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 you bring? There are multiple things that are super convenient and that really contribute to the most amazing safari experience

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 300-500 mm during one year. This is much less than the worldwide average. In addition the water is unequally distributed

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 for a free and democratic society. He possessed that “Madiba Magic” and even in his recent passing at the age

Tighter Controls for entering Sabi Sands Reserve

Due to the rapid increase in rhino poaching, the Sabi Reserve has implemented an additional control for guests arriving at the Sabi gates. Guests will now need to produce proof of their reservation at any of the Private Lodges before entering the reserve. If they cannot produce the required documentation they will be delayed at

Perfect Opportunity for Marine Volunteers and Research Interns

Join the Dyer Island Conservation Trust’s boat-based whale watching and research volunteer program. This is a once in a lifetime experience that allows you to work with whales at the tip of Africa. Every year from July-December the seas off Dyer Island become home to large numbers of Southern Right whales who have journeyed here from