Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

Heather Richardson, July 10, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, South Africa, Travel Tips
From Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city, you don’t need to go far to get out into the bush. There are plenty of safari parks and game reserves near Johannesburg, all within a four-hour drive of the city. Day trippers can head to reserves just an hour’s drive away, whilst those looking to spend a few days on safari...
Best Game Reserves for Safaris Near Cape Town

Best Game Reserves for Safaris Near Cape Town

Heather Richardson, March 27, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, South Africa, Travel Tips
Combining a visit to Cape Town and a safari is easier than you might think, with several game reserves just a short drive from the Mother City. Many of these offer the opportunity to see the Big Five: lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalo and leopards. To help you plan your trip, we’ve picked some of the best game reserves for safaris near Cape Town...
The Masai Mara Conservancies

The Masai Mara Conservancies

Stuart Butler, January 30, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, Kenya, Responsible travel
If your impression of Africa is of tawny coat lions streaking after wildebeest then the place you’re thinking about is most likely Kenya’s Masai Mara Conservancies. Perhaps the single most famous protected area in Africa, the Masai Mara offers a wildlife bonanza like no other...
5 Best Family-friendly Safaris in South Africa

5 Best Family-friendly Safaris in South Africa

Christopher Clark, July 16, 2015 Categories: Family Safari, The Big Five
Often the words “family” and “safari” don’t go together too well. It can be difficult to find family-friendly safari destinations that are accessible and safe for the whole family whilst also providing enough diversions for the kids if they get tired of all...
Multigenerational Travel in Africa

Multigenerational Travel in Africa

Sandra Mallinson, July 14, 2015 Category: Family Safari
It’s no secret that families are spending more time (and money) travelling together. The rise in multigenerational travel has topped the trusted Virtuoso Luxe Report for several years, and this is one trend that seems set to stay...
Top Safari Travel Trends

Top Safari Travel Trends

Sandra Mallinson, April 5, 2015 Categories: African Couleur Locale, Conservation, Family Safari, Namibia, Remarkable Projects, Travel Tips
Over 1.1 billion tourists traveled abroad in 2014, a 4.7% increase on the previous year (UNWTO World Tourism Barometer). And while the second half of last year saw some turbulent times for travel to Africa; a quarter of the way into 2015 the peaks and troughs have settled into a steady upwards trend.
10 Considerations for Families Going on Safari

10 Considerations for Families Going on Safari

Patrick Brakspear, February 3, 2015 Categories: Family Safari, Safari Planning Guide, Travel Tips
When going on safari as a family there are a number of challenges worth keeping in mind – not least of which will be cost! Here are few more considerations worth noting: