Posts – Wildlife

Meet South Africa’s Little Five

  • 14 September 2014 by Thandiswa Mancoba

Africa is home to a vast number of wild animals, with South Africa priding itself on its Big Five animals – but as impressive are the Little Five. Unlike the Big Five, these little creatures got the Little Five title from simply being small, and having names that contain the names of the Big Five animals.


Bowled over at Boulders penguin colony, Cape Town

The African penguin colony at Boulders Beach is one of only two places in the world that tourists can get really close to this endangered bird.


How to spend a weekend in Nelson Mandela Bay

Tips on how to make the most of a short stay in South Africa’s Friendly City and surrounding areas.


5 great reasons to visit South Africa's national parks

Whether you’re looking for big game, scenic splendour or rare animals, South Africa’s national parks have it all.


Sefapane River Lodge, Limpopo

A new lodge in the Greater Kruger National Park offers guests the prospect of adventure-filled days along the banks of the Olifants River.


Tackle the Num-Num Trail in Mpumalanga

  • 28 August 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen

Only three hours from Johannesburg, Five Assegais Country Estate in Mpumalanga is the perfect place to spend hours on the verandah or step out and conquer the five-day Num-Num hiking trail.


Port Elizabeth day trips

  • 28 August 2014 by Lynnette Johns

If you’re in Port Elizabeth, why not try some of these day trips – there’s something for everyone.


Make a day of it from Pretoria

  • 27 August 2014 by Stuart Dickinson

Escape the bustle of the city and explore the many fascinating attractions that surround Pretoria.


Beautifully captured moments

  • 25 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

South Africa offers many experiences for visitors; we love these fantastic photos of some of the moments to enjoy when you visit.


A day visit to Aquila Private Game Reserve

  • 24 August 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen (words and pictures)

Aquila Private Game Reserve is an easy day’s outing from Cape Town where you can see the Big Five.