Things to do in and around Sandton when visiting Tladi Lodge Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg.

 

Sandton City Shopping Centre
www.sandton-city.co.za
The ultimate shopping experience in a world of its own, at Sandton City there is something for everyone from the adventurous to the discriminating, the trendy to the discerning. Sandton City is the destination where international shoppers feel at home and local shoppers get away from it all.

Nelson Mandela Square
www.nelsonmandelasquare.com
The intention is not only to honour the former president’s vision of a free and just South Africa, but also to create a focal point where local and foreign tourists can contemplate the events that led to the creation of the Rainbow Nation.

An already fashionable area with its sidewalk cafes, fine dining and some 93 exclusive shops, NELSON MANDELA SQUARE at Sandton City looks set to become one of the most popular venues in South Africa.

Soweto Tours
This is an essential trip for anyone interested in the Miracle of Transformation that is South Africa.

Constitution Hill
www.constitutionhill.org.za
Constitution Hill is the new home of the Constitutional Court, the protector of our basic rights and freedoms. Constitution Hill is also the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the dawn of democracy in 1994. Many of South Africa’s leading political activists, including Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela, were detained here.

Apartheid Museum
www.apartheidmuseum.org
“To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” Nelson Mandela.

Sterkfontein Caves
www.sterkfontein-caves.co.za
Sterkfontein is one of the world's most productive and important palaeoanthropological sites. It is the place where the very fist adult ape-man was found by Dr Robert Broom in 1936.

Maropeng
www.maropeng.co.za
The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site. Maropeng means “returning to the place of origin” in Setswana, the main indigenous language in this area of South Africa. The Cradle of Humankind is an easy drive of about an hour from Johannesburg or Pretoria. Our ancestors have lived in this area for more than 3-million years. By coming here, you are coming to the birthplace of humanity. Welcome home!

Haartbeespoort Dam Cable Way
www.hartiescableway.co.za/content/page/history-of-the-harties-cableway
Over the decades, the cableway entertained countless visitors from around the world, giving them a bird's-eye view of the Hartbeespoort Dam and surrounds. Apart from delighting visitors with thrilling cable car rides, the cableway also became a popular paragliding destination.

Haartbeespoort Dam Country Market
www.countrymarket.co.za
38 charming shops. Set in a natural environment Offering a wide range of African arts & crafts, novelties & curios, leatherware,ceramics, glassware, cosmetics & toiletries,jewellery, furniture (including wrought-iron & sleeper), imported & local clothing, plus a second-hand book shop Specialist crafts include sandblasting on glass and goldsmithery We even boast a food emporium Pick A Pancake Roof Top Coffee Shop.

The Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site
www.cradleofhumankind.co.za
While visiting Johannesburg, why not spend a half or full-day with us on an exciting and unique adventure into our own distant past!? We offer groups the rare opportunity to tour some of the world's most important and richest pre-human fossil sites. These include the sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans and Drimolen.

The Lion Park
www.lion-park.com
Johannesburg Lion Park: among the more unusual game parks in the region is a 200 ha lion reserve that features more than 60 lion - and the population is growing. Visitors drive along a (one-way) winding road through the game area, where they may see black wildebeest, gemsbok, impala, blesbok, zebra and ostrich.

Cheetah Farm
www.dewildt.co.za/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=21&Itemid=62
The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre -  The Cheetah Centre in South Africa was established in 1971, initially as a cheetah breeding project and the Centre has during the past 40 years bred over 800 cheetah cubs.  Various conservation projects have been initiated since its inception which also inlcudes a successful African wild dog breeding programme.

Lesedi Cultural Village
www.lesedi.com
The LESEDI dancers take you to the heart beat of Africa Visit the traditional villages of the Zulu, Ndebele, Sotho, Pedi and Xhosa. "Nyama Choma" - The Greatest African Feast. Sample traditional dishes from around the African continent. Daily and evening shows. The families of LESEDI invite you to overnight in their comfortable traditional guest huts with private bathrooms. LESEDI offers the best of first world conference facilities in peaceful bushveld surroundings close to Johannesburg.

The Elephant Sanctuary
www.elephantsanctuary.co.za
"I've seen elephant in the wild - but only at a distance. They seem gigantic and yet so gentle ..... I'd like to know more about these fascinating animals."

The Rhino Park
www.rhinolion.co.za
CITY LIFE has its rewards, especially at night, but inevitably the fast-paced, highly stressed, lives of those living in the city catch up with them. It is only then that the recharging powers of nature will do.

The Johannesburg Zoo
www.jhbzoo.org.za
Welcome to the new Johannesburg Zoo’s website. Parts of this website are still being constructed. We would really appreciate your comments on this site.

Gold Reef City
www.goldreefcity.co.za
Africa's Greatest Theme Park Created Around An Authentic 19th Century Gold Mine With Underground Tours, Gold Pouring, Historical Exhibits, Restaurants, A Victorian Hotel and A Casino With 1600 Machines And 60 Tables.

Gauteng Province
www.gauteng.net
Welcome to Gauteng, Place of Gold – the economic powerhouse of the Southern African region and home to Africa’s greatest cities. From the vibrant metropolis of Soweto, through dynamic Johannesburg, City of Gold to the tree-lined diplomacy of Pretoria, Gauteng is a cosmopolitan, multicultural mix of people from all walks of life, from all four corners of the world.

Balloon Flights
www.balloon.co.za
Something really different. It’s sunrise. Picture yourselves sipping champagne as you float high above the majestic Magaliesbergs in a hot air balloon just 50km from Sandton and Johannesburg’s northern suburbs.