Top 10 best things to do in St Lucia (KZN, South Africa)

Top 10 best things to do in St Lucia (KZN, South Africa)

St Lucia, a well-equipped village in the heart of Zululand, attracts eco-tourists, fishermen and adventure enthusiasts from all over the world. Despite its popularity, it has retained a quaint atmosphere over the years. This is mainly due to its unique...
Kruger Park Activities - Things you can do at Kruger National Park

Kruger Park Activities - Things you can do at Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is the emblem of South Africa’s travel industry. This is the place to encounter all safari creatures big and small: elephant, buffalo, giraffe, lion, rhino, leopard, a dazzling array of antelopes, and much more. To really appreciate this vast ecosystem and all its attractions, you should...
Best Private Game Reserves bordering Kruger National Park

Best Private Game Reserves bordering Kruger National Park

Greater Kruger, comprising the vast Kruger National Park and a cluster of bordering private reserves, ranks among South Africa’s most popular tourist attractions. But while the national park itself is perfect for self-drive safaris and budget package tours, the adjacent private reserves offer a more exclusive...
15 Reasons to Visit South Africa in the Winter

15 Reasons to Visit South Africa in the Winter

Visit South Africa in the winter for the best wildlife viewing. You will also discover the local secret that in the steamy bush, mild winter weather is a welcome relief from intense summer heat. Here are the top 15 reasons to consider traveling to South Africa in winter...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Port Elizabeth

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Port Elizabeth

South Africa’s southern city of Port Elizabeth (PE) is well located near the eastern end of the Garden Route and a string of malaria-free wildlife reserves, most famously Addo Elephant National Park. Private game reserves near Port Elizabeth line the N2 highway and other roads between Addo and Grahamstown. These...
The Best Malaria Free Game Reserves In South Africa

The Best Malaria Free Game Reserves In South Africa

One of the big advantages of traveling to South Africa, compared to other African safari destinations, is that a number of game reserves where you can see the Big Five are in malaria free areas. This is fantastic if you’re traveling with small children or want to avoid taking anti-malarials...
Best Safari Lodges and Camps in South Africa

Best Safari Lodges and Camps in South Africa

South Africa is blessed with a wonderful variety of game reserves, wildlife, spectacular scenery and lodge options from five-star luxury to rustic simplicity. This list of the best safari lodges in South Africa features a selection of my favourite lodges in diverse locations and with a variety of styles...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

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

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...
Whales and Caracals at De Hoop

Whales and Caracals at De Hoop

De Hoop is a small, uncrowded nature reserve in South Africa’s Western Cape, where – with no pressure to tick off the Big Five – you have the freedom to discover other unusual wildlife, such as whales and caracals.

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