Top Adventure Activities While On Safari In The Greater Kruger, South Africa
We have written a range of articles on the great adventure activities that can be enjoyed when on safari in Africa. The thrill of spotting the ‘Big 5,’ Africa’s most elusive wildlife species, is something that is hard to parallel, but many travellers also love to get their adrenaline pumping in other ways. Those who long to get fit and enjoy the great outdoors couldn’t ask for a much better place to visit than South Africa and there is no better place to combine a great safari with an adventure vacation than at and around the
Leave Only Your Footprints: Responsible Tourism In South Africa And Beyond
The tourism industry is one that is vital to a country such as South Africa, where low productivity and economic issues are often offset by the income it generates. Spectacular beaches, scenic routes, winelands and of course the world’s best wildlife preservation areas, all contribute to a healthy tourism industry. There is however, if one will excuse the pun, a bit of a ‘black cloud’ that hangs over tourism and its contribution to ecological issues in the country. Responsible research shows that it is in fact a global issue. Tourism generates 10% of the world's GDP, one
Top Outdoor And Adventure Activities While On Safari In The Western Cape, South Africa
A safari or guided tour to the Western Cape in South Africa is said by many to be the most idyllic vacation one can ever experience. Majestic Table Mountain oversees a vibrant city, beautiful beaches and superb scenic mountains that surround wonderful, world renowned winelands. It is as much as you could ever want in one vacation, but what about those who want to know where to go just to boost their adrenalin flow? Is this serenely beautiful, relaxing place somewhere you can have a real adventure holiday? You bet it is! Whether you are in
Akagera National Park – The Pride Of Rwanda
The Wildlife and Birdlife of Akagera The game drive from the gate to Magashi takes 45 – 120 minutes, depending on wildlife sightings and photo opportunities and is part of the splendour of a stay there. Magashi is situated in the only area where you can combine a bucket list gorilla trek in the legendary Virunga Mountains with a sublime savannah safari experience! See It In Style
Magnificent Kwazulu-Natal – Come Experience Its Splendour!
Cape Town and the iconic Kruger National Park may the favoured destinations of many who travel to South Africa, but there is another area that is rapidly becoming a favourite. Durban, the colourful vibrant city that centres a long coastline of beautiful quaint coastal towns and villages along the Indian Ocean coastline, the world famous Drakensberg mountain range and some of the finest game preservation areas in Africa, all make up magnificent Kwa Zulu-Natal – Come and experience its splendour! Year Long Summer It is known as the ideal winter retreat in Southern Africa as this sunny, sometimes somewhat
Namibia’s Top Attractions For 2019
It is a beautiful description of a land that is both serenely unspoiled and wild but vibrant, sparse and dry, but tempered with greenbelts that play host to a myriad of wildlife. Affectionately known as “The Jewel of the Desert,’ Namibia is a hauntingly beautiful country. Its German influence is evident throughout and this truly is one of the world’s natural treasures. There is such a vast range of things to do there that we felt we should try to nail it down to just the premier points of interest for our clients – and so
Ideal Family & Kid Friendly African Safaris
Many international tourists are under the misconception that an African Safari would not be a suitable family holiday. They see the game drives as boring for the little ones and the bush as a dangerous environment. Nothing could be further from the truth! An African Safari can be both a fun and extremely educational experience that your kids will never forget. It’s perfectly safe, providing normal rules are observed and what a ‘show and tell’ they will have when returning to school after their African safari vacation! It is also an excellent way for a family
The Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique. The Eden Of Africa Returns.
Bordering South Africa and Zimbabwe, Mozambique in Africa has had a chequered and somewhat tumultuous past, particularly from a political point of view. It is now very much recovered however and once again seen as a fabulous international tourist destination, particularly with its great beaches and coastal resorts. What is not so well known is that it plays host to a myriad of wildlife and a magnificent game reserve known as Gorongosa National Park. Return To Eden Once known as the ‘Eden of Africa,’ Gorongosa National Park is one of the finest in Africa and finally overcoming the ravages
Track Gorillas In Uganda This Year!
So, you’ve been on safari have you? You say you’ve seen the ‘Big Five,’ so named because they are supposed to be the hardest wild animals in Africa to spot? I think not! Without a doubt, one of the most magnificent animals living in Africa’s wilds is to be found in the hills of primarily Uganda and Rwanda. The Silverback Gorilla. This is a different experience altogether. This is a tracking or ‘Trekking’ experience (as Africans prefer to call it) – this is not a luxury safari or guided tour, this is well supervised and
Best African Beach & Safari Destination Of 2019
Mozambique, to many, is just a little-known place somewhere in Africa, but it used to be a haven of beach activity, a vacation resort of note for the surrounding territories of Zimbabwe and South Africa, the place to go for exquisite prawns and other Portuguese fare. Sadly, this was prior to the turn of the century and to it becoming a war torn political tug of war that saw the tourist industry petty much die for a period of time. But Mozambique is back! So much so in fact, that preferred African safari and guided tour
Travelling With Your Family: South Africa Is Now Much More Child Friendly
We have spoken often about what a great country South Africa is to enjoy a family safari or vacation. There is just so much for kids to do and learn and the thrill of encountering wildlife as a family unit can bring families together in a special way. The good news is that South Africa is also now much more child friendly! There was some concern for a time in relation to very strict rules regarding the producing of Birth Certificates when travelling with children. These were set up by the South African government for the right reasons
Africa, Your Top Romantic Honeymoon Destination For 2019
From romantic sunsets, exciting luxury safaris, scenic splendour and a million things to do, Africa is a perfect place for lovers to start their journey of a lifetime. This article tells us why Africa is, in fact, the top honeymoon destination of 2019! Luxury Accommodation In Beautiful Locations Everywhere you go, to view the Big 5, the magnificent Cape or to remote ‘off the beaten track’ destinations to ensure privacy and something unique and special, excellent tour operators arrange the very finest world class luxury accommodation in amazingly beautiful locations. The best honeymoon is made even better by excellent staff who understand the importance of