23 Things To Do in Southern Gauteng

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Heidelberg Hiking Trails

Klipkraal hiking trail

Start: base camp Finish: base camp Duration: 24 km Fitness: easy to moderate Our tip: bring your own fire wood, charcoal, insect repellant, hats and sunscreen; there is a farm shop that provides basic ... more

Soweto Township Tours

Soweto Tour

Visit Soweto, the biggest and most vibrant township in South Africa, which is increasingly becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The city of Johannesburg is the engine of Africa, the ... more

WHEN?
Daily tours available.

Soweto Township Tours / Malls & Shopping / Family Entertainment

Walter Sisulu Square

Walter Sisulu Square in the heart of Kliptown, Soweto, is South Africa’s first township entertainment explosion centre, the very first of its kind, attracting both national and international attention with its ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Fridays fom 09h00 to 17h00.
Saturdays and Sundays from 09h00 to 14h00.
Selected Stores and Restaurants are open till late.

Soweto Extreme Sports

Power Swing across Soweto

Feel the power of gravity now where the power of electricity stood before. Free fall into a town that has arisen. The decommissioned cooling towers in Soweto were originally built for Orlando Power Station, the ... more

WHEN?
Wednesday to Sunday from 10h00 to 17h00. Booking is essential.

Soweto Museums / Sight Seeing / Township Tours

Tour de Soweto by Bicycle

Looking for a different way to explore Soweto? Jump on a bike at Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers for a guided tour of the places, people and culture. The tour starts at the hostel and travel through the township, ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Vereeniging Animal Sanctuaries / Family Entertainment

Visit Jabulani Butterfly Garden

Lost for things to do during the school holidays? Why not visit the Jabulani Butterfly Garden? This is a wonderful place for both adults and children and makes for a great outing. A walk through the flight ... more

WHEN?
Daily from 100h00 to 16h00, closed Mondays.

Vereeniging Malls & Shopping

De Kraal Antiques and Collectables

Hooked on antiques and collectables? De Kraal Antiques with its wide selection of both interesting and unusual items of furniture and farm antiques is the place for you then! The collection also includes a ... more

WHEN?
From 09h00 to 17h00 Monday to Friday and 09h00 to 14h00 on Saturday.

Vanderbijlpark Animal Sanctuaries / Family Entertainment

Emerald Animal World

In 2001, the National Zoological Gardens of South Africa established the 203-hectare Emerald Animal World housed at the Emerald Safari Resort and Casino in Vanderbilpark. The facility comprises a 189-hectare game ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Sunday from 09h00 to 16h15.

Vanderbijlpark Beaches & Pools / Family Entertainment

Aquadome at Emerald Resort

The indoor climate controlled Aquadome is a splash a minute, whatever the weather. Slip down the waterslide, explore the ship-wreck or simply take a dip in the warm water. With fully trained lifeguards on duty it’s ... more

WHEN?
Sunday to Thursday from 10h00 to 18h00.
Friday and Saturday from 10h00 to 20h00.

Vanderbijlpark Casual Dining / Cafés & Eateries / Wheelchair Friendly

Dine at Breeze

Breeze, the fabulous restaurant at Emerald Resort & Casino offering an array of delicious meals, live entertainment, and a family friendly environment, Breeze makes for the perfect outing night or day. Sip on a ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Friday from 11h00 to 22h00.
Saturday and Sunday from 11h00 to late.

Vanderbijlpark Casinos & Gaming

Gamble at the Emerald Casino

Should you fancy a wager in the casino, Emerald Resort & Casino delivers an enthralling gaming experience that is second to none. With the conveniently spacious non-smoking and smoking areas in the Casino, your ... more

WHEN?
Monday to Thursday from 10h00 to 04h00.
Friday to Saturday 24 Hours.
(Closes Sunday morning at 04:00am).

Walkerville Family Entertainment / Farm Stalls & Markets

Walkerville Farmer's Market

Walkerville Farmer's Market is a fresh produce and crafter's market. We cater to all tastes and provide an entertaining day out in the country. Gifts for out of town visitors available from our many stallholders ... more

WHEN?
Every Saturday from 08h30 to 15h00.

Soweto Parks & Gardens

Diepkloof Park

The suburb famous for the Soweto Wine Festival - three nights of wine and festivities -, one of the founding places of kwaito (a style of hip-hop specific to South Africa) and where an estimated 40% of Jo'burg's ... more

WHEN?
Please enquire.

Vereeniging Parks & Gardens

Orange Farm Park

The township of Orange Farm lies roughly 42 kilometers from the city centre of Johannesburg - one of the largest informal settlements in the country. It is also regarded as one of Johannesburg's most isolated ... more

WHEN?
Please Enquire.

Henley on Klip 4x4 Trails

Bass Lake 4x4 Trails

Bass Lake Adventure 4x4 Trail is a self-drive route that is open 5 days per week, but is very dependent on the weather. The trail is 14 km long and takes about 3 hours to complete. It is a natural trail with ... more

WHEN?
The 4x4 trail is open, for self driving, 5 days per week, except in the case of heavy rain, when the track is closed.

Southern Gauteng as a destination

If you are considering visiting the Southern Gauteng region or have already booked your Southern Gauteng accommodation, then you are probably keen to see what activities are available and what there is to do in the area. Explore our growing selection of Things to Do in Southern Gauteng, or view the events that are taking place in Gauteng during your stay, or suggest an activity if you come across something we've missed.

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Heidelberg, Henley-on-Klip, Meyerton, Vanderbijlpark, Vereeniging, Walkerville

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