Is Johannesburg worth spending a few days?


Jul 17th, 2004, 02:34 PM
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Is Johannesburg worth spending a few days?

We are planning to spend 3 nights in Cape Town and 3 nights at a Luxury safari in Sabi Sands (maybe Londolozi or Singit). Our return flight will be from Cape Town. Is it worth diverting to Johannesburg for a few days to see this city? Otherwise we're flying on to Europe. What do you suggest..worth it or not? Thank you.
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Jul 17th, 2004, 08:15 PM
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Johannesburg is okay, but you would be much better served spending any available extra time in Cape Town or in the Sabi Sand. Personally, I think 3 nights safari and 3 nights Cape Town is not enough if you have the time and budget to do more.
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Jul 18th, 2004, 10:17 PM
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It really depends on what your interests are. Admittedly 3 days is very short for a first trip to CTN, but then JHB has very different sites on offer: Soweto, Apartheid Museum, Cullinan Diamond mine, Cradle of Humankind to name a few.
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Aug 2nd, 2004, 10:10 AM
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If you have local contacts, Jo'burg is great; if not, skip it and play in Europe.
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