Breath-taking mountain ranges running along scenic coastlines, cities filled with a melting pot of culture and luxury, indigenous forests, golden sand beaches, tracking wildlife by foot and a pride of lions in the distance basking in the afternoon sun — a South Africa tour offers all that and more.
- TALKING TO ELEPHANTS
PLACE: Thula Thula Private Game Reserve
PERFECT LENGTH: We recommend at least 2 nights but ultimately 3 to 4 to really soak up the beauty of the place and relaxing nature of being back in the bush
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: Meet the elephants made famous by Lawrence Anthony in his book ‘The Elephant Whisperer” as you reconnect back to nature in the beautiful Zululand bush.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: The Zulu name Thula Thula literally means peace and tranquility… so why not enjoy an unique safari experience at the home to elephant, rhino, buffalo, leopard and superb bird life, in Kwazulu Natal, with its unique atmosphere, stylish decor and superb cuisine. With its abundant game sightings and exceptional service from warm and friendly staff.
- SLEEP IN A LUXURY DRAKENSBERG CAVE
PLACE: Antbear Eco Lodge
PERFECT LENGTH: We recommend at least 2 nights but ultimately 3 to 4 in order to really soak up the beauty of the place and relaxing nature of being back in the mountains
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: Get truly immersed into the wilderness by enjoying a unique cave stay experience and wake up to dramatic natural beauty, spectacular mountain scapes, waterfalls, and sunsets.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: Escape from the busy city life and enjoy an intimate experience at Antbear Eco Lodge. Relax on the deck of your luxury cave, go for a sunrise horse ride through the mountains, fly in a hot air balloon over the breath-taking Drakensberg or even glide with vultures in a microlight.
- EXPERIENCE SOUTH AFRICA ON FOOT
PLACE: Thanda Tented Camp
PERFECT LENGTH: We would recommend at least a 3-night stay to ensure that you experience and participate in every aspect of wildlife the African bush has to offer.
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: What can be more perfect after the lock-down than to experience a guided walk through the bush, tracking rhino and encountering the Big 5, where every sound and aroma is amplified as you get closer to nature.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: There is just something about an authentic tented camp that really gets us excited – you often have an even closer connection to your bushy surroundings when you are sleeping under canvas! Start your day with a Big 5 safari, experience the bush on foot with an exclusive guided walk or even help to conserve our rhinos! By joining specialist rhino monitors to locate and record data on both black and white rhinos.
- BIRDING IN THE KRUGER
PLACE: Pafuri Luxury Tented Camp
PERFECT LENGTH: We would recommend a 2 night stay but if you are in need of some rest and relaxation and want to take in all the beauty with exciting wildlife and birding experiences, I would ultimately recommend your stay to be 3 or 4 nights.
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: By far the biggest attraction of Pafuri Camp is the stunning scenery to be found here, which makes it unquestionably the most beautiful region in the famous park to relax and take in the beauty nature has to offer with wildlife coming to you!
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: There is just something undeniably enchanting about Pafuri, with the endless beautiful hum from birds and insects, massive Baobabs touching the skyline and a rich biodiversity of mammal life. Raised wooden walkways along the Luvuvhu River, made for avid birders and guests who are regularly treated to sightings of rare species, an extraordinary wildlife experience awaits.
- EXPLORE THE HEART OF THE KAROO
PLACE: Roam Explorer Camp
PERFECT LENGTH: A minimum of 2 nights are recommended for your stay at Roam Explorer Camp, This will allow you to fully experience the natural beauty, luxury and abundant wildlife the area has to offer.
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: Roam in the heart of the Karoo and her spectacular natural beauty with a luxury experience filled with an abundance of wildlife.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: The pristine wilderness covering the Great Karoo landscape is home to a world of natural and historical wonders. Roam Explorer Camp is perfect for the adventurous spirit seeking the ultimate wilderness camping experience in Greater Karoo. The camp allows you to immerse yourself in nature, while still enjoying the creature comforts of home. During your stay you will get to enjoy guided bush walks, game drives, star gazing, bird watching, cheetah observation and tracking meerkat colonies.
- BE IMMERSED IN MOTHER NATURE
PLACE: Grootbos Private Nature Reserve
PERFECT LENGTH: We would recommend 2 nights but to truly experience everything Grootbos has to offer and to be immersed in nature we would recommend a 3 to 4-night stay.
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: A visit to Grootbos is filled with adventure and relaxation, from exploring coastal caves and heading off on 4×4 floral safaris to encountering great white sharks or whale watching by boat. You are guaranteed to leave feeling relaxed, refreshed, and motivated by the natural beauty, perfect for the post lock-down cabin fever.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: Enjoy a stay at a luxury eco-reserve close to the Southern tip of Africa tucked between breath-taking mountain ranges, succulent forests, and roaring seas. The accommodation features spectacular views of ancient forests and the whale watching haven of Walker Bay, with various tours including flower safaris, horse riding, birding tours, shark cage diving in Gansbaai, and of course whale watching tours.
- ONE OF A KIND LAKE JOZINI SAFARI EXPERIENCE
PLACE: Shayamanzi Houseboat
PERFECT LENGTH: The ideal number of nights aboard the Shayamanzi Houseboat is 3 nights as this allows you to have the full water safari experience on an exclusive houseboat with several game viewing opportunities.
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: Experience the first houseboats in South Africa and the only ones of their kind. Soak up the breath-taking scenery of the Lebombo Mountains and abundant wildlife of the Pongola Game Reserve on the shores of Lake Jozini.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: Experience the only Game Viewing and Tiger Fishing Houseboats in South Africa on one of its largest dams, Lake Jozini. Onboard you will experience unique luxury accommodation, whilst enjoying the calm serenity of the open Lake Jozini waters. Enjoy soaking up the beautiful scenery and wildlife in the heart of the Zululand bushveld and of course grab at the opportunity to participate in the excitement of Tiger Fishing or enjoy sundowners in the jacuzzi overlooking the waters.
- HIDDEN GEMS OF THE CEDERBERG
PLACE: Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge
PERFECT LENGTH: For the perfect breakaway we would recommend a 2 night stay at the breath-taking Cederberg Ridge Wilderness Lodge as this will give you the chance to explore the great activities on offer with relaxation as a key component.
WHY IS THIS THE PERFECT POST CORONA EXPERIENCE: Enjoy the outdoors with the aroma of Rooibos lingering in the air as you explore the only place in the world where Rooibos is endemic.
A LITTLE MORE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCE / PLACE: Embrace the natural beauty and hidden gems of the Cederberg through a variety of experiences to suit both the active and the more leisurely. With guided walks, mountain biking, rock art excursions, rooibos farm tours and sunset boat cruises to choose from, or even just enjoy a lovely wine-tasting at the lodge, star-gazing around a cosy fire, or even enjoy a longed for spa treatment.