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Outdoor and Adventure

For the more adventurous at heart, the Johannesburg area offers scenic balloon safaris near the Hartbeespoort Dam. Other exciting activities include cave adventures, abseiling, rock climbing and skydiving.

Hot Air Ballooning

Enjoy a unique experience that epitomises the spirit of Africa, from a spectacular sunrise to breathtaking scenery and exceptional views of wildlife from the air, with the added luxury of a champagne breakfast and superb cuisine.

Gold Reef City Theme Park

Gold Reef City Theme Park is situated just outside the city centre on the site of an old gold mine and is themed around the Johannesburg gold rush in the late 1800s. Gold Reef City is an entertainment complex that comprises a theme park, museum and casino. Visitors can enjoy rollercoaster rides, go underground into a mine shaft, watch smelted gold being poured, try panning for gold and see traditional gumboot dancing.

Orlando Towers

Originally the site of a coal-fired power station, the Orlando Towers have become one of the most distinctive landmarks in Soweto and the site of the world’s first bungee jump between two cooling towers. There is an open-air viewing platform that offers spectacular views of Soweto and Johannesburg. The towers are used for extreme sports such as bungee jumping, abseiling, zipline, pendulum swinging and more.