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Hiking Safety Tips in Cape Town

Cape Town|

Cape Town is home to some of the most beautiful mountain trails in the world, with the iconic Table Mountain a silent guardian standing watch over the city. But don’t be fooled by its close proximity to the city centre, it is still a mountain and needs to be treated with the utmost respect. [...]

Three destinations in Botswana off the beaten track

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Botswana Holidays take a look at three lesser known destinations in Botswana – and why you should be visiting them. 1. Tuli Block The Tuli Block is situated on the Eastern side of Botswana, bordering Zimbabwe and South Africa. The landscape is unique, characterised by spectacular rocky [...]

A Week in the Bush Vol. 143

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends The reserve has received quite a bit of rain this past week and coupled with the long grass, our Safari Team had their work cut out for them.  Despite this, we once again had some wonderful sightings.  Herewith some of the highlights from the past [...]

Aquila Private Game Reserve ticks all the boxes

Cape Town|

Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Located just outside Cape Town, the Aquila Private Game Reserve is home to the Big Five – lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and Cape Buffalo – and a variety of other big game, a luxury spa and four-star accommodation, but the experience runs deeper than all of its [...]

Video: lions on honeymoon!

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Written by: Christof Schoeman You haven’t really experienced lions if you haven’t seen them roaring, hunting or mating – it’s exhilirating! Most of the time, they can be found sleeping and are extremely lethargic, but when they’re active, they are nothing less than awesome! You are lucky [...]

My dream come true at Sabi Sabi

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends I always say to my guests “Every safari is unique, you never know what you’re going to see next!”. These words are so very true… but today it was more significant than ever! Many girls fantasise about their wedding day throughout their lives and spend [...]

Brave Gnu World

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Images like these are rarely arrived at by accident. Likewise it is seldom co-incidence that positions a vehicle right down the barrel of a spectacular chase. It is never lady luck fusing her fortuitous finger with the shutter release either.When Charles Wandero slides his car down the fall line [...]

Gorilla Trekking: Rwanda, Uganda and Congo

Gorillas and Chimps|

Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends There are only three options with regards to tracking the rare and endangered mountain gorillas. They exist only in Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. In a nutshell, Rwanda is for those with little time, Uganda offers cheaper permits, but requires a greater time commitment and [...]

Frizzy manes Lion Update from Ngamo

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends To the south-west of the Wilderness Safaris concessions in Hwange National Park lies a huge open vlei that reacts to the moods of the seasons. This is Ngamo. Its moods are mostly affected by water: the lack thereof, or the abundance thereof. There is hardly ever any [...]

Bwindi: The Epicentre of Uganda’s Gorilla Tourism

Gorillas and Chimps|

Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends In the south-west of Uganda, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park has formed the stronghold for the country’s gorilla safaris since 1993. Boasting of a minimum of 400 mountain gorillas, which is close to a half of their entire world population – estimated at 880, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park [...]

Meet Rob and Ingrid Baas GMs of Bisate Lodge

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Tailormade African Safaris by the Safari Legends Kate Collins chats to Rob and Ingrid Baas, incoming General Managers for our newest lodge – Bisate in Rwanda. Our Zambian and Namibian guests might recall meeting them at our camps in the Kafue or at Sossusvlei… here’s to a happy reacquaintance if you have – or [...]

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