Monthly Archives: August 2012

Gondwana Game Reserve releases two more cheetah

Two wild cheetah have taken their first steps to a new life on Gondwana Game Reserve 11,000 ha reserve on the Garden Route of South Africa. The arrival of the two males has sparked much excitement, with frequent sightings being reported on a daily basis by staff and guests. The two new males join the male and [...]

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Franschhoek Valley Tram Service

The Franschhoek Valley will soon have a unique tram service running from Franschhoek village and stopping at some of South Africa’s oldest and most renowned wine estates. The Franschhoek wine tram will operate on the Franschhoek branch line, which opened in 1904. The tours will take between two and three hours and will focus on [...]

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Safari clothing in South Africa – Spring

One of the most frequent questions we are asked is what safari clothing to pack, so I attempt to answer this question at the beginning of each season. Given its our Spring (Mid August to October), lets look at spring packing… Click here for the full article on What to Wear on Safari in South [...]

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Simbavati River Lodge Photographic Safaris

Simbavati River Lodge, in the Timbavati Game Reserve of the Greater Kruger Park, has introducedthe innovative Simbavati River Lodge Photographic Safaris. Simbavati River Lodge lies in a stunning river setting in the heart of the Simbavati with its open borders into the Kruger National Park. Its known particularly for its excellent leopard sightings but the [...]

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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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