Randburg is an upmarket area of Johannesburg that encompasses over 32 suburbs. Randburg is well known for its many shopping centres, family friendly entertainment facilities, and park-like areas. Centrally situated close to the highway with easy access to many tourist hotspots, Randburg is the ideal base from which to explore Johannesburg.
One of the feature attractions in Randburg is Brightwater Commons, a shopping and entertainment centre with something for everyone. Previously known as the Randburg Waterfront, the centre underwent a massive renovation to transform the stark harbour and warehouse structure into a welcoming landscape of rolling lawns and neat market stalls encompassed by a wide selection of restaurants and retail stores. It also hosts a cinema, mini-golf course, laser-paintball arena, ten pin bowling arena, and a Boogaloos Skatepark. Other popular shopping centres nearby include Cresta Centre, Northgate, Fourways Mall, and Sandton City.
There is also plenty of outdoor activity available in and around Randburg. Golfers can enjoy playing a round at Randpark Golf Club or Jackal Creek Golf Course. The Kaspersky Randburg Astro is a popular arena for hockey matches and is bordered by several soccer fields and a Virgin Active gym. The Lonehill Nature Reserve in the Fourways region is open on weekends from September to April and is a pleasant location to laze around or enjoy a vigorous climb up the two koppies to see original rock art. Alternatively, enjoy the walking trails at Melville Koppies, a national monument and World Heritage Site where tools and artefacts from the Stone and Iron Age have been discovered.
Randburg enjoys easy access to several family friendly attractions such as Gold Reef City, Honeydew A-maize-ing Mazes, and Jozi X Action World. The outskirts of town host a number of reserves and wildlife parks such as the Lion Park, Croc City, and the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve. For the most spectacular evening entertainment, head to Montecasino in Fourways, less than 10km away. This Tuscan-style complex is Gauteng’s premier entertainment destination and boasts a casino, cinemas, night clubs, shopping boutiques, themed restaurants, coffee shops, an arcade, the Montecasino Bird Gardens, and several theatres, including the magnificent Teatro.
Discover the best of what Johannesburg has to offer by booking a stay in the central region of Randburg.