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Last minute flights to Johannesburg

Departure Mon, 27 May Return Fri, 31 May
SYD Sydney
JNB Johannesburg
return from $1,181
Departure Thu, 16 May Return Sun, 19 May
CPT Cape Town
JNB Johannesburg
return from $109
Departure Fri, 17 May Return Sun, 02 Jun
PER Perth
JNB Johannesburg
return from $1,115
Departure Thu, 16 May Return Sat, 08 Jun
MEL Melbourne
JNB Johannesburg
return from $1,199
Popular flight routes to Johannesburg
Sydney - Johannesburg
return from $1,136
Perth - Johannesburg
return from $1,115
Melbourne - Johannesburg
return from $1,228
Brisbane - Johannesburg
return from $1,140

Johannesburg vacation

Johannesburg sights and attractions

Johannesburg, also named the City of Gold, is a diverse destination in South Africa. It's a leading business hub in the country and proud of its rich cultural heritage. Since Johannesburg covers a large area its divided into two districts—Sandton and Soweto. This multi-cultural city is a colourful urban mosaic full of busy townships, art galleries, nightclubs and shopping centres. The city is located on the Highveld Plateau and enjoys many days of sunshine. The weather is mild even during the winter months, making it a year-round tourist haven.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Old houses and buildings have given way to lofty new apartments and glitzy office buildings in some parts of town. There's plenty to see in this wonderful city and it's currently undergoing a renaissance. Book your air tickets to Johannesburg and find out what life is like in this part of the world.

Keep our list of top attractions handy, grab your camera and go:

  • Take a trip to the Apartheid Museum–known for its chilling text and audio accounts of the city's torrid past
  • Visit the city's famous Lion Park to see lion cubs playing in their natural habitat
  • Head to Joziburg Lane (located within an art deco building) and marvel at its many cafes, art studios and shops
  • Spend the morning exploring Liliesleaf Farm to learn more about the country's liberation struggle
  • Make a stop at Constitution Hill to see the old fort and the new Constitutional Court
  • Head to CIRCA on Jellicoe–a beautiful architectural landmark that houses some unusual sculptures and contemporary South African works of art
  • Check out the SAB World of Beer to find out more about the history of beer in an African village setting
  • Take your family to the Sci-Bono Discovery Centre and enjoy its interactive science exhibits
  • Spend the day at Gold Reef City—a theme park with roller coasters and water slides built on a former gold mine
  • Visit the Lesedi Cultural Village to learn a little more about the culture and traditions of the native people of the area
Johannesburg

Airports in Johannesburg

The O.R. Tambo International Airport is the busiest in the country and serves passengers travelling to and from Johannesburg. It handles more than 18 million domestic and international passengers per year and is as an operating centre for South African Airways. The most incredible thing about this airport is that it offers non-stop flights to all six continents in the world.

  • O.R. Tambo International Airport

    Top Carriers

    These are the top carriers to this airport: South African Airways, Comair Limited and Mango.

    Location

    The airport is approximately 24 km away from the city centre.

    Transportation

    There's a rail transit station at the airport that connects passengers from both terminals to the Sandton area. These trains run nearly 90 trips a day. Those hiring a car or using their private vehicles can reach the airport via the R24 and R21 highways. Passengers will also find both public and private bus services that operate between the airport and the city centre. Apart from these options there are car rental offices located within the airport.

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