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Africa Safari Holiday News

Africa Safari Holiday News

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African Safari And Beach Holiday News

New Photos Of Kruger Park Camps

Paul Campbell - January 23, 2008

We have updated our Kruger Park pages to include more photographs for many of the rest camps in the park. These camps are for visitors who wish to drive themselves around the park, and you can see where the camps are on our map of Kruger, and read more about on a self-drive safaris here. If […] Read More


Featured Destination – Malaria Free Safaris in The Waterberg

Paul Campbell - January 22, 2008

The Waterberg has been described as South Africa’s best keep secret. Its rugged beauty, together with its diversity in plant and animal life, has led to the development of the Waterberg Nature Conservancy, an amalgamation of conservation areas covering more than 150,000 hectares. The safari lodges of the Waterberg are an ideal safari destination for […] Read More


Honeymoon Registry Update

Paul Campbell - January 21, 2008

We have added a demonstration movie to our Honeymoon Gift Registry service that will show friends and family of couples that register their honeymoon with us how they can buy a gift voucher online via our secure web server. The movie requires flash player 7.0 or above. We will add further movies showing how to purchase via cheque […] Read More


Record Visitor Numbers to Cape Point and Boulders Beach

Tracey Campbell - January 19, 2008

Cape Point and Boulders Beach, part of the Table Mountain National Park, saw a significant increase in tourist numbers during the 2007 festive season, which reflects the incredibly good weather holiday makers to the Western Cape enjoyed over this period.  The Cape Point section of the Park had 111,293 visitors between December 1  2007 and January […] Read More


Featured Destination – The Cape Winelands

Paul Campbell - January 18, 2008

South Africa is today one of the major producers and exporters of wines worldwide, and has been producing wine since the middle of the 17th century.   The Cape Winelands are ony a short drive from Cape Town and are set amongst rolling mountain slopes and valleys, with some of the oldest surviving colonial architecture in South […] Read More


Tips For Choosing a Budget Safari

Paul Campbell - January 14, 2008

In order to get the most from your safari budget there are a number of number of key points to keep in mind. Find A Good Inexpensive Safari Lodge Staying at a lodge will give you a better chance of seeing big game at close quarters than you will have on a self-drive safari, therefore we […] Read More


Travel Butlers Honeymoon Gift Registry

Paul Campbell - January 9, 2008

We are delighted to announce that our new Honeymoon Gift Registry Service is now available online. The service is designed for couples who are looking for an alternative to the traditional wedding gift list of toasters and towels, and combines our experience in planning and booking African honeymoons with an easy to use way for […] Read More


New Leopards introduced to Born Free Foundation at Shamwari

Tracey Campbell - January 7, 2008

On Monday 7 January, His Serene Highness Prince Albert, will officially hand over 2 leopards to the Founder of the Born Free Foundation and actress and wildlife campaigner, Virginia McKenna OBE.   The leopards will be sedated in preparation for transfer to their new African home; the Born Free Sanctuary at the award-winning Shamwari Game Reserve in […] Read More


Combining Cape Town with an African Safari

Paul Campbell - January 3, 2008

With Cape Town, Kruger and much of South Africa basking in temperatures around 30°C as the UK endures it’s first really cold snap of the winter, more and more people are starting to plan their winter holiday or look ahead to a summer safari. One of the questions we are most frequently asked is “what is […] Read More


South Africa Basks in Warm Sunshine Over The Holidays

Paul Campbell - December 27, 2007

After a period where the weather over much of South Africa was cool , wet and blustery,  and there was severe flooding in some areas such as the Garden Route, it appears that normal service has been resumed just in time for the Christmas and New Year peak. Cape Town is due to enjoy clear […] Read More