3 days in Johannesburg, Brits & Barberton Itinerary

3 days in Johannesburg, Brits & Barberton Itinerary

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Johannesburg
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Brits
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Barberton
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Johannesburg

— 1 day

City of Light

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg online driving holiday planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Johannesburg. In August, daytime highs in Johannesburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brits.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Brits

— 1 night
Brits is a large town situated in a fertile, citrus, vegetable and grain-producing area that is irrigated by the waters of the Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province of South Africa. On the 24th (Sat), head outdoors with Chameleon Village Lion Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukutula Conservation Center.

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Getting from Johannesburg to Brits by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Brits, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Brits

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Barberton

— 1 night
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Barberton History & Mining Museum, then see the interesting displays at Barberton Museum, and then trek along Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Barberton trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Brits to Barberton takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Brits in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in Barberton. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
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