Explore the up-and-coming Newtown and you will be amazed at how a once run-down area of Johannesburg has transformed itself into a trendy part of the city, with restaurants, shops and the cutting-edge Apartheid Museum. After a day's sightseeing, head to Nelson Mandela Square and have dinner outside, beneath a smiling statue of the man himself. When you tire of the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg go to South Africa's top game park, Kruger National Park, to spot the famous Big Five - elephants and rhinos included. Footprint focusJohannesburg & Kruger National Park provides detailed information on all these sights and more, plus must-know information on travelling around South Africa. Essentials section with tips on getting there and around. Detailed information on sights and attractions with fascinating insights into the region. Comprehensive listings of where to eat and sleep. Detailed street maps for important towns and cities. Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint focusguide will help you get the most out of Johannesburg & Kruger National Park without weighing you down. The content of the Footprint focusJohannesburg & Kruger National Park guide has been extracted from Footprint's South Africa Handbook.
Originally from London, Lizzie has worked and lived in Africa for 14 years. For Footprint she is author of South Africa, Namibia, Kenya and Tanzania; has written the only country guide to Nigeria and the first city guide to Johannesburg for Bradt; is author of the AA Spiral Guide to South Africa and Africa Overland, a glossy look at the overland route from Nairobi to Cape Town, is co-author of the DK Eyewitness to Kenya, and has contributed to Turkey and Egypt for Rough Guides. She has written various online African destination guides for leading websites in the UK and US including Frommers, British Airways and World Travel Guide.net.
Table of Contents
1) Johannesburg; (2) Tashwane (Pretoria), (3) Kruger National Park – Background, Staying in the park, Wildlife, activities and tours, Camps in Kruger Park, Private game reserves.