The best road trips within a 3-hour drive of Johannesburg.



South Africa – Continuing with the get out and love your country theme, Cheapflights also asked me about my recommended road trip escape destinations within an easy 3 hours drive of Johannesubrg. An area that I don’t get to often enough, but when I do, these are my go to escapes.

‘South Africa is a country of diversity, one bursting with soul and begging to be explored. This is particularly true of Johannesburg and its surrounding areas. Full of hidden treasures and myriad of discoveries to be experienced within an easy 3-hour drive. Below are five locations we recommend you to take a closer look at.

On my list were the Cradle of Mankind and Maropeng, Hot air ballooning in Hartebeestpoort, the Magaliesburg area, Maboneng Precint and Pilanesberg Game Reserve for a safari.’

Read the whole article for tips on why, what to do there, where to stay and the best spots for meals whilst there – The best road trips within a 3-hour drive of Johannesburg – then get planning.

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