Observatory Places of Interest, Gauteng

Observatory is situated in Johannesburg, in Gauteng, South Africa. Show on Map

Attractions IN Observatory

Observatory Golf Club

Observatory Golf Course is one of the less well known Johannesburg courses, but just as good as many of its more famous neighbors. A sophisticated watering system keeps the course green even in winter. Avenues ...

Attractions AROUND Observatory

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 ...

Ellis Park Stadium

Although the Ellis Park Stadium was already a regular host of major sports matches (having first been constructed in 1928), it underwent a major renovation to accommodate the millions of international players ...

Johannesburg Planetarium

Situated in the grounds of the University of the Witwatersrand (entrance in Yale Road, alongside the M1). Seating for over 400 persons. Educational and entertaining programmes on different aspects of astronomy ...

Turffontein Race Course

In Johannesburg when you speak about ‘going to the races’ you’re usually referring to spending a day watching horses race at the Turffontein race track, one of the oldest horse racing venues in South Africa, ...

... and little further afield

Absa Money Museum

Home to the largest collection of money used in South Africa’s past in the world, Absa Money Museum lies in downtown Johannesburg on Fox Street. The ABSA Money Museum is the only banking and money museum in ...

Crown Mines Golf Club

South Africa is famous for its gold, and Crown Mines Golf Club is built in genuine mining country, just a few kilometres southeast of central Johannesburg. Less than 2 kilometres away from the course is Gold ...

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, ...

Duma Nokwe Monument

You will find the Duma Nikwe Monument outside the Johannesburg High Court, near the law courts, on Pritchard Street in downtown Johannesburg. Designed by artist Lewis Levin, the two-metre-high piece of art is ...

East Rand Mall

The popular East Rand Mall takes full advantage of the prime position of this area and offers a variety of restaurants, boutiques, chain stores and franchises to appeal to the tastes and needs of the full ...

Klipriviersberg Nature Reserve

There are several destinations to which Jo’burgers can travel to get away for a weekend retreat. But there are fewer available to explore for a morning’s weekend walk, or an afternoon biology lesson with the ...

Kliptown Open Air Museum

Standing in Freedom Square in Soweto, the Kliptown Open Air Museum, dedicated to Walter Sisulu, tells the story of the drafting of the Freedom Charter. And it does so via photographs, art, song, news clipping ...

Orlando Towers

The iconic Orlando Towers have been converted from being two unsightly cooling towers to being the site of some of the most fun and exhilarating adventure sports in the country. They are situated in Soweto, ...

Randpark Golf Club

With two very distinct but different golf courses, Randpark offers golfers of varying ability an unforgettable experience on two of the finest and best manicured courses South Africa has to offer. Host to the ...

Royal Johannesburg Golf Club

The World Atlas of Golf, which lists the great courses and how they are played, features just two South African clubs on its hallowed pages. One is Durban Country Club and the other is Royal Johannesburg, ...

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