Senior Travel in Johannesburg

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Johannesburg senior travel is a great idea for those wishing to spend their holiday in this South African city. There are a number of fun activities seniors can choose from; below are just a few.


Once you arrive in Johannesburg, make sure you find comfortable accommodation for yourself. Melrose Arch Hotel is one place you will get great facilities (Room service, laundry service, shops, shuttle service, wake-up call, etc.). It is found on Melrose Square. Other hotels include the Emperor Hotel (64 Jones Road), the Sunnyside Park Hotel (Princess of Wales Terrace 2041), and The Fairlawns (Alma Road).

Art Galleries/Museums

Johannesburg senior travel can include visiting many places in the city centre. Johannesburg Art Gallery has a huge collection of famous paintings. You can then move on to the collections in the Absa Gallery, found in the Absa Towers.

A visit to Absa Museum is highly recommended, as you will get to see the history of this city as well as the largest collection of South African currency, dating back to early times. You will find a great museum on Fox Street, and the Adler Museum at Witwatersrand, which has old musical instruments that are not found in many museums.

Nelson Mandela Bridge

This landmark, dedicated to Nelson Mandela, is a spectacular site to see, and a great photographic opportunity. The bridge has a lane so people can walk across it while enjoying the view.

Constitution Hill

Another Johannesburg senior travel site to visit is this 19th-century prison. Many anti-apartheid crusaders were held there. It now serves as museum and a court.

Gold Reef City

This is a place every Johannesburg senior travel itinerary should include. This park has everything from casinos, an amphitheater, a movie theater, a restaurant, an animal farm yard, and zulu dancers. You will really enjoy visiting this wonderful place.

Johannesburg Zoo

This zoo will treat you to all kinds of wild animals. Here you will be able to see how they are specially cared for at this establishment, and even get to touch some of the animals. A night tour is also available. If you're planning an event, the zoo also has special venues available for renting.

Emmarentia Dam

This dam the place to go to sit back and watch others sailing and fishing. You can also have a picnic at the various spots around the dam, as also plenty of food on sale during the weekend.

Johannesburg Botanical Gardens

Take a tour in these gardens to see very beautiful flora and fauna of South Africa. You will also be able to see how landscapers can create beautiful landscapes. Make sure you carry your camera with you so you can take some memorable photographs.

African Flea Market

Johannesburg senior travel must include visiting this place to pick up a few souvenirs to take back home. Here you will be able to get all kinds of handicrafts from all over Africa.

April 03, 2010 new by joekabuya

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