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Africa Safari Holiday News

Africa Safari Holiday News

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Family Safaris – Top Tips for Taking The Kids On Safari

Paul Campbell - April 7, 2014

Safaris are not just for big kids – far from it! Little kids will go wild for the wildlife in Africa, so a family safari is a fantastic, fun-packed experience for all. Watching the eyes of your children widen with excitement as they encounter their first elephant and hearing them giggle as the vervets get […] Read More


How To Get The Most Out Of Your Kruger Safari

Paul Campbell - March 28, 2014

The Greater Kruger National Park is the Big Daddy of South Africa safaris, the Godfather of game reserves. Stretching into the horizon across a whopping 2 million hectares of wild African bush, it leaves other game reserves in the dust. Nowhere else can compare. In Kruger, thousands of animals roam the riverine forests, wander across […] Read More


Photo Competition Winners: Lions, Lions Everywhere!

Paul Campbell - February 17, 2014

Many thanks to everyone who entered our most recent Photo Competition. It is always lovely to see some of the fantastic pictures that our clients take on the holidays they book with us, and it is also always very difficult to pick the winning photos. We have just  just announced the winners of  the competition […] Read More


Travel Butlers Reports Boom in South Africa Holiday Sales

Paul Campbell - February 6, 2014

The current strength of the pound against the South African Rand has helped drive record sales of holidays to South Africa in January 2014, with many people also taking advantage of the exchange rates and special offers to book more expensive hotels than they night otherwise treat themselves to. It is probably easier to see […] Read More


Travel Butlers’ Top 5 Travel Destinations For 2014

Paul Campbell - December 31, 2013

Every nook and cranny of Africa is packed with magic, from coast to coast and corner to corner. It’s totally timeless and full of eye-opening, heart-warming surprises at every turn. On safari in Africa, you’ll be a tiny presence in a land that’s larger than life, dwarfed by vast plains, mist-shrouded mountains, thundering falls and […] Read More


The African Twelve Days Of Christmas

Paul Campbell - December 4, 2013

On the twelfth day of Christmas, Africa showed to me… 12 Springbok grazing 11 Lions a-lazing 10 Zebra crossing 9 Cheetah chasing 8 Monkeys marching 7 Hippo hiding 6 Rhino roaming 5 EL-E-PHANTS! 4 Soaring birds 3 Wild Dog 2 Tall giraffes And a leopard in a thorn tree!


Tented Safari Camps: It’s Camping, But Not As You Know it…

Paul Campbell - November 29, 2013

A safari holiday is a trip of a lifetime, so it’s worth planning it down to the finest detail and getting it just right. When we discuss tented safari lodges with our clients, we often find that the suggestion of a tented camp is met with a marked skeptical silence on the phone. And no […] Read More


You Don’t Need A Tardis To Book At Our Lowest Ever Prices For South Africa!

Paul Campbell - November 22, 2013

Whilst one of the main advantages of time travel must be the ability to always book everything at the lowest possible price, even a Time Lord could not find a better time to book a South African safari holiday. That might sound ridiculous, but a quick look back through our records shows that many safari […] Read More


We’re celebrating 10 years with a huge special offer!

Paul Campbell - November 14, 2013

This week at Travel Butlers HQ, we’re cracking open the bubbly to celebrate 10 years in the safari business. Exactly a decade ago, we opened our virtual doors and began creating personal, unique safari holidays for our customers. Now, ten years down the line, we are immensely proud of our company and very thankful indeed […] Read More


Franschhoek or Stellenbosch?

Tracey Campbell - November 8, 2013

Yes, another frequently asked question, and one that has oddly enough popped on up TripAdvisor twice this week, is where should people stay in the Winelands – Franschhoek or Stellenbosch? Most people put aside only one/2 nights for a stay in the Winelands, so unless they want to do one night in both, then there […] Read More