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The Whale Watching Season Starts Soon!

Tracey Campbell - May 12, 2011

Whale watching is one of the major attractions of the Western Cape. Humpbacks and Bryde’s whales are mostly spotted offshore from boats, but by far the most commonly sighted species, either from land or from boat, is the Southern Right whale. These majestic giants migrate to the South African waters from the Antarctic Ocean to […] Read More

My Stay at Porini Lion Camp

Tracey Campbell - April 29, 2011

My first ever trip to the famous Masai Mara. To say I was excited was a bit of an understatement. From Nairobi, I caught the Safarilink flight to the Mara. Upon landing, I was approached my guide from Porini Lion Camp, who was dressed in traditional Masai garb – and welcomed warmly to the Mara. […] Read More

May Madness at The Oceana in Cape Town

Tracey Campbell - April 28, 2011

The Oceana Luxury Suites and Spa offers superbly appointed air-conditioned one or 2 bedroomed self-catering apartments in Camps Bay, all either opening up onto the gardens with its 2 swimming pools and outside jacuzzi, or onto private balconies with views of the Atlantic Ocean. Less than a 10 minute walk down to the beach front, […] Read More

Experience the Magic of Chitwa Chitwa

Tracey Campbell - January 7, 2011

Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge is situated in the exclusive Sabi Sand Game Lodge, and offer guests a luxury retreat in a truly stunning bush environment. The lodge stands sentry over one of the reserve’s largest lakes, which bids a silent summons at dawn and dusk to the ever-present wildlife, including the Big 5. Morning and […] Read More

AmaKhosi Offers

Tracey Campbell - November 4, 2010

AmaKhosi Safari Lodge is situated in the 12,000 hectare Amazulu Private Game Reserve, just over 3 hours north of Durban. The reserve is made up of a varied ecosystem which includes savanna, mountains and wetlands – making it the ideal home to the Big 5 as well as giraffe, warthog and hyena, hippopotamus and crocodile. […] Read More

Family Festive Fun

Tracey Campbell - November 2, 2010

Families can stay any time between 1st December 2010 and 30th January 2011 at Fancourt Hotel and Country Club, along the Garden Route, for only R1,890 per room per night, including breakfast (subject to availability at the time of booking). The Garden Route is an ideal holiday destination for families. There is also plenty of […] Read More

Escape the January Blues at Grootbos

Tracey Campbell - September 20, 2010

We recently had a presentation from the owner of Grootbos, and I have to say, what a simply stunning property. Grootbos Private Nature Reserve is spectacularly situated on the fynbos and forest clad hills overlooking the whale-watching haven of Walker Bay. Guests here stay in absolute comfort in either the Forest Lodge, or families are […] Read More

Kids stay Free at Chitwa Chitwa

Tracey Campbell - September 10, 2010

Thinking of going to South Africa with the family over October half-term ? For any family staying at Chitwa Chitwa Game Lodge, in the superb Big 5 Sabi Sand Game Reserve between now and the end of December 2010, one child will stay free of charge, providing they are sharing a room with their 2 […] Read More

Stay 7 / Pay 5 in Plett

Tracey Campbell - September 9, 2010

Originally called Baia Formosa, or Beautiful Bay, by the early Portuguese, Plettenberg Bay is home to some of the best beaches along the Garden Route. Set around a curving horseshoe bay, schools of playful dolphins and resident Orca and Bryde’s whales are often seen, and between July and December, the migratory Southern Right whales come […] Read More

Sunsets and Cocktails

Tracey Campbell - August 25, 2010

The new Summit Lounge at the top of Table Mountain has recently opened, and just in time to welcome the warm summer months. And can you think of a better way to enjoy a summer sunset other than at the top of such a fantastic place, with a cocktail in your hand ? Especially if […] Read More