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. …

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1 Like 1 Dollar Update

At the beginning of December, we launched the second of our successful ‘1 like 1 Dollar‘ campaigns whereby we donate $1 to a charitable organisation for every new ‘like’ received on our facebook fan page during the campaign. For the second campaign, we chose to partner with The Wilderness Foundation - an organisation dedicated to being a …

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Abu Camp welcomes Elephant Baby Girl

December 2011 – Abu Camp, located in Botswana’s pristine Okavango Delta, is proud to announce that Shireni, one of the Camp’s leading elephants, gave birth to her third surviving calf, a healthy female, at 22:05 on the 17th December. Measuring approximately 90cm at the shoulder and weighing about 110kg, the new-born stood on her own …

A lion sighting on an Ulusaba Game Drive

Grootbos & Ulusaba Client Feedback

Hi Liesl and Jeff: We really enjoyed our trip to Grootbos and Ulusaba.  Even my 14 year old son loved it– you know how cynical teenagers can be.  He even used the word “awesome.” We’d like to send a special shout-out to Annie at Ulusaba.  She was the perfect combination of guide and family friend. Thanks …

Elephants in Gomo Gomo Game Lodge

Gomo Gomo & Elephant Plains Feedback

Hi Liesl, Thanks for the email.  We had an amazing time in South Africa.  everything worked out smoothly with our car rental, and the two lodges Gomo Gomo and Elephant Plains were awesome.  We would definitely recommend both lodges to anyone.  The wildlife was terrific, the food and accommodation top-notch, and the staff (particularly at Gomo Gomo) …