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May 25
Exploring the Natural Wonders: Top 8 National Parks and Reserves in Madagascar

Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world, is a true paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers. With its unique biodiversity, captivating landscapes, and rich cultural heritage, this African gem offers an incredible array of national parks and reserves to explore. From dense rainforests to stunning coastline and otherworldly rock formations, Madagascar’s protected areas […]

Mar 18
The Best Time for an African Safari: When to Go for the Ultimate Wildlife Experience

Planning an African safari is an exciting experience, but choosing the best time to go can be challenging. With varying climates and wildlife sightings, it’s important to know which month is best for an African safari. In this article, we’ll explore the best time to visit Africa for a safari, taking into consideration climate, wildlife […]

Mar 16
Exploring Africa’s Wildlife Safely: Which Safari Vacation is the Safest?

Africa is home to some of the most magnificent wildlife in the world, making it a top destination for safari vacations. But with concerns about safety, it’s important to choose a safari vacation that will offer a secure and unforgettable experience. So, which African safari vacation is the safest? Firstly, it’s important to understand that […]

Feb 27
Discover the Wild Side: Top 5 National Parks in Africa

Serengeti National Park Serengeti National Park, located in Tanzania, is one of the most iconic and well-known game reserves in Africa. Covering an area of approximately 30,000 square kilometers, the park is home to an incredibly diverse range of wildlife, including lions, leopards, cheetahs, elephants, giraffes, zebras, and more. The park is perhaps best known […]

Nov 16
Escape to the Cape Karoo

Known for its wide-open spaces, the Cape Karoo is where you want to go when the pace of city life is something you would like to escape. This is where you go to get off the grid. A place of incredible beauty, wild game, clear skies and magical sunsets, the Cape Karoo has a number […]

Nov 15
Karoo National Park Vital Information

Climate Annual rainfall ranges between 100 and 500mm, averaging at about 200mm. Summer rainfall comes mostly in the form of thunderstorms or cold fronts from the Cape. The winters are frosty and chilly, when temperatures drop to below 0 degrees Celcius, with snow sometimes visible on the peaks of the Nuweveld Mountains. Summers are hot, […]

Nov 15
Mountain Zebra National Park History

History & Cultural Heritage Sites History From prehistoric sites with concentrations of stone artifacts situated along the river banks and rock art panels on the mountain slopes to historic farmsteads and cemeteries, Mountain Zebra National Park has acted as a backdrop for thousands of years of human history. From 14 000 to 10 000 years […]

Nov 15
Mokala National Park History

Mokala – Camel Thorn Acacia erioloba (Cameeldoring) Occurring in dry woodland and arid stony or sandy areas, this is one of the major tree species of the desert regions of Southern Africa. This immensely important species has a great range over the Northern Cape and North-East province. It varies from a small, spiny shrub barely […]

Nov 15
Mokala National Park Vital Information

Closure of the restaurant at Mosu Lodge: Note to travellers: Climate The rainfall, mainly during summer, is erratic and can be as high as 700 mm per year (June to May), but also as low as 300 mm per year (June to May). The average annual rainfall for the park is just over 400 mm […]