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South Africa

  • Hi Mary, on arrival my son (16 years) said that he wasn`t sure that he “would be able to handle this” when we were met by Zoy and Julia and their team of 4 who all turned out to meet us on the lawn. He soon settled into it as you do. The food & service were wonderful . They all seemed to deliver what you wanted just before you realised that that was exactly what you wanted at that moment. Our Ranger Jami was a great fund of knowledge about the mammals, birds, fauna and even the clouds. He shared this knowledge in a very inclusive way, that made you want to know more. Thanks for arranging everything. I have written to Kwandwe to congratulate them on the whole experience and their staff.

    Mike, Jenny, James and Julia travelled as a family to South Africa, with a safari in the Eastern Cape
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South Africa

Introduction

Introduction to the wonderfully diverse South Africa

South Africa, often referred to as ‘the World in one country’, is steeped in natural beauty and culture. The country is considerably more ‘developed’ than the rest of the Africa, and the significant road network and variety of accommodation make it an ideal self-drive destination for many visitors.

In terms of wildlife viewing, South Africa safaris offer some fantastic big game experiences in both malarial and non-malarial areas. This can be on a self-drive basis or on a fully ‘hosted and guided’ basis. South Africa is also a major birding destination, and the extensive coastline offers some incredible marine wildlife experiences. However, the country offers so much more than just wildlife – gourmet retreats, wine-growing regions, the fynbos flower kingdom, colonial history, luxury rail journeys, adventure sports, cultural experiences and stunning natural scenery with harsh deserts, endless golden beaches and ragged mountains are just a few of the other attractions.

The sophisticated infrastructure and diversity of experience that South Africa offers makes it an ideal destination for anyone with a wide range of interests. Honeymooners are incredibly well looked after and families have a fantastic array of activities and options to choose from.

Whatever you think will work best for you, we strongly advise that you will gain much more from your holiday if you speak to a specialist who knows the country intimately, and allow them to help you plan, and arrange, your holiday.

For further information on South Africa safari options please call us on 01787 888590 or contact us to speak to one of our experienced safari specialists.

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