Known for Culture, Monument and Small Town
Johannesburg is South Africa's wealthiest city and a thriving, happening, and cosmopolitan hub. Uncover the sights as you explore MuseuMAfricA, pass by the banking district, and absorb endless views of downtown and beyond with a visit to the “Top of Africa” at the Carlton Centre.
Begin to understand the dark history of apartheid in 20th century South Africa with a visit to the world's pre-eminent museum on the subject. Learn about the 1948 National Party implementation of racial segregation and the years of abuse before resistance triumphed nearly 50 years later.
Spend a half-day discovering the city of Pretoria, the seat of South Africa's executive branch of government. Stroll among grand architecture and jacaranda tree-lined streets as you visit important sites such as the Paul Kruger House, the Voortrekker Monument, and the Union Buildings.
Venture out of Johannesburg for a day of discovery at Cradle of Humankind, the UNESCO site home to some of the world's oldest hominid fossils. Delve into paleontological mysteries at the world-famous Sterkfontein caves, and then spot wildlife as you cruise around the Lion and Safari Park.
Explore the expansive savannahs of Lion and Safari Park on an unforgettable adventure that brings you face-to-face with Africa's incredible wildlife. As you cruise around the park in an open-air vehicle, encounter cheetahs, hyenas, antelopes, and even rare white lions in their natural habitat.