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Safari travel during pandemic
Traveling during the pandemic
May 27, 2021 by Onne Vegter

VIDEO: What's it like to travel during the pandemic? Is it safe to go on a safari to South Africa right now? We ask some of our recent guests who have done it.

How to avoid the crowds on a Serengeti safari
How to avoid the crowds on a Serengeti safari
April 5, 2021 by Dianne Kokkonidis

Every year, almost 200,000 safari-goers flock to the Serengeti in Tanzania to witness the wildlife drama of the Great Wildebeest Migration. If a safari in the Serengeti is on your bucket list but you want to avoid the hustle and bustle, take a look at our tips on how to avoid the crowds.

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Is it safe to travel in 2021?
February 4, 2021 by Onne Vegter

Is it possible to travel in 2021? Is it safe to book a trip now for later this year? Should I wait until the pandemic is completely over before making my plans, or should I book now? We get these questions often. Let’s answer them.

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Covid-19 travel: What to expect from travelling to South Africa
September 29, 2020 by Dianne Kokkonidis

South Africa is reopening its borders to international travellers from low risk countries on 1 October 2020. Which countries are deemed high risk? What restrictions can visitors to the country expect and what measures have been put into place to ensure their safety?

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When will South Africa reopen for tourists?
June 8, 2020 by Onne Vegter

Unsubstantiated news reports have been doing the rounds that South Africa might only open to international tourists from February 2021. Is this accurate? When exactly will South Africa open again for inbound tourism? We discuss what we know at this point, and why South Africa might reopen for tourists as soon as September 2020.

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5 of the Best African Safari Tours
April 22, 2020 by Onne Vegter

Our handpicked list of the 5 best African safari tours gives you five great safari options to choose from, each of them "best" for a specific reason. Right now, during the Covid19 pandemic, you can book any of these tours without paying a deposit. This is a great time to start planning for next year!

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Another Kruger Secret: The Manyeleti Game Reserve
November 1, 2019 by Onne Vegter

The Manyeleti Game Reserve is one of the lesser known game reserves that form part of the greater Kruger Park. But how does the Manyeleti compare to its more famous neighbours like the Sabi Sand? Let's find out!

Advice and Inspiration from African Safari Addicts - Nambia
Advice from African Safari Addicts
September 19, 2019 by Dianne Kokkonidis

Our consultants are passionate about African safaris. Any chance they get to explore national parks and game reserves anywhere on the continent, they grab with both hands. Here are some comments, tips and inspiration from our consultants, based on their own travels.

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Baby Animals - Is There A Quota On Cuteness?
July 19, 2018 by Briony Chisholm

Ever been lucky enough to see a herd of elephant on the move? Then you'll have noticed that the babies are snuck away safely between the adults. Sometimes, they hold onto the elephant's tail in front with their little trunks (more cuteness). But what is the story behind cuteness in animals - besides giving you some of the best once-in-a-lifetime wildlife photography shots?

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Enticing Namibia - Nothing Can Compare
May 10, 2018 by Alison

A visit to Namibia could change you forever. There's something about its largely-uninhabited wide open spaces, fascinating people and cultures, vast distances, desert-adapted wildlife and arid, stark landscapes that touches your very soul.

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Safety Tips for Tourists
May 10, 2018 by Onne

In this handy blog post we list a number of safety tips for tourists, to minimise your chances of falling victim to crime while visiting South Africa. Updated in 2020.

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Is it safe to travel to South Africa?
April 23, 2018 by Onne

This remains one of the most common questions from people wanting to do an African safari. How safe is it really to travel to South Africa? We take a hard and honest look at this important question. Updated in June 2021.

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Kruger Secrets: The Best Month to Visit
November 24, 2017 by Onne

Everyone always says the dry season (June to September) is the best time of year to visit the Kruger National Park in South Africa. And that is mostly true, but let me share a secret with you. Please don't tell anyone else. The best month to visit Kruger is...

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Sizing Up - 5 days of Pure Kruger vs Kruger/Private Reserve Combo
November 9, 2017 by Alison

We're often asked which is the best option to go for - uninterrupted Kruger Magic (Kruger National Park is the jewel of Southern Africa's national parks) - or absolute luxury at a private safari lodge at one of the reserves adjoining Kruger? Well, let's look at some of the finer points ...

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Keeping You Safe On Safari ...
April 4, 2017 by Alison

We are often asked about health and safety precautions when it comes to going on a safari. Things like, what vaccinations are necessary? Which mosquito repellent to use? Which are the best anti-malarial drugs, and so on. We take a closer look at some practical advice ...