Commonly known as Jo’burg or Jozi, this is the vibrant heart of South Africa. A rapidly-changing city looking optimistically towards the future. New loft apartments and office developments are being constructed at a rapid pace here and the hipster-friendly neighbourhood of Maboneng is now considered one of the most successful urban-renewal projects in the world. Unstuffy with a lot to see and do, Johannesburg is awash with superb museums, mostly offering deep insight into South Africa's past such as the Apartheid Museum. Delve in and experience the buzz of a city undergoing an incredible rebirth.
These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Johannesburg.
Whether it’s a guided tour of a historic landmark, private tasting of local delicacies, or an off-road adventure — explore the best experiences in Johannesburg.