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Inspiration & insight from our safari experts, to help you plan an unforgettable trip to South Africa.

Our Top 5 Beaches In The Cape

The Cape is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and summer holidays here are synonymous with days spent lazily on the beach soaking up the sun. In fact, Africa’s capital of cool Cape Town was voted by National Geographic as the number two Beach City in the world, narrowly being Read More

New Immigration Law: Travelling To South Africa With Children Under 18

From the 1st of June 2015, amendments to South Africa’s Immigration Act comes into effect and there will be strict conditions for children under the age of 18 travelling into South Africa. There have been many complaints about the extra paperwork and effort required, but according to SA Home Affairs, the amendments have been enacted Read More

Cape Town Hotels With The Best Mountain Views

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To those that live here, it was no surprise that Cape Town was voted as the number one city to visit in 2014 by the New York Times. With the royal blue Atlantic Ocean lapping at the feet of one of the most iconic mountain ranges in the world, it’s hard to imagine otherwise. Trying Read More

Where To See Leopards in South Africa

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One of the largest draw cards for many visitors to South Africa is the opportunity to have a close encounter with animals in the wild. The country is home to a large variety of creatures, great and small, but has grown particularly popular for its abundance of big cats in the wild – lion, cheetah, Read More

Starving Leopard Takes On Pack of Wild Dogs at Londolozi

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The Londolozi Private Game Reserve is located in the famous Sabi Sands Game Reserve, where there are no fences between their tract of wilderness and the Kruger National Park. This allows for free movement and migration of wild animals. Wildlife enthusiasts, nature photographers and big cat lovers go to the Sabi Sands in the hope of Read More

Richard Branson’s New Hotel in the Cape Winelands

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Sir Richard Branson is one of the best-loved and most recognisable personalities in the world today, as well as one of the most respected and successful entrepreneurs. Branson started his first business at the tender age of 16, and since then has not slowed down. By far his most successful endeavour to-date is the Virgin Read More

Kirstenbosch Tree Canopy Walkway Opened In Cape Town

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Cape Town’s beloved Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens has welcomed another addition to its horticultural family – the Tree Canopy Walkway. Officially opened on 17 May this year, the walkway celebrates 100 years of the gardens’ existence. This steel and timber creation overlooks some of the most impressive collections of indigenous flora in the region and also Read More