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1304, 2018

Rovos Rail Vs. The Blue Train

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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

1304, 2018

Kruger National Park VS Greater Kruger Park

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The Greater Kruger Park (GKP) refers to over 20 private game reserves, whilst the Kruger National Park (KNP) is a 20,000 km2 area right next to it. Greater Kruger Park The term Greater Kruger

1303, 2018

Aquila and Inverdoorn Safari

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If you're looking for a safari near Cape Town, you might choose for a 1 or 2-day safari at Aquila or Inverdoorn. But what exactly is the difference between those two? In this article, I

503, 2018

Kids along the Garden Route

March 5th, 2018|Categories: All|Comments Off on Kids along the Garden Route

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

2702, 2018

Kids in the Cape Winelands

February 27th, 2018|Categories: All|Comments Off on Kids in the Cape Winelands

Popular activities for kids in the Winelands are strawberry picking and grape juice tastings. But these are just a few examples of what children can do in this stunning region. Who knew that there are

1312, 2017

New Robben Island requirements

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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

1509, 2017

Why book multiple day tours with African Blue Tours?

September 15th, 2017|Categories: All|Comments Off on Why book multiple day tours with African Blue Tours?

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

805, 2017

Table Mountain Cableway closure dates 2018

May 8th, 2017|Categories: All, Wildlife|Tags: |Comments Off on Table Mountain Cableway closure dates 2018

For those that will be visiting the lovely Mother City in July or August this year, its good to know that the Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company has announced it will be closing once again

404, 2017

What to bring on Safari?

April 4th, 2017|Categories: All, Wildlife, Good to know|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What to bring on Safari?

It’s happening! After all this time you will finally go on a Safari: Game Drives, the Big Five and maybe even a Safari Walk are on the top of your list, but ... what do

404, 2017

African Penguins

April 4th, 2017|Categories: All, Wildlife|Tags: , , |Comments Off on African Penguins

Penguins are normally seen surrounded by snow, ice and cold conditions. But there is one species however, that likes the sun just as much as we do. While most penguins are huddling up to stay

802, 2017

The Addo Elephant Park

February 8th, 2017|Categories: All, Wildlife|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Addo Elephant Park

The Addo Elephant Park is one of the most popular attractions in South Africa and home to the Big 5. The Addo Elephant National Park was established in 1931 and is located in the Eastern

302, 2017

Water Shortage in South Africa

February 3rd, 2017|Categories: All, Good to know|Tags: , |Comments Off on Water Shortage in South Africa

South Africa is suffering from a water shortage. Since January 2016 the City of Cape Town has declared water restrictions. These affect institutes, residents but also tourists. The rainfall per m² in SA is between

209, 2016

Travelling with children from or to South Africa ?

September 2nd, 2016|Categories: All, Family|Comments Off on Travelling with children from or to South Africa ?

An unfortunate daily occurrence at airports around the world are families that are destined for a South African holiday being denied for not having the correct documentation for their children, which ends in heartache for

1404, 2013

The Kruger National Park

April 14th, 2013|Categories: All, Wildlife, Hotspots|Comments Off on The Kruger National Park

The most famous game viewing area in South Africa is the world-renowned Kruger National Park, in Mpumalanga. At about 350km long, and on average, 60km wide – makes it about the same size as Wales.

1905, 2013

Full Day Winelands Tour

May 19th, 2013|Categories: All, Wine|Comments Off on Full Day Winelands Tour

On Friday I was lucky enough to visit the Winelands for the first time.    I accompanied some guests and clients from The Bay Atlantic Guest House on a private Full Day Winelands Tour and really

1504, 2015

Mandela’s connection with the Mother City

April 15th, 2015|Categories: All, Good to know|Comments Off on Mandela’s connection with the Mother City

Nelson Mandela is my hero and I love, respect and admire him dearly! As South Africans, we ALL owe our freedom to his compassion, vision and sense of humanity. Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela worked tirelessly

1804, 2013

Cape Town to Cape Agulhas promises a one-of-a-kind experience

April 18th, 2013|Categories: All, Hotspots|Comments Off on Cape Town to Cape Agulhas promises a one-of-a-kind experience

As a new Capetonian and former East Londoner (that little dorp on the Eastern Cape coast near the newly famed Port Elizabeth), you can imagine how much fun I’m having in theMother City. The number