Latest Update from Godfrey in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

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Latest Update from Godfrey in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe The park has been under fire for the past 3 weeks and it was nearly completely  burnt out. First there was a fire which started near the Botswana border and it stretched out as far as Little Tom in Robins area and we had a second outbreak which started at the …

Value-for-money accommodation in Kruger National Park

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When searching for accommodation in many of southern Africa’s national parks and game reserves it is not un-common for the traveller to believe that only luxury lodge-based safaris are available. These lodges, where everything – accommodation, game activities, meals and often drinks – are included, are fabulous places to undertake a safari in style and often result in travellers seeing the …

Southern Africa road trip: The adventure tour that Australians seem to fear

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The Sydney Morning Heralds’ Ben Groundwater describes his recent self-drive trip around southern Africa as the best travel experience of his life – and yes, he’s an incredibly experienced travel writer!!!! Ben also bemoans the fact few Australian’s are doing similar travel. This is exactly the type of travel Travel Africa is set up to support. So do contact us …

Self-drive vehicle options for Kruger National Park

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Having just done a 3-day self-drive safari in Kruger National Park I was reminded that a range of vehicle options are available for the self-drive traveller. On this particular trip (see previous blog) – short and sweet with just two people, we went for the ultimate budget option and hired a small Ford Fiesta. I was pleasantly surprised by how …