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10 Places to spend Easter Weekend
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10 Places to spend Easter Weekend

The Easter break is upon us, but if you've left it 'til the last minute there is still time to book a quick escape! Have a look through these 10 places to spend Easter, we think you'll agree they're the perfect spot... 10 Places to spend Easter Weekend... ...
Amazing Treehouse Stays In South Africa – Sleep Under African Skies
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Amazing Treehouse Stays In South Africa – Sleep Under African Skies

Treehouses are no longer mere forts erected in trees for children, so that they can scramble up high and get lost in imaginary worlds in amongst the branches. Now the leafy platforms of our youth have hit the big time. There are hotels in trees, treetop hideaw...
7 Wilderness Areas In South Africa You Probably Don’t Know About
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7 Wilderness Areas In South Africa You Probably Don’t Know About

Wilderness areas are the most intact, undisturbed, truly wild spaces left on the planet... They are unaffected by any development and many, if not all of them, practice the highest level of conservation – legally protected and untouched by man. There are no r...
Top Ten Natural Attractions in KwaZulu Natal
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Top Ten Natural Attractions in KwaZulu Natal

The coastal province of KwaZulu Natal has just about everything – historical battlefields, architecture and memorials, first world shopping malls, Victorian-cottage shabby-chic suburban living, tribal settlements in rural areas, towering basalt mountains, warm...
36 Things You Must See and Do When in South Africa
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36 Things You Must See and Do When in South Africa

South Africa is vast. It is also jam-packed with things to do and see, and places to visit. Once you open the guide books you're lost in a maze of options – anything from our eight World Heritage Sites to Mandela-infused icons and Table Mountain. We've n...
Top 5 wildlife parks in South Africa (other than Kruger)
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Top 5 wildlife parks in South Africa (other than Kruger)

South Africa has 700 publically owned reserves. The list includes 19 national parks. Over and above that are at least another 200 private reserves. Making a choice as to which ones to visit can be rather difficult. As a consequence most visitors simply head...
10 rivetting reasons to visit the Elephant Coast
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10 rivetting reasons to visit the Elephant Coast

South Africa's Elephant Coast is a lesser-known holiday destination, probably because of its location right up the east coast from Durban. Yet it's home to two of the country's most prominent wildlife parks - the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park (famous for its rhino...
Horseback safari (photograph)
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Horseback safari (photograph)

Once you’re lucky enough to have been on umpteen game drives and tried a walking safari or two, get up close and personal with South Africa’s wildlife on a horseback safari. If you’ve ever been on a nature walk and encountered Antelope, you’ll know you don’t s...
I Love Hluhluwe because …
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I Love Hluhluwe because …

Hi, we, Louis & Cecillie Nel are from Emdoneni Lodge in Hluhluwe, KwaZulu Natal. HLUHLUWE IS BEST KNOWN FOR its Game Reserves and incredible wildlife, Wetlands, Pine-apples, Fever Trees, hot summers and being close to the most beautiful beaches (Sodwana...
Beautiful Bonamanzi!
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Beautiful Bonamanzi!

We had family out from the USA over Christmas so arranged to spend two nights at Bonamanzi Game Park ... on safari!  I will be the first to admit that I’m not a big fan of the bush; I appreciate the beauty of it but let’s face it, the bush in mid summer when i...
Mpila Camp, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve
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Mpila Camp, Hluhluwe Imfolozi Game Reserve

KwaZulu Natal is a wonderful destination to visit during winter, since its mild temperatures allow you to escape the chill of other parts of the country.  As part of our travels, we chose a visit to the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve, which was established in ...
Giraffe photograph by Erma Mae Perkins
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Giraffe photograph by Erma Mae Perkins

This beautiful photograph of a Giraffe taken on a game walk in the Hluhluwe Umfolozi Game Reserve was submitted to our November Photography Competition by Erma Mae Perkins. Established in 1895, this is the oldest game park in South Africa along with nearby St ...