Tours departing Johannesburg on Feb 19, 2017

Sunday, February 19 2017 Tours ordered shortest to longest itinerary

2 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari

2 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
02 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $542 R7600 £442 €519 A$754 C$733 NZ$786

2 Day Pilanesberg National Park Tented Camp Safari

2 Day Pilanesberg National Park Tented Camp Safari
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
02 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $261 R3660 £213 €250 A$363 C$353 NZ$379

3 Day Kruger Park Camping Safari

3 Day Kruger Park Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $433 R6060 £352 €414 A$601 C$584 NZ$627

Johannesburg 3 Day City Tour Package

Johannesburg 3 Day City Tour Package
Type
City Break Short Stay Tours
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $364 R5093 £296 €348 A$506 C$491 NZ$527

Kruger Park Exclusive Lodge Safari

Kruger Park Exclusive Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $749 R10490 £609 €716 A$1041 C$1012 NZ$1085

3 Day Kruger Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari

3 Day Kruger Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $592 R8295 £482 €566 A$823 C$800 NZ$858

3 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari

3 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $809 R11340 £659 €774 A$1126 C$1094 NZ$1173

3 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari

3 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $626 R8770 £510 €599 A$870 C$846 NZ$907

3 Day Sabi Sands Lodge Safari

3 Day Sabi Sands Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $815 R11420 £663 €780 A$1134 C$1101 NZ$1181

3 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari

3 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $572 R8020 £466 €548 A$796 C$773 NZ$830

3 Day Kruger Park Lodge Safari to Timbavati

3 Day Kruger Park Lodge Safari to Timbavati
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $815 R11420 £663 €780 A$1134 C$1101 NZ$1181

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 3 Day

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 3 Day
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $674 R9445 £549 €645 A$937 C$911 NZ$977

3 Day Kruger Lodge & Private Reserve Camping Safari

3 Day Kruger Lodge & Private Reserve Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $521 R7295 £424 €498 A$724 C$704 NZ$755

3 Day Kruger Walking Safari to Klaserie Private Reserve

3 Day Kruger Walking Safari to Klaserie Private Reserve
Type
Hiking Tours
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $522 R7320 £425 €500 A$727 C$706 NZ$757

Sabi Sands Exclusive Tented Camp Safari - 3 Day

Sabi Sands Exclusive Tented Camp Safari - 3 Day
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $682 R9560 £555 €653 A$949 C$922 NZ$989

3 Day Exclusive Kruger Park Eco Camp Safari

3 Day Exclusive Kruger Park Eco Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $594 R8320 £483 €568 A$826 C$802 NZ$861

Kruger Park Big 5 Walking Safari to Balule

Kruger Park Big 5 Walking Safari to Balule
Type
Hiking Tours
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $563 R7890 £458 €539 A$783 C$761 NZ$816

3 Day Kruger Bush Camp Safari

3 Day Kruger Bush Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $707 R9905 £575 €676 A$983 C$955 NZ$1025

3 Day Kruger National Park Tented Camping Safari

3 Day Kruger National Park Tented Camping Safari
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $512 R7180 £417 €490 A$713 C$692 NZ$743

3 Day Pilanesberg National Park Tented Camp Safari

3 Day Pilanesberg National Park Tented Camp Safari
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
03 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $375 R5250 £305 €358 A$521 C$506 NZ$543

4 Day Kruger Park Budget Camping Safari Package

4 Day Kruger Park Budget Camping Safari Package
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $559 R7835 £455 €535 A$778 C$756 NZ$810

4 Day Kruger Park Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari

4 Day Kruger Park Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $642 R8995 £523 €614 A$893 C$867 NZ$930

4 Day Kruger Park Walking Safari

4 Day Kruger Park Walking Safari
Type
Hiking Tours
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $708 R9915 £576 €677 A$984 C$956 NZ$1026

Pilanesberg & Sun City Self Drive Tour Package

Pilanesberg & Sun City Self Drive Tour Package
Type
Self Drive Tours
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg

4 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari

4 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1076 R15080 £876 €1030 A$1497 C$1454 NZ$1560

4 Day Kruger Park Bungalow and Sabi Sand Lodge Safari

4 Day Kruger Park Bungalow and Sabi Sand Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1247 R17470 £1015 €1193 A$1734 C$1685 NZ$1807

4 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari

4 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $853 R11950 £694 €816 A$1186 C$1152 NZ$1236

