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Things to see and do in Johannesburg

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Kruger National Park is home to the most diverse wildlife in South Africa. Stay at one of our luxurious game lodges and let the expert rangers track the wildlife and help you spot the spectacular 'Big Five' (lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, elephant). You'll discover an array of speciesw and prolific birdlife that thrive here too.

Sun City is a huge entertainment resort built into the rugged South African wilderness, just 2-3 hours drive from Johannesburg. The theme of a Lost Kingdom of Africa runs through the resort's four hotels, the central Valley of the Waves waterpark as well as the gold courses and casino. You've also got a 'Big Five' safari right on your doorstep, with Pilancesberg National Park too!

Sun City

Just a few hours further on from Sun City is the Madikwe Game Reserve. One of South Africa's largest game reserves boasts the 'Big Five', as well as the rare wild dog and cheetah, amongst rocky outcrops and open grasslands. Madikwe Safari Lodge is our favourite lodge, offering luxurious accommodation, with excellent facilities for all travellers, and a great variety of game viewing. 

Madikwe Game Reserve

Marataba Safari Lodge is in its own private malaria-free concession within the Marakele National Park, just a four hour drive from Johannesburg. The Marakele National Park is in the heart of the Waterberg, offering Marataba stunning views across the dense savannah bushveld and red Kransberg Mountains, the only savannah biosphere in the world you know you are somewhere truly special. 

Marataba Game Reserve