Johannesburg in detail

Money and Costs


There are banks with ATMs and exchange facilities at every commercial centre.

Daily Costs

Budget: Less than R1000

  • Dorm bed: R150–300
  • Cafe lunch: R80–150
  • Shared taxi fare: R15

Midrange: R1000–5000

  • Hotel or guesthouse room: R1000–3000
  • Lunch and dinner in local restaurants: R250–450
  • Museum entrance: R50–100
  • Short taxi trip: R100

Top end: More than R5000

  • Double room in top-end hotel: R3000–7000
  • Walking tour of the city: R200–400
  • Three-course dinner with wine: R550
  • Car hire per day: R350