4 Day Sabi Sand Lodge Safari to Greater Kruger Park

4 Day Sabi Sand Lodge Safari to Greater Kruger Park
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1066 R14930 £867 €1019 A$1482 C$1440 NZ$1544

4 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari

4 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $771 R10800 £627 €737 A$1072 C$1042 NZ$1117

4 Day Kruger Park & Private Reserve Camping Safari

4 Day Kruger Park & Private Reserve Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $564 R7895 £459 €539 A$784 C$761 NZ$817

4 Day Kruger Park Budget Lodge Safari

4 Day Kruger Park Budget Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $653 R9150 £532 €625 A$908 C$882 NZ$946

4 Day Kruger Park Lodge Safari

4 Day Kruger Park Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1121 R15710 £913 €1073 A$1559 C$1515 NZ$1625

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 4 Day

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 4 Day
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $896 R12550 £729 €857 A$1246 C$1210 NZ$1298

Greater Kruger Wild Camping Safari

Greater Kruger Wild Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $592 R8292 £482 €566 A$823 C$800 NZ$858

4 Day Luxury Kruger Lodge Safari

4 Day Luxury Kruger Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1070 R14995 £871 €1024 A$1488 C$1446 NZ$1551

Sabi Sands Exclusive Tented Camp Safari - 4 Day

Sabi Sands Exclusive Tented Camp Safari - 4 Day
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $904 R12665 £736 €865 A$1257 C$1221 NZ$1310

4 Day Kruger Park Eco Camp Safari at Private Reserve

4 Day Kruger Park Eco Camp Safari at Private Reserve
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $815 R11415 £663 €779 A$1133 C$1101 NZ$1181

4 Day Kruger Park Big 5 Walking Safari to Balule

4 Day Kruger Park Big 5 Walking Safari to Balule
Type
Hiking Tours
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $787 R11020 £640 €752 A$1094 C$1063 NZ$1140

4 Day Kruger Bush Camp Safari

4 Day Kruger Bush Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $780 R10923 £635 €746 A$1084 C$1053 NZ$1130

4 Day Kruger & Private Game Reserves Lodge Safari

4 Day Kruger & Private Game Reserves Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $928 R12995 £755 €887 A$1290 C$1253 NZ$1344

Greater Kruger Tented Camp Safari

Greater Kruger Tented Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $627 R8790 £511 €600 A$872 C$848 NZ$909

4 Day Kruger National Park Tented Camp Safari

4 Day Kruger National Park Tented Camp Safari
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $687 R9630 £559 €657 A$956 C$929 NZ$996

4 Day Pilanesberg National Park Tented Camp Safari

4 Day Pilanesberg National Park Tented Camp Safari
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
04 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $489 R6850 £398 €468 A$680 C$661 NZ$709

5 Day Kruger Park Hiking Safari

5 Day Kruger Park Hiking Safari
Type
Hiking Tours
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $893 R12510 £727 €854 A$1242 C$1206 NZ$1294

Kruger Park & Private Reserve Overland Safari

Kruger Park & Private Reserve Overland Safari
Type
Exclusive Overland Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $643 R9008 £523 €615 A$894 C$869 NZ$932

5 Day Kruger Park Budget Camping Safari

5 Day Kruger Park Budget Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $744 R10425 £606 €712 A$1035 C$1005 NZ$1078

5 Day Kruger Park Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari

5 Day Kruger Park Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $692 R9695 £563 €662 A$962 C$935 NZ$1003

Budget Jo'burg to Kruger National Park Self Drive Tour

Budget Jo'burg to Kruger National Park Self Drive Tour
Type
Self Drive Tours
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg

5 Day Kruger Park Bungalow and Sabi Sand Lodge Safari

5 Day Kruger Park Bungalow and Sabi Sand Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1453 R20360 £1183 €1390 A$2021 C$1964 NZ$2106

5 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari

5 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1004 R14070 £817 €961 A$1397 C$1357 NZ$1455

5 Day Sabi Sand Lodge Safari to Greater Kruger Park

5 Day Sabi Sand Lodge Safari to Greater Kruger Park
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1369 R19185 £1115 €1310 A$1904 C$1850 NZ$1984

5 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari

5 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $998 R13980 £812 €954 A$1388 C$1348 NZ$1446

5 Day Kruger & Private Reserves Camping Safari

5 Day Kruger & Private Reserves Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $613 R8595 £499 €587 A$853 C$829 NZ$889

