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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.

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Are White Rhinos Extinct?
March 24, 2018 by Onne

Can I still see white rhinos in the wild? Following the sad news that the last male northern white rhino had died, leaving only two females, the northern white rhino is now virtually extinct. Some tourists have expressed concern that they will no longer be able to see white rhinos.

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.

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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.

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]

Curious Hyena Pup
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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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 ...