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When nature hollers out to you, a great place to go is Hluhluwe River Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal. Big on nature and offering plenty to do outdoors, this wonderful getaway is situated on the western edge of the pristine iSimangaliso Wetland Park. The views from here are vast and glorious, sweeping across the waters of False … Continue reading “Adventure for Less at Hluhluwe River Lodge in Kzn: Now is the Time for a Low Season Saver”

The rare wild dog – aptly called the painted dog – is a prized sighting for wildlife-lovers, and it’s in the Madikwe Game Reserve where such sightings are most likely to happen. For photographers, capturing the swift, super-charged antics of the wild dog make for an interesting challenge, and the rewards of catching the action on film … Continue reading “Madikwe Photographic Safari: Your Chance to Catch the Beautiful Wild Dog on Camera”

South Africa has an incredible selection of safari tours to offer, featuring a wide variety of terrains, wildlife and experiences. Getting advice from an experienced South African travel consultant is often the most direct way to match your needs with the itinerary that is going to suit you best.

“Described as an elusive and solitary predator, it was a rarity to see leopards in the very early days of Safari at Londolozi.  Yet in 1979 that was all to change when John Varty, co-founder of Londolozi, and an incredible naturalist, Elmon Mhlongo, developed a relationship with the Mother Leopard. She was tolerant of their … Continue reading “Amazing Cat Chronicles: The Leopards of Londolozi”

Deskbound and city-trapped, but craving the bush? We’re bringing you a few of the latest wildlife shots posted by our lodges on their Facebook pages.

A jubilant “we loved it all” and “sensational” sums up a great, never-to-be-forgotten safari at beautiful Makweti Safari Lodge in Limpopo. Just back in Oz after a fantastic Makweti-style safari in the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve, our delighted clients have let us know that the Makweti safari was a wonderful string of highlights from start … Continue reading “Magical Makweti: “Sensational”, Say Guests from Oz”

The gorgeous Garonga Safari Camp holds rank as TripAdvisor’s Top All-Inclusive Resort in the World. Now that’s no mean feat!

There’s nothing quite like a safari that packages the best of two worlds in one location. Here are some prime, luxury lodges in northern KwaZulu-Natal that offer fantastic bush experiences in tandem with serene boat trips and all the fab activities that go with the territory when there’s water around:

Most of us don’t need much tempting when it comes to a fabulous bush holiday at a luxury lodge, but just in case, here are a few recent sightings at our lodges (posted on the Facebook pages of the various lodges) that will instantly revive any dormant safari aspirations!

The ups and downs of packing remain a hot favourite on travel blogs, and not without good reason. We all know how ruinous it can be to the pleasure principle to find yourself at your dream destination with the wrong gear and without the right paraphernalia for the adventure at hand.

Kapama Karula is a heaven-made hideout on the banks of the perennial Klaserie River in Limpopo, in one of South Africa’s largest and foremost private game reserves. Five top-of-the-range suites – including two gigantic family suites, and seven luxury tents, are where you’ll luxuriate in your own private little patch of wooded paradise, where a river snakes … Continue reading “If You Go Down to the Woods Today, You’re in for a Big Surprise … Steal Away to Kapama Karula, it’s Gorgeous”

Jaci’s Lodges are the fabulous inspiration of owners Jaci and Jan Van Heteren. Now these are real bush people, Jaci and Jan – they’ve lived in the Madikwe for close on two decades now.