32 days in Gauteng Itinerary

32 days in Gauteng Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Gauteng trip itinerary maker

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Johannesburg
— 11 nights
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Magaliesburg
— 9 nights
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Cullinan
— 9 nights
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Johannesburg

— 11 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Climbing Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct and Apartheid Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Johannesburg side-trips: Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens (in Roodepoort), Lesedi Cultural Village (in Lanseria) and Pretoria (Fort Schanskop, Sammy Marks House, &more). Spend the 11th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Origins Centre Museum, contemplate the long history of Mandela House, try your luck at Gold Reef City, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melrose Temple.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Johannesburg online trip itinerary maker.

Berlin, Germany to Johannesburg is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Magaliesburg.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 21:

Magaliesburg

— 9 nights
A getaway for residents of Johannesburg and Pretoria, Magaliesburg sits at the heart of a region known for its mountains, rivers, and valleys.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mountain Sanctuary Park and Kraalkop Nature Reserve. Escape the urban bustle at Sterkfontein Cave and Rustig. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Magaliesburg: Kromdraai Gold Mine (in Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site), Nirox Sculpture Park (in Krugersdorp) and Randfontein Golf Club (in Randfontein). There's much more to do: hike along Shelter Rock, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stroll through Krugersdorp Game Reserve, and get a taste of life in the country at Saddle Creek Ranch Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Magaliesburg trip planner.

You can drive from Johannesburg to Magaliesburg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cullinan.

Things to do in Magaliesburg

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 30:

Cullinan

— 9 nights
Cullinan is a small town 30km east of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Nan Hua Temple and Zonderwater Italian POW will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Dinokeng Game Reserve and Lion and Cheetah Sanctuary. Step out of Cullinan to go to Bronkhorstspruit and see Anton Smit Sculpture Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: go deep underground at Cullinan Diamond Mine, examine the collection at Willem Prinsloo Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and look for gifts at Ile De Chocolat.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cullinan road trip app.

Traveling by car from Magaliesburg to Cullinan takes 2 hours. Traveling from Magaliesburg in June, you will find days in Cullinan are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (14°C). You'll set off for home on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Cullinan

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 9:

Gauteng travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Casinos · Landmarks
On a trip to Gauteng, you'll witness the golden roots of South Africa, and the World Heritage-listed Cradle of Humankind. The region's name means "place of gold" in the Sesotho language, and dates from the beginnings of the gold industry in Johannesburg in 1886. Mine tours tell the tale of this booming era, while today the region encompasses tall skyscrapers, Indian markets, and African medicine lodges. Topping most Gauteng itineraries, bustling Jo'burg contends with the fascinating valley revealing the origins of human civilization. Enrich your trip with tranquil nature reserves and museums tracing South Africa's complex heritage.