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Top 10 things to do in Gauteng

Travelling to Gauteng on business or holiday? View our extensive Gauteng tourist attraction guide, highlighting things to do and places to see. Gauteng offers a wide range tourist attractions for every personality, from the stay-at-home types to the adventurous at heart.

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Air to Africa Air to Africa
Enjoy panoramic views of Johannesburg and its surrounding area while floating through the air in one of the oldest form of flight – a Hot Air Balloon. Based in the Cradle of Humankind, Air to Air offers a variety of tours providing passengers with a flying experience that is second to none.

Contact: 084 602 3491
E-mail: fly@airtoairafrica.co.za
Website: www.airtoairafrica.co.za
Times: Flights are daily at sunrise (weather permitting)
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Cradle of Humankind Cradle of Humankind
This World Heritage Site covers an expanse of 47 000 hectares and is considered to be birthplace of humanity. Over a 1 000 hominid, ancestors of humankind, fossils have been found in the Cradle of Humankind.
The Maropeng Visitor Centre provides visitor with the opportunity to tour through the development of the earth and humankind.

Contact: 014 577 9000
E-mail: info@maropeng.co.za
Website: www.maropeng.co.za
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Elephant Sanctuary The Elephant Sanctuary
The Elephant Sanctuary is situated at Hartebeespoort Dam, east of Johannesburg. This sanctuary provides both an educational and interactive experience for guests. The Elephant Sanctuary offers guests the opportunity to feed, touch and even ride the elephants.

Contact: 012 258 0423 / 0332 or 072 806 4165
E-mail: elephantsanctuary@mweb.co.za
Website: www.elephantsanctuary.co.za
Times: First programme starts at 8am
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Gold Reef City Gold Reef City
Built around a 19th Century Gold Mine, this world-class theme park has something for everyone. Gold Reef City plays host to a theme park, a variety of restaurants, a theatre, a casino, and a hotel and conference centre. Why Gold Reef City? Click Here

Website: www.goldreefcity.co.za
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Linger Longer Linger Longer
Linger Longer is an upmarket restaurant set in the backdrop of the Wierda Valley in Sandton. High standards, elegant surroundings and an à la carte menu that caters for all tastes ensure that guests enjoy a memorable dining experience.

Contact: 011 884 0465
E-mail: lingerlonger@idws.co.za
Website: www.lingerlongerrestaurant.co.za/
Times: Lunch: 12pm - 2pm, Mon - Fri, Dinner: 6.30pm - 10pm, Mon - Sat
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Monte Casino Monte Casino
Located in Fourways, Monte Casino is a leading entertainment destination. This representation of a Tuscan Village features hotels, a casino, restaurants and bars, a variety of shopping outlets, cinema screens, a theatre and much more to provide entertainment for all kinds of guests. Read more

Contact: 011 510 7000
Website: www.montecasino.co.za
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Life Say Spa Life Day Spa
Set in Fourways, north of Johannesburg, this spa offers a range of facilities that allow guests to relax and awaken their senses. This spa hosts a health bar, sauna, steam room and Swiss showers. Enjoy a day at Life Day Spa and set all five senses free.

Contact: 011 465 7777
Website: www.lifedayspa.co.za
Times: Mon - Fri: 8am - 7pm, Sat: 8am - 5pm, Sun: 9am - 5pm
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Orlando Towers Orlando Towers
If adrenaline is the order of the day, then look no further than the Orlando Towers in Soweto.
Bungee Jump, Power Swing, Internal Swing or Rap Jump to get back down. For those less daring, the Viewing Platform offers 360-degree views of Soweto. Read more

Contact: Booking Office: (Mon - Fri) 012 345 5114
Site Office: (Fri - Sun) 071 674 4343
E-mail: info@orlandotowers.co.za
Website: www.orlandotowers.co.za
Times: Fri - Sun: 10am - Sunset
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Tswaing Meteorite Crater Tswaing Meteorite Crater
40km north of Pretoria, hidden by a ring of hills, lies the Tswaing Meteorite Crater. Formed over 200 000 years ago, this is one of four meteorite craters in South Africa. Visitors can enjoy a picnic or a hike around the rim of the ancient crater.

Contact: 012 790 2302 or 083 505 2271 or 072 251 6582
Website: Click Here
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Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden
This Botanical Garden in Roodepoort invites guest to come and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature. Set against the backdrop of the Witpoortjie Falls, the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden is home to a variety of plant species and wildlife.

Contact: 086 100 1278
E-mail: sisulugarden@sanbi.org.za
Website: www.sanbi.org
Times: 8am - 6pm, no entry after 5pm
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