Roodepoort Tourism, South Africa

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Roodepoort is a city in the Greater Johannesburg area, Gauteng, South Africa. Johannesburg's most famous botanical garden, Witwatersrand National Botanical Gardens (now renamed Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden), is located in Roodepoort. Formerly an independent municipality, Roodepoort became part of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality in the late 1990s, along with Randburg and Sandton.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Roodepoort in South Africa. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Roodepoort like a local. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Sun City, South Africa. Add Sun City to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Apartheid Museum, Carlton Centre Observation Deck, Museum Africa. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Pilanesberg International Airport. Tour packages of Roodepoort are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Roodepoort*

  • Pollution Statistics in Roodepoort

    Know the pollution level of Roodepoort before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 58.54 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 54.79 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 52.78 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.57 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 31.08 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 51.39 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 49.35 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.89 (Moderate)
  • Roodepoort: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Roodepoort for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Roodepoort.

    • Burglary and Theft 78.2 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 79.47 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.43 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 89.82 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 76.47 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 80.72 (Very High)
    • Attacks 74.19 (High)
    • Drug offense 70.09 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 32.1 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 8.99 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 63.92 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 66.59 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 80.96 (Very High)
  • Living in Roodepoort - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Roodepoort is 139.59 (High)

    • Safety Index 21.13 (Low)
    • Climate Index 91.38 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 62.06 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.82 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 50.59 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 61.53 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.94 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 113.08 (Very High)
    • 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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Roodepoort

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Roodepoort

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.53 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.71 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.82 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 61.82 USD

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

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