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Cheap Flights To Johannesburg

 

Johannesburg

TOP ATTRACTIONS IN/NEAR JOHANNESBURG

• Nelson Mandela National Museum
• Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum
• Apartheid Museum
• Origins Centre
• Constitution Hill
• Lion Park
• Gold Reef City
• Sun City and The Lost City
• The Kruger National Park
• The Market Theatre
• Museum Africa
• Carlton Centre Observation Deck

WHAT IS JOHANNESBURG LIKE AS A CITY?

Johannesburg is the gateway to Africa and if you're looking to explore the rest of the continent or the country, then the best way is to start in Johannesburg. Johannesburg or ‘Joburg’ is a bustling city with the same appeal of many large cities around world. It is a melting pot of cultures, languages and races. It’s an exciting and thrilling place and it has so much to offer. You’ll find plenty of cheap flights to Johannesburg at Fly First if you’re keen to explore this destination.

What does Johannesburg have to offer? South Africa’s most famous national park, the Kruger National Park, is situated a few hours from the city. This the best place to go if you want to see the Big Five or go on a safari. The Kruger National Park is an exceptional experience for locals and for foreigners alike. Seeing the true beauty of Africa at this national park is bound to leave you relaxed, revived and refreshed. A sunset game drive is sure to tug at the heartstrings. Furthermore, malaria-free Pilanesberg National Game Park is situated only 187 kilometres from Johannesburg in the North West province bushveld and this game park is home to South Africa’s Big 5 – elephant, rhino, lion, leopard and buffalo.

Both the Lost City and Sun City are also relatively near to Johannesburg and these destinations are ideal for families or for those who want to experience the beauty of South Africa without venturing too far from the city itself. The Lost City is the ideal location to unwind, enjoy the sun and let your kids be entertained for hours on end.

Johannesburg city itself has a fascinating history. The city has shaped the entire country’s history in more ways than one, and just like musicians dream of the fame and fortune of Hollywood, career-oriented people dream of amazing business opportunities abound in the city. It is a booming locale where gold fields were once the richest in the world. Today the highest buildings line the sky and big businesses are flourishing – this is most definitely the concrete jungle of SA! And if you’re a shop-a-holic then Johannesburg is the place to visit! International and local brands are plentiful and shopping centres are the main attraction here.

The bush and bustling city are so nearby to each other that it’s almost mesmerizing. And because of Johannesburg’s fantastic geographical positioning, a short and particularly cheap flight from the city will take you to Cape Town or even Mozambique or Mauritius.

Every true South African should first take advantage of what Johannesburg has to offer before venturing further afield to locations abroad. Johannesburg ultimately offers a juxtaposition of incredible sites, from historic buildings and museums to breath-taking wildlife, all within easy reach of the city centre itself.

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