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Probably the most frequented open-space area in the suburbs of Johannesburg, Zoo Lake has a restaurant, paddle-boat facilities as well as waterfowl in abundance. The restaurant is housed within buildings at the heart of the property and a bowling club lies to the right. Concerts are often hosted here and an annual, ‘Jazz at the Park' concert is becoming a recognized event. ‘Artists under the Sun' is a regular affair providing artists an opportunity to showcase their works by the lakeside. Weekends are always hectic and everyone and their dog seems to find some amusement there. No entrance fee. Dogs on leashes only. Plenty of parking.
Take a break from the busy city life and enjoy an family-outing at Emmarentia Dam. Spread across 18.53 acres (7.5 hectares) of land, this dam is popular picnic spot amongst tourists and locals alike and is equipped with barbecue facilities for you to enjoy a hearty meal with your loved ones. The dam is surrounded by several botanical gardens and boasts of splendid vistas. Besides, this spot usually sees flocks of migratory birds and is popular destination amongst the avid bird-watchers and photographers. Emmarentia Dam has a canoe club nearby where you can enjoy water-sport activities and also houses a tea room for you to relish a quick bite with some refreshments. Even your furry-friend can accompany you here as this is a well-known dog-walking area.
Experience a luxurious holiday with Cruises International which offers a vacation ranging from three days to 100 days. Cruises International impresses you with the world-class hospitality and various amenities offered on this unique vacation at the sea. Try your luck at their casino or enjoy an entertaining evening at the theater, all of this inside a cruise. Besides, you can pamper yourself with a relaxing spa therapy or burn away the extra calories at the in-house gym, this cruise is equipped for a rejuvenating holiday. Cruises International assures a family-friendly vacation and offers child-care services as well as various activities for your little ones. All in all, you are sure to enjoy your time here.
Forming an important part of a soon-to-be extensive green belt area running from the west of Johannesburg all the way to the East Rand, Florida Lake is a wonderful haven of tranquility close to main roads that lead straight to the heart of the city. An interesting assortment of ducks waddle about, and the lake is frequented by numerous other bird species. Access is unrestricted and free but barbecuing facilities need to be booked, especially on weekends. A lovely place to picnic or simply stroll and enjoy the water's presence.
Germiston Lake is frequented not only by water sport fanatics, but also the general public who come to enjoy the rolling lawns. Kids have a whale of a time in the playground and the lake area provides an essential green lung close to the heart of Germiston. Situated close to the Rondebult Bird Sanctuary as well as inner-city museums and art centers, the lake provides an opportunity to picnic and let the children run to their hearts' content. There is no entrance fee and secure parking is available.
MSC Starlight Cruises invites you to explore the beautiful waters of Johannesburg. A part of the international cruise franchise, MSC Starlight Cruises is all set to give you an experience like never before with its world-class hospitality and a memorable vacation. Here, you can choose from the various marine excursions or enjoy a luxurious holiday in their well-facilitated cruises like the MSC Opera, MSC Fantasia, MSC Divina and many others. MSC Starlight Cruises are family-friendly and offer child-care services on the cruise and are equipped with gaming and entertainment venue for everyone to enjoy. A vacation with MSC Starlight Cruises is best recommended as a romantic getaway with your partner.