What most provinces have going for them is the ocean. Gauteng doesn’t have that in its corner but what it lacks in sea breeze it makes up for in picturesque views of escarpments and mountainsides found only in the most descriptive of novels.
The Rand Show
This particular show is the biggest consumer exhibition in South Africa the Rand Show returns to the Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec during April 2019. With a legacy dating back over 123 years, the Rand Show remains South Africa’s largest, most iconic consumer event that has entertained multiple generations of South African families, revolving around families, their lifestyles, living spaces and taking them on a journey allowing for experience that caters to a range of individually themed expo’s.
When: 19-29 April
10h00 – 19h00
Cost: R150 Adult
R80 under 17
Free Child under 1m in height
Location: Johannesburg Expo Centre, Nasrec, Johannesburg
Contact: 011 494 1920/ email@example.com
Hot air ballooning in the Magaliesberg
Few feelings come close than that of experiencing a South African sunrise first hand, skim through the treetops and enjoy a peaceful drift across the African skies. Hot air ballooning is a must for everyone, from the daring adventurer through to the romantic connoisseur. Take a chance on an experience enjoyed by enthusiasts across the world and what’s known to be the purest and safest form of flight.
When: By Arrangement
Cost: Available on request
Location: 53 second avenue, Fontainebleau, Randburg
Contact: 011 793 5782
Gold Reef City
From traditional mine dancing to knowing how Johannesburg became the city of gold. This Theme Park has it all from choreographed bird shows to street entertainers, adrenaline-pumping rides to Africa’s only 4D theatre. On offer is a variety of attractions that no other venue in Africa can match.
When: Closed on Mon/Tue except Gauteng Public School Holidays
09h30 – 17h00
Cost: R125 pp
Location: Northen Parkway & Data Cresent, Johannesburg
Point Blank Paintball
Come join us at Point Blank Paintball, situated at the Valverde Country Hotel in Muldersdrift, easily accessible from Krugersdorp, Pretoria and Northern Johannesburg, for an extreme sports experience of a lifetime! Adrenalin pumping, heart-stopping, action-packed experience with your friends, work colleagues or just the family. You’ll learn to hone your skills as a team player, dodge paintballs, hide in the smallest places, run like the wind, scramble and fall, splat your opponents, get splattered and build up your courage for the next round. Paintball is a fast paced action packed game that takes skill and courage combined with strategy, power and precision, it also gets a few laughs as well. Come get addicted with Point Blank Paintball!
Where: Valverde country hotel, Magaliesberg
Location: Plot 5 Lammermoo, Beyers Naude Extention, 6km after the Krugersdorp-Pretoria Highway, Lanseria
Contact: 082 330 9070
Irene Dairy Farm
Irene Dairy Farm offers a little something for everyone; there is the Dairy Shop that sells a decadent, rich, calorie-laden thick cream (perfect for afternoon scones) and the rather unique concept of five-litre buckets of fresh, raw farm milk. The estate boasts two restaurants, the Deck or Barn and both serve a range of freshly made breakfast and lunch dishes. Housed a barn (and one of the original barns at that) directly across the farmyard from the shop.
Where: Nellmapius Road,
8h00 – 18h00
Location: Nellmapius Road, Irene
Contact: 012 667 2326/ firstname.lastname@example.org