Sleek Backpackers and Hostel Lodge

Address: 477 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 477 Jan Smuts Avenue, Randburg, is near Montecasino, Johannesburg Zoo, South African National Museum of Military History, and Bill Harrop's Original Balloon Safaris.
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Travel Blogs from Randburg

Cape Town, jo'burg, nether wood, Christmas..

A travel blog entry by b_k2801 on Dec 06, 2014

6 comments, 70 photos

... went through to kirstenbosh botanical gardens for the day. B then decided to follow a trail..not to much farther he did say, let's go find skeleton gorge! and 4 hours later we had trekked halfway up table mountain ek se!!!! In slops and all!! Interesting walk back down..might add we were quite shattered after that! But still managed sundowners at the bungalow and Brian's first try of teriyaki. I had an amazing 18 set of sushi. Headed back to our room. Day ...

The Canberra of Joburg

A travel blog entry by jamestug on Nov 08, 2014

13 photos

... we later found out you can't climb on them when we had a great debate with the security guard.) I found it interesting as the history is exactly the same as Australian history, focussing on the World Wars, but from a completely different perspective, that of South Africa. We spent quite a while here, exploring the exhibitions and the great collection of army tanks, weapons and the like that was on show. It reminded me of the War Memorial in Canberra, with a very similar ...

Tangala Game Park

A travel blog entry by lizmac on Oct 31, 2013


... own land, & the standard of housing is very slowly improving. Very little electricity, running water or Sewerage. No employment. Many many people work in Jo'burg & leave their kids at home with Grandma. Tangala is stunning. We are in Rondavels, no power. But we have gas hot water, & the girls (Goodness, Josephine & Gift, �� ) cook with gas & on the fire. The Rondavels are all pretty old, based on the 20's ...

Random Thoughts on Ultimate Africa 2013, Circuit 3

A travel blog entry by mfnjr on Aug 27, 2013

11 comments, 13 photos

... variations in the circuits to understand that once on the ground in South Africa, all the day-to-day details of the tour are handled not directly by OAT but by a company called Wilderness Safaris. Wilderness Safaris own a myriad of properties in and around the various parks, run van and bus shuttles, provide charter aircraft, and basically provide all the services which make up the tour. They can therefore place groups in multiple locations and shunt them ...

Nairobi -> Johannesburg

A travel blog entry by blueplanet8 on Jan 31, 2013

4 comments, 4 photos

... assuming too much to be asking a question and expecting an answer in English. He grunted and pointed into the distance. Helpful. "Where is it?" Another point in the same direction. Stressing about time I set off in the direction he pointed in.

To get there I could either off road my trolley against the traffic, or put my backpack on. I chose the latter. I got to the right terminal to be greeted by a locked door. Excellent. ...