Discover a selection of 394 vacation rentals in Johannesburg that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including gardens and backyards and swimming pools. Prices start at $36 per night, and houses and condos are popular options for a stay in Johannesburg. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Travel to artsy Johannesburg

Take a vacation to Johannesburg and enjoy the area's architecture, museums and theater scene. Renowned for its safari tours, soccer games and shopping, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Museum Africa and South African Museum of Military History. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Johannesburg

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Johannesburg a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Johannesburg Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Montecasino (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Lion Park (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • SAB World of Beer (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Sci Bono Discovery Centre (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Radiopark Studios (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Johannesburg

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Johannesburg is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Melville Koppies Nature Reserve (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Zoo Lake Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Rhodes Park (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Johannesburg Botanical Garden (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • James and Ethel Grey Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Delta Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Johannesburg

The nearest airport is in Johannesburg (JNB-O.R. Tambo Intl.), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Johannesburg (HLA-Lanseria), which is 19.9 mi (32 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Johannesburg Park Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Ellis Park Station to easily navigate the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Johannesburg?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 394 vacation rentals around Johannesburg. From 133 house rentals to 188 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.