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GwalaGwala Changes its Name to Kapama Karula

Tracey Campbell - May 28, 2009

The tented camp GwalaGwala, situated in the 13,000 hectare Kapama Game Reserve, has just undergone a massive refurbishment, and as a result it has changed its name from GwalaGwala to Kapama Karula. The existing 7 tents have been given a total makeover and they have also built 5 new tents – all of which will […] Read More

Sabi Sabi Lodges Win Award

Tracey Campbell - May 27, 2009

Travel + Leisure Magazine USA has just completed its 2009 Worlds Best Service Awards, asking its readers to nominate destinations around the globe that “really deliver”. The results were published in the magazine’s June edition, and Sabi Sabi is honoured to have been voted as 7th best hotel overall in the world, the only South […] Read More

The Long Beach Wins World Travel Award

Tracey Campbell - May 13, 2009

The Long Beach has won the World Travel Award for South Africa’s Leading Beach Hotel for 2009 at the awards ceremony held this week at the Indaba Travel Trade Show in Durban. Being recognized as the best Beach Hotel in South Africa amongst very strong competition is a true testament to this exquisite property and […] Read More

Thanda takes double honours at 2009 World Travel Awards

Tracey Campbell - May 12, 2009

Thanda Private Game Reserve, in northern KwaZulu-Natal, has taken top honours at the 15th annual World Travel Awards. At the glittering ceremony held in Durban last night, Thanda won esteemed awards for ‘South Africa’s Leading Safari Lodge’, and ‘Africa’s Leading Luxury Lodge’ for the 3rd consecutive year. The World Travel Awards was established in 1994 […] Read More

Table Mountain Cableway Family Rate

Tracey Campbell - May 5, 2009

The Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company is offering a winter special to all families – two children under 18 years get a free return trip if accompanied by a full paying adult. The Cableway’s Family Winter Special is valid weekends and public holidays from May 1 to September 15, and every day of the winter […] Read More

Monkey Sanctuary opens in Hartebeespoort

Tracey Campbell - April 24, 2009

The Bush Babies Monkey Sanctuary has recently opened in Hartebeespoort, about an hour from both Johannesburg and Pretoria. The facility, located next to The Elephant Sanctuary on the R512 Rustenburg / Sun City Road, takes in rescued monkeys that have been raised as pets or have been bred or imported for the pet trade. The […] Read More

Stay in Camps Bay for only R595 per night !!

Tracey Campbell - April 21, 2009

The Oceana Luxury Suites and Spa are offering 1 or 2 bedroomed self-catering apartments for only R595 per apartment per night from now until the end of May 2009 – what a fabulous price ! The air-conditioned self-catering apartments all either open up onto the gardens with its 2 swimming pools and outside jacuzzi, or […] Read More

Winter Activities at Londolozi

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Londolozi Private Game Reserve, situated in the exclusive Sabi Sand Game Reserve which adjoins the Kruger National Park, has a series of exciting guest activities lined up for the winter months at no extra cost. These include breakfasts and bushveld picnics – including whisky porridge at dawn; winter wine tasting and campfire story telling; leopard […] Read More

Baines Camp to have new lodge area

Tracey Campbell - April 20, 2009

Baines’ River Camp, in the Okavango Delta, is currently closed for the reconstruction of its new lodge area. The new structure will be in keeping with the guest suites with their colonial style, grey iron roofs, large verandah areas, open truss ceilings, and earthy tones. The new structure will also include a library/studio, which will […] Read More

British Lions and Twelve Apostles Package

Tracey Campbell - April 16, 2009

The first official tour by the British Isles Rugby Union Team, selected by a committee from all four Home Unions, was to South Africa in 1910, but 99 years later it has all become a much grander affair with thousands of fans travelling from all over the world for this fantastic festival of rugby. Whilst […] Read More