Under the stars in iMfolozi

February 18, 2021 admin 0

In Walking Safaris of South Africa, we include a narrative of a three day Wilderness Trail in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park in Kwa-Zulu Natal. It describes the most popular form of trail in the park, whereby visitors are based at a seasonal fly camp, and walk with day packs. The park also […]

Get R60 off ‘Walking Safaris’ in South Africa

February 17, 2021 admin 0

Walking Safaris of South Africa is now on sale in bookshops in South Africa. It should also be available park curio shops and in outdoors stores that stock books such as Cape Union Mart, Trappers and Outdoor Warehouse. If the book is not in stock, the shop should be able […]

Cave Camping in the Eastern Cape

February 5, 2021 admin 0

It’s great to see reserves innovate in walking safaris, and a new activity at Amakhala Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape is a prime example. The reserve has just introduced guided backpacking trails, with hikers spending a night in a cave overlooking Bushman’s River. Guests supply all their own kit […]

Pre-orders are open in South Africa

January 19, 2021 admin 0

Walking Safaris of South Africa is now available for pre-order in South Africa. Buy from Loot before 31st January to avail of the special price of R190 instead of the regular R270. Use the code SAFARI at checkout.

New Trails Camp in Marakele National Park

December 21, 2020 admin 0

SANParks Honorary Rangers have announced the opening of a new camp in Marakele National Park. Morukuru Bush Camp is modelled on SHR’s successful Nyarhi Rustic Bush Camp in Kruger National Park. Like Nyarhi, Morukuru is designed for self-sufficient campers, but is much shorter journey for those travelling from Gauteng. Groups […]

On Foot Without Fear

December 3, 2020 admin 0

Hlengiwe was invited to write on any topic for the ‘Upfront’ slot in the November 2020 issue of Getaway magazine. The result is an interesting reflection on confronting our fears in big game areas.