If you were to visit Johannesburg for World Cup 2010, herewith below are the suggested attraction and destination while you were in Johannesburg. Johannesburg not only offers World Cup 2010, but there are also a lot of things that you can see and do.
Before you travel, always remember to search for travel deals for flight, tour etc, and hotel deals for Johannesburg hotel. And do not forget to use phone card or calling card when you call from Johannesburg – this will save you a lot of money that you can spend during your holiday.
Kruger National Park
It is not visiting Africa if not take a look at the wildlife. In other countries when you want to see wildlife, you can simply goo to the zoo. However in South Africa, you can see the animals and wildlife living in the wild with your naked eyes; you can experience like in what discovery channel and national geographic camera man always experiences. Imagine yourself seeing your favourite animal’s style of living.
Kruger National Park is a must visit if you would like to experience the wildlife experience. The national park is about 2 million hectares wide and a home to hundreds of trees, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals.
Even if you are not a wildlife fan, visit Kruger National Park for once in a lifetime experience!
Heia Safari Ranch
If you only stay for a short time for the world cup and on the rush but still want to experience the famous African wildlife, you ought to stay at the Heia Safari Ranch. During your stay, you will meet animals such as Zebra, Giraffe, Monkeys, Gazzels walking just outside your Bungalows or hut. You can enjoy your meal here with view of Zebra, Giraffe etc.
When you fell not enough only by seeing the Zebra, Giraffe, Monkeys at the ranch, you can also join the “Game Drivers” provided by the ranch where you will be sitting in a drive and guided throughout your journey of about 1.5 hours seeing rhino, buffalo, hippo, wildebeest, impala, kudu, giraffe, eland in wilderness.
Museum Africa is not like other museum in the world. It is an interesting and unique museum; it will sure leave a mark in your experience. The museum brings you back to the history of Africa to South Africa.
This museum is another not to be missed visit for those who wants to further more their South Africa experience. It is one of the top tourist attractions in South Africa. There are huge display of photographs, metal cages and monitors filled with videos playing Apartheid scenes (it is so emotionally moving!). It’s a total new experience of museum and for museum fan; you have to visit Apartheid Museum. There is just so much to see that you might be able to spend 4-5 hours inside.
Even if you do not like museum much, you might find Apartheid museum a worth visit in Johannesburg.
Golden Reef City
For those who visit Johannesburg with the family ought to go to Golden Reef City.
Even if you travel alone, Golden Reed city is one of the highlight in Johannesburg. In Golden Reef city, you can take Heritage tour where you will see all the shop and houses, even royal house similar to that was in the old days.
Not only you can see the old days building, there are also theme parks which have over 30 fantastic rides, restaurants, 4D theatres, farmyard, and many more.
For that wildlife lover, Lion Park will draw a lot of your attention. There are always huge crowd attracted to Lion Park.
Croc City Crocodile Farm
Another wildlife visit would be Croc City Crocodile farm. There are over 800 crocodiles in the farm, from the eggs, baby to the adult.
Nelson Mandela Square
Are you into Food and shopping? You should go to Nelson Mandela Square in Johannesburg. Nelson Mandela Square has good restaurants and also it is popular for the place to buy souvenirs for those back home.
It is said to be the shopping paradise place in Johannesburg. Come and visit to prove it.
In the Legend, Sun City was a place where royal families lived during the ancient South Africa; however the place was then vanished because of an earthquake. If you stay for a longer period of time, you might want to visit the famous Sun City. It is about 2 ½ drive from Johannesburg.
The resort and hotels in Sun City offer attraction and activities ranging from glamorous casino, restaurants, golf , tennis, mountain biking, parasailing, archery etc and for those with kids, there are lots activities design for kids, ranging from wildlife games, magic performance, huge water parks (valley of the waves), sport etc. It will sure have no time for your kids to be bored. Sun City also offer a huge range of pools and gardens.