Africa's Powerhouse 'City of Gold'
Many visitors to South Africa will touch down in the “City of Gold”. Johannesburg, also known locally as eGoli and Jozi, is Africa’s economic powerhouse, and the city is worth more than a fleeting stay over in an airport hotel. It is highly possible that it will be your gateway to Cape Town, the Garden Route, the Kruger National Park, and other Southern African destinations such as Victoria Falls, Namibia and Botswana. If you have time to spend in the city and its surrounds, Johannesburg offers a diverse range of attractions. Its fascinating stories from the Iron Age to the Gold Rush days, from the sprawling townships that supported the resistance to Apartheid to the vibrant contemporary multi-culturalism come to life as you experience the landmarks and museums, the diverse attractions, communities and neighbourhoods of this powerful African city. Here you can find several ‘best of’ South Africa Tours that depart from Johannesburg, as well as exciting guided Johannesburg Day Tours and Johannesburg Getaways.