Walking Safari 2021 Specials for SA Residents

March 29, 2021 admin 0

As summer heats and rains abate in April, the peak walking season begins in the Lowveld. It promises to be a good one, as the prolific precipitation has given us brimming pans and dams. While the denser vegetation can make walks in some areas more challenging, guides know where to […]

Mashatu Yellow Season is here

March 18, 2021 admin 0

It’s been a good summer for rainfall in Southern Africa, and farmers are getting ready for a bumper harvest. It’s welcome news too for wildlife and walking safaris, as parched bushveld has been transformed in just a few months. Nowhere better illustrates this change than the semi-arid lands skirting the […]

The Essential Trails Guide

March 16, 2021 admin 0

Professional trails guides are central to all of the experiences described in Walking Safaris of South Africa. These men and women devote years to attaining the skills required to lead guests safely in big game areas, and in this new blog for Penguin Random House South Africa, we give them […]

Letters from Pafuri

February 22, 2021 admin 0

For the last few years, Hlengiwe Magagula has been resident blogger for RETURNAfrica, a walking safari specialist in the Pafuri Triangle in the far north of Kruger National Park. More correctly known as the Makuleke Contractual Park, the area is less than 1% of the Kruger’s area but contains an […]

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 […]