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Top 5 Lodges for a South African Wine Safari

Renowned global wine authority, Wine Spectator, features South Africa in their July 2013 issue and we couldn’t be more pleased. We’ve long said that South African wines are amongst the very best in the world, with the country producing wines of equal or greater quality as established producers such as the United States, Australia and …

The Mashutu Hide: An Elephant Photographer’s Dream

Elephants are one of the most intriguing of the African animals to sit and observe, with their complex hierarchal structure and extremely social herd activities. Elephants love being with one another and their interactions often uncannily reflect our own. The Mashatu Game Reserve – in the northern Tuli Game Reserve of Botswana – is renowned for both …

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Rand hits new low against the Dollar: 5 Great South African Safari Specials to Take Advantage

With the South African Rand currently at a four year low against the US Dollar, there has never been a better time for Americans to visit the beautiful country of South Africa. With some of the best game viewing in the world and some of the finest, most luxurious safari lodges and camps, the Rainbow …

African Safari Consultants Present: The Okavango Delta [video]

  The Okavango Delta in Botswana is hands down one of our favourite safari destinations. No matter how many times we’ve visited over the years, it never ceases to amaze with it’s richness in wildlife and visual beauty. Each stay in one of the Okavango Delta’s luxurious, sustainable camps brings one closer to Africa and …

Certificates of Excellence for The C&P Portfolio

The African Safari managers and teams at Elephant Pepper Camp and Loisaba were recently honored with TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for 2013! In addition to their other awards, The C&P Portfolio is proud to offer some of East Africa’s most outstanding lodges and activities for guests to enjoy. Located in Western Kenya, these properties allow …

The White Sand “Beach of Beaches”

The newly-built Kilwa Beach Lodge is a perfect tropical beach destination for travelers going on an African Safari in Southern Tanzania. Formerly a 10-acre coconut plantation, the new lodge has only seven rooms, including Africa’s first superadobe eco-room, which utilizes NASA technology in its building construction. All of the rooms are just a few meters …

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Paradise is an Island

Immersed in crystal blue waters and surrounded by a beautiful coral reef, Chapwani is a great natural background not just for African Honeymoons, but for anyone looking for pure relaxation in an unspoiled environment. A comfortable 25-minute boat ride from Zanzibar town, the private island promises a complete break away from daily life, where one …

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Grand Opening from Virgin Limited Edition this Summer

Richard Branson is no stranger to going on African Safari tours, so it was only a matter of time before the Mahali Mzuri, an exciting new tented safari camp, would be opened in the Motorogi and Olare Orok conservancies of the Masai Mara in East Africa. Sir Richard has a long love affair with Africa, having …