Boksburg is any shoppers delight. It has the East Rand Mall which is one of the most popular and biggest malls in Johannesburg where you can find just about anything – and if you cannot find it there, you will surely find it at the Boksburg Indoor Flea Market, opposite the Pick’n Pay entrance of the Mall. The East Rand Shopping Mall offers all the chain shops, restaurants and Ster-Kinekor movies. Boksburg also has Wild Waters, a water park, with plenty of water fun such as water slides and 8 other water activities. You will never be bored in Boksburg! Then there’s Boksburg Lake. This spectacular lake is over 150,000 sqm and is surrounded by lawns, trees and terraces. This is a popular boating, fishing, water sport and hiking destination for many, young and old. The scenery is lovely and many families enjoy blissful and entertaining days there.
For fun family outings, why not visit the Bokkie Park. This beautiful area offers children fun farm experiences, such as milking cows and feeding the different animals. In addition, one can visit the Le Grange Bird Park which affords one the opportunity to explore the diverse range of vibrant birds in this area. For history buffs, there are numerous historical buildings to see. These include the Old Post Office built in 1898, the Law Court built in 1890, St Michaels and All Angles Anglican Church which was designed by the Sir Herbert Baker as well as a few gold mines.
Boksburg also has a library of note with a great reference library which is still being used by students.
Boksburg has numerous attractive and tree-lined suburbs and places with a wide variety of amenities and shopping malls. It has a strong suburban character, quite unlike many other East Rand Towns.
The main suburbs and places in this area: Anderbolt, Beyers Park, Bardene, Boksburg-Noord, Boksburg Wes, Boksburg South, Brentwood Park, Cason, Plantation, Dunswart, Ravenswood, Impala Park, Witkoppie Ridge, Atlasville, Sunward Park, Freeway Park, Farrar Park, Cinda Park, Cinderella, Libradene, Witfield, Ravensklip, Jansen Park, Jan Smutsville, Dayan Glen, Morgan Ridge, Comet, Bartlett, Parkdene, Parkrand and Everleigh, The Stewards, Nestadt, Libradene.
Boksburg is served with a well-developed transportation system. The city is very close to the OR Tambo International Airport. Although OR Tambo International is situated in Kempton Park, the southern quarter of the runaway courses is in the northern part of Boksburg and the city of Boksburg is also served by the OR Tambo International Airport. The city is also served by the Metrorail line, the Springs-Johannesburg Line. Boksburg is served by 3 national routes and 3 regional routes, the N3, N12, N17, R21, R29 and the R555. The N3 is a northwest-Southeast national route that is connecting Boksburg with Johannesburg in the Northwestern part and Harrismith in the Southeast. The N12 is the East-West national route that is connecting Boksburg with the northern parts of Springs in the east and with Johannesburg in the west. The N17 is another East-West national route connecting Boksburg with Springs in the east and with the southern parts of Johannesburg in the west. The R21 is a North-South Freeway, with its terminal in Vosloorus in the south and connects with the OR Tambo International, Kempton Park and Pretoria in the north. The R29 is an East-West regional route that is connecting /boksburg with Benoni in the East and with Germiston in the west. The R554 Connecting Boksburg with Springs and Brakpan in the east and with Alberton in the west.
Areas surrounding Boksburg: Alberton, Bapsfontein, Bedfordview, Benoni, Brakpan, Edenvale, Germiston, Henly-on-Klip, Johannesburg, Kempton Park, Mulbarton, Nigel, Randburg, Sandton and Springs.