Jo’burg is a pretty big city, with lots of wonderful tourist attractions that locals and foreigners can enjoy. Luckily, there are so many that can be enjoyed with the whole family, without burning a hole in your pocket. There were so much to choose from, but we’ve got our top 5 low cost Jo’burg activities we think you’ll love!
- Rosebank African Craft Market
The Rosebank Art and Craft Market is an exciting African shopping destination in the heart of the Rosebank shopping precinct. On sale you’ll find the biggest range of South African arts and crafts, as well as lots of other beautiful items from all over the African continent. Here you can find craftsmen and women from Cameroon, Zimbabwe, Congo, the Ivory Coast and many more African countries selling traditional fabrics, jewellery, clothing, ceramics and other unique handcrafted décor and art items that make the perfect souvenir or gift.
Tel: +27(0) 11 568 0850
Address: Mall, Cradock Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196
Trading Hours: 9am – 6pm
Entrance cost: Free
Website: Rosebank African Craft Market
- City Sightseeing – Jo’burg Red Bus Tour
What a perfect way to spend a sunny day in Johannesburg: Hop on and hop off the double-decker red bus and discover Johannesburg. With informative audio commentary about all our major attractions in 15 different languages (and a special channel for kids), City Sightseeing tours are the easiest and most fun way to see the sights.
Tel: (customer care) +27(0) 861 733 287
Tour office: Open daily from 8.45am-5pm
Address: Wolmarans Street, between Rissik Street and Joubert Street
Cost: R170 per adult, children (age 5 – 17) R90
Website: City Sightseeing
- SAB World Of Beer
Bringing the history of beer to life, the SAB World of Beer is a popular visitor attraction that uses 3D movies, floating holograms and a large screen with surround sound to tell the tale of this popular South African alcoholic beverage.
Tel: +27 (0)11 836 4900
Address: 15 Helen Joseph Street (formerly President Street), Newtown, Johannesburg
Tour Duration: 90 minutes
Cost: Adults: R105, Pensioners and students with a valid student card: R95, Children under the age of 17: R35
- Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
The world-class Sci-Bono Discovery Centre in Newtown, Johannesburg, supports maths, science and technology education. It also encourages dynamic learning experiences that contribute to building science, engineering and technology capacity in South Africa.
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Tel: +27 (0) 11 639 8400
Address: Miriam Makeba St & Helen Joseph Street, Johannesburg, 2107
Hours: 9am – 5pm
Website: Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
- Constitution Hill
Johannesburg’s Constitution Hill remembers the horrors of the past, and yet embraces the promises of the future, marrying them with the reality of the present. It is home to the Constitutional Court, the birthplace of our democracy and protector of our human rights. It is the perfect spot to dive into South African history and to learn more about this beautiful country, what it stands for, and most importantly, why.
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Tel: +27 (0) 11 381 3100
Address: 11 Kotze St, Johannesburg, 2017
Open Hours: 9am – 5pm
Cost: Adults R55, students, pensioners and children R15
Website: Constitution Hill