Posts – Wildlife

Backpacking along the Wild Coast

  • 03 July 2014 by Lynnette Johns

South Africa’s Wild Coast, as the name suggests, is an untamed strip of coastline in the Eastern Cape. It stretches from East London to the mouth of the Mtamvuna River, and is increasingly popular with tourists. Backpacking is one of the best ways to experience the Wild Coast.

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7 cool things to do with the kids these winter holidays

Family holidays are what memories are made of. Treat your kids to one of these great South African traditions these holidays.

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The eagle has hatched

A live webcam trained on an eagles’ nest in the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden allows you to observe the life cycle of one of South Africa’s iconic eagles in real time.

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Great sightings in the Kruger National Park

  • 20 June 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

When visiting the Kruger National Park, be sure to keep your eyes open for some incredible wildlife.

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A little voluntourism goes a long way

  • 17 June 2014 by Cassidy Parker

Volunteering while you’re travelling through South Africa offers some unique perspectives on the country, and there are a couple of options right outside Johannesburg to help you on your way.

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Go on a virtual safari

Live webcams are the answer for anyone who is suffering from safari withdrawal symptoms.

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Beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape

​De Hoop Nature Reserve near the southern tip of Africa is a beautiful reserve with 70km of pristine coastline.

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9 great Limpopo attractions

  • 04 June 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

Limpopo, one of South Africa’s most rural provinces, is filled with wonderful places and experiences just waiting to be discovered and savoured by visitors.

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'We bought a game lodge in Africa'

  • 03 June 2014 by Tara Turkington

Rhulani Safari Lodge is located up in the north-western corner of the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West province, right up near the Botswana border. ‘Rhulani’ means ‘to relax’ in Swahili, but that’s the last thing new owners Rolf Steiner and Marisa Silva are thinking of doing.

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Seven reasons to visit Nelson Mandela Bay

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch) is a very underrated destination, as I recently discovered after spending some time here. Here are seven reasons why you should consider visiting this part of the Eastern Cape.

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