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Johannesburg

Discover the sights of  Johannesburg

Johannesburg is one of South Africa’s most vibrant and fast-paced cities. Despite being located in the smallest of South Africa’s nine provinces – Gauteng, which means “Place of Gold” in Sotho – Johannesburg packs a powerful punch! The city, and indeed the province as a whole, is a cosmopolitan, multicultural mix of people spanning every walk of life.

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Johannesburg – also known as Joburg or simply Jozi – is one of the country’s most popular destinations for a self-drive holiday. Offering a host of exciting attractions, from museums, galleries, theatres and markets to clubs, pubs, bars and theme parks, Joburg offers near endless entertainment options for all ages.

As many travellers to Johannesburg already know, the city boasts its own Xtreme Car Rental branch – the South African car hire company that offers rental cars at highly affordable rates. Cars can be collected from conveniently located car hire branches in Joburg, or directly from Cash Car Rental Johannesburg can also be dropped off at the most convenient location – that is, they don’t have to be delivered at the same place they were collected from.

Read on to discover some of the leading travel and tourist attractions in Joburg, or why not get a car hire quote, and book a rental car online now!

Next time you require a rental car for your holiday or business trip in South Africa, be sure to put Xtreme Car Rental to the test. Contact us today for a car hire quote, and to experience our efficient, friendly service.

Top attractions in Johannesburg

Joburg is the wealthiest city in South Africa, and as such, it boasts many of the country’s best and most glamorous tourist attractions. As the economic powerhouse of Southern Africa, it is also the seat of big business, and it is here that may of the country’s biggest corporations are headquartered.

Gauteng may be the country’s smallest province, but Johannesburg is its biggest city, and thus the best way to experience it is by taking a self-drive holiday through its bustling hubs and sprawling landscapes. Indoor and outdoor attractions in Johannesburg that are not to be missed include:

Some of Gauteng’s leading tourist attractions include:

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Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens
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Gold Reef City Theme Park – South Africa’s top destination for family entertainment.
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Emmarentia Dam
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Johannesburg Botanical Gardens in Emmarentia
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Brenthurst Gardens in Parktown
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Everard Read Gallery in Sandton – South Africa’s most famous commercial art gallery.
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The Drum Café in Newtown, where you’ll stomp your feet to infectious African beats and learn to do a gumboot dance in authentic African gumboots!
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Johannesburg Planetarium in Braamfontein
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The Johannesburg Theatre in Braamfontein – Africa’s premier theatre.
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The Carlton Centre, Africa’s tallest building. Enjoy the best views of the glittering city from the 50th floor of this magnificent building.
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Johannesburg Zoo in Parkview
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Museum of Military History in Saxonworld
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National Children’s Theatre in Parktown
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Soweto township tour, Soweto – the country’s most vibrant township and an exceptionally popular tourist destination.
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Constitution Hill, the notorious Old Fort Prison Complex

As you can see, there are so many incredible attractions in Johannesburg and Gauteng that is really is worth taking some time to explore the province. The best way to do this is by hiring a car, grabbing a map, and taking to the highways and byways of this fascinating region.

At Xtreme Car Rental Johannesburg we guarantee to offer the cheapest and most affordable rates for car hire, so you’re always assured of receiving the lowest rates on your car hire.