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36hrs in Joburg.

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36hrs in Joburg.

Hi, we'll be arriving by train in Park station at about 11 am and our flight to Europe leaves the next day at 8 pm. It will unfortunately be all the time we can spend in Joburg. We'll most probably be looking for a hotel somewhere inbetween the railway-station and the airport. I've noticed loads of possible activities to fill the time between train and plane; very difficult to choose. A compact city-tour is a realistic option ... Any "definitely don't miss"-recommendations are welcome. We're 50+ and time of travel is mid-march next year. Thanks !

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1. Re: 36hrs in Joburg.

I would say a half day city tour followed by a half day Soweto tour would give you some excellent insights into Johannesburg. Try contacting JMT tours to see what they can offer you. I did a similar tour with them and was thoroughly impressed.

Tracey - Owner/Director, Travel Butlers.

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You can also take the hop on hop off bus, for a nice tour trought the city. Or take a tour with firelighttours.co.za we use them always for our guests and their are always very, very happy with them.

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annemieke

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3. Re: 36hrs in Joburg.

You can do a Johannesburg/ Apartheid museum/Soweto tour combination. A Soweto night Shebeen tour is also an option especially on a weekend followed by an overnight backpacking in Soweto.

Nathan Ngwenya - Owner Manager - Soweto Voyage.

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Thank you for your feedback.

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5. Re: 36hrs in Joburg.

Hello, Rosebank would a good base for you. Do your tours and you are well situted for most of the sights, then when you need to go to the airport, you can take the Gautrain. Check out the Holiday Inn Rosebank which is opposite the train station, or look at the Crown Plaza which is two blocks down. Must see: Soweto and Apartheid museum, Cradle of Humankind, Lesedi Cultural village. You could do Soweto and the museum the day you arrive, then the next day do the Cradle of Humankind, Cultural Village and then drop off at the airport.

Lyn - Owner - Thorntree Tours and Safaris

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