Category: Destination Guides

Destination Guides

We cover all of the details on a range of the top African safari destinations in our destination guides below to help you get started in your planning.

Is South Africa Safe for Travel?

Is South Africa Safe for Travel?

South Africa is often portrayed by media around the world as a dangerous country and although one cannot argue that the country struggles with crime, it hasn’t stopped millions of travelers from visiting and experiencing its natural beauty.  A safari is generally the main component of one’s trip to South Africa and its important to…

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Fly-In Safari Tours: Our Top 5 Picks

Fly-In Safari Tours: Our Top 5 Picks

If you’ve ever been to Africa you are likely to agree that it’s a continent with dramatic landscapes and home to an incredible plethora of wildlife. With beautiful countries like Botswana dedicating as much as 17% of their landscape to game reserves and national parks, and other top safari destinations like South Africa, Tanzania and…

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Our Top 5 Garden Route Game Lodges

Our Top 5 Garden Route Game Lodges

The Garden Route is a 300 km route of breathtaking scenery along the southwest coast of South Africa and has a diverse landscape of lagoons, indigenous forests, glistening lakes, and beautiful beaches. The route winds along the coastline, starting at Mossel Bay in the Western Cape and ending in Storms River in the Eastern Cape.…

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Kruger National Park: Where and When to Travel

Kruger National Park: Where and When to Travel

The Kruger National Park offers some of the most exclusive safaris in Africa, with two million hectares of pristine wilderness inhabited by a number of incredible animal species. The Kruger National Park is surrounded by a number of privately-owned game reserves which are considered to be the Greater Kruger National Park. When planning a safari…

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Our Top South African World Heritage Sites

Our Top South African World Heritage Sites

The UNESCO World Heritage Sites include some of the most famous cultural landmarks and natural wonders on earth. The Notre Dame Cathedral, Pyramids of Giza and the enormous subtropical marshland of the Everglades National Park have all been recognized by UNESCO as areas of significant cultural or natural importance. There are as many as eight…

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Top 5 Safari Lodges in Shamwari Private Game Reserve

Top 5 Safari Lodges in Shamwari Private Game Reserve

The malaria-free Shamwari Private Game Reserve is located a mere one hour’s drive from the seaside town of Port Elizabeth, in the province of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Shamwari Private Game Reserve is so much more than a leading big five safari destination and should be commended on their invaluable contribution to wildlife conservation.…

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