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If you book the Savanna Suite in the Savanna Private Game Reserve, you’ve secured your own family pad as a luxurious safari base in the heart of one of South Africa’s most rewarding wildlife reserves, the Sabi Sand. Here, you and your brood will kick back under thatch to the innumerable delights of a family … Continue reading “The Wilderness is a Wonderland for Young and Old: A Family Safari at Savanna Private Game Reserve”

South Africa has a wide range of safari experiences, including some fabulously romantic experiences at wonderful lodges that choose to exclude electricity and preserve a romantic and authentic bush-safari atmosphere. There’s nothing quite like the glow of lamplight and the flicker of candles to create romance and the spirit of a true safari. Exclusive Getaways offers … Continue reading “Never Mind the Hairdryer: the Delights of the Authentic No-Electricity Safari in South Africa”

From the opulently sublime to the comfy, good-value safari, and all sorts of variations in between, South Africa offers many different kinds of safari experiences. In a country that has a wide range of landscapes, diverse wildlife and an imaginative array of twists to the good old safari, there really is something for everyone. It … Continue reading “Safaris in South Africa: From the Sublime to the Ridiculously Good-Value Safari”

Setting off on safari to the central Sabi Sand entails a sturdy stretch of driving, with at least 440 km of distance to cover, and perhaps more, depending on which lodge you’re travelling to.  If you’re looking for some great stopover suggestions en-route, which also make for wonderful safari preludes, think Hazyview or White River.

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.

“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.

Safaris are the kind of stuff dream holidays are made of, and increasingly people are travelling to South Africa as families.  In fact, a Skyscanner survey revealed that South Africa is the fourth most popular holiday choice for children. And of course a safari usually has top place on every agenda. South Africa’s safari lodges have reviewed their children … Continue reading “Not Kidding, Safaris can be Childsplay: Which are the Kid-Friendly Safari Lodges in South Africa?”

Londolozi’s Pioneer Camp 1926 has been selected by Robb Report as a “Best of the Best” Resort in their latest June issue. This 23rd annual “Best of the Best” edition is the coming to fruition of an entire year’s search for the world’s most exceptional new products.

Let’s take a trip down memory lane and tip our hats to some of the pioneers who brought prestige to safaris, but much more critically, who also brought a private mantle of protection to so much of South Africa’s wildlife. Meet some of the great old-timers of luxury private safaris in South Africa.