5 Day Kruger Park Lodge Safari

5 Day Kruger Park Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1428 R20010 £1163 €1366 A$1986 C$1930 NZ$2070

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 5 Day

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 5 Day
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1100 R15415 £896 €1052 A$1530 C$1487 NZ$1594

5 Day Luxury Kruger Lodge Safari

5 Day Luxury Kruger Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1284 R17995 £1045 €1229 A$1786 C$1735 NZ$1861

5 Day Kruger & Private Game Reserves Lodge Safari

5 Day Kruger & Private Game Reserves Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1035 R14495 £842 €990 A$1439 C$1398 NZ$1499

5 Day Kruger Park Budget Lodge Safari

5 Day Kruger Park Budget Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $739 R10350 £601 €707 A$1027 C$998 NZ$1071

5 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari

5 Day Pilanesberg Malaria-Free Budget Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1343 R18820 £1093 €1285 A$1868 C$1815 NZ$1947

5 Day Exclusive Kruger Park Eco Camp Safari

5 Day Exclusive Kruger Park Eco Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1036 R14510 £843 €991 A$1440 C$1399 NZ$1501

5 Day Kruger Park Big 5 Walking Safari to Balule

5 Day Kruger Park Big 5 Walking Safari to Balule
Type
Hiking Tours
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1010 R14150 £822 €966 A$1404 C$1365 NZ$1464

5 Day Kruger Bush Camp Safari

5 Day Kruger Bush Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1034 R14492 £842 €989 A$1438 C$1398 NZ$1499

5 Day Kruger & Sabi Sands Lodge Safari

5 Day Kruger & Sabi Sands Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1684 R23590 £1371 €1611 A$2341 C$2275 NZ$2440

Greater Kruger Park Tented Camp Safari

Greater Kruger Park Tented Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $739 R10350 £601 €707 A$1027 C$998 NZ$1071

5 Day Tented Camping Adventure in Kruger National Park

5 Day Tented Camping Adventure in Kruger National Park
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
05 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $862 R12080 £702 €825 A$1199 C$1165 NZ$1250

6 Day Budget Kruger Park Camping Safari

6 Day Budget Kruger Park Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $878 R12300 £715 €840 A$1221 C$1186 NZ$1272

Kruger Park Safari, Johannesburg & Soweto Tour

Kruger Park Safari, Johannesburg & Soweto Tour
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1221 R17100 £993 €1167 A$1697 C$1649 NZ$1769

6 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari

6 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1196 R16755 £973 €1144 A$1663 C$1616 NZ$1733

6 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari

6 Day Kruger Private River Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1267 R17750 £1031 €1212 A$1762 C$1712 NZ$1836

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 6 Day

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 6 Day
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1323 R18535 £1077 €1265 A$1840 C$1788 NZ$1917

Budget Kruger, Swaziland & KwaZulu-Natal Lodge Safari

Budget Kruger, Swaziland & KwaZulu-Natal Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Durban
Priced from pps $1266 R17732 £1030 €1211 A$1760 C$1710 NZ$1834

6 Day Kruger Park Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari

6 Day Kruger Park Treehouse & Private Game Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $742 R10395 £604 €710 A$1032 C$1002 NZ$1075

6 Day Kruger & Private Reserves Camping Safari

6 Day Kruger & Private Reserves Camping Safari
Type
Budget Camping Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $663 R9295 £540 €635 A$923 C$896 NZ$961

6 Day Kruger & Private Game Reserves Lodge Safari

6 Day Kruger & Private Game Reserves Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1142 R15995 £929 €1092 A$1588 C$1543 NZ$1654

Greater Kruger National Park Tented Camp Safari

Greater Kruger National Park Tented Camp Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $871 R12200 £709 €833 A$1211 C$1177 NZ$1262

6 Day Tented Camp Adventure in Kruger National Park

6 Day Tented Camp Adventure in Kruger National Park
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
06 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1037 R14530 £844 €992 A$1442 C$1401 NZ$1503

7 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari

7 Day Kruger Park Bungalow Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
07 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1390 R19470 £1131 €1329 A$1933 C$1878 NZ$2014

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 7 Day

Kruger & Sabi Sands Tented Camp Package - 7 Day
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
07 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1479 R20720 £1204 €1415 A$2057 C$1998 NZ$2143

