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Germiston

Germiston, East Rand (Ekurhuleni), GautengPhoto by Francois Meyer - www.coismeyer.blogspot.com Germiston is typical of East Rand towns, in that it was started as a result of the gold rush. Gold was found on the farm Elandsfontein by Scotsman, John Jack, and German, August Simmer, names that resonate with the town. It was called Germiston after John Jack’s home town near Glasgow in Scotlland. Many other mining ventures followed and fuelled Germiston’s phenomenal growth, which was further augmented by industrial manufacturing and comm...

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Rondebult Bird Sanctuary, East Rand, Gauteng

Rondebult Bird Sanctuary, East Rand, Gauteng

Rondebult is a 95ha bird sanctuary with an excellent reputation as one of the best birding spots in Gauteng with over 190 species. Germiston Golf Club, East Rand, Gauteng

Germiston Golf Club, East Rand, Gauteng

The Germiston Golf Course is in a beautiful lakeside setting, with 18 well-manicured holes on a par 72 parklands course. South African Airways Museum, Rand Airport, Germiston

South African Airways Museum, Rand Airport, Germiston

Take the family to explore the real planes that serviced SAA over the years. See the display hall memorabilia and watch planes ... View Tourism Articles