Tag: Limpopo

Kingfisher Villa - An Exclusive Wilderness Retreat       

Kingfisher Villa Review    We had been tracking lions on a morning game drive, for a while, when they finally emerged from the thickets, and we found ourselves behind a magnificent male. He turned around, looked directly at us, and began striding towards our vehicle. For a brief moment my heart stopped in my throat, […]

Tintswalo Family Camp: An Idyllic Family Safari Hideaway

Tintswalo Family Camp Review It had been an eventful morning in the bush. Although it was cold, we sat in the game vehicle, doubly cocooned in blankets and ponchos, with hot water bottles in our laps. Our fellow companions were a South African couple with their three energetic, young grandsons, aged between 6 and 10, […]

Garangani 360 - A Sublime Bush Retreat

Garangani 360 Review Imagine a private villa, surrounded by bushveld, with no other houses or people in sight; an opulent sanctuary where full-length glass windows throughout the house paint a changing canvas of the surrounding bushveld throughout the day; a place where the soothing soundtrack of the bush is occasionally interrupted by the roar of […]

Bushveld Bliss: Unwinding at the Luxurious Letamo Lodge

Letamo Lodge Review Time spent in the wilderness offers a soul-stirring escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life, providing a much-needed respite that reconnects you with the natural world. As you traverse the sun-kissed savannas, you are transported into a world that throbs with life, with every sight, sound, and scent painting a […]

13 Best Things to do in Limpopo Province in 2024

The best things to do in Limpopo province Limpopo is South Africa’s fifth-largest and northernmost province, bordering Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. A place of beautiful and contrasting landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and an abundance of wildlife, it has become a favourite destination for many leisure and adventure travellers. The province is named after the Limpopo […]

Kapama River Lodge - A swanky hotel in the bush

Kapama River Lodge Review We were about to embark on our first game drive at Kapama Private Game Reserve, when our ranger Rassie asked us what we’d like to see – as rangers normally do. Having seen all of the Big Five, wild dogs and cheetahs multiple times, I half-jokingly said that I wanted to […]

A delightful family safari at Mabula Game Lodge

Mabula Game Lodge Review The adorable trio of cheetah cubs frolicked in the sand, pursuing and pouncing on each other, and climbing termite mounds and trees. They reveled in their youthful energy and freedom, eyeing us curiously in between their play, while their mother scanned the horizon for breakfast. As she strode forward sensing the […]

9 Relaxing Weekend Getaways Near Gauteng

I recently wrote a post about weekend getaways in Gauteng, which has been quite popular. This is the second post in the series and it covers weekend getaways near Gauteng. These are family-friendly places that I’ve personally stayed at and enjoyed with my family. However, they are also great places for romantic weekend getaways . […]

Bush Bliss at Safari Plains

Safari Plains Review “If there were one more thing I could do, it would be to go on safari once again. Karen Blixen (Danish Author of "Out of Africa") Returning from an afternoon game drive, we stopped on a bridge over the river to admire the golden sunlight bathing the river below. A pod of […]

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