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 for its annual maintenance period. The cableway will undergo it's annual maintenance (this is a good thing) from the 23rd

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

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 warm, the African Penguin waddles around in the sand and occasionally catches a wave to stay cool. The following facts

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 Cape province, about 70 kilometers north east of Port Elizabeth. With its 1640 km² it is the biggest park in

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. The oldest National Park in Africa, visitors have been enjoying Kruger Park Safaris since it was officially opened to the

It’s Whale Season!

Well, its been a funny old “winter” so far down in the Cape as it never really got going to be honest. We had perfect summer days with almost summertime heat and I wonder if that maybe stopped the Southern Right Whales in their tracks as they certainly took their time migrating to our coastline

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

Get back to basics in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park at Nossob Camp

Covering over 3,6 million hectares of land in both South Africa and Botswana, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park’s red dunes, scrub and camel thorn trees creates a stark, dramatic and beautiful landscape in which meerkat, gemsbok, eland, springbok, blue wildebeest, black-mane lion and leopard roam free. Soaring above this picture perfect landscape are raptors, hungry for

Hermanus – The world’s Whale-Watching capital

South Africa’s southern cape is known to offer fantastic whale-watching opportunities. What makes whale-watching in this region such an exciting activity is the fact that, by simply standing at the shore, you can participate! South Africa’s shores are home to all nine of the great whale species, but it is the Southern Right Whale that