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Spring has sprung in Southern Africa
the days are getting longer, the proteas are in full bloom, safaris promise prime game viewing, the light is at its best for photography, the summer winds have not yet begun and our beaches make for idyllic walks. We invite you to come and enjoy this wonderful travel season.

South Africa Updates

De Hoop

De Hoop Nature Reserve

between Hermanus and the Garden Route has been enriched by the exquisite 5 suite Morukuru Beach Lodge. Eco-friendly but luxuriously built it is a sanctuary that invites with gastronomic delights, serenity, beach walks, picnics, snorkelling, whale watching in season and beautiful nature to relax in.

Tswalu Kalahari

Tswalu Kalahari

Is offering a 3 for 2 nights special from 03. November to 16. December that guarantees a 5 * Safari experiences and pure relaxation. Besides preserving some of the rarest wildlife in Africa, we believe that everyone leaves with a deep understanding of the beauty of this entire ecosystem.

Safari Thrills Video at Magical Marataba Mountain Lodge

Shamwari

Shamwari Game Reserve

In the Eastern Cape, has reopened the flagship Eagles Crag and homely Riverdene Family Lodge after a complete overhaul. Further projects at Long Lee Manor, the Wildlife Center and the construction of a new camp are scheduled until November 2019.

VIP SERVICE
All of our guests are personally met on disembarking from the aircraft and exclusively assisted through customs and immigration in South Africa.

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve

In the Little Karoo, has recently opened Dwyka Tented Camp and Gondwana Family Lodge after extensive renovations. The 58,000 hectare nature reserve with varied, unique and endangered vegetation of this semi-desert is a pioneer in the protection and preservation of plants, animals and the environment.

Blue Train Fahrt zum Kruger Nationalpark

Blue Train Ride To Kruger National Park

As beginning of or to end a safari in the Kruger Park or adjoining lodges, the relaxing 19-hour train journey from Pretoria to Hoedspruit and vice versa provides a memorable way to experience the sights of the Lowveld. Departure 3 pm from Pretoria with arrival the next morning at 10 am in Hoedspruit or vice versa.

DID YOU KNOW | INTERESTING FACTS

– The Pangolin is one of the most endangered animals in the world. Stand a chance to spot this incredible creature roaming the red sand dunes at Tswalu Kalahari.

– The Great Karoo  is a vast seemingly barren semi desert where time stands still and offers complete respite from a fast-paced lifestyle. Here Samara Private Game Reserve will enchant you.

View our suggested South African Safari Itinerary here

Namibia Updates

Serra Cafema Camp

Serra Cafema Camp

After an ecologically sensitive renovation, the reopening took place on the banks of the Kunene on the border with Angola. To explore and preserve this vast, wild space and gain an insight into the ancient, evolving culture of the Himba defines the luxury of this area and the value of unique experiences.

Omatozu Safari Camp

Omatozu Safari Camp

With only 3 air-conditioned en-suite luxury tents, the lovely reserve is located a mere 100 km north of Windhoek and suits itself as perfect stopover before the Etosha National Park. partake in guided activities that include game drives and nature walks where up to 27 game species can be spotted.

Kalahari Game Lodge

Kalahari Game Lodge

Located next to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park on the south-eastern border of Namibia, this luxurious private game farm is surrounded by the areas typical and unmistable red sand dunes and is the home of the famed free-roaming Kalahari Lions. Activities include game drives, 4×4 trails, lion tracking, riverbed walks, bird watching and dune BBQ’s.

DID YOU KNOW | INTERESTING FACTS

– In the Himba culture a sign of wealth is not the beauty of a tombstone, but rather the cattle you had owned during your lifetime, represented by the horns on your grave.

–  The vast Namib Rand Reserve has expanded its conservation role to include preserving the star-filled night-time skies that shine above its dunes and mountains as a Dark-Sky Association Reserve.

Botswana Updates

Chitabe Camp

Chitabe Camp

Located in the heart of the Okavango Delta, the property has been reopened after careful renovations. Situated in a private concession on an island in the southeast of the Delta, the area is a mosaic of forests, wetland and grassland habitats with an incredible number of wildlife and especially predators.

Secret Season Angebot

Secret Season Offer

African Bush Camps Special (combinable with Zimbabwe Camps) for Linyanti Bush, Linyanti Ebony, Khwai Tented, Khwai Bush. Valid from 01.12.2018 – 31.03.2019 | Minimum 3 nights | from US $ 335 per person per night sharing (3 night offer) | from US $ 285 per person per night sharing (6 night offer).

