With so much to see and do around our hotel in Sandton, guests often return to the area with the sole purpose of exploring all that Sandton has to offer. Nelson Mandela Square and the Sandton City shopping center are just two of Johannesburg’s top attractions that are only a few kilometers away from our hotel. With high-end shopping and fine dining, these shopping complexes cater to the chic clientele in the upscale suburb of Sandton.
If you are interested in shopping in Johannesburg, the Panorama Flea Market and the Rosebank Mall are packed with stores and stalls. Providing as much atmosphere as retail offerings, Neighbourgoods Market and Markets on Main offer a cultural experience filled with food, music and performances – as well as shopping. But you shouldn’t spend your trip indoors when there are so many exciting things to experience in this sunny destination.
See the majestic Big 5
Home to Africa’s Big 5 – a term that refers to lions, leopards, rhinos, African elephants and African buffaloes – the Johannesburg Zoo
provides visitors with a spectacular showcase of the continent’s native wildlife. If you want to see these creatures in their natural habitat you can book a a trip to Pilanesberg Game Reserve.
If coming face to face with a lion isn’t enough of a thrill, bring out your inner Tarzan at Acrobranch Melrose
. This outdoor obstacle course tests your skills as a team as well as giving you a chance to conquer any fear of heights. Located a short drive from Johannesburg’s city center, the Acrobranch Melrose is within close proximity of remarkable local museums like the Johannesburg Art Gallery
and Museum Africa.
, Johannesburg’s high-speed railway, quickly connects visitors to all of things to do in Johannesburg as well as the Park Inn Sandton Hotel.
- Johannesburg Stock Exchange - 2 km.
With almost 400 listed companies, this is the largest stock exchange in Africa.
- Nelson Mandela Square - 2 km.
An upscale shopping center located only a short distance from the hotel.
- Sandton City Shopping Centre - 2 km.
With hundreds of international and local retails, this shopping center caters to Sandton’s fashion savvy residents.
- Sandton Convention Centre - 2 km.
In the heart of Johannesburg’s premier business district, this conference venue offers meeting spaces of all sizes.
- Acrobranch Melrose - 5.7 km.
An outdoor activity facility featuring several ropes courses.
- Peacemakers Museum - 7.1 km.
This museum showcases the achievements of the country’s Nobel Laureates.
- Satyagraha House - 7.1 km.
The former home of Mahatma Gandhi, this space has been converted into a museum that exhibits several of Gandhi’s personal effects.
- Kim Sacks Gallery - 8.5 km.
A native South African, Kim Sacks is an artist that is known for her impressive works of clay.
- South African National Museum of Military History - 9.5 km.
Filled with old military objects, including planes and tanks, the museum explores the country’s military history.
- Victory Theatre - 9.6 km.
This intimate spaces plays host to some of South Africa’s top performers.
- Rosebank Roof Top Market - 10 km (accessible by Gautrain).
This vibrant market specializes in handcrafted objects and local fashions – ideal for finding a souvenir.
- Johannesburg Zoo - 10.2 km.
With over 2,000 animals, the zoo is a fun place for a family outing.
- Constitution Hill – 13 km.
This former prison is now a living museum that reflect upon South Africa’s journey to democracy.
- Arts on Main – 14 km.
This open space serves as gallery, performance center and market place for the area’s close-knit community.
- Johannesburg Art Gallery – 14 km.
Boasting over 9,000 works of art, this museum is sure to please even the most discerning art enthusiast.
- Neighbourgoods Market – 14 km.
With delicious treats, this inspirational space is as much of a community gathering space as it is a market place.
- Apartheid Museum – 20 km.
Dedicated to educating visitors about South Africa’s turbulent history, the museum is worthwhile for those interested in learning more about the country and apartheid.
- Railway Museum – 20 km.
This museum houses models of trains that are a testament to artful engineering.
- Sun City and Pilanesberg Game Reserve - 170 km.
Here you can catch a glimpse of Africa’s Big 5 in their natural habitat on a leisurely safari through the wilderness.