Category: South Africa

Spotlight on the Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy

If you want to truly get off of the beaten path during your upcoming trip to South Africa, consider a stop at the Riemvasmaak Community Conservancy. Since 1994, this large area of land has been preserved by local community members and transformed into a rugged and beautiful ecological site. To help you get started on…

HOW TO: PACK FOR A FAMILY SAFARI TO SOUTH AFRICA

If you are planning your first family safari to South Africa, it may be tempting to bring multiple changes of clothing for everyone in your family. But the important thing to remember about packing for a family safari to South Africa is that there are weight restrictions in place on not only the flights that you may take…

Explore St. Helena Bay

When your tour of South Africa takes you along the Western Cape, you should make sure to stop in the seaside town of St. Helena Bay. This calm and peaceful stop along the coast boasts amazing sunsets, beautiful waters, and plenty of fun activities for every member of your family. If you are getting ready…

5 Things to Do in Port Elizabeth

No trip to South Africa would be complete without a stop in Port Elizabeth. As the third-largest port on the country’s eastern cape, Port Elizabeth boasts beautiful beaches, amazing cultural attractions, and rich historical sites. When you book a trip to South Africa, be sure to place Port Elizabeth on your must-see list. Let’s review…

Wildlife You’ll See in Outdshoorn

South Africa is home to many wild, exotic, and amazing animals. If animal encounters are high on your list during your vacation to Africa, you will want to make a stop as Outdshoorn. While this wildlife reserve is renowned for its population of ostriches, you will also see many other types of animals during your…

Groot Constantia Wine Tasting and Cellar Tour

Your first impression is dominated by sweeping views across the oldest wine producing vineyards in South Africa, down the valley to the enveloping coastline of False Bay. We are very conscious of the provenance, sustainability and the ethical content of all the food we prepare, as well as reflecting the rich Cape Malay heritage of…

Go on a Safari in the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi National Park

So, you’re coming to South Africa and you’ve decided to take a safari. Awesome! South Africa is known for it’s stunning landscapes, gorgeous local wildlife, and picturesque safaris. Although there are multiple places to do your safari, one of the most popular and outstanding is the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi National Park. The Park The park itself is…

Go on a Horse Safari in the iSimangaliso Wetlands

South Africa’s iSimangaliso Wetland park is one of South Africa’s largest protected areas and spans over 2000 square miles of habitat, with everything from pristine coastline to game areas. Although you may be thinking of taking a traditional safari, complete with jeeps, binoculars and plenty of adventure, some people opt for a quieter option: horseback…

Go on a Microlight Flight over the Coastline

Those with a more adventurous spirit often seek less conventional ways to experience South Africa. Microlight flights fit the bill perfectly, allowing daredevils to cruise over the coastline at altitude, taking in the scenic beauty in a way few do, while getting an adrenaline rush at the same time. Microlights, sometimes lovingly called “trikes” because…