If you have been researching car rental prices in Johannesburg for a road-trip holiday in South Africa, why not consider Woodford? We offer a variety of cars, ranging from basic to luxury, at reasonable rates. Make sure you get a good deal on car rental prices so you can spend your time travelling, rather than worrying about vehicle hire costs.
South Africa is a diverse and scenic country with a great many things to see and do. So here are a few commonly driven distances and attractions to look out for while you’re touring.
JOHANNESBURG TO CAPE TOWN: 1393KM
Cape Town is South Africa’s “Mother City” and a favourite holiday playground for international tourists. The iconic landmark of Table Mountain and the white beaches of the Atlantic Seaboard attract visitors from near and far. It is a first-world, cosmopolitan city offering excellent entertainment, shopping and a number of great restaurants.
Places to visit in Cape Town
- V&A Waterfront
- Table Mountain
- Durbanville Wine Route
- Century City
- Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
JOHANNESBURG TO DURBAN: 566KM
The seaside city of Durban is located on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal. This coastal center is known for its “Golden Mile”; the golden beaches that make up the city’s popular beachfront. The beachfront is lined with hotels and holiday apartments, restaurants and entertainment venues. There’s a promenade that runs alongside the beach from uShaka Marine World to Suncoast Casino, creating ample space for walkers, runners, skaters and cyclists.
Places to visit in Durban
- uShaka Marine World
- Suncoast Casino
- Durban beaches
- Moses Mabhida Stadium
- Gateway Theatre of Shopping
Attractions in KwaZulu-Natal
KZN is full of attractions and offers a veritable holiday province.
North Coast: the Natal North Coast includes town like Umhlanga and Ballito which are renowned for beach holidays and shopping.
South Coast: the region is often referred to as the Golf Coast. There are over ten golf courses throughout the area with some of them in the top 20 to 30 of national courses.
The Drakensberg: the Berg is a terrific holiday destination for families and friends. Outdoor activities are endless and the beauty of the surroundings is inspiring. Walkers, hikers, rock climbers and kids will be in their element here.
JOHANNESBURG TO PE: 1048KM
Port Elizabeth is South Africa’s “friendly city”. It is the largest urban area in the Eastern Cape and is one of the main features of the Sunshine Coast. It stretches from PE all the way to the Tsitsikamma. The city has 40km of beaches, which are inundated with surfers, sailors, swimmers, and water sport enthusiasts. From here, it’s easy to get to other attractions in the area including the Garden Route.
Places to visit in and around Port Elizabeth
- Visit the local beaches
- Sunshine Coast
- Garden Route
- Addo Elephant Park
- Tsitsikamma National Park
JOHANNESBURG TO KRUGER: 410-600KM
The Kruger National Park is a famous game reserve situated in the provinces of Limpopo and Mpumalanga. People from all over the world visit the ‘Kruger’ to go on a safari and see the Big Five – made up of the lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. The park is larger than some small countries and has a wide diversity of vegetation within its massive borders. The Park offers accommodation ranging from camping to opulent luxury lodges, so everybody’s catered for.
Distances from Johannesburg to the Kruger National park gates:
- Crocodile Bridge Gate: 475km
- Malelane Gate: 428km
- Numbi: 411km
- Phabeni Gate: 460km
- Paul Kruger Gate: 470km
- Orpen Gate: 490km
- Phalaborwa Gate: 490km
- Punda Maria Gate: 550km
- Pafuri Gate: 600km
Places to visit in the Kruger:
- Guided game drives
- Self-guided game drives with own vehicle or rental car
- Walking trails
- Helicopter flights
- Play golf
South Africa is an incredible country to tour and the best way to experience it is by car. If you need to hire a vehicle at affordable rates, try Woodford for reasonable car rental prices in Johannesburg.