Family Holidays and Leisure

Camp Jabulani’s Zindoga Villa is a lavish and fully self-contained safari sanctuary offering an extraordinary African wilderness experience in the Kapama Game Reserve in Limpopo. It’s an exquisite sole-use safari facility harmonizing beautifully with its wild surroundings.

Gondwana Game Reserve is about to open its new tented eco camp, promising a close and rewarding connection with the free-roaming wildlife and the beautiful fynbos of the Garden Route – just 4-5 hours out of Cape Town. The new eco-safari experience at Gondwana will have its emphasis is on active participation in conservation.

Wildlife safaris are just about everywhere in South Africa! The Western Cape / Garden Route is endowed with its fair share of safari experiences, with several safari lodges between Cape Town and the Garden Route offering enticing wilderness accommodation and exciting guided safaris. As a bonus, the road trip through the Western Cape and along the Garden … Continue reading “A Cape Safari: 4 Fab Safari Lodges Between Cape Town and the Garden Route”

A houseboat holiday in South Africa provides a novel and snazzy leisure experience. Water has its own magical sheen and beauty by day, and a special lull by night.  So why not bunk down on a houseboat in an idyllic water setting, on a choice cruise-and-snooze holiday in South Africa. It’s also a great way of celebrating a … Continue reading “Cruising ‘n Snoozing: 4 Heaven-Sent Houseboat Holidays in South Africa”

A self-catering holiday makes plenty room for setting your own pace for mealtimes, and preparing as much or as little of whatever it is that you fancy. It’s travel the DIY way – and the main attraction is that you get to custom-make your every holiday moment. We bring you some ideas for luxury self-catering holidays in South … Continue reading “Do Your Own Thing: 5 Fab Self-Catering Holidays in South Africa Splashed with Luxury”

South Africa’s new immigration regulations for travel with children set out a number of very specific requirements with which travellers must comply to enter and leave the country. These regulations are effective from 1 June 2015 and apply to all travellers – foreign as well as South African, both on departure and arrival. The intention is that … Continue reading “South Africa’s New Immigration Regulations Relating to Travel with Children Effective 1 June 2015”

Deliciously sumptuous for luxury-bracket safari clients to “move in” on holiday at Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve in Mpumalanga, are the Bush Lodge Luxury Villas. In addition to the top-class Sabi Sabi wildlife experience (but in this case with your own private game vehicle, ranger and tracker), guests can look forward to opulent and expansive accommodation … Continue reading “Safari Bliss: Sabi Sabi Unveils the Gorgeous New Bush Lodge Luxury Villas”

Easter Weekend falls early in April this year, so it’s not too soon to book your Easter getaway. A 4-day weekend is a grand opportunity to snatch some quality time as a family, a couple, or group of friends.

Cecilia Stream is a great option for a leg stretch on a summer’s day in Cape Town. It’s very serene, mostly shaded and it’s a walk that soothes and energizes all at the same time. It’s also great for children – there are tadpoles to marvel at in the stream! Perhaps even fairies … 

Klondyke Cherry Farm near Ceres opens to the public for cherry picking from end November until the first week of January each year. Pick your own cherries in the orchards and, if you like, stay to braai or picnic in a forest of pine trees.