Whether you are just passing through Johannesburg or it’s the start of your vacation in South Africa we have suggestions for the best things to do.
Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport hotel is conveniently located directly adjacent to Johannesburg’s International airport and offers a host of attractions – right on its doorstep to further afield.
Nearby attractions include restaurants, shopping malls, casinos, golf courses, theatres, movies, sporting facilities, and many more.
Find out more about our recommendation on the top local attractions near the Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport hotel.
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Arwyp Medical Centre
20 Pine Ave, Kempton Park, 1619, South Africa
+27 11 922 1000
Arwyp Medical Centre Private Hospital provides a complete range of medical services under one roof. The medical centre is a few minutes drive from O.R. Tambo International, Africa's busiest airport.
Sandton City Shopping Centre
83 Rivonia Rd, Sandton, 2196
+27 11 217 6000
One of Africa’s most prestigious shopping centres, offering an unparalleled shopping experience and world-class selection.
University of Johannesburg (UJ) Auckland Park Bunting Road Campus
Cottesloe, Johannesburg, 2092
+27 11 559 1040
Vibrant, multicultural and dynamic, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) shares the pace and energy of cosmopolitan Johannesburg, the city whose name it carries.
44 Stanley Avenue, Johannesburg,2092
+27 11 482 4444
44 Stanley is a collection of speciality stores. Art. Antiques. Bars. Books. Collectables. Decor. Fashion. Furniture and Restaurants.
Bidvest Wanderers Stadium
Corlett Drive, Illovo, Johannesburg
+27 11 340 1500
Bidvest Wanderers Stadium is the premier cricketing stadium in South Africa. All atmosphere, all action, ALL IN!
University of Johannesburg (UJ) Doornfontein Campus
Saratoga Ave Doornfotein
+27 11 559 6736
Doornfontein Campus (DFC) has eight residences – one senior residence and seven junior residences. The junior residences are divided into two ladies' residences and five men's residences.
Lyric Theater Gold Reef City
Cnr Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 2159
+27 11 248 5168
Opulent performance venue hosting international and local stars of the stage, plus kids' shows.
Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, 2193
+27 11 646 2000
The Johannesburg Zoo is an 55-hectare (140-acre) zoo in Johannesburg, South Africa.
East Rand Mall
Bentel Ave, Boksburg North, Gauteng, 1459
+27 11 823 1110
East Rand Mall is situated only 7 km from South Africa's busiest airport, OR Tambo International Airport The centre's well-planned tenant combination includes all of South Africa's Major Chain Stores and a host of smaller specialised stores.
Northern Park Way and Gold Reef Rd, Johannesburg, 2001
+27 11 309 4700
The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa dedicated to illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa.
Constitution Hill is the home of the Constitutional Court, the protector of our basic Human Rights and Constitution.
Emirates Airline Park
Corner Currey and Staib Street Doornfontein 2028
+27 11 402 2960
Emirates Airline Park, also known as Ellis Park Stadium is a rugby union and association football stadium in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, South Africa.
Nasrec Expo Centre Johannesburg
Cnr Nasrec & Rand Show, Johannesburg, 2000
+27 11 494 1920
Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) – South Africa’s largest purpose-built exhibition, convention and events venue – is one of Johannesburg’s best known landmarks. Home to South Africa’s oldest and most cherished consumer show, The Rand Show, as well as other world-class trade shows.
Montecasino Boulevard (Cnr William Nicol and Witkoppen) Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg
+27 11 510 7000
Montecasino, located in Fourways, North of Johannesburg is known for being Gauteng's number one entertainment destination.
+27 11 247 5300
The stadium is the home ground of Kaizer Chiefs F.C. and the South Africa national football team. The stadium is also known by its nickname "The Calabash" due to its resemblance to the African pot or gourd.
The SAB World of Beer
SAB World of Beer, Miriam Makeba St, Johannesburg, 2113, South Africa
+27 11 836 4900
A museum designed to showcase the history of South African beer.
Greenstone Shopping Centre
Cnr van Riebeeck and Modderfontein Road Greenstone Hill 1616
+27 11 524 0445
Situated on top of Greenstone Hill, the mall allows its shoppers to enjoy the offering of 150 tenants in a refreshingly airy, light-infused and modern styled setting, designed for comfort and the pleasure of its patrons.
C/O Malibongwe Drive and R114 Road, Lanseria, Gauteng South Africa
+27 87 150 0100
The Lion Park has a wealth of exciting activities for the whole family to ensure an unforgettable wildlife experience.
O.R. Tambo International Airport
O R Tambo Airport Rd, Johannesburg, 1627, South Africa
+27 11 921 6262
Tambo International Airport (IATA: JNB, ICAO: FAOR) (ORTIA) is a major international airport in Kempton Park, Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa, near the city of Johannesburg.
Gold Reef City Theme Park
Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 2159
+27 11 248 6800
Gold Reef City Theme Park has an abundance of adventures, it won't be long before you'll be drawn to the squeals of delight! Join the young at heart and test-drive these or any of the more than thirty adrenaline-boosting rides
Sandton Convention Centre
161 Maude Street, Sandton, Johannesburg, 2196
+27 11 779 0000
Sandton Convention Centre is Southern Africa’s leading and most prestigious, multi-purpose exhibition and convention centre.
Gallagher Convention Centre
19 Richard Drive, Midrand, Johannesburg, 1685
+27 11 266 3000
Gallagher Convention Centre is one of Africa’s largest conference and exhibition venues.
Cnr Northumberland Road & Olievenhout Avenue, North Riding, Johannesburg, South Africa
+ 27 11 794 5800
The Ticketpro Dome, formerly known as the Coca-Cola Dome is an event venue located in the north of Johannesburg, South Africa. The seating capacity is 19,000
Mall of Africa
Lone Creek Crescent and Magwa Crescent
+27 10 596 1470
The Mall of Africa is South Africa’s largest shopping mall ever built in a single phase, with 130 000 m2 of retail space available. The Mall is home to over 300 shops, many of which are flagship stores.
Southern Sun O.R. Tambo International Airport
O.R. Tambo International Airport, Airport Grounds, Jones Road, Gauteng, 1627, ZAF Phone: +27 11 977 3600