What We Love About South Africa – Recommended Wildlife Safari Destinations And Game Reserves
The tourist industry in South Africa is massive and not without reason. There are spectacularly beautiful places to see and visit, ranging from green mountainous highlands to flatlands of beautiful unspoilt veld stretching for miles. With the spectacular scenic Garden Route drive to Cape Town, home of Table Mountain and serenely beautiful winelands and beaches, South Africa has much to offer. Without doubt though, the biggest drawcard for tourists both locally and internationally is the exhilarating experience of driving in an open safari vehicle through the bush, seeking encounters with Africa’s wildest creatures! ‘Big 5’ hunting they
A Night Drive In Kruger – Your Gateway To A Unique Wildlife World!
Imagine, it is pitch dark. The stars above are brilliant and the milky way seems to go on forever, but around you can see nothing but the huge shadows that surround your game drive vehicle. So close you can smell them, you can scarcely breathe. Finally, you hear the foliage snapping under their feet as the elephant herd moves away and you breathe a sigh of relief. It is a thrilling and unforgettable experience. You have experienced something similar by day, but a night drive brings a whole new dimension to wildlife encounters. Now you
The Garden Route – A Spectacular Scenic Adventure!
The route stretches from the beautiful resort of Storms River and the lovely Tsitsikamma forest on the South Eastern coast of South Africa’s ‘Cape’ provinces to Mossel Bay, close to the ‘Mother City’ at the southernmost point of Africa – Cape Town. It is a renowned scenic drive, one of the finest in the World. Along the way you experience lush green forests and miles of beautiful beaches along a coastline that offers the best of everything - beauty, entertainment, amazing sightings, wonderful wildlife and still more to see and do just off the beaten track. Best
From Sunrise To Sunset – A Day On Luxury Safari In Africa
Here in Africa we believe that this is the nearest place to heaven on Earth. The African veld, better known to locals as ‘the bush’, is serene and savage, peaceful and thrilling, with bright sunshine and pitch-black nights with stars so brilliant they are like fluorescent lights in the sky. Yes, a place of contrast and a place that you will always yearn to return to. Welcome to a day in the bush on a luxury safari – Welcome to 24 hours of ‘Heaven on earth!’ So, you have finally gotten here. Africa. It is colourful, and
A Luxury African Safari – For Bird Lovers!
When one thinks of an African Safari, we automatically associate it with exciting sightings of Africa’s beasts of river and veld, but there are literally multitudes of beautiful creatures of the wilds that adorn the African skies too. Bird watchers and bird lovers may be forgiven for turning their binoculars to the skies and treetops whilst others are pointing at Lions and Elephant! One of the things about engaging really flexible guided tour operators like Jewel of Africa Safaris, one of Africa’s most successful, is that you as a bird watcher can have your Safari experience geared towards
Southern Africa’s Top Safari Packages For 2018
As we embark on a whole new season of guided tour and luxury safari adventures in Southern Africa in 2018, there are three in particular that really stand out. They are all proudly offered by Jewel of Africa Safaris, one of the area’s premier touring companies and they include superb travel experiences not only to South Africa, a much sought after travel destination, but also the surrounding territories of Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. The three packages we consider to be Southern Africa’s top safari packages for 2018 are all adventure packages that take you from one premier destination
The 3 Pillars Of A Great African Safari And Guided Tours Operators
When travelling to one of South Africa and its surrounding territories preferred destinations, there are many choices regarding the tour operators you may partner with. Your vacation, after all, especially as an international traveller, may be a first time experience and you may not be familiar with the preferred tour operators in the region. This article looks at a few things that we believe any great tour operator specialising in African safari and guided tours needs to embrace to ensure that every vacation is a unique and special experience. We call them ‘pillars of excellence’,
South Africa’s ‘Big Five’ Of Travel Destinations
We believe they would be these five incredible South African tourist favourites, pretty much known throughout the globe as preferred destinations when travelling to Africa.
Travel In South Africa – Busting A Few Myths
Although this article is written, in part at least, with tongue firmly in cheek, there are actually some real fears that international travellers have about travel in South Africa and these have for the most part been born of urban legends or ‘Myths’ as we like to call them