The Lion Park has a wealth of exciting activities for the whole family to ensure an unforgettable wildlife experience. Our guests are guaranteed to get extremely close to white lion, wild dog, hyena and over twenty other African wildlife species. There are grazing areas where you will see zebra, giraffe, springbuck and blesbuck, just to mention a few.
Infused with the history of the struggle against apartheid and abuzz with the energy of the city of gold, Soweto is a must-see for tourists who are looking for more than sun, sea and the big five.
The Apartheid Museum opened in 2001 and is acknowledged as the pre-eminent museum in the world dealing with 20th century South Africa, at the heart of which is the apartheid story. The museum is a beacon of hope showing the world how South Africa is coming to terms with its oppressive past and working towards a future that all South Africans can call their own
GOLD REEF CITY
The Gold Reef City theme park, located in central Johannesburg, is built around an authentic 19th century gold mine, and brings together fascinating historical attractions with some of the most thrilling rides in the southern hemisphere. For a day of frenetic family fun, it cannot be beat.
LESEDI CULTURAL VILLAGE
At the Lesedi African Lodge and Cultural Village you can experience the colourful sights and sounds of an authentic African village and learn about the ways of the Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho, Nguni and Ndebele people. Traditional song and dance and a feast fit for a king top off an unforgettable day and night.
Nelson Mandela Square is a shopping and restaurant hub in Sandton, Johannesburg. In the outdoor square, or piazza, you will find a six-metre tall statue of Nelson Mandela sculpted by Kobus Hattingh and Jacob Maponyane – an imposing reminder of South Africa’s favourite grandfather who continues to inspire.
CRADLE OF HUMANKIND
The Cradle of Humankind region in South Africa, which is approximately 90 minutes’ drive from the Johannesburg city centre, offers visitors the opportunity to learn about stones and bones, wine and dine in tranquil surroundings, try out a range of adrenalin-pumping activities, have a beautiful wedding, discover a range of wonderful wildlife and experience culture and craft. The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site is one of eight in the country. It’s the world’s richest hominin site, home to around 40% of the world’s human ancestor fossils.