A 3 night self-drive safari in Kruger – how lucky can you be?

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It’s hard to know where to begin when describing the 3 amazing days we had recently in Kruger National Park, but with a bit of effort the following words come to mind – MIND-BLOWING, INSANE, SPOILT, INTENSE, PRIVILEGED, IN-THE-MOMENT. We only had 3 days and 3 nights in Kruger but we certainly made the most of it ensuring we were …

Spills, Thrills & Bellyflops!

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Experience the biggest, wildest and most exciting white water rafting experience on the planet! Whilst you can experience the mighty force of the Zambezi River and raft the river all year round, the low water season, from August to December, is  when the river is at its wildest!  During the low water season you can take on the grade 5 rapids and …

National Parks or private game reserve?

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In a recent edition of The Sydney Morning Herald’s Traveller section an article was published comparing a self-drive safari staying in the Kruger National Park’s national park accommodation and a private game lodge safari. Travel Africa feel that the argument the Herald put up against a self-drive safari staying in national parks accommodation was flawed and felt a response was …

There’s nothing like a walking safari

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There is nothing like a walking safari to set the heart racing and adrenalin pumping. You head out with your experienced ranger or guide in search of the Big 5, but really hoping you don’t get too close to them, and immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of the bush. Walking safaris are a fantastic way to learn …