Visit Joburg’s Top Hotspots: 30% Off Your Rides With Our Promo Codes this Easter!
Uber riders are a busy bunch. Since our launch in 2013, we’ve moved tens of thousands of you around the city, to the suburbs and beyond!
With so many of you taking trips we began to wonder… which places came out on top as the hotspots of our riders?
According to our riders, Montecasino comes out on top with more than double the amount of trips than any other hotspot! Neighbourgoods Market secures a strong second place, and The Maboneng Precinct comes in as the third most visited spot (check out the full top 10 rider spots in town in the graph below).
We think everyone should have a chance to visit the locations that make Joburg so great, so this Easter we’re going to make it easier to get to them.
Between 3rd April – 12th April, take an Uber to any of the Joburg hotspots listed below using our dedicated promo codes and you’ll receive 30% off your ride there and 30% off the ride back!
We’ve included some handy recommendations of must-sees and fun facts whilst you’re there.
Looking for something to do this Easter hols? This is an opportunity to get out there and get round to exploring your city!
On your hotspots, get set, go! #Uber10
Not only the number one most visited spot for Uber Joburg riders, it is also one of the top entertainment destinations in Gauteng. Montecasino offers a diverse range of attractions from restaurants, theatre, accommodation, gambling, shopping and more!
Where? Montecasino Boulevard, Fourways, Sandton, Johannesburg.
Did you know? The Montecasino complex was designed from over 6 000 drawings, creating an authentic representation of a Tuscan village. *SA Tourism Fact.
A favourite of Joburgers on a Saturday, this market is a source for a variety of fresh foods, specialty goods and delicious meals! Not to mention a vibey rooftop bar and an eclectic mix of clothes, jewellery and handbags.
Where? 73 Juta Street, Braamfontein, Johannesburg.
Top Tip: Sample the Balkan Burger…it will change your life.
Maboneng is a fully fledged thriving community – it is home to several independent retail, restaurants and entertainment venues as well as loft apartments, offices, hotel, a museum and creative factory spaces in a connected urban environment.
Where? 286 Fox Street, Johannesburg.
Did you know? Maboneng actually means “Place of Light”.
7th Street Melville
Melville is a vibrant and trendy area of Johannesburg, filled with great restaurants and funky bars. You can choose between browsing through the many bookshops and antique stores, exploring the Farmer’s Market or knocking back a few cocktails at Buzz 9.
Where? 7th Street, Melville, Johannesburg.
Top Tip: Enjoy the flaura, fauna and beautiful views in the lovely Melville Koppies Nature Reserve.
A sanctuary for families, runners, dog-walkers and picknickers, Johannesburg’s Zoo Lake offers a place of tranquility, beauty and greenery.
Where? Zoo Lake, Lower Park Drive, Randburg, Johannesburg.
Top Tip: Take a picnic and rent a boat on the lake to enjoy the beautiful scenery from a different angle!
A fantastic mix of restaurants, clothing stores, art galleries and coffee shops, 44 Stanley is an ideal place to go on the weekend to relax, have a drink and eat delectable food.
Where? 44 Stanley Avenue, Johannesburg.
Top Tip: Order the burger at Salvation Cafe, get a pastry at Vovo Telo and have a craft beer at Stanley Beer Yard.
Johannesburg Zoo is a must for wildlife enthusiasts and animal lovers. From a walk in-aviary, to crocodile country and a section called Amezonia, it is a perfect mix of education and adventure.
Where? Jan Smuts Avenue, Parkview, Johannesburg.
Did you know? The Johannesburg Zoo is 54.7 hectares in size and home to more than 2 000 individual animals representing over 360 different species. *SA Tourism Fact.
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
Looking for an informative and fascinating outing? The Sci-Bono Discovery Centre is committed to contributing to the education of mathematics, science and technology. It houses a 240 seater auditorium, two fully-equipped science laboratories and an astounding number of interactive exhibits.
Where? Corner of Miriam Makeba & President Street, Miriam Makeba Street, Johannesburg.
Did you know? Sci-Bono is South Africa’s largest Science Centre.
Gold Reef City Casino
Need to escape from every day life and experience a different world? Go to Gold Reef City Casino to feel the excitement, buzz and energy of Joburg! Indulge at restaurants, play at the casino and dance the night away in the nightclubs.
Where? Corner Northern Parkway & Data Crescent, Ormonde, Johannesburg.
Did you know? Gold Reef City is built around an original 1887 gold mine. *SA Tourism Fact.
Located on the top of a hill overlooking the city of Johannesburg, Constitution Hill is a world-class heritage site. It is home to the Women’s Gaol museum, Number Four museum, and Old Fort museum. In addition to guided tours and exhibitions, Constitution Hill also has a full calendar of public and educational programmes and a delicious restaurant.
Where? 1 Kotze Street, Johannesburg.
Top Tip: Taste the pulled pork burger at the restaurant while surveying the beautiful scenes.
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T&C's: The promo codes can only be used once per destination and the discounts only apply between 3rd April and 12th April. The maximum discount is R200 per trip. Users must have an iPhone, Android, or Windows Phone, as well as a credit card or cheque card. If users do not have the correct mobile device or payment method to request a ride on the Uber system, they will unfortunately not be able to make use of this promotion.
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