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Gauteng - Johannesburg Metro

Johannesburg Travel Directory

General Information

The Johannesburg Metro lies in the heart of Gauteng in South Africa.  Gold was discovered in this region on the Witwatersrand by Australian prospector George Harrison.  Greater Johannesburg's growth was largely based from the beginning on the discovery of gold.

Johannesburg Metro is the region with the highest population in South Africa, with almost eight million people living in an area no more than 60km in any direction.  It is a contrast of high-rise glass and chrome corporate headquarters and third world tin shacks. 

The central area runs the length of the gold-bearing reef from east to west. From Johannesburg, it is no more than three hours by road to anywhere in the province, and the roads become wonderful viewpoints for the crossover of European and African histories.

Activities in Johannesburg Metro

There are several activities to do in this area.  Below are to name the two most popular.  Please see our activity directory for more information on things to do in the Johannesburg Metro area.

  • Take an organised tour of the sprawling, vibrant township of Soweto - an eye opener to the uninitiated.
  • Spend a day at the unique mine theme-park of Gold Reef City. 

Accommodation in Johannesburg Metro

Being such a large focal point for tourism there is of course also a wide range of accommodation in Johannesburg Metro to cater to any tourist. From five star hotels to self-catering apartments and bed and breakfasts there is no shortage of places to stay in Johannesburg Metro. For a complete list please visit our accommodation directory.

Businesses in Johannesburg Metro

Johannesburg Metro pride themselves with world-class businesses, no matter what you are looking for. Please view our business directory for more information.

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