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The Fight Against Malaria A possible breakthrough in the fight against malaria has been made by scientists at the University of Cape Town, collaborating with Swiss colleagues. A team under UCT’s Dr Kelly Chibale has identified a compound that could become part of a single-dose cure for all strains of malaria, and might also have … Continue reading “Strides in the Fight Against Malaria: University of Cape Town at the Forefront”

A safari is always a tad more thrilling when you’re staying in a tent. The sounds are a little closer, and the spirit of adventure a snatch more intense.  But when we talk tents, we’re not referring to boy scout lookalikes that do little more than provide a rudimentary place to crash. We’re talking tents that … Continue reading “Tented Safaris & Sleepouts in South Africa From Kruger to Kzn: Take Your Pick”

“I set out on my afternoon game drive with the intention of looking for a leopard. But not just any leopard, but one with two cubs. She had had a kill earlier in the day so my tracker and I thought that she would still be there in the afternoon. So we went …”   Thus … Continue reading “The Big Bush and a Beautiful Riverside Camp in Limpopo: Kapama Karula”

South Africa offers a fantastic choice of safari tours in a wide range of landscapes, each with its own variety of wildlife and experiences. Speaking to an experienced South African travel consultant is often the best way to match your particular expectations and budget with the right itinerary and wilderness accommodation. Here we bring you … Continue reading “South African Safari Ideas and Specials”

Mhondoro Lodge is a fantastic option if you want to beat it to the bush in grand style without travelling too far. Only a 2,5 hour drive from Johannesburg, Mhondoro rests on a rocky outcrop in the Welgevonden Private Game Reserve in Limpopo, with vast views of the bushveld. With a waterhole situated in front … Continue reading “Mhondoro: More Luxurious Than Ever, This Welgevonden Safari Gem”

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!