The Gift and The Blessing is situated in the heart of an area rich in history - Mogale City. Surrounded by spacious gardens, the facility is only 9 km from the centre of Krugersdorp, an hour’s drive from Pretoria and depending on traffic, an hour from Johannesburg and Sandton. With the Lanseria International Airport only a half hours’ travelling away, The Gift and The Blessing is the ideal stop over as it is away from the hustle and bustle of the busy metropolis’ but near enough to enjoy the facilities this world class city and its surrounding areas have to offer.
Apart from the Cradle of Humankind which is only about 20 km from The Gift and The Blessing, there are a vast number of places to visit which will suit a diversity of interests. For the wildlife enthusiast there is the Krugersdorp Game Reserve, a mere 3,5km away. A little further north lies the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve and northeast one can visit the SA Lion Park. Then there is the Shamwari Wildlife Rehab Centre as well as a Crocodile Farm.
Nature lovers and bird watchers can pay a visit to the Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens while for the more adventurous visitors there is hot air ballooning, bungee jumping and the Sterkfontein Caves.
Day trips can be taken to the Hartebeespoort Dam and surrounding areas where some of historically interesting places can be visited.
After a busy day of visiting all the interesting places the visitor can return to the relaxing and peaceful atmosphere of The Gift and The Blessing where they can enjoy a hearty home cooked meal or if they are still up to the challenge, the day can be closed off with an evening of entertainment at the Silverstar Casino.
For guests who do not wish to rent their own transport, tours and transport can be arranged at their convenience (rates upon request).
The Gift and The Blessing offers a tranquil and relaxing atmosphere, making it the ideal choice for business accommodation, strategy meetings, small private functions and weekend getaways for both the local and international traveller.
The owners, Izak and Marietjie Rossouw, are eager to meet you and will endeavour to make your stay at The Gift and The Blessing a very special experience.