GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE
Gallagher Convention Centre is the premier events venue in Gauteng. Established in 1993, Gallagher is a benchmark for the events industry.
The 32-hectare property offers 27 multi-purpose venues which cater to a variety of events such as conferences, dinners, luncheons, cocktails, exhibitions and private events. At Gallagher Convention Centre we offer unmatched service and quality to our clients and their guests.
Conveniently located in Midrand, between Johannesburg and Pretoria, Gallagher is known for its distinctive character, style and superior service offering.
19 Richards Drive, Midrand
TOWN LODGE MIDRAND
Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City
13 Karkloof Street, Jukskei View Extension 124, Waterfall City
4 star hotel
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Distance from Venue: 5,1km
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ABOUT THE CITY:
Johannesburg, South Africa is the second largest city in Africa, in 2016 there were 4.94 million people living in the City of Johannesburg. Joburg, or Jozi as some prefer to call it, offers visitors an experience as unique and diverse as the city itself. Whether you are on business, in search of a cultural encounter, an adrenaline rush or simply want to relax and unwind for a few days, the city of Johannesburg has everything you’re looking for and more!
AROUND THE CITY
The Gautrain is an 80-kilometre express commuter rail system in Gauteng, South Africa, which links Johannesburg, Pretoria, Ekurhuleni, and O.R. Tambo International Airport.
Follow this link to plan your journey: https://www.gautrain.co.za/pdf/Gautrain_User_Guide_FA.pdf
Purchasing A Gautrain Card: https://www.gautrainalerts.co.za/purchasegautraincard/
TOP 6 THINGS
to do while in the city
Gold Reef City, eight kilometers from the city center, takes you back to the gold rush days through a series of thrilling theme park rides and historical exhibits. This family-friendly attraction hosts reproductions of buildings and businesses from the era, and you can also tour a disused shaft of the Crown Mines, one of the richest goldmines in the world.
The Apartheid Museum graphically portrays the apartheid story through photos, artifacts, newspaper clippings, chilling personal accounts, and film footage. The sights and sounds of the apartheid era assail visitors as they move through the thought-provoking permanent exhibits on an emotional journey through South Africa’s history.
Soweto (an abbreviation for Southwestern Townships) lies 20 kilometers southwest of Johannesburg and offers a journey into the soul of the fight for freedom. Popular attractions to visit here are Mandela House, where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 to 1962, and the Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum, which honors the brave students who protested apartheid during the Soweto Uprisings.
At the Lion & Safari Park, you can get up-close with some of Africa’s famous wildlife less than an hour’s drive north from downtown Johannesburg. Animal interactions are the highlight here. You can cuddle a lion cub, take the Cheetah Walk, and hand feed giraffes.
About an hour’s drive from Johannesburg, the Cradle of Humankind is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the world’s most productive and important paleo-anthropological areas. One of the top attractions here are the Sterkfontein stalactitic caves, which consist of six linked underground chambers with a lake at a depth of about 40 meters.
Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens offer a serene slice of wilderness on the edge of the city. Managed by the South African National Biodiversity Institute, the garden is one of nine national botanical gardens in South Africa, and this particular location offers plenty of space and beautiful views of red-rock cliffs.