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Egoli, meaning the City of Gold. How to make the most of Johannesburg in one day is a challenge. There are many things to do and places to go in this city of contrasts and gold.

Whether it is a trip down in history, aimed at fun, we have it all attractively packaged in only one day. Let’s go!

Dress code: Comfortable shoes and casual clothing. Sunscreen lotion is a must in summer. If you don’t have a hat, the street vendors will be very keen to sell you one!

The time duration for each activity is a guide only and will vary from personal likes and dislikes.

Map Johannesburg South Africa

1. Apartheid Museum (2 hours)

The Apartheid Museum opens at 09h00 and is a good starting point to your 1-day holiday trip. You can pre-book a guided tour. Alternatively, ask for the headsets at the entrance and walk at your own pace. My personal preference is to use the headsets and meander at your own pace.

Shopping: On your way out you will find a small  and cozy souvenir shop. They have some quality coffee table books which will be a great conversation starter in your lounge!

Refreshments: The service in the coffee shop just opposite the souvenir shop was very good every time I’ve been.