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Africa’s third-largest city is home to over 5 million people, and though it has a turbulent history, it is working to reinvent itself. Johannesburg hosted the World Cup in 2010, which provided a great excuse to rejuvenate many areas of the city. Areas that once had gritty reputations are now thriving communities rich with arts and culture.
Within the city, you’ll encounter eye-opening museums educating visitors on the history and legacy of Apartheid, monuments to human rights, a vibrant food scene, and a mix of arts and cultures from throughout Africa and the world.
No matter what draws you to Johannesburg, you can count on Bounce to look after your luggage while you’re out and about. Touring the city's fantastic museums? Planning an epic shopping expedition? Or perhaps you are exploring the city’s trendiest neighborhoods. Whatever the occasion, Bounce is a convenient way to lighten your load for the day.
Bounce has partnered with local businesses throughout Johannesburg to offer secure, short-term luggage storage to travelers and locals within the city. Whether you want to stash your work bag before a night on the town or lighten your load during a layover, Bounce can help. Just find a convenient location, drop your bags, and off you go!
Top things to do in Johannesburg
Johannesburg boasts a vibrant arts scene, a rich foodie culture, and many trendy neighborhoods that warrant exploring. Whether you want to learn about the city’s history or prefer to focus on it’s present, there’s plenty to do and see in this diverse city.
Johannesburg is home to many incredible museums dedicated to South Africa's often turbulent history. You will learn about topics like Apartheid, civil rights, racial discrimination, and more. These incredible museums are sure to leave a lasting impression on you. Since bags aren’t permitted inside most of these museums, be sure to arrange short-term luggage storage through Bounce ahead of time.
Lindfield Victorian House Museum: This museum is dedicated to educating visitors on the Victorian era in South Africa. From daily life, fashion, society, culture, and beyond, this museum shares stories of Johannesburg from that era. Visits to the Victorian house museum are available by appointment only. Each visit consists of a tour of a beautifully preserved Victorian home. If you’re curious about this era, don’t miss this museum.
Apartheid Museum: Dedicated to the history of apartheid in South Africa, this museum offers insight into racial discrimination and the struggle for equality. The exhibits don’t just spell out the history, they guide visitors through what it was actually like to be a person of color in South Africa during those times. Visiting is sure to be a powerful and emotional experience.
Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct: This National Heritage site houses the Constitutional Court of South Africa. It was once a prison that held Nelson Mandela and Mahatma Gandhi, but now features exhibits dedicated to human rights and cultural heritage. You can take a guided tour or browse the installations on your own.
Whether you’re looking for internationally recognized brands, or prefer to browse local boutiques, Johannesburg has plenty of amazing places to shop. Since shopping is easier with free hands, stash your extra luggage with a local Bounce partner before you hit the stores.
The Mall of Rosebank: This large shopping center is located northwest of downtown Johannesburg in the Rosebank neighborhood. It features an extensive collection of stores, including international shops like H&M and Woolworths, as well as local shops and eateries. In the basement of the building, there is an African Crafts Market, a wonderful place to pick up souvenirs.
44 Stanley: This shopping area is host to a collection of local designers and boutiques. If you’re looking for something original or prefer to shop locally, this is the perfect place to visit. In addition to clothing shops, you’ll find bookstores, record shops, coffee bars, and eateries. 44 Stanley is a popular place to brunch and shop.
27 Boxes: Located in the Melville neighborhood, this eclectic shopping center is host to a collection of locally-owned shops, galleries, and eateries. You’ll encounter everything from handcrafted jewelry, home goods, clothing, salons, and more. There are also many cafes and eateries where you can grab a bite to eat or enjoy a cocktail.
Johannesburg’s restaurant scene has options to fit anyone’s tastes. From trendy grills to warm, family-run joints, local, or international cuisines, there are all kinds of different dining experiences to be found. For your convenience, drop your extra luggage with a Bounce partner before dining out.
Ristorante La Trinita: This charming restaurant is owned and operated by an Italian family and specializes in classic Italian dishes. Savor incredible homemade pasta or pizza or enjoy one of the daily specials. Whatever you choose, you won’t be disappointed.
The Local Grill: This trendy, award-winning steakhouse serves a wide range of cuts, each carefully aged and prepared onsite. They serve only grain-fed and grass-fed beef and will happily assist you in selecting a cut. There are vegetarian alternatives available for those who don’t eat meat. The atmosphere is modern and sophisticated yet friendly, making this a great place for every type of diner.
Plaka Restaurant Cresta: Located in the Cresta neighborhood, this Greek restaurant offers a trendy, airy setting and a menu packed with Mediterranean favorites. From dolmades and calamari to spanikopita and schwarma, you’re sure to find it appealing here!
Where is the best places to stay and eat while in Johannesburg?
The most popular restaurants to visit are Moyo Zoo Lake, Lucky Bean, and Newscafe. Additionally, the highest ranked hotels within Johannesburg are Hotel Devonshire, 54 on Bath, and Brown Sugar Backpackers. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels in Johannesburg are Curiocity Backpackers, Homebase Melville International Backpackers, and Ghandi Backpackers.
Where are the best parks and nature attractions in Johannesburg?
Johannesburg offers several scenic parks including Mary Fitzgerald Square, Zoo Lake, and The Wilds.
Where can I store my luggage in Johannesburg?
We've partnered with local Johannesburg businesses around the city who offer a dedicated storage room or a designated area that's off limits for customers.
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