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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.

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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.

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Ebola in Africa - should you panic?
August 1, 2014 by Onne

Mention Ebola and Africa in the same sentence, and immediately tour operators have to deal with a certain level of panic among some travellers, particularly those with a limited grasp of geography. But we're going to Africa and there's an Ebola outbreak in Africa! We have to cancel our trip! Allow us to put you at ease.

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Picking the Right African Safari Operator
July 22, 2014 by Landia

When planning a safari in Africa you are faced with the potentially arduous challenge of choosing the right tour operator from the mass of companies out there. Here are some useful pointers for finding a great safari operator for your travels.

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What to pack for an African Safari ...
May 21, 2014 by Alison

Knowing what to pack for a safari is a daunting task - especially if it's your first time. We've dug deep, asked our guides and guests, and used our experience to put together a list that we hope you'll find extremely useful ...

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Our safari blog is live!
January 23, 2014 by Onne

The Wild Wings Blog is here! And it's not just another blog. In time, you can expect this blog to be a place of lively discussion, interesting facts and opinions, great tips and handy information about African safaris, destinations, conservation and other issues related to African travel. So please subscribe and jump into the discussion by posting your comments below.