Kruger Park & KwaZulu-Natal Lodge Safari

Kruger Park & KwaZulu-Natal Lodge Safari
Type
Budget Lodge Safaris
Duration
07 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1635 R22900 £1330 €1563 A$2273 C$2208 NZ$2369

South Africa Walking Safari to Kruger & Zululand

South Africa Walking Safari to Kruger & Zululand
Type
Hiking Tours
Duration
14 Days
Ends
Johannesburg
Priced from pps $1767 R24754 £1438 €1690 A$2457 C$2387 NZ$2560

Botswana Wildlife & Vic Falls Safari

Botswana Wildlife & Vic Falls Safari
Type
Exclusive Budget Safaris
Duration
14 Days
Ends
Livingstone
Priced from pps $1767 R24754 £1438 €1690 A$2457 C$2387 NZ$2560

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Johannesburg -
Getting There & Away

Johannesburg is one of the main travel hubs in Africa and has two international airports - the lesser known Lanseria Airport and OR Tambo, the busiest airport in Africa.

When visiting South Africa, most travellers fly into Johannesburg and travel by road from there or fly on to other destinations in the country and throughout Africa. Flying via Johannesburg to/from smaller travel hubs is a popular option, because of the wide array of destinations you can access and the abundance of flights available.

For travelling within South Africa there are a few cheap domestic carriers, such as Mango and Kulula. You can catch domestic flights to and from Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, East London,George, Port Elizabeth and more. For travel to Kruger National Park, South Africa's premier national park and top tourist destination, you can fly from OR Tambo to Hoedspruit, Nelspruit (Kruger International Airport) and Phalaborwa - all of which are located near Kruger Park. There are also the options of renting a car and driving to Kruger Park yourself, or travelling there with one of the many reputable tour operators. The drive takes about 5 hours with some of the routes passing through great scenery.

Some 70 airlines make use of the Johannesburg International Airport (OR Tambo), with non-stop flights heading to and from about 85 cities across the planet. Each week there are more than 48 non-stop flights to London alone, with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways. The Johannesburg International Airport (OR Tambo) handles international flights between Johannesburg and the following destinations: Amsterdam, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Mauritius, Munich, Mumbai, Paris, Perth and Washington, among others.

Flights to and from Johannesburg and other destinations in Africa include Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Entebbe (Uganda), Gaborone (Botswana), Harare (Zimbabwe), Lilongwe (Malawi), Livingstone (Zambia), Maputo (Mozambique), Nairobi (Kenya), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and Windhoek (Namibia), as well as several smaller travel hubs throughout Africa. From Johannesburg you can also catch buses to neighbouring Mozambique, Lesotho, Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Flying to Johannesburg and then catching a bus or train is one of the cheapest ways to get to smaller destinations in the region.

The airport is conveniently located to provide easy access to accommodation in and around the city, travelling by taxi, bus and high-speed train. It takes under 20 minutes to travel between the international airport and the upmarket suburb of Sandton on the rapid train. Alternatively there are regular shuttle services departing every two hours, during the day (8h00 - 18h00), including the Magic Bus which a popular option. Acsa-accredited taxi services, found outside the arrivals terminal, are another recommended means of getting to the airport and away, with vehicles displaying the Acsa logo for easy identification. On most safaris your tour operator or overnight lodge will collect you from and drop you off at the Johannesburg International airport.

Johannesburg - Airports

Johannesburg Airport

Winner of the Best Airport in Africa in the 2014 World Airport Awards - O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. As the busiest airport in Africa, Johannesburg International is the leading travel hub for southern Africa, serving more than 19 million passengers a year. An efficiently run and well-designed airport, this is South Africa's flagship airport, used as the main travel gateway to and from South Africa and its leading destination, Kruger Park. The airport now boasts the capacity to handle as many as 28 million passengers a year.

The airport was originally called Jan Smuts Airport, then renamed Johannesburg International Airport in 1994 and then again changed names in October 2006 to pay tribute to prominent anti-apartheid, freedom fighter Oliver Reginald Tambo. Johannesburg's international airport hosts over 40 airlines and is one of a handful of airports offering direct flights to some 6 continents. One of OR Tambo's claims to fame is its 4400m long runway, ranked as one of the longest international runways in the world.

