South Africa

Anyone for the Sardine run?

South Africa is one of those amazing destinations when it doesn’t matter what time of the year you are visiting, there is always something to see!  The various climatic zones between all the provinces means you have a wide choice of destinations, whenever you wish to travel. Although June is winter in the southern hemisphere (hence the 1st of June …

Photo of the Week – The Mighty Drakensberg Mountains

Having just traveled through Kwa-Zulu Natal I thought it appropriate to share a little information about one of the amazing sights in this green province of South Africa.   The Drakensberg Mountains stretch for 1,000km across South Africa and also border Lesotho.    South Africa’s highest mountain is also found in this range at 3,482 meters high …

Kwa-Zulu Natal Road Trip – Part 2

I decided on the scenic Midlands Meander instead of the national motorway when making my way towards the Southern Drakensberg.  The R103 is just that – a meander.  I started in Hilton which is just a slipway off the national motorway.  Hilton is a gorgeous town that is well known in South Africa for its …

The Bachelor Travels to South Africa

I can’t honestly say that I’ve kept up with this show, but exciting news this week from ABC’s series “The Bachelor.”  The three remaining contestants, along with the aptly named Bachelor, are heading to Africa for a bit of romance.  The group will spend time at Lion Sands and Tinga, two beautiful game reserves in …

ASC Pic of the Week – Baby Safari

Another adorable African Safari Consultants photo of the week, this time coming from Aquila Private Game Reserve.  The photo, taken by Sheena Findlay, is of the cutest little safari hunter we’ve seen in a while!  Annabelle, our adorable young safari model, looks back at the camera calmly while a couple of elephants amble by in …

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  From African Safari Consultants to you, we hope you had a romantic, fun-filled day with your loved ones.  In the spirit of Saint Valentine, enjoy this heart-warming shot from former African Safari Consultants client (and good friend) Kimberly Fairbank, shot while on a photo hunt in Londolozi.  Happy Valentine’s!

ASC Pic of the Week – Stephen Raffay Photos (Part 2)

Another incredible collection of photos from photographer Stephen Raffay!  This week, we have 2 more breathtaking photos from Stephen, a former (and current) ASC client, using our services to plan his yearly trips to Africa where he captures the beautiful images that you see below.  His portfolio is stunning, and Stephen was nice enough to …