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Destination guide

Travel to theatrical Johannesburg

Take a holiday to Johannesburg and enjoy the area's architecture, museums and theatre scene. Renowned for its safari tours, football matches and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Museum Africa and South African Museum of Military History. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Johannesburg

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Johannesburg a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Johannesburg Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Montecasino (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Lion Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • SAB World of Beer (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sci Bono Discovery Centre (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Radiopark Studios (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Johannesburg

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Johannesburg is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Zoo Lake Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Rhodes Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Johannesburg Botanical Garden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • James and Ethel Grey Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Delta Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Johannesburg

The nearest airport is in Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Johannesburg Park Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Ellis Park Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Johannesburg?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 349 holiday lettings around Johannesburg. From 143 flats & apartments to 78 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Johannesburg?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Johannesburg. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Johannesburg Park Station: 378 holiday lettings
  • Carlton Centre (Top of Africa): 378 holiday lettings
  • Constitution Hill: 379 holiday lettings
  • Joburg Theatre: 378 holiday lettings
  • University of Witwatersrand: 378 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Johannesburg listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Johannesburg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 143 Flats in Johannesburg. Our other popular types of Johannesburg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 78 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 29 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Johannesburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 126 holiday homes with pool available in Johannesburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.