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Rhulani Safari Lodge – Review

Why Rhulani Safari Lodge? It has been a very long time since we have visited Madikwe and this is by far one of our favourite locations to visit, so a return visit was long overdue. Previously we have stayed on the eastern side of the reserve at Thakadu River Camp …

Madikwe Cheetah

Madikwe River Lodge – The Lodge

This year for our luxury holiday we changed things up a bit a visited Madikwe River Lodge, a three star luxury lodge located in the Madikwe Game Reserve in North-Western South Africa, which is renowned for it’s big five sightings. Getting to Madikwe River Lodge There are a few routes …

Marakele National Park

Marakele National Park Accommodation

Marakele – The Reserve Marakele National Park is a Big 5 national park located just outside of Thabazimbi in the North West Province, South Africa (about three hours drive from Johannesburg). Marakele offers stunning scenery and some beautiful views from the top of one of the highest mountains in the …

Thanda Tented Camp

Thanda Tented Camp – Review

  Thanda Tented Camp Introduction Our review, or trip report, of Thanda Tented Camp is different to the long-winded reports we usually write and we’re going to try something new. Thanks to all our readers who suggested destinations for us to visit, in the end we decided on Thanda Private …

Pilanestberg Sunset

Black Rhino Game Lodge

Overall Rating: 67.00% Introduction I’m doing this trip report/review slightly differently. Usually we’ll make our report in a chronological order, however, this time for no other reason than to be different, I’m going to break down our lodge report to give you a better insight into what we look for …

Roan Antelope

Mokala National Park

We had a few days off in a row and decided that, as usual, we wanted to spend them in the bush. As the destination finder extraordinaire for Afrishots, it was my responsibility to decide on a destination. We are trying to get to as many parks/reserves in and around …

Thakadu River Camp

Thakadu River Camp – Madikwe

Introduction Last week we had the honour of staying at the Thakadu River Camp in the Madikwe Game Reserve. This is something we’ve been wanting to do for a long time and finally had the chance to do just that. The trip out there was bitter-sweet at first. Jenece spent eighteen months …

Nambiti Plains Game Drive

Nambiti Plains Game Lodge

Background When we made the decision to treat ourselves to a luxury bush holiday, we were incredibly nervous about what to expect. The nerves lasted right up until we arrived at the gate in fact. We cam across Nambiti Private Game Reserve just outside Ladysmith and in particular, Nambiti Plains Private Lodge and …

Fahad Wildlife

Fahad Private Game Farm

Fahad Private Game Farm Last week we spent 3 days in the Fahad Private Game Farm on the South Africa/Botswana border north of Lephalale (Ellisras). We had no idea what to expect from our trip as we could find very little information about the place apart from what can be …

Borakalalo Tented Camp

Borakalalo – November 2011

  Many years ago when my family first started camping we visited a game reserve with our little dome tent, a few friends in their fully kitted out caravan and set about creating years worth of memories. Recently Jenece and I decided to pay that same game reserve a visit …