Price range, per nightmin R max R
Linden, Houghton, Sandton, Sunninghill, Lanseria, Bryanston, Rosebank JHB, Rivonia, Fourways, Braamfontein, Honeydew, Midrand, Melrose, Northcliff - Johannesburg, Kensington, Melville, O.R. Tambo Airport, Johannesburg (Joburg), Dinokeng, Gold Reef City
Johannesburg Zoo, Bensusan Photographic Museum, SAB World of Beer, Satyagraha House, Hillbrow Tower, Enoch Sontonga Memorial Park, Sandton City, Moyo Restaurants, Newtown Cultural Precinct, Nelson Mandela Square, Vilakazi Street, Johannesburg Art Gallery and Sculpture Park, Nelson Mandela Bridge, Rand Easter Show, Brenthurst Gardens, Constitution Hill, Madiba Trail, Apartheid Museum, Radium Beer Hall, Oriental Plaza, The Bag Factory, Standard Bank Gallery, ABSA Art Gallery, Hector Pieterson Memorial Museum, Mandela House, MuseuMAfricA
Sandwiched between the sprawling premises of the country’s only national multi-media broadcaster and a university campus, Auckland Park in Johannesburg is an established suburb favoured by those involved in the arts and entertainment industry and university educators and their students.
Auckland Park is one of the older Johannesburg suburbs once used as a country retreat for the wealthy of which many architectural gems are still visible. The suburb is home to a number of academic institutions and the headquarters of media corporates. The lively restaurant scene and Auckland Park’s convenient location – it is practically at a junction point leading to all areas around Johannesburg – makes it an attractive urban living space. However, the demand for housing is great as residents tend to stay put…
The original farm owner named the suburb after his hometown of Auckland in New Zealand.
Top 6 reasons to visit Auckland Park
1. The Country Club Johannesburg has tennis and squash courts, a cricket oval, running track and gym facilities at their Auckland Park grounds. The club also has a swimming pool to cool off after a game. Sit under the large oaks and enjoy a meal at the Gallery Restaurant.
2. Travel the short distance to Greenside to visit the Johannesburg Botanical Gardens and enjoy the well-laid out gardens set along meandering paths. Emmarentia Dam adjoins the gardens, hire a canoe for a gentle paddle around the dam.
3. The Wits Art Museum houses significant African art and beadwork. Most of the exhibits are dated from the 20th and 21st century, however, some date back to as early as the 4th century. The museum has a vast resource centre for arts, culture and heritage research. Open Wednesday to Sunday.
4. Adjoining Melville suburb is renowned for its restaurants and club scene and the streets are abuzz most evenings. The Xai-Xai Lounge will have you... Show more