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Fantastic Offer at David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa

Tracey Campbell - August 16, 2011

To celebrate the new direct 3 hour flight between Cape Town and Livingstone, this offer includes a 3 night stay at the luxurious David Livingstone Safari Lodge & Spa, as well as a sunset cruise on the Lady Livingstone, a tour of the Falls on the Livingstone side, return flights from Cape Town to Livingstone, […] Read More


Last Minute EXCELENT Rates at Shamwari

Tracey Campbell - August 12, 2011

Book your safari for the month of August for ONLY R2995 per person per night. All meals, daily bush walk and morning / afternoon game drives are included. Excludes drinks. Cannot be combined with any other offer at Shamwari Lodges. The Shamwari Game Reserve is 25,000 hectres of malaria-free, private game reserve situated in the […] Read More


Tug of War … with a difference

Tracey Campbell - August 11, 2011

Warning … not for the faint-hearted …. and especially not for python lovers …. A remarkable wildlife ‘tug of war’ was witnessed by guests staying at Mala Mala recently. The 2m long African rock python was caught by a female leopard in long grass, but as she dragged it along behind her (still alive and […] Read More


Gold for Elephant Pepper Camp

Tracey Campbell - August 10, 2011

Elephant Pepper Camp in Kenya’s Masai Mara, when I stayed there back in March, was very eco-friendly – no permanent structures like a swimming pool, eco-friendly flush toilets, and they close the camp down regularly once a year to let the environment ‘grow’ back. It was all very impressive, and I am pleased to hear […] Read More


Whale Watching Saver

Tracey Campbell - July 29, 2011

Whale watching is one of the major attractions of the Western Capes. The peak time, when daily sightings are virtually guaranteed, is during September and October. 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. […] Read More


Safari Combo Deal

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Book 2 nights on safari at Lion Sands River Lodge and Lion Sands Ivory Lodge, in the exclusive Sabi Sand Game Reserve; OR at Tinga Legends and Tinga Narina lodges, in Big 5 Kruger Park PLUS 2 nights at Madikwe Safari Lodge, in the malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve AND RECEIVE A THIRD NIGHT AT MADIKWE […] Read More


Book 3 nights on Safari and receive 2 FREE nights in Cape Town

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Book 3 nights on safari at the following safari lodges, and receive 2 FREE nights at either the Cape Cadogan or More Quarters, in the buzzy and beautiful city of Cape Town – the perfect way start or end your safari trip of a lifetime. Lion Sands River Lodge and Lion Sands Ivory Lodge, in […] Read More


Stay 4 / Pay 3 until April 2013 !

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STAY 4 NIGHTS AND ONLY PAY FOR 3 • Valid from 1 October 2011 – 30 April 2013. • Valid for all room categories at the following properties : Lion Sands River Lodge and Lion Sands Ivory Lodge, in the exclusive Sabi Sand Game Reserve Tinga Legends and Tinga Narina lodges, in Big 5 Kruger […] Read More


Opportunity of a Lifetime

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A unique opportunity to join African Vet Safaris for a once-in-a-lifetime safari experience, whilst also helping to conserve Africa’s wildlife through your participation. Set in the northern area of KwaZulu Natal, this safari takes you ‘behind the scenes’, giving you the opportunity to interact with vets and guides while they go about their daily task […] Read More


Tourism should not be affected by the Drought in Kenya

Tracey Campbell - July 21, 2011

I think it is fair to say that not only have the recent media stories about the terrible drought situation in the Horn of Africa wrenched at peoples heart strings, they have also had been of concern to holiday makers who are possibly considering going to Kenya for their safari holiday, and many people are […] Read More