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We all love a holiday that gives us something to write home about. Come on safari to one of South Africa’s fabulous top safari lodges and you will most surely delight and impress family and friends with your pictures, impressions and anecdotes. Nobody goes on safari in South Africa without gathering many a good tale … Continue reading “Postcards From Heaven: 4 Fabulous Luxury Safaris in South Africa”

Free-roaming lions are about to return to the Plains of Camdeboo after an absence of close on 200 years. In August 2018 Samara Private Game Reserve will re-introduce lions to its magnificent Karoo wilderness, securing another triumph for conservation in the area.

South Africa has an astonishingly good choice of luxury safari lodges ideal for the most memorable safari honeymoons imaginable. Expect a royal welcome; luxurious accommodation in secluded wilderness surroundings; personalized service; romantic private dinners and thoughtful turndowns, spa facilities in some cases, and twice-daily guided wildlife safaris. below are some of our suggestions for most memorable … Continue reading “Safari Honeymoons Made in Heaven: Fantastic Wilderness Honeymoons in South Africa”

Star-studded skies are one of the many majesties of South Africa’s Great Karoo, and one of the finest ways to enjoy this precious sight is from the splendid star bed in Samara Private Game Reserve. Situated in the Graaff-Reinet area of the Karoo South Africa, Samara is a breathtaking wilderness sanctuary offering a remarkable safari … Continue reading “A Milky Way Star Bed on Safari at Samara Private Game Reserve South Africa”

The white lions of Timbavati in South Africa are indeed special creatures. In Africa, the very rare white lion is considered sacred. As a whole species, lions are king of the jungle, but white lions are especially venerated as sons of the Sun God. The number of white lions in the world is small – perhaps … Continue reading “The White Lions of Timbavati: A Sacred Sighting”

Traversing the bushveld is what typifies most safaris in South Africa. Combinations of land- and water-based safari activities are rarer, and offer greater variety of scenery and a greater array of wildlife sightings. One such land- and water-based safari experience is at White Elephant Safari Lodge in Pongola, KwaZulu-Natal, where guests are treated to a … Continue reading “Wildlife Seen from the Water and from the Land: Safari of Variety and Value at White Elephant Safari Lodge, Pongola”

South Africa’s Eastern Cape is a fabulous holiday region not to be passed over by international visitors. Gaining huge appeal as a terrific hamper of first-class holiday experiences, and without the risk of malaria, Eastern Cape offers a brilliant combination of wilderness and wildlife, beaches, waterways, forests, desert, history and culture. Two of Eastern Cape’s … Continue reading “South Africa’s Eastern Cape: A Great Shining Holiday Region With Record Visitor Numbers – What are the Attractions?”

Families and small groups planning an upscale safari in South Africa have a fabulous selection of luxury sole-use villas to choose from. Opulent, spacious and very private, these exclusive villas provide the ultimate safari accommodation in breathtaking wilderness settings. They offer families and small groups of friends the chance to unwind, reconnect with one another … Continue reading “Sole-Use Luxury Safari Villas: Exclusive Family & Small-Group Travel in South Africa, Mpumalanga”

The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s flagship wildlife reserve and one of the best-known attractions in the country. This spectacular wilderness covers almost 2 million hectares and was first proclaimed way back in in 1898, which gives it the status of being South Africa’s first national park. Today the park is a UNESCO-designated International Man … Continue reading “Fine Private Safari Lodges in South Africa’s Iconic Kruger National Park”

Sleepouts in the wilderness on starry, starry nights are among the never-to-be-forgottens of your safari in South Africa. Plains Camp, the home of Rhino Walking Safaris, offers a specialist wilderness experience in the deep reaches of a private concession of the Kruger National Park. In a privileged setting alongside a plain and in view of a waterhole, … Continue reading “Your Incredible Sleepout and Walking Safari at Plains Camp in Kruger National Park: What To Expect”

Samara Private Game Reserve is an extraordinary landscape in the Great Karoo. It is a precious wilderness where life is sacred and carefully conserved. Forming part of a larger vision to create South Africa’s third largest protected area in a global biodiversity hotspot in Eastern Cape, Samara is committed to redeem the ecosystem of the incomparable Great … Continue reading “‘Love Will Save This Place’: Message from Samara Private Game Reserve for Valentine’s Month”

A safari holiday in South Africa is a magical experience. Here, Exclusive Getaways sets out what you can expect on a typical few days whilst on safari in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve, one of the most visited wilderness areas in South Africa. The Sabi Sand is home to an astonishing abundance of wildlife, and … Continue reading “48 Hours in Sabi Sands: Your South African Safari Holiday in a Top Private Game Reserve”