3 days in Johannesburg, Brits & Barberton Itinerary

3 days in Johannesburg, Brits & Barberton Itinerary

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3 days in Johannesburg, Brits & Barberton Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
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Johannesburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Brits
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
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Barberton
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
End: Johannesburg

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Johannesburg

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.
On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Nelson Mandela Square and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Johannesburg day trip website .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Johannesburg. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brits.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

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Nelson Mandela Square
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Nelson Mandela Square ©
Nelson Mandela Square

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Brits

Brits ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get outside with Chameleon Village Lion Park and then stroll through Ukutula Conservation Center.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Brits route planner .

Drive from Johannesburg to Brits in 2 hours. Traveling from Johannesburg in August, Brits is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barberton.

Things to do in Brits

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Ukutula Conservation Center ©
Ukutula Conservation Center
Chameleon Village Lion Park ©
Chameleon Village Lion Park

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Barberton

Barberton ©
Barberton is a town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa, which has its origin in the 1880s gold rush in the region. On the 25th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Barberton History & Mining Museum, see the interesting displays at Barberton Museum, and then stroll through Barberton Makhonjwa Geotrail.

Discover how to plan a Barberton trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Brits to Barberton in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Brits in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barberton, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Barberton

Museums Parks Trails
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Barberton Museum ©
Barberton Museum
Barberton History & Mining Museum ©
Barberton History & Mining Museum

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