09 Sep Add buzz to your business trip
South Africa remains one of the premier destinations for business events in Africa and if your event is held in Johannesburg, putting playtime on the schedule is a must and easy as pie.
With the current exchange rate in foreign visitors’ favour, your budget will go a long way. And getting around is a breeze because Rhino Shuttles is your one-stop-shop for events, private transfers and tours.
If you have a day or even half a day free, call us. We can take you on a Soweto tour where you can visit the homes of struggle icons and Nobel Prize winners Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu and grab a traditional lunch with the locals or bungee jump from the Orlando Towers.
A Jozi city tour takes you past buildings boasting stunning graffiti art to historic Constitution Hill where many a notorious murderer was incarcerated. Visit the shops, art galleries and eateries of the Maboneng or Newtown precincts and Rosebank craft markets where you can get your gift shopping done. This is thirsty work, so drop by the SAB World of Beer for some craft coolers.
If you’re interested in our roots, a visit to the Cradle of Humankind is a must. There are two parts to the visit and you can choose either or do both. The Sterkfontein Caves is the site of many a triumphant archaeological find. The visitor centre offer visitors of all ages a fantastic interactive experience. Float in a boat in an underground stream that takes you through the ages until you reach the exhibition hall. Here you will get up close and personal with ancestors dating back 2.8 million years ago.
For your safari fix, we can take you to the Pilanesberg game reserve. The famous Sun City is right there on the doorstep so you can also catch a live show, go golfing or gambling or bask in the African sun in the Valley of the Waves.
Jozi by night offers quite a few options. Drop in for a drink at the second oldest bar in Joburg. Built in 1906, Kitchener’s Carvery Bar in Braamfontein is open until the wee hours of the morning. It’s full of atmosphere with all the original fittings and fixtures still in place. One of our most renowned live music venues, Bassline in Newtown, will keep you entertained with jazz and Afro-beat music.
For something different to eat, try the fusion of African and Japanese dishes at Blackanese Sushi and Wine Bar in the Maboneng Precinct. And if you happen to be at Maboneng on the first Thursday of the month you simply have to drop in at the night markets. Open from 19:00 until 23:00, it is abuzz with live music and offers a whole range of food and drink, from Ethiopian coffee and craft beer to cocktails. Also browse through the design section where you can shop for locally designed furniture, clothes and crafts.