If you love wildlife and you enjoy being active outdoors – and you’re not opposed to a good dash of luxury, choose White Elephant Safari Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal’s Pongola Game Reserve. It will give you a unique, wonderfully varied and action-packed wilderness experience, with far more than the usual twice-daily safari drives, to keep you … Continue reading “Your Action Safari in Pongola: Activity Lineup at White Elephant Safari Lodge”
Going on an African safari is, for many, a dream holiday and bucket list priority. Private safari lodges in South Africa offers wilderness adventures with supreme wildlife viewing mixed in with luxurious leisure in locations that most people would give anything to visit. Exclusive Getaways books custom-made safaris in South and Southern Africa and has … Continue reading “Tips for First-Time Safari Guests in South Africa”
Special offers generally have a short shelf-life, and if you don’t snap them up right away before their sell-by date, you miss out. But here are some great long-life safari specials, many of which run throughout the year.
Wilderness has great potential to heal, refresh and awaken. Here, Exclusive Getaways recommends three phenomenal safaris for the soul in South Africa – experiences that reach deeply into the inner being, by offering mind-body practices in addition to wilderness activities, and by being rooted in the intention to provide rest and rejuvenation for the spirit. … Continue reading “3 Supreme Safaris for the Soul in South Africa”
Congratulations to Rovos Rail on its 30th anniversary on 29 April 2019. South Africa’s ultra-luxurious train has chalked up three decades of luxury rail travel in Southern Africa, and offers a grand choice of eight glorious Southern Africa trips.
Imagine sleeping in a forest on the edge of a lake, soaking in a tub set in pearl-white sand beneath the stars, and spending your days walking in faraway raffia forests, canoeing on beautiful waterways, and snorkelling at a secret paradise where the Kosi River meets the big sea. And what’s more, you will barely … Continue reading “Placid Lakes, Palm Forests, Starlit Bathtubs and Utopian Beaches: Kosi Forest Lodge KwaZulu-Natal”
Safaris often imply long road trips, with many hours spent behind the wheel before arriving at the dreamed-of safari hideaway. Not so if you’re travelling from Johannesburg to a safari lodge in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve – there are no more than 2 hours of travelling between you and your big game safari – how easy … Continue reading “The Best of the Bush Near the Buzz of Sun City: A Pilanesberg Safari”
The Pilanesberg National Park rests in the rocky amphitheatre of a long extinct volcano in the North-West Province. The fourth largest reserve in South Africa, the Pilanesberg is very scenic and is prolifically populated by wildlife. Almost all of southern Africa’s mammals are represented here, and the Big Five most certainly. The Pilanesberg is also … Continue reading “The Pilanesberg: Luxury Lodges for a Super-Scenic Big 5 Safari in South Africa”
When it comes to top honeymoon destinations, South Africa is a land of plenty. If you live abroad and Africa beckons to you, an exclusive safari may be your first choice for a honeymoon. South Africa has an impressive selection of safari honeymoon options, so why not combine a big five safari with stunning wilderness accommodation … Continue reading “Five Superfine South African Safari Destinations for a Honeymoon”
The Timbavati Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s pristine wilderness areas and an excellent location for a private wildlife safari. The Timbavati sits on the western fringe of the Kruger National Park, and spans 53 000 hectares on which many varieties of wildlife roam free. Almost unique to the Timbavati is the rare white lion. … Continue reading “On Safari in Timbavati Game Reserve: Where to Stay”