The private guiding team at African Blue Tours are excited to get back on the road and show off our amazing Cape, once the lockdown restrictions for guided tours are eased. In addition to catching up on home DIY and baking plenty of banana bread, we have used this forced downtime to upskill our guiding
In operation for close on 20 years, African Blue Tours runs a business model based on sound & conservative principles. As a result, we thankfully remain in a position of financial strength and are able to operate effectively as we navigate our way through this worldwide pandemic. Whilst Covid-19 brought global travel to a standstill,
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.
Here is a brief background on how African Blue Tours evolved over the years from our humble beginnings at the turn of the last century to today's reputable boutique tour operator providing the best of Cape Town and Southern Africa for our clients from all corners of the world. Get to know African Blue Tours!
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
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
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
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. The oldest National Park in Africa, visitors have been enjoying Kruger Park Safaris since it was officially opened to the general
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