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Best Ever Kruger Safari - Wild dog - South Africa
"Best Ever Kruger Tour"
August 23, 2019 by Dianne Kokkonidis

"Best Ever Kruger Tour" - this is the title of just one of the many amazing reviews we've received from our guests on platforms like TripAdvisor. In this blog we share a couple of our favourite highlights with you from recent reviews left by guests. And we end off with a superbly edited music video by "Ham Fam".

Simon Head Guide - Wild Wings Safaris
What NOT to wear on safari!
October 30, 2018 by Ashlee Wilson

Especially if it's your first time on safari, you're probably wondering what you should wear. What's right - what's wrong? You want to 'fit in' yet look good at it. Let's see if we can dispel some of your anxieties.

Climbing Table Mountain
Singing in the Rain
June 22, 2018 by Alison

Just a few months ago, Cape Town was in the grips of the worst drought in history. But thanks to substantial and very welcome recent rains, the future is giving locals much to sing about.

City Sightseeing Cape Town - South Africa
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.

Vic Bay
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.

Table Mountain By Night
Cape Town, You Beauty! No #DayZero in 2018
March 13, 2018 by Alison

The Democratic Alliance Leader of the Western Cape, Mmusi Maimane, announced on 7 March 2018 that #DayZero will NOT be happening in 2018 as long as residents continue their valiant water-saving efforts.

Bo Kaap
Cape Town Open For Business!
February 14, 2018 by Alison

Latest update: The City of Cape Town's dreaded #DayZero (when the dams fall below 13.5% and taps would be turned off in all but essential areas) has been pushed back again to 9 July 2018, by which time the winter rains should have started.

Cape Town From Waterfront
Cape Town’s Water Crisis: How Will It Affect You?
February 6, 2018 by Alison

Cape Town is in the grips of a serious water shortage. Now officially escalated to disaster status, with doomsayers predicting that Day Zero (when there is NO water) is about mid-April 2018. But how much is hype and how much is the grim reality? We are trying to keep you up-to-date with objective news and perspective on the situation. [Updated 6 Feb 2018]

Angie With Surfboard
Surfing safaris … or cooking crazy?
October 5, 2017 by Alison

We're as passionate about wildlife and safaris as anyone could be. But for some, there are some many new and different 'safari' adventures you are able to experience in Southern Africa that are somewhat a little more unusual ...

Yellow Fever Map
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 ...

Advertised Vs Reality
Airbnb: Bad Idea or Good Idea?
February 5, 2017 by Onne

Airbnb has become a very popular way to find accommodation anywhere in the world. The question is, when is it a good idea to use Airbnb and when is it perhaps a bad idea? Should you use Airbnb on your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa, for example? Let's examine the pros and cons.

Banner Safari In South Africa
Just how cheap is South Africa really for a tourist?
September 8, 2015 by Onne

South Africa's currency, the Rand, is steadily been losing value against the US Dollar, the British Pound and the Euro. More so this past week with the latest cabinet reshuffle. South Africa has never been more affordable - if you're paying in one of these top currencies. Let's take a look at just how cheap South Africa is at the moment.

Xenophobia
Xenophobia - Is South Africa Safe to Visit?
April 17, 2015 by Onne

South Africans are hanging their heads in shame and dismay again following reports of renewed outbreaks of xenophobic violence in certain parts of the country. But does this affect tourists? Is South Africa still safe to visit?

Wilderness Beach 1200X900
No cancellation fees for Ebola
October 28, 2014 by Onne

Wild Wings Safaris was one of the first tour operators in South Africa to offer a 100% refund with no cancellation penalties in the highly unlikely event of the Ebola outbreak spreading to South Africa. Many others are now doing the same. Why are we so confident?

Ebola Screening
Ebola update - is South Africa safe to visit?
October 16, 2014 by Onne

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has caused a world-wide panic. There are positive signs that the outbreak is being contained, and it's certainly not spreading around the world like wildfire as people had feared. But the panic and fear continues to spread like wildfire, fueled by media hype.