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Highlights Gauteng

  • Contemporary testimonies in the Apartheid Museum
  • Roller coasters at Gold Reef City amusement park
  • Works from Europe and South Africa at the Johannesburg Art Gallery
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Cradle of Humankind

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Gauteng

$116for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$161 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Gauteng

83%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
86% annual average
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Vacation rentals in Gauteng

Rent comfortable apartments in South African province

In Gauteng you will find holiday apartments mainly in the city centres of Johannesburg, Pretoria and Soweto. These accommodations have the advantage that they are supervised by a porter. In addition, many landlords offer a shuttle service to and from the holiday home.

Enjoy exclusive luxury in your holiday home

If you would prefer to own a vacation rental in Gauteng for the duration of your holiday, then in most cases an extra class vacation rental awaits you. The property often includes a huge garden, a villa-like building and all the interior furnishings that will sweeten your stay. Some vacation rental providers will be happy to serve you an extensive breakfast in your accommodation.

Vacation in Gauteng

Location and orientation

Holiday in the smallest province of South Africa

Gauteng is a province of South Africa whose capital is Johannesburg. Although Gauteng is the smallest province in the region in terms of area, it is home to almost a quarter of South Africa's total population. The best way to get there is to use one of Johannesburg's three airports.

Things to know

Admire UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Sites

The "cradle of humanity", also known as the "Cradle of Humankind", is the 25,000 hectare site where hominine fossils were found. The Witwatersrand basin, where there are a total of 15 excavation sites, was designated a protected area. There is also a visitor centre near the Sterkfontein Caves.

The name of the province Gauteng means "place of gold". It refers to the former importance of the region in gold mining.

Top travel tips

1. Experience an interesting day in the museum

One of Gauteng's most famous sights is the Apartheid Museum, which documents apartheid in South Africa through numerous documents, photographs, texts, films and posters from its origins in 1948 to the end of 1994. It is the only museum in the world dedicated exclusively to the subject of apartheid. For example, the exhibition house focuses on the student revolt in Soweto and the dissolution of the Johannesburg district of Sophiatown.

2. Experience variety and entertainment in the amusement park

Take a trip to the Gold Reef City amusement park, which is located about eight kilometers from Johannesburg city center. Numerous adrenalin rides await you here. The park is best known for its roller coasters Anaconda, Golden Loop, Jozi Express and Run A Way Mine Train.

3. Getting to know art and culture in a museum

In Johannesburg, the largest metropolis in sub-Saharan Africa, you should definitely visit the Johannesburg Art Gallery, which presents paintings by 17th century Dutch artists as well as 19th and 20th century works from Ireland, Britain and Europe. The museum also displays impressive works by South African artists from the last hundred years. In the Museum Africa you can learn about the folklore and culture of the inhabitants by means of many exhibits.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Gauteng

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Gauteng cost?

Gauteng is the region in South Africa that offers the cheapest prices, with an annual average of only $129 per night in the previous year.

During which months can you find the best price for vacation rentals in Gauteng?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Gauteng are April ($108 the average per night for accommodation), May ($116), and June ($119).

When are vacation rentals more expensive in Gauteng?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Gauteng, the most expensive months are, in order of highest to lowest, February, August and October, with average prices per night of $155, $146, and $137, respectively.

Is Gauteng a good location for a last-minute getaway?

To plan your trip to Gauteng, you don't need to be organized far in advance. It has a high annual average availability of 71%, which means you can be more flexible when planning.

Which months offer the highest availability?

The months when it's easiest to find free accommodation in Gauteng are February (the average amount of properties that are free reached 79% of the total last year), March (75%), and September (73%).

When are fewer rentals available in Gauteng?

According to data from last year, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Gauteng are, in order, December (with 63% of available rentals), November (66%), and January (70%). However, even during the busiest months the availability rate average is 66%. It will therefore be effortless to find your dream rental no matter the time of year.

How many vacation rentals are there in Gauteng?

In Gauteng we work with 7 different providers to give you a choice of 3,800 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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