Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Malatu Express – Mala Mala to Mashatu

Heard some good news this week! Two of my favourite game reserves are going to be linked with a new direct charter flight starting in February – Mashatu Game Reserve and Mala Mala in the Greater Kruger One of the challenges that safari operators face is how to get our clients to the most interesting [...]

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Luxury South Africa Safari special: 12 for 8

I just though that I would mention a fantastic special that we are using at the moment. This fantastic offer is unmatched value for money and uses some of our favourite luxury hotels and lodges – no horrible cheap hotels here! If you stay 3 nights at each of the following lodges, then one of [...]

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Self-Drive in Southern Mozambique

For a long time, we’ve been keen to offer a self-drive itinerary combining the Kruger National Park with southern Mozambique to appeal to our more adventurous clients. However two things held us back… 1) The roads were not in great condition 2) There was nowhere really nice to stay However this has now changed… The tar road from [...]

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Table Mountain – one of the new 7 Wonders of the World

I know I am biased, but Table Mountain truly deserves its place as one of the new 7 Wonders of the World. As anyone who knows Cape Town will attest, it towers over us like a benign presence – in my case constantly reminding me of how happy I am to live in South Africa. [...]

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Cape Royale Boutique Hotel

Recently we went to support Lee in the South Africa travel trade’s own Idols competition – see earlier post… We stayed at the Cape Royale Hotel in Cape Town which is a five star ‘suite’ hotel in Greenpoint, easy walking distance to the V&A Waterfront. Our stay was short but very enjoyable. I mention ‘suite’ [...]

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Lee comes 2nd in Travel Trade’s Idols competition

This post is not actually related directly to South Africa safari news. But I just had to blow Lee’s trumpet for her. One of our travel consultants, Lee Van Wyk, is an accomplished singer and so she entered the first Idols competition for the Travel industry. She sailed through the knock-out round and headed into [...]

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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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