Going away with children can be a lot of fun, but – and here’s the big proviso – you really do need to choose a getaway that really welcomes children rather than merely accommodates them.
Set in the 22 000 hectare malaria-free Entabeni Safari Conservancy in Limpopo Province, the Legend Golf & Safari Resort is a world first, featuring a unique and very exclusive signature course; the highest and longest Par 3 in the world – the Extreme 19th; a tribute course recreating 10 of the world’s most famous Par … Continue reading “The Greatest Golf Ever”
If you enjoy being out in the ocean where the action is, one of the things you can do at Thonga Beach Lodge in KZN is swim with whale sharks.
In search of a super-romantic destination to pop the question? Well, this is what one couple did …
The Cederberg area is an exquisite natural sanctuary and it’s not a huge mission to get there. Bushmans Kloof is definitely where you’d want to be headed. It’s a lovely 270km drive from Cape Town – and especially pretty during spring when the roadside is confettied with flowers.
It’s never a bad time to visit Magaliesberg – you can’t fail to come away refreshed and renewed by some good crisp country air. Valley Lodge is an old favourite in Magaliesberg, especially for Johannesburg’s city dwellers who’ve come to cherish their weekend escapes. And Valley Lodge hasn’t lost one ounce of appeal as other new kids have … Continue reading “Valley Lodge’s New Spa is a Must-Visit in Magaliesberg”
September is Rhino Month and a great opportunity to make a difference to rhino conservation. Rhino poaching is sadly on the increase, propelled by the demand for rhino horn in the Asian market. South Africa, proudly home to the African black and white rhino – with more than 80% of the world’s population, has been losing … Continue reading “Help Combat Rhino Poaching”
There’s no place on earth like Addo Elephant National Park for seeing elephants at whisper-close range. And now that the park has expanded, the prospect of a safari in Addo is more exciting than ever. That the area is free of malaria, is of course also a huge drawcard, especially for families travelling with young … Continue reading “Where to Stay in Addo Elephant National Park”
Recent news about the white lions has reached us from the Head Guide at Kings Camp. He says, “At one particular sighting, I noticed the lioness of the white cubs taking her cubs of 15 months old into combat with several hyenas. Whether this was intentional to educate the youngsters or merely making a statement … Continue reading “Recent Sightings of the Timbavati White Lions at Kings Camp”
The Timbavati Game Reserve lies to the north of the Sabi Sands on the western fringe of the Kruger National Park. Unfenced, the area allows many varieties of wildlife to roam free. The Timbavati is about 5 or 6 hours by car from Johannesburg, and is well worth the drive. It reveals the magnificent secrets … Continue reading “Where to Stay in the Timbavati”
It would take a lot to beat the thrill and exhilaration of a foot safari on the turf of Africa’s big game. And to do it in five-star style undoubtedly adds to the appeal. Well-planned walking trails with a good measure of built-in luxury are on offer at Lukimbi Safari Lodge, a luxurious sanctuary spanning … Continue reading “Bundubash in Style: Lukimbi Safari Lodge’s Walking Trails”
No more than two hours from Johannesburg, The Pilanesberg National Park rests in the rocky amphitheatre of a long extinct volcano in the North-West Province. The fourth largest reserve in South Africa, the Pilanesberg is very scenic and is prolifically populated by wildlife. Almost all of southern Africa’s mammals are represented here, and the … Continue reading “The Pilanesberg: You Don’t have to Travel Forever to Get to See Big Game”