1. Take the open-top hop-on hop-off red bus tour
Discover Joburg in the most joyful way, by sitting on the roof top of a red city sightseeing bus. The buses are hop-on, hop-off buses, so you can come and go as you please. Audio commentary is available in 15 languages.
Cost: Day passes are R160 for adults and R90 for kids, kids under 5 travel for free
2. Bounce your way to the top
Bounce your heart out with 50 interconnected trampolines. If just bouncing is not your thing, why not try trampoline dodge ball with your mates? Want the kids to tag along? No problem, there are junior jumping designated areas for kids under 6.
Cost: R140 for adults and R105 for junior jumpers
3. Discover the wonders of science at Sci-Bono
Winner of numerous travel and education awards, Sci-Bono Discovery Centre will capture the imagination of your kids and you, and ignite a life-long love of science.
Cost: R40 for adults, R25 for kids aged between 3-16, kids under 3 get in for free
4. Shop in 27 Boxes
Have you ever been to a shopping centre entirely constructed of shipping containers? Visit 27 Boxes, to find the perfect souvenir or gift, grab a fresh juice or homemade ice-cream and soak up the Joburg culture.
5. Explore Gold Reef City
Gold Reef City theme park combines history, excitement and adventure. The theme park caters for all, whether you want to look for gold, enjoy the roller coasters or just browse around in the shops, they’ve got you covered.
Cost: R140 for adults, R120 for people under 1.3m
6. Be(er) Refreshed
99 bottles of beer on the wall, 99 bottles of beer, take one down, pass it around, 98 bottles of beer on the wall. Grab a cold one at the Beerhouse in Fourways, go for a quiz night or silent disco.
7. Visit the Maboneng Precinct
Submerse yourself in a place alive with vibrant culture, entrepreneurial spirit and a strong sense of community in the Maboneng Precinct. Browse the shops, grab a bite to eat or relax with a chilled cocktail.
8. Eat at the Neighbourgoods market
Visit the Neighbourgoods Market on a Saturday from 9am to 3pm. Grab a couple of mates, go for the food and stay for the vibe!
9. Get lost in an a-maze-ing maze
With different mazes to choose from, have fun with the kids and the family. Get lost, answer quizzes and enjoy ice-cream at Honeydew Mazes.
Cost: R150 for adults, R100 for kids, family of four (2 adults and 2 children) R420
10. Down a beer at Mad Giant Brewery
Visit the new kid on the block – a craft microbrewery, with an in-house restaurant called Urbanologi.