Modern Johannesburg is fast-paced and cosmopolitan, offering sophisticated hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, galleries, craft markets and museums. Visit the riveting Apartheid Museum, take a drive out to Pretoria, the administrative capital of South Africa, or explore the Cradle of Humankind which houses the richest archaeological finds on the planet.
The opulent, African-themed Saxon is famous as the retreat where Nelson Mandela wrote his autobiography Long Walk to Freedom. The gracious Westcliff Hotel offers sweeping views over Johannesburg Zoo and the treed northern suburbs whilst stylish and contemporary Melrose Arch Hotel is set in the heart of a buzzing shopping and restaurant precinct.
Discover the fascinating history of South Africa through the eyes of master storyteller, historian and guide Robin Binckes. Tours of various lengths available.