We love reviews! Getting good reviews inspires us and makes all our hard work worth it. Any criticism spurs us on to try even harder to put together seamless spot-on itineraries. Getting detailed feedback about the lodges, hotels, restaurants and service providers out there is so valuable to us and our future travellers. And of course we LOVE hearing all about the animals you spotted on safari!


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Off-the-beaten-track South Africa self-drive

Destinations: The Drakensberg , Battlefields , Winelands , KwaZulu Natal , Garden Route

Accommodation: Cape Cadogan Boutique Hotel , Hunter’s Country House , Majeka House , Cleopatra Mountain Farm House , Fugitives Drift Lodge

These returning guests from the UK did an 'off the beater track' trip across South Africa in December (high season). They started in KwaZulu Natal's Battlefields and the Drakensberg mountains, followed by time on the Garden Route, after which they travelled (self-drive) to Stellenbosch via a stop over in Swellendam, before ending off their trip in Cape Town at one of our favourite boutique hotels, Cape Cadogan Read More

Detailed review of a luxury South Africa trip

Destinations: Sabi Sand Game Reserve , Victoria Falls , Durban and The North Coast , Winelands , Cape Town

Accommodation: Delaire Graff Lodges and Spa , The Elephant Camp , Ngoma Safari Lodge , The Last Word Franschhoek , Dulini River Lodge , The Oyster Box Hotel

These clients from Texas had plenty of time and wanted a thorough taste of Southern Africa. Ilze put together a fabulous highly personalised journey which included Cape Town, the Winelands, Victoria Falls, a Big Five safari in the Kruger area and then a few days on the coast north of Durban. Read their detailed review of top restaurants, the locals they met and of courser the hotels and safari lodges we chose for them. Read More

Luxury Honeymoon – Cape Town, Grootbos, Big Five Safari & Seychelles

Destinations: Kruger National Park , Sabi Sand Game Reserve , Hermanus , Thornybush

Accommodation: Royal Malewane , Grootbos , Ulusaba Rock Lodge

This honeymoon couple is from New York. The groom was initially unconvinced that going on safari was a good idea. It turns out that they were totally blown away and had one of the best trip of their lives! Their itinerary included Cape Town, the Winelands, Hermanus and then safari at two different lodges. They made their own arrangements in the Seychelles. Read More