From Cape to Kruger: Valentine’s Day Special

It’s Valentine’s Week and love is most definitely in the air. From New York to Cape Town, the ASC offices have been celebrating the special ones in our lives. In keeping with the loving spirit, we’ve put together an amazing Cape Town & Safari Combo special for honeymooners or couples looking for a romantic African retreat.   Your …

Uthando Update: Kiddies Daycare

Last week Friday we announced our Valentine’s Day pairing with the Uthando Organisation, whereby upon reaching our 1000th facebook fan, we’d donate some money to the organisation as a token of our appreciation for our facebook fans support. We’d like to encourage all of our fans to do the same, and make a donation that …

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Spread the Love (Uthando) This Valentine’s Day

It’s been a really exciting week at African Safari Consultants! On Monday, we experienced an overwhelming response to our ‘Picture of the Week’ on our Facebook Fan Page with an outpouring of positive sentiment. Inspired by that morning’s electrical storm in Cape Town (where our South African office is located), John Maarschalk‘s brilliant 2009 photograph …

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Seven Reasons to visit Tanzania

Beautiful Tanzania is rapidly gaining admirers. Recently featured as one of the top destinations of 2012 by The New York Times, the country is enjoying it’s growing reputation as a country that caters to many different tastes – with a smile. The people are amongst the continent’s friendliest and the fauna and flora amongst it’s most diverse and …

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Mala Mala: Extended Closure

As some of you may know, the Kruger Park was quite badly hit by flash floods a week or so ago. This affected several camps in the area, including one of our favourites, Mala Mala. The following is a press release regarding when they expect to reopen… “Regretfully, after viewing the Mala Mala Game Reserve …

Packing Regulations and Restrictions Unpacked

When heading off on a vacation, there is always the temptation to pack that extra outfit or two for a ‘just in case’ or ‘we could need it if…” type situation. Most of us succumb to that temptation, thereby setting off a chain of unpleasant events. After battling to close the suitcase at home, braving …

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The African Trip of a Lifetime

A once in a lifetime opportunity, to travel an age-old route across Africa from Cairo to Cape Town, but this time by private plane…Imagine – a flying safari from Egypt to Cape Town, taking in the sights of both and everything in between. Cross the desert of Khartoum on camel back then sit back and …

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Top Ten Safari Essentials

It’s a new year and that means new adventures are on the horizon.  Africa is featuring more and more as a preferred destination for holidaymakers, thrill seekers and honeymooners alike. With so much to think about when planning your vacation, it’s always nice to eliminate some of the guesswork  associated with a first time visit. …