What to do in Johannesburg?

Feb 7th, 2005, 07:52 AM
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What to do in Johannesburg?

I will be staying at an airport hotel on a Saturday early in September. I need to spend a day and night before departing to Livingstone. What might be a good way to see Johannesburg? Are there day tours departing from airport hotels?
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Feb 7th, 2005, 04:09 PM
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I found myself in that situation once due to a travel delay and had several options from the airport hotel I was staying at. Don't remember which hotel, but wasn't a fancy because the airline was paying for it.

I did a tour of Soweto that was great. I'd suggest contacting the hotel in advance.
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Feb 7th, 2005, 04:54 PM
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I second the idea of doing the Soweto tour, topped off with lunch and a couple beers at Wandie's Place in Soweto.
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Feb 7th, 2005, 05:45 PM
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Rocco's suggestion is excellent. An afternoon in Soweto and time at Wandie's is a great way to get another sense of Africa.
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My wife and I went to Joburg in December 2004. I have posted a trip report with pictures on my personal homepage http://gardkarlsen.com Maybe you can find some useful information there. I enjoyed the tour of Consitution Hill, the Apartheid museum and the trip to Soweto.

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