Things to Do in Johannesburg
From the wildlife parks to insightful museums to soccer zeal, Johannesburg is full of exciting attractions. See rare white lions at Ukutula Lodge & Lion Park, where you have the chance to walk with cubs through the grounds. Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary is another hot spot for nature lovers. To take in views of the entire city, head to Aerial Cableway Hartbeespoort. Whether or not you're a soccer fan, First National Bank Stadium is worth a game, as soccer is hugely popular throughout the city. If you can't make it to a game, tours of the stadium are available.
Learn about Johannesburg's powerful history at the Apartheid Museum, an architecturally fascinating building that's packed with intense reminders of South Africa's past. Satyagraha House, a registered part of Johannesburg's historical heritage, gives visitors a glimpse into Gandhi's 21-year stay in South Africa. Swing by South African National Museum of Military History to experience the country's records of weapons, journals and photographs that depict the nation's participation in large-scale conflicts.