Johannesburg Tours feature day tours, private tours, excursions, sightseeing, soweto tours,Big 5 safari trips, helicopter rides and various tour packages as well as many things to do or what to do for groups and individuals. The day tours in Johannesburg include the City Tour, Soweto Township Tour, Pretoria City Tour, Gold Reef City Tour, Lesede Cultural Village Tour, The Sun City and Pilanesberg Park Tour, Big 5 Safari Tour, Private Tours and Helicopter Rides to mention the few. Johannesburg Tours are conducted daily by various tour companies who are there to offer travel information and tips as well. Johannesburg is the biggest city in South Africa situated in Gauteng, a province of South Africa. Tours depart from Sandton and other surrounding suburbs by mini buses and coaches transporting groups and individuals to various tourists' attractions. Johannesburg is an economic hub of South Africa and is a transit point for connecting flights to Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth and the Kruger National Park for tourists seeking the best honeymoon, holiday vacations and travel experiences. Kruger National Park Tours and chauffeur drive are conducted daily by various tour operators departing from OR Tambo International Airport, Sandton and other suburbs of Johannesburg. The Kruger National Park Tours range from two days up to eight days, depending according to the requirements of the tourists.
Other tours that depart from the city include the Sun City and Pilanesburg Park Tour which ranges from one day trip to three days and a 3 day Victoria Falls Tour. The closest airport from Johannesburg is OR Tambo International Airport and airport transfers and shuttle services are conducted daily from OR Tambo International Airport to various hotels and other accommodation and airport transfers and chauffeur drive for groups and individuals by mini buses and coaches from the hotels to the airport. Most international visitors to South Africa pass through Johannesburg as most flights from across the globe via the OR Tambo International Airport which has led to the development of more places of interest with the likes of Soweto Township. The city has history museums, such as the Apartheid Museum, Constitution Hill and the Hector Pieterson Museum. Other tourists' attractions include Soweto Township and during the township tours, visitors visit Soweto to see the Mandela Museum, which is located in the former home of Nelson Mandela. The Museum Africa covers the history of the city as well as a large collection of rock art. Also a large draw for tourists is Gold Reef City, a theme park which offers a depiction of mining life at the turn of the nineteenth century, including an underground mine tour; other attractions include a large amusement park and a popular Tribal Dancing show.
Other tours departing from the city take up to 14 days and feature the Kruger National Park, Garden Route and Cape Town. Tours in Johannesburg are conducted daily by various reputable and accredited tour operators who are dedicated in offering invaluable travel information and tips. Tourists have many options of what to do or things to do where they can book the tours, honeymoon and holiday vacations of their choice with the use of travel agents, wholesalers, tourism boards, hotels or direct to the tour operators. Most tour operators offer private tours and day tours, excursions, sightseeing, safari trips, shuttle services, helicopter rides, extended tours and tailor-made tour packages according to the needs, interests, pace and the budget of a visitor. The standard minimum requirement is two passengers for scheduled and guided tours. The city has museums, such as the Johannesburg Art Gallery, which featured South African and European landscape and figurative paintings. The Johannesburg Civic Theatre is the most used South African live entertainment offering world class theatre for both local and international community.
The city offers tourists a range of venues, numerous upmarket shopping malls such as Sandton City and Nelson Mandela Square and markets and flea markets, such as the Oriental Plaza and the Rosebank Flea Market. Other tourists' attractions include the Lesedi Cultural Village where almost all the cultures of South Africa found, while Magaliesburg and the Hartbeespoort Dam are known destinations for Johannesburg residents. The Johannesburg Zoo is one of the largest in South Africa. The Lion Park nature reserve, near Lanseria, is home to over 80 lions and various other wildlife animals roaming freely in their natural habitat and other close game reserves are the Krugersdorp Game Reserve and a Plumari Private Game Reserve.