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  • Lifestyle

    Stock Market

    The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has been in existence since 1887, and over the last hundred and twenty years it has been vital to the stock market and trading in South Africa. Located in the heart of the country’s economic hub, Sandton, Johannesburg, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is where the majority of financial trading takes place. And with South Africa having a wide variety of ...

  • Gauteng

    Climate

    The Gauteng climate is mostly consistent, with Pretoria typically two degrees warmer than Johannesburg. Gauteng does offer the perfect climate conditions with summer being warm and wind free, and winters although chilly and very cold at night, have clear skies during the day.

  • Health Spa

    Mount Grace

    All South African’s know that Johannesburg is a stressful city. Not only is the concrete jungle fraught with numerous dangers such as hijackers and thieves, but the corporate world here is generally large and impersonal. This means that small achievements in the office tend to go unnoticed, but make one or two mistakes and you’ll have the boss breathing down your neck. With all this tension ...

  • Day Trips

    Lesedi

    North from Johannesburg, is the Lesedi Cultural Village, also known as the Lesedi African Lodge. It is located amongst the rocky hills and picturesque bushveld, brimming with culture and the Xhosa, Pedi, Zulu, Basotho and Ndebele traditions. Lesedi Cultural Village is close enough to Johannesburg to make it a day trip, or you are welcome to stay overnight. There are two unique experiences ...

  • Museums

    Apartheid Museum

    Located in Johannesburg, the Apartheid Museum is one of the most important attractions to visit for a insight into South Africa's history. The Apartheid Museum is an extremely powerful exhibit, and is visited often by local residents and international tourist. Once inside the Apartheid Museum, the atmosphere overwhelms you. Racing back to the 70’s and 80’s, you can almost taste the teargas, ...

  • Day Trips

    Lion Rhino Park

    The Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve is an extensive natural highveld grassland only 45 minutes from Johannesburg. This popular nature reserve is visited by thousands of tourists, both local and international, every year.

  • Museums

    South African National Museum of Military History Museum

    "...We are gathered here today to open what may not unfairly be looked upon as a memorial to the greatest united effort our country has ever been called upon to produce. Memorials, of course, have more than one use. They serve to remind us of what is past, of great deeds of heroism and sacrifice; they also serve as a pointer, and sometimes as a warning to the future. It is in these senses ...

  • Museums

    Adler Museum of Medicine

    Located at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Adler Museum of Medicine is a tribute to the medical fields of dentistry, medicine, optometry and pharmacy. It was founded in 1962 by Dr Cyril Adler and was originally housed at the South African Institute for Medical Research. The role of the Museum was to collect and preserve all material that would ...

  • Museums

    James Hall Transport Museum

    Establishing in 1964 by the late Jimmie Hall and the City of Johannesburg, the James Hall Transport Museum is the biggest and most complete museum of South African land transport. The museum is designed to take visitors on a tour of the various types of transport that were in use by the vast majority at various stages of the country’s history. It is also a testament to the ingenuity of man ...

  • Sandton

    Monte Casino

    Monte Casino in Johannesburg was opened in November 2000. Since its opening it has become the most visited attraction in the province, averaging about eight million visitors a year. Being the most popular entertainment attraction has been affirmed by the venue receiving readers choice awards, including Best Entertainment Complex, Best Cinema Complex and Best Casino.