Monthly Archives: April 2013

Beach Holiday in Africa: Turtle Tracking at Thonga or White Pearl

One of the most special coastal experiences you can have on a beach holiday in Africa is to be able to witness the Leatherback and Loggerhead turtles in the summer months, both as they come inshore to lay their eggs and, later in summer, when those eggs hatch and the baby turtles make a live [...]

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Review of southern Mozambique resort, White Pearl Resort

After Thonga Beach Lodge (see my previous post), we headed north to the border post and then onto White Pearl Resort, approx one hour from the border.  Though we drove in on a 4×4 vehicle I wouldn’t recommend that as the roads are not signposted at all clearly and southern Mozambique roads are basically sandy [...]

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Family Visit & Review of Thonga Beach Lodge

Recently I was able to stay with my family at both Thonga Beach Lodge, a South Africa beach resort in northern KwaZulu Natal,  and then at White Pearl Resort, a Mozambique resort only 30-40km to north over the Mozambiquan border. Firstly I must say that I enjoyed staying at both lodges but it’s important to [...]

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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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