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (397 reviews)

"Good pol,. great shuttle bus to the Mandela Mall every 30 minutes. Very good breakfast"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

The Maslow Hotel, Sandton
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
5 out of 5
67 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng

This family-friendly Randburg hotel is located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, within 2 mi (3 km) of Johannesburg Zoo, Parkview Golf Club and South ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (255 reviews)

"The services and amenities are excellent. It site on a beautiful hill site of Johannesburg, next to the Zoo. The location is not very convenient, 30 to 40 minutes ride to the airport. There is no public transportation."…"

Reviewed on 12 Feb 2020

Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg
Enigma Hotel Apartments
Enigma Hotel Apartments
3.5 out of 5
7 Middle Road, Sandton, Gauteng
The price is £21 per night

Located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, this apartment building is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Morningside Mediclinic and within 3 miles (5 km) of Sandton ...

3.8/5Good! (71 reviews)

"Everything was very good,I will recommend it anytime and any day"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Enigma Hotel Apartments
The Capital on the Park
The Capital on the Park
5 out of 5
101 Katherine Street, Sandown, Sandton, Gauteng
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £57 per night

Located in Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton City Mall and Sandton Convention ...

4.1/5Very Good! (58 reviews)

"Had to call 3 times for towels, and originally didn't have bathrobes."…"

Reviewed on 1 May 2020

The Capital on the Park

Other areas in Johannesburg

Downtown Johannesburg, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Downtown Johannesburg

4/5Very Good!(2 area reviews)

Well liked for its museums and architecture, Downtown Johannesburg is worth a visit. Check out the variety of things to see and do like Carlton Centre and Ellis Park Stadium, and jump on the metro at Ellis Park Station to get around the city.

Downtown Johannesburg
O.R. Tambo, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa
Chasing Sunsets on trover

O.R. Tambo

4/5Very Good!(35 area reviews)

If you're spending some time in O.R. Tambo, Emperors Palace Casino and International Terminal Duty Free Mall are top sights worth seeing.

O.R. Tambo
Muckleneuk, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
Eva Johnson on trover

Muckleneuk

3/5(1 area review)

You'll appreciate the restaurants during your time in Muckleneuk and you might want to plan a stop by Loftus Versfeld Stadium and Union Buildings while you're in the area.

Muckleneuk
Pretoria Central Business District, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Pretoria Central Business District

Pretoria Central Business District is noteworthy for its bars, and you can make a stop at top attractions like Church Square and Palace of Justice.

Pretoria Central Business District