Attractions IN/AROUND Craighall

Museums

Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum is the story of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity. Beginning in 1948, the white elected National Party government initiated a process which turned over 20 million people into 2nd class citizens, damning them to a life of ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Braamfontein Spruit

One of several streams in Johannesburg the Braamfontein Spruit flows through the city's northern suburbs, its overgrown banks providing a much-needed green lung for residents who cycle, bird watch, hike and trail-run the paths ...

Golf Courses

River Club Golf Course

Situated in Sandton in Johannesburg, the River Club Golf Course not only scored highest for conditioning, but has some of the best finishing holes in the country. River Club is a very up market, exclusive club. One of the finest layouts in the country, and no ...

Shopping / Entertainment

Sandton City Shopping Centre

The scale and elegance of the Sandton City Shopping Centre is known the world over by dedicated shopaholics. It is situated within the richest square mile on the continent in Johannesburg, Gauteng. In addition, it is close to the OR Tambo International ...

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Golf Courses

Bryanston Golf Course

The cover is cynodon, which is a strain of bent grass. Another feature of the Bryanston Golf course is the abundance of water hazards and it's possible to 'dunk one in the drink' on all but five of the 18 holes. The Bryanston Golf Course plays to an unusual ...

Birdlife or Wildlife Sanctuaries

Cumberland Bird Sanctuary

Just opposite the Bryanston Country Club is a bird sanctuary; an official 5.2 hectare 'protected area' with its entrance on Cumberland Avenue, hence its name. Most of the time it is kept under lock and key, but at certain times it is open to the general ...

Golf Courses

Dainfern Golf Course

Dainfern Country Club golf course is a bold and beautiful Gary Player design. There are big, undulating greens, plenty of interesting water holes, spectator mounds and a strong emphasis on retaining natural hazards. Situated in a peaceful valley north of ...

Miscellaneous / Popular Tourist Routes

Gautrain

The Gautrain is an 80 kilometre mass rapid transit railway system, which is a long-winded way of saying that Johannesburg constructed a (really) fast train that cuts out all of the traffic to and from the airport, just in time for the Soccer World Cup of ...

Golf Courses

Houghton Golf Club

Centrally situated in Johannesburg's wealthy suburb of the same name, the Houghton Golf course has hosted no fewer than eight South African Opens since the Second World War. Gary Player won three of his 13 South African Opens at this leafy, parkland course, ...

Golf Courses

Johannesburg Country Club

The country club Johannesburg is one of Africa's finest golfing facilities, with two championship courses on a large piece of ground in the plush northern suburbs. The Woodmead Course opened in 1968 and Woodlands in 1992 and both are splendid 18 hole layouts ...

Landmarks / Miscellaneous

Johannesburg Stock Exchange

The JSE Limited, more commonly known as the JSE (after its former name, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange), is an important global market in which securities can be traded freely and within a safe, regulated environment. It is the premier exchange of both South ...

Golf Courses

Killarney Country Club

The challenging and lovely Killarney golf course was developed and is owned by the old Transvaal Automobile Club. Originally situated in Killarney, after the construction of the M1 it is now entirely situated in the prestigious suburb of Houghton in Sandton ...

Golf Courses

Leeuwkop Golf Club

The putting green and practice facility is a great addition to the course as they allow players to test themselves and up their confidence off the fairways. There is also a halfway house, with a bar and restaurant, where friends and colleagues can meet, relax ...

Landmarks / Memorials

Liliesleaf Farm

Liliesleaf Farm, which lies in the midst of the leafy suburb of Rivonia, played a rather pivotal role in the history of South Africa. It was where a group of senior ANC were arrested during a police raid in 1963 for planning to overthrow the apartheid ...

Craighall as a destination

Also in the neighbourhood

Abbotsford, Atholl, Benmore Gardens, Beverley, Bryanston, Buccleuch, Chartwell, Craigavon, Douglasdale, Fourways, Gallo Manor, Glenadrienne, Houghton, Hurlingham, Hyde Park, Illovo, Inanda, Kelvin, Linbro Park, Lonehill, Lyme Park, Mandela Square, Melrose, Melrose Arch, Melrose North, Morningside, Parkmore, Parktown North, Paulshof, River Club, Rivonia, Rosebank, Sandhurst, Sandown, Sandton Central, Sandton Square, Strathavon, Sunninghill, Wendywood, Winston Ridge, Woodmead

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