Monthly Archives: June 2011

Scheduled flight from Skukuza to Livingstone

The scheduled flight from the Kruger Mpumalanga  International Airport in South Africa to Livingstone in Zambia (for Victoria Falls) is now becoming more established.  Though it’s expensive, the big advantage is that you usually save on having to have an overnight hotel room in Johannesburg, as well as the airport to hotel transfers.

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Londolozi: specialist photographic vehicles & safaris

One of our favourite safari partners, Londolozi Game Reserve in the Sabi Sands, has always been at the forefront of developing the African safari experience and their innovation continues.  We particularly like their specialist photographic safaris using adapted landrovers. Through sight and sound these vehicles promise to magnify the safari experience by simulating the experiences [...]

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Babylonstoren – Just Go…

My brother-in-law’s bad luck was my gain. Ginny & Ian had planned to visit the new Babylonstoren Wine Estate & Hotel in the Cape Winelands close to Franschhoek, but Ian fell ill. I stepped in, almost embarassingly fast, to take his place. From the moment we arrived on a beautiful South African autumn afternoon, I knew I’d [...]

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Direct flights: Cape Town & Hoedspruit

SA Express has announced that they will be trialing a new direct flight from Cape Town to Hoedspruit in the Greater Kruger Park area of South Africa. They will begin just in time for the prime safari period which is August and September. This is great news for visitors to South Africa as it’ll mean [...]

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Spring Wild Flower Tours in SA

As winter sets in, we already start to think about Spring and for us in the Cedarberg that means beautiful spring flowers. Every year we run a series of five day flower tours which take in the best areas for spring flowers from the far northern Namaqualand with its carpets of flowers to the mountains of [...]

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Yellow Fever Vaccination for Zambia

We’ve just heard that visitors travelling to Zambia, and then re-entering South Africa – even if it’s just to fly home – will need to have a Yellow Fever vaccination. The World Health Organization has released a statement advising all travelling to Zambia to get this vaccination. The South African Department of Health has subsequently [...]

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Kate Bergh is co-founder of Cedarberg African Travel, a specialist tour operator for Southern and East Africa.

She heads up the South African office, having lived in South Africa since 1993. Her home looks up to the Cedarberg Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and cycling, when she’s not out discovering new places to visit, with her three children in tow. Kate has travelled extensively throughout the region to Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique and Zimbabwe as well as most areas of South Africa. She also loves history, meeting people and a good thriller...


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