Amanzi Guest House Blog

Whats a Winery doing in Craighall Park?

It’s the long weekend, and on a spur of the moment decision Rob and I decide to check out Gerakaris Family Winery down the road (its the white washed converted farm building in the grounds of Colourful Splendour […]

Weekend Walking – in The Wilds Nature Reserve

Rob and I have been meaning to do one of the organized walks in The Wilds for months, and finally, today was it.  The Wilds is often referred to as Joburg’s “forgotten park”, and because of its proximity to Hillbrow,  […]

A week in Mozambique – great getaway from the hustle of Joburg

Tofo, a Mozambique village of warm sea, white sands, coconuts, periperi cashews and fresh fish, also smiling relaxed people.  Tofo is known for it curved beach, and is protected by the Ponta da Barra peninsula.

Would you say no to an […]

April 8th, 2018|Amanzi News, Getaways, Uncategorized|

Escape to Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

Want a day out of the busyness of Jozi?

The Water Sisulu National Botanical Garden is perfect to picnic, walk or relax in – its an easy 25 minutes drive from Amanzi.  I haven’t been to the gardens for some time, […]

Eating out in Craighall Park

Many of the guests at Amanzi eat out  at least once a week, and want good food close by.  Here are some of my favourite restaurants which are less than or around a kilometre away from Amanzi Guest House.  […]

Johannesburg Airports:    O.R. Tambo versus Lanseria for domestic flights

Travelstart website is a great starting place to compare prices, times and airline carriers.  When Rob and I are trying to find cheap domestic flights this is where we look first.  The main local carriers are SAA, Mango, Kulula, British airways, […]

January 21st, 2018|In and around Johannesburg, Tips from Amanzi, Uncategorized|

Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre also known as The De Wildt Cheetah and Wildlife Centre

The Ann van Dyk Cheetah Centre is just over an hours drive from Amanzi Guest House in Johannesburg.  Its a lovely country drive towards the Magaliesburg Mountains and the view of the Hartebeespoort Dam is lovely.  Rob and […]

January 5th, 2018|Nature and Wild Life, Things to do and see, Uncategorized|

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