Outdoor Activities in Johannesburg

Outdoor activities in Johannesburg are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Johannesburg comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Johannesburg and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Johannesburg has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Johannesburg.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Johannesburg:

  1. #1 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 3221 itineraries
    Apartheid Museum

    Tags: History Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: Northern Park Way and Gold Reef Rd, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Apartheid Museum is an assortment of separate museum buildings which illustrate mutual exclusion in their purpose and exhibition. This Museum was primarily built in honour of the struggle against ...Read more

  2. #2 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 3495 itineraries
    Carlton Centre Observation Deck

    Tags: Landmark, Observation Deck

    Address: 150 Commissioner Street, Johannesburg

    Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details

    From  the 50th floor of the Carlton Centre, the tallest building in Johannesberg, you can gaze down at the grand panorama of Johannesberg. The Observation deck floor has several sectons, includin...Read more

  3. #3 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 3355 itineraries
    Museum Africa

    Tags: Photo Gallery, Specialty Museum

    Address: 121 Bree St, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Museum Africa or the Africana Museum is a heritage museum and bears the historical features of the development of Johannesburg and South Africa. It’s located on the site of what used to be a...Read more

  4. #4 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 4107 itineraries
    The Market Theatre

    Tags: Bar, Food And Drinks, Restaurant, Theatre

    Address: 56 Margaret Mcingana St, Johannesburg 2048, South Africa

    Timings: 08:00 am - 10:00 pm Details

    The Market Theatre of Johannesburg symbolizes the great communal harmony and unity among the races during the difficult era of the apartheid. It has been awarded with the honour of the Jujamcyn Award ...Read more

  5. #5 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 1631 itineraries
    Hector Pieterson Memorial And Museum

    Tags: Museum, Memorial

    Address: 8287-8288 Khumalo Street, Orlando West, Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Hector Pieterson Memorial was built in the honour of child martyr Hector Pierterson, who was fatally shot during the revolution against the apartheid movement. The Memorial is situated in the mart...Read more

  6. #6 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 2075 itineraries
    Nelson Mandela National Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: 8115 Orlando West, Soweto 1804, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Details

    The Nelson Mandela National Museum is the original residence of Nelson Mandela- the famous President of South Africa, which had been renovated and partly modified to allow for public exhibitions. The ...Read more

  7. #7 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 3034 itineraries
    Johannesburg Zoo

    Tags: Zoo

    Address: Jan Smuts Avenue, Johannesburg, 2122, South Africa

    Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Johannesburg Zoo is a marvellous zoo and wildlife preserve, especially for endagered species. It’s governed by the Education Department of the zoo. The exclusive features of the zoo owe to t...Read more

  8. #8 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 2402 itineraries
    Mai Mai Flea Market

    Tags: Flea Market

    Address: Anderson St. (at Berea St.), Johannesburg, Gauteng

    Timings: 09:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

    The Mai Mai Flea Market of Johannesburg is the ideal location for the tourists and natives of Johannesburg to sell and distribute the native products and merchandise, including second hand articles an...Read more

  9. #9 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 2359 itineraries
    Johannesburg Art Gallery

    Tags: Art Museum, Art Gallery

    Address: Cnr Klein and King George Streets, Joubert Park, Johannesburg 2044, South Africa

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The fifteen exhibition halls here host a vast collection of classical art, chiefly from Scotland, Britain and other European countries, along with a lot of South Africa’s cultural heritage. Pabl...Read more

  10. #10 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 1072 itineraries
    Hyundai Balloon At Montecasino

    Tags: View Point, Rides

    Address: Bird Gardens, Montecasino, South Africa

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This giant balloon is the largest physical commercial adertisement in the world. It is tethered at a park in the Montecasino. The balloon is used both for exhibition purposes as well as for luxury tri...Read more

  11. #11 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 1801 itineraries
    Blyde River Canyon

    Tags: Outdoors, Adventure, Canyon, Nature

    Address: Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The stunning formation, consisting mainly of red sandstone, is one of the largest canyons in the world and as such is one of the palnet’s natural wonders. The Canyon has numerous gorges and...Read more

  12. #12 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 606 itineraries
    Sterkfontein Caves

    Tags: Cave, Historical Site, Archaeological Site

    Address: Kromdraai Road, Johannesburg, South Africa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Caves of Sterkfontein are naturally formed of limestone and are of great interest to archaeologists; preshistoric remains of Australopithecus and Homo sapiens have been found here. It is renowned ...Read more

  13. #13 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 588 itineraries
    De Wildt Cheetah And Wildlife Centre

    Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Tour, Nature

    Address: R513, Brits, 0251, South Africa

    Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Cheetahs are endangered. They are bred here in secured perimetres and protected from man and other wildlife. Besides cheetah’s wild dogs, brown hyenas and vultures are also exhibited here. Once ...Read more

  14. #14 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 784 itineraries
    Gold Reef City

    Tags: Amusement Park, Theme Park, Entertainment, Rides

    Address: Northern Parkway and Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg, 2159, South Africa

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Gold Reef City of Johannesburg is a large centre for urban recreation and amusement, and its name owes to its location venue around the gold mines of Witwatersrand, which was the site of a huge go...Read more

  15. #15 of 81 Outdoors Activities in Johannesburg
    - Used in 853 itineraries
    Lion Park

    Tags: Wildlife Sanctuary , Nature

    Address: R114, Honeydew, 1747, South Africa

    Timings: 08:30 am - 09:00 pm Details

    The chief attraction of the Park is the conservation and protected upbringing of the almost extinct white lion species and the yellow lions of Africa, of which over 80 reside in the park. Besides the ...Read more