Gauteng

Gauteng is South Africa’s smallest but most urbanised and economically powerful province. Visitors find the buzz of big city life in the cities of Johannesburg, Soweto and Pretoria as well as rural tranquility, mountain walks and wildlife in its natural environment.

Johannesburg was once a dusty mining town today the hub of commercial, financial and industrial business of the Africa continent. It is a big, brash, in your face city a kaleidoscope of African sights, smells, colours, cultures and habitats.

Top attractions:

Tour Soweto – A must see for the historically and politically aware visitor. Take a guided tour to see The Hector Peterson Memorial, Nelson Mandelas House Museum, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Regina Mundi Church and many more.

Tour Pretoria – South Africas capital city also know as the Jacaranda City. See the Union Buildings where Neslon Mandela was inaugurated as President of of SA in 1994. Visit South Africa’s largest monument, the Voortrekker Monument and the new Freedom Park closeby.

Sandton Africa’s most upmarket shopping centre, home to Nelson Mandela square surrounded with restaurants and world class hotels.

Apatheid Museum – Journey into South Africa’s apartheid history at this amazing museum.
Constitution Hill the new Constitutional Court with its evocative art collection and Old Fort Prison complex are the city’s latest tourist attraction.

Cradle of Humankind at Sterkfontein, now a World Heritage Site, where our ancestors walked 3 million years ago. The new visitors centre at Maropeng takes you through a journey from the birth of humankind.

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