O.R. Tambo is located in Kempton Park (Ekurhuleni), in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. The airport is in the Greater Johannesburg area, on the East Rand, some 24km from the Johannesburg city centre. Accommodation (lodge and hotel) is also available at the airport and nearby, along with car hire services. The airport is clean, relatively safe (be mindful of your luggage) and designed to cater for wheelchair access. The Jo'burg international airport features numerous restaurants, shops,bureau de change (currency exchange)outlets and even a massage parlour.

OR Tambo offers international flights between Johannesburg and Amsterdam, Beijing, Buenos Aires, Dubai, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Mauritius, Munich, Mumbai, Paris, Perth and Washington. Flights to and from other destinations in Africa include Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Entebbe (Uganda), Gaborone (Botswana), Harare (Zimbabwe), Lilongwe (Malawi), Livingstone (Zambia), Maputo (Mozambique), Nairobi (Kenya), Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and Windhoek (Namibia), as well as several smaller travel hubs throughout Africa.

You can catch domestic flights to and from Cape Town, Durban, East London, George, Port Elizabeth and more. For travel to Kruger National Park, South Africa's premier national park and top tourist destination, you can fly to Hoedspruit, Nelspruit (Kruger International Airport) and Phalaborwa - all of which are located near Kruger Park.

Lanseria International Airport

Situated northwest of Johannesburg, just north of the suburbs of Randburg and Sandton, this small airport is privately owned and therefore sometimes offers cheaper flights given the reduced airport taxes.

Lanseria handles domestic flights from Cape Town and Durban with budget airlines - Kulula and Mango, along with Air Botswana flights from Gaborone in Botswana. From Lanseria you can catch a shuttle or a taxi to Sandton, where you can transfer to the rapid train, the Gautrain. This airport is closer to Pretoria and both Westrand and Midrand in Johannesburg than the OR Tambo Airport is.

Johannesburg - Things to Do

Soweto Township Tours & Cultural Trips

Take a day long or half day township tour to Soweto for a taste of the day-to-day life that the masses of South Africans experience. Visit Baragwaneth Hospital, Twin Towers, Hector Peterson Museum, Vilakazi Street, Regina Mundi Church, Freedom Square and Orlando Soccer Stadium. Try traditional beer and local food, go to Alexandra Township, tour Lesedi Cultural Village and encounter some of the South Africa's diverse ethnic groups.

Apartheaid Museum & Historical Tours

See South Africa's turbulent history in vivid detail and find out more about the anti-apartheid struggle that brought the country to democracy in 1994. This state of the art museum houses 22 exhibition areas featuring films, photographs and descriptions of the historical events in 20th century South Africa. Other historical highlights include Gold Reef City, Liliesleaf Farm, Parktown, The Fort, Constitutional Court, Prison No. 4, the Voortrekker Monument and Vlakplaas.

Explore the inner city of Johannesburg

The Inner City of Johannesburg is part of an extensive city revival project and with places like the Maboneng Precinct, the Historical Core, Main Street Mine area, Newtown and 44 on Stanley - a must see for the intrepid city explorer. 
 

Sightseeing Bus Tour & Walking Tours of Johannesburg

Take the Hop-On-Hop-Off Bus Tour of Johannesburg or the city and Soweto, to get an overview of this dynamic place, stopping at highlights such as Constitution Hill, Gold Reef City and the Origins Centre. Take a walking tour of the CBD or head off on a Mining District Tour or Public Art Tour.

The Cradle of Humankind & Sterkfontein Caves

Find out more about our prehistoric descendents at the renowned Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, an active archeological site. Also go into the Sterkfontein Caves in Maropeng to view impressive stalactites and stalagmites.

Shopping, Eating Out and Nightlife

Johannesburg is a shoppers' paradise, dotted with upmarket malls like Sandton City, Rosebank Mall and trendy 44 Stanley. The city has foodie streets lined with fine establishments serving up diverse culinary creations. The city buzzes with life at night, for those in search of swanky bars, glitzy clubs, theaters and live music.

Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden

Walk around and picnic in these pretty gardens featuring natural vegetation, manicured grounds and beautiful waterfall, looking out for the pair of breeding Verreaux's Eagles. There's also a restaurant in the gardens.

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and Emmarentia Dam

Located 6km's from the CBD this peaceful park hosts rose and herb gardens and over 30 000 trees, along with three dams, one of them being Emmarentia Dam, where watersports are offered.

Croc City Crocodile and Reptile Park

Situated north of Johannesburg this farm offers the adventurous a chance to hold snakes and even baby crocodiles or just see these slithery creatures up close, as well as the hairy tarantula.