Johannesburg Tourism

Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city, and it is also the capital of Gauteng. The other thing about the city is that it is known as the wealthiest province in SA, and it is also among the 50 most largest-metropolitan areas on the planet. The other thing is that Johannesburg is the largest city in the world that is not situated on a lake, river or a coastline. People living in Johannesburg admit that the life in this city is fast, crime rate is high but the city is economically active. It is also home to the largest stock exchange in Africa, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE).

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Johannesburg

  • Know the pollution level of Johannesburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 57.89 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 58.68 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 49.7 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.93 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.14 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50.3 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 51.45 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 48.48 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Johannesburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Johannesburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 79.86 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 81.4 (Very High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 88.88 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 91.88 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 77.73 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 81.75 (Very High)
    • Attacks 76.03 (High)
    • Drug offense 71.72 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 30.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 8.66 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 63.95 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 66.74 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 82.9 (Very High)
  • Quality of Life Index of Johannesburg is 124.64 (High)

    • Safety Index 19.25 (Very Low)
    • Climate Index 91.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.43 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 40.59 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 43.55 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 60.74 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.42 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 74.84 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Johannesburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.01 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 51.37 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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