“Summer, from September to April, is when the bush is at its most lush due to it being the rainy season. This is also the lambing season for many of our antelope species and when numerous species of migratory birds arrive in the area. Temperatures at this time are generally warm to very hot, with … Continue reading “When is Best in the Bush? The Heads-Up on When to Go on Safari in South Africa”
South Africa is wide and vast, and abundantly gifted with gorgeous landscapes and fascinating wildlife. From safari hideouts deep in the wilderness to trendy urban playgrounds, from secret mountain getaways to vine-combed valleys and pearl-white beaches, the holiday options in South Africa are almost endless.
“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”
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”
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!
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”
There’s no end to just how luxurious a South African safari can get. Nowadays, many families or groups of pals who head for the bush to escape frenetic lives for a few days, go in search of privacy. If you’re one of those folks, this is where you’ll find it …
Cape Town’s heatwave has sent us all scuttling off to the closest cool-down joints, like thirsty hogs hunting waterholes in a parched landscape. And so it’s a good time, wherever you are – high and dry or lying low, in or out of sizzling Cape Town – to ponder some of the pool decks that could … Continue reading “Some Pretty Cool Places to Chill: Pools to Drool for”