Rosebank is one of Johannesburg’s upmarket "northern suburbs" municipalities. Its best-known neighbour is Sandton. Rosebank is a fashionable and leafy suburb of small corporate office buildings, shopping malls, art galleries, restaurants and coffee shops. It is ±50-minutes’ drive from O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA). It features a Gautrain station, Gautrain being the rapid rail link between Johannesburg, Pretoria and O.R. Tambo International Airport. The Rosebank station is a 4-minute journey from Sandton. At Sandton station passengers heading to the airport have to switch trains, for the 13-minute journey to ORTIA.
The two main shopping centres in the suburb are The Mall of Rosebank and The Zone Shopping Centre. The latter is hip and trendy while the former is more formal and upmarket. The Mall of Rosebank hosts a weekly flea market which is very popular in Johannesburg. Rosebank is home to various fine hotels, ranging from full 5-star to basic 3-star options. It is a great base from which to explore Johannesburg, Soweto, Pretoria and the surrounds. Rosebank is popular as an overnight stay before or after travelling to / from ORTIA.
This tour covers the highlights of South Africa and is ideal for first time visitors to the country. It provides a mix of cities, countryside, historical sites, scenic drives, nature, wildlife, culture and people. This is the ‘southbound’ tour version that starts in Johannesburg and ends in Cape Town.
Highlights: Panorama Route , Blyde River Canyon , Kruger National Park , Swaziland , Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve , St. Lucia , Transkei , Hole-in-the-Wall , Garden Route , Storm’s River Mouth , Knysna , Cango Caves , Route 62 , Cape Winelands , Cape Town .
This tour covers the highlights of South Africa and is ideal for first time visitors to the country. It provides a mix of cities, countryside, historical sites, scenic drives, nature, wildlife, culture and people. This is the ‘northbound’ tour version that starts in Cape Town and ends in Johannesburg.
Highlights: Cape Town , Cape Winelands , Stellenbosch , Oudtshoorn , Route 62 , Garden Route , Oudtshoorn ostrich farms , Cango Caves , Knysna , Storm’s River Mouth , Coffee Bay , Wild Coast , Hibiscus Coast , San Lameer , Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve , St. Lucia , Swaziland , Kruger National Park , Panorama Route , Johannesburg .
Johannesburg is the financial capital of South Africa and capital of the Gauteng province. South Africans also call the city Egoli, Jozi or Joburg. The city and surrounds could keep you busy for weeks on end. See our city and day tours.
O.R. Tambo International Airport (ORTIA) is the air transport hub of Southern Africa. ORTIA is more or less a 45-minute drive from the Johannesburg's northern suburbs (e.g. Sandton). The Gautrain (rapid rail link) travels to Sandton in 13-minutes. Africa Deluxe Tours arranges land or helicopter transfers for our clients to and from ORTIA.
Gautrain is South Africa’s first rapid rail system. The system links Johannesburg to Pretoria on the north-south line it also features an east-west line linking Sandton to the O.R. Tambo International Airport. This airport link, reaching 160 km/h, cuts the road travel time of 45-minutes to 13-minutes.