The Joburg Bucket List

If you see yourself as a proud Joburger and you’ve not compiled a list of things to do in and around the city before you take a bite of that proverbial pie in the sky then we have news for you, we have you covered.

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Go To The Top Of Ponte City

Admit it, you’ve wanted to watch the sun set over the City of Gold from the top of Ponte tower since you first laid eyes on it. This is much easier and much more rewarding than you would think. If you’ve not heard of them before, take a walking tour through Hillbrow and surrounding areas with inner city tour guides Dlala Nje – the tour kicks of from the 52nd floor of the high rise building.

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Watch The Lions Win At Emirates Airline Park

We all know it as Ellis Park; regardless the notorious venue that went down in our nation’s history by hosting the 1995 World Cup Final between South Africa and New Zealand beckons your call. Some say the grass grown on this field can be used to make dreams come true. If you have not seen the Highveld Lions roar during a rugby match here then you can’t quite call yourself a local, just yet. Even if you don’t like sports, an outing to the stadium will have you tear up with joy knowing that patriotism is alive and well in Jozi.

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Bungee Jumping In Orlando

You’re afraid of heights – we all are – but sometimes it’s good therapy to overcome certain fears. Why not beat the bat by bungee jumping between two decommissioned energy silos in Orlando. It’s safe, it’s fun and you learn so much about yourself once you let go and take that leap of faith.

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Drive A Race Car Around A Race Track

We’ve all had this fantasy: What would it be like to be a race car driver? Now you can take to the tarmac and race a performance built bullet around Kyalami Race Track. Feel the Gs as you drift around corners and reach speeds you’ve only dreamed of up until now. Who knows, maybe you will quit your office job and do this full time thanks to Fantastic Racing.

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By Shawn Greyling

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