Johannesburg has so much on offer it’s often difficult to decide how to spend a day in this bustling city. We’ve narrowed it down to 20 unmissable experiences to ensure you make the best of your stay.
Johannesburg’s street art scene is expanding by the day as artists from all over the globe colour the city’s walls, buildings and streets. Book a street art tour to ensure you see as much as possible.
It might be hard to believe but there’s a birder’s paradise in the heart of Johannesburg. The walk-through aviary is home to more than 60 bird species and visitors will spot the endangered Southern Ground-Hornbills, a pelican, loeries and more.
Soweto, short for South Western Township, is a large informal settlement just outside of Johannesburg. A tour of Soweto includes a visit to the Hector Pieterson Museum and Freedom Square, as well as a stop by the home of Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu.