Whales have arrived! Although we are still experiencing certain levels of lockdown as we navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic around the world, it is so good to see nature taking centre stage the past few months with some amazing animal sightings a lot closer to home than one would have expected. We
QUICK FACTS ABOUT SOUTH AFRICA South Africa is a diverse country at tip Africa - the world’s second-largest as well as the most populous continent. South Africa counts several bordering countries such as Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and Swaziland. With a population of almost 60 million, South Africa is truly part of the African continent.
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South Africa has two luxury trains: Rovos Rail and The Blue Train. Both offer a very relaxing way of crossing the landscape of South Africa and both will give you an unforgettable experience. The Blue Train This moving five-star hotel takes its passengers through the breathtaking countryside of South Africa. The Blue Train operates on
Below we unpack the main differences between the world-famous Kruger National Park and Greater Kruger Park, which although not as famous as its larger neighbour, offers in our opinion a superior safari experience. Greater Kruger Park (GKP) The term Greater Kruger Park is used to describe a number of private game reserves situated along the
If you're looking for a first time safari experience close to Cape Town, you may find yourself choosing from either Aquila or Inverdoorn Private Game Reserves. In this post, we briefly explain the differences between the two well known private game reserves. Aquila Private Game Reserve stands in an area of 4,500 hectares of Southern
You may have thought that travelling through the Garden Route would not be suitable for your children. Well, not exactly. Along the Garden Route, there are plenty of places to visit with your children. In this article I'll give you examples of fun activities you can do with them. Go wild and learn all about
Popular activities for kids in the Winelands are strawberry picking and grape juice tastings. However, these are just a few examples of what children can do in this stunning region. Who knew that there are plenty of activities and fun places to visit for the whole family? I want to bring my kids in
Robben Island has implemented new requirements for those wishing to visit the island, this comes on the back of a near tragedy with ferry Thandi a few months ago in rough seas. All clients must now provide relevant identification when purchasing a ticket according to the Southern Africa Tourism Services Association (SATSA). This could be
With Cape Town offering so much variety to be experienced on any visit, we have compiled a few reasons why we feel you should consider booking multiple day tours with African Blue Tours. In Cape Town, it's not uncommon to experience 4 seasons in a day and even up to 8 seasons on certain moodier