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Best Photo Safaris to South Africa


Today, several savvy South African game reserves and tour operators are offering specialized photographic safaris for snap happy pros and amateurs alike, guiding them in their pursuit of iconic images of the bush. Here is a list of 18 of the best photography safari operators for South Africa. Read: 12 Best African Photography Blogs Read: Best Tour Companies for an African Safari…

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7 Scenic Spots For Taking Photos in Cape Town

7 Scenic Spots To Take Photos in Cape Town


Do an internet search for “most beautiful cities in the world“, and Cape Town will appear on most lists, including this Buzzfeed article where it tops the list. The “Mother City” is indeed a picturesque place – flaunting spectacular mountains, forests and beaches. Cape Town not only offers exiting nature scenes to photograph, it is a feast for the following photographic niches: The street photographer can experience the…

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Self Drive the Garden Route of South Africa

Self Drive the Garden Route of South Africa


South Africa’s famous Garden Route follows the southern-most coastline of the African continent, stretching 396km from Mossel Bay in the Western Cape to Storms River in the Eastern Cape.  It passes through some extraordinarily scenic coastal landscape and is without doubt one of the most scenic drives in the country, if not the world.  The road hugs the coastline, carving a path…

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A Self-Drive Holiday to the Drakensberg Mountains in South Africa


Trying to decide which of South Africa’s many scenic routes is the most tempting is a difficult task!   South Africa is often referred to as “the world in one country” due to the incredible diversity of the landscape and the people, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the selection of brilliant self-drive routes!   Many visitors choose to explore the magnificent…

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A Self-Drive to Hluhluwe-iMfolozi in South Africa


One of the most interesting sections of South Africa’s stunning coastline (which stretches over 2,500km around the country!) is the relatively short section that runs up the north coast of KwaZulu Natal, between Durban and the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve. The scenery is as diverse as the country itself, and includes amazing beaches, rocky promontories, rolling hills, rivers, lagoons, estuaries, wetlands, forests, plantations…

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Self Drive South-Africa Kruger And Pilanesberg


Don’t want to be cooped up in a tour bus with sweaty strangers? Don’t want to fall in with other people’s schedules? Is your idea of a perfect holiday to get away from people? If you agree with most of the statements above, read on.   South Africa as Self Drive Destination South Africa is often referred to as “The World in one Country”, for the tremendous diversity of…

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Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Ready to Safari in Style? Try Pilanesberg Game Reserve


The Kruger is not the only safari experience in South Africa.  The Pilanesberg Game Reserve offers a similar experience in the North West Province.  It’s a lot closer to Johannesburg and Pretoria than the Kruger, making it a popular park with the locals.  But, you don’t have to take our word for it.  The Pilanesberg Game Reserve speaks for itself. You may…

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Kruger Park Road

Where Lions Walk Free – South African Holiday And Tour Destinations


Where Lions Walk Free – South African Holiday And Tour Destinations     South Africans, and visitors to our sunny shores, are indeed very fortunate to be able to easily get out into the wilds and have the privilege of seeing Africa’s most iconic animal, the African Lion, in their natural habitat.  There has been an horrific decrease in Lion numbers (down…

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What You Need to Know about Travelling to Kruger South Africa

What You Need to Know about Travelling to Kruger South Africa


See Our Previous article – Kruger National Park: See Lions Where They Live When to Visit the Kruger National Park Animals   You’re welcome to visit the Kruger National Park any time of the year, but if lion spotting is your top priority, you’ll want to travel during the winter months.  South Africa is in the Southern Hemisphere; winter falls between April and…

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