more information on South Africa safaris

Before any trip to South Africa, or anywhere else on a continent known for its safaris, you’ll inevitably hear about “The Big Five.” These are, you’ll come to learn, the five game animals hunters once declared to be the most dangerous and difficult to hunt on foot. Despite the fact […]

The Big 5 (+ 17): 22 Amazing Animals of South ...

Two towering institutions of South African travel met in the cause of conservation and the promotion of tourism this week at the official launch of the Boundless Southern Africa Expedition held in the Namibian town of Oranjemund. Latter day Livingstone… Modern Day explorer and fellow of the National Geographic Society, […]

The World Cup, the Peace Parks and an old travel ...

Rarely does a country suffer and enjoy such striking contrasts as South Africa. On the surface, it is barely recognizable as a developing country, with such iconic international cities as Cape Town, and with the mighty economic machine of Johannesburg and Gauteng. At the same time South Africa is burdened […]

Tours In South Africa

The Drakenstein Lion Park was recently brought to my attention as offering close contact with lions only 50km from CT. 5 minutes from Paarl (straight up the N1) the park is a sanctuary for captive bred lions that are unable to be reintroduced to the wild. A number of opportunities […]

Sleep with the lions, 30 Minutes from Cape Town.