DID YOU KNOW | INTERESTING FACTS

– The country’s five biomes each with several ecological regions include Tropical and Subtropical Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands, Flooded Grasslands and Savannas, Deserts and Xeric Shrublands, Zambezi Freshwater and Southern Temperate Freshwater, making it a superb destination of contrasts to explore.

– Our recommendation is to experience this magical scenery and the host of activities by staying at a minimum of one water-based and one land-based camp.

Zimbabwe Updates

Nyamatusi & Mahogany Camps

Nyamatusi & Mahogany Camps

Located in the Mana Pools Nyamatusi concession, Nyamatusi Camp consists of 6 luxurious tents with sweeping views of the river and bush. The family-friendly Mahogany Camp consists of 2 tent suites and 2 family tents. Opening April 2019 with special rates offer for bookings before 31.12.18.

Secret Season Angebot

Secret Season Offer

African Bush Camps Special (combinable with the Botswana Camps) Somalisa Camp, Somalisa Acacia, Somalisa Expeditions, Bumi Hills. Valid from 01.12.2018 – 31.03.2019 | Minimum 3 nights | from US $ 335 per person per nights sharing (3 night offer) | from US $ 285 per person per night sharing (6 night offer).

Benefits of the Secret Season

Observation of many new-born wild animals
Unique hunting opportunities for predators
A variety of bird species in breeding plumage
The vegetation is in vivid colours
The rain purifies the air for photography
Dramatic thunderstorms cool the heat
Less tourists and vehicles

DID YOU KNOW | INTERESTING FACTS

Best rafting – August to November
Best game viewing – July to October
Best fishing – September to November
Falls at their fullest – March to June
Rainy season – November to April
Wettest months – December to February
Dry season – May to October
Coldest months – June and July
Most idyllic weather periods – April-May and August-September

Zambia Updates

Devil’s Pool

The stunning infinity pool on the precipice of the Victoria Falls is open for the season.

Livingstone International Culture & Arts Festival

The event takes place from 4 to 6 April 2019 and showcases the art and culture of 73 different tribes as another wonderfully rich representation of the Zambian heritage.

Chiawa Camp

In the famous Lower Zambezi National Park has been authentically but luxuriously renovated, making it an exceptionally romantic and premier safari lodge that entices with spectacular experiences of the bush, the nearby river, the wildlife, decadent cuisine, personalized service, relaxation and a host of spectacular activities and experiences.

Chikunto Safaris

Celebrating its first season in South Luangwa National Park, on the banks of the mighty Luangwa River, the owner-managed lodge offers authentic African experiences and responsible tourism. The accommodation provides space for twelve guests and consists of only five luxury tents built on stilts.

DID YOU KNOW | INTERESTING FACTS

The legacy of Norman Carr who as iconic conservationist initiated the unforgettable experiences of African walking safaris in the South Luangwa. Today this is carried on by the expert team, making it one of the most memorable and truly authentic  African experiences.

– Our suggestion is a stay at either Luwi or Nsolo Camp with the best season being May to October

Mozambique Updates

Visa & Immigration

Nationals from the US, UK, Brazil and China, traveling on holiday, do not require visas prior to travel. Visas can be issued on arrival, confirms the Mozambique Consulate. However, it is advisable to avoid any delays and confusion from language issues at border posts, travelers should apply for a visa beforehand.

Anvil Bay

invites as a family friendly and exclusive camp on an untouched stretch of coastal wilderness in Mozambique’s most southern National Park. Created to preserve the wilderness it is set under canvas and thatch. Just 9 Casinhas are nestled in the forest each with its own beachfront. Activities include seasonal Whale Watching and Turtle Nesting Walks.

Specials at Anvil Bay

× Family: Stay 3 nights or more on a Fully Inclusive basis and children under 18 stay free in a family casinha or two adjacent casinhas. Min of 2 adults/Max 4 children.
× Longstay: 7 Nights Fully Inclusive for a minimum of 2 adults including either a one-way heli charter or return safari road transfers between Maputo / Kosi Border & Anvil Bay.

DID YOU KNOW | INTERESTING FACTS

– The Indian Ocean off the coast of Southern Mozambique is home to 4 out of the 7 species of sea turtle that can be found worldwide. Loggerhead, Leatherback, Hawksbill and the Green turtle occur here, and their nesting season runs from October till the end of March.

– After five hundred years of Portuguese influence, tropical fruit and plentiful fish and seafood mean that Mozambique is a foodie’s heaven.

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The Legacy of Desmond and Leah Tutu​

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