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South Africa

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  • Currency: 1 Rand= 100 cents
  • Capital: Legislative: Cape Town and Administrative : Pretoria
  • Time: GMT +2
  • Main Languages: English & Afrikaans (SA has 9 other official languages)
  • Electricity: 220 volts, 50Hz. Round 3 pin and 2 pin plugs

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Popular Game Lodge Destinations in South Africa

South Africa boasts some of the best lodges in Africa. The diversity of ecological areas creates a number of unique habitats to visit, from the dry Kalahari desert to the lush estuaries of St Lucia, and the popular bushveld found around the Kruger Park.

South Africa is a fairly large country. It is about the size of western europe and about 5 times larger than Britain.

South Africa has a very distinctive topography. A large interior forming a great plateau surrounded by mountains known as the Great Escarpment. The Great Escarpment almost encompasses the entire coast of South Africa and divides the narrow coastal bent and the interior.

This contrasting landscape offers a rich diversity in vegetation and geology. This in turn creates a wealth of habitats for wildlife.

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Our range of safaris have been selected from the best Africa has to offer. We only recommend safaris that have stood the test of customer satisfaction, and take pride in the products we offer.

Game Lodges in South Africa

South Africa has a rich abundance of game reserves and the Game Lodges found in these reserves are world class, often winning international awards. From 5 star excellence to the modest 3 star lodge, one can find the right accommodation to fit your taste and enhance you vacation in South Africa.

There are ample opportunities across the country to enjoy the Big Five (bygone hunters named the big 5 - elephant, lion, rhino, leopard and buffalo as they were the most dangerous animals to hunt.)Just as exciting to see are the other more than 200animal species each with their own unique presence.

The country's most famous Big Five areas include the massive Kruger Park and the surrounding private reserves, the Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal, the Pilanesberg in North West Province and the Addo Park area in the Eastern Cape.

Southern Africa,
rich in wildlife and wonder.

Southern Africa is renown for its wildlife safaris. With so many diverse ecologies, differing climates and vegetation which in turn creates unique environments for the wildlife.

You the tourist benefit greatly from this amazing diversity as you can enjoy Africa and all it has to offer. Whether it is peace and tranquility or a wild adrenalin adventure - this website will help you find the ideal location for your stay in southern Africa.

Game Lodges are an ideal way to experience Africa and African cultures. Experienced guides bring you up close to the wildlife on Game drives and/or Walks and give us a better understanding of nature as they share their intimate knowledge of the bushveld.

We appreciate the conservation efforts of the past pioneers.Game lodges give us a chance to enjoy nature and realise the importance of conservation and local community involvement and upliftment through eco-tourism.

We hope this website will be the start to an unforgettable trip to a beautiful southern Africa.

Currency

1 Rand (ZAR) = 100 cents. Monetary notes are in denominations of R200, R100, R50, R20 and R10. Coins are in denominations of R5, R2, R1,50c, 20c, 10c and 5c.

Language

There are 11 official languages in South Africa. English, Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu being the most spoken.

Climate

The climate in South Africa is generally sunny and warm. Winters are usually mild with occasional very cold periods; the Western Cape and some of the coastal areas are wet and cold with snow falls on the mountain ranges. KwaZulu-Natal is very hot and humid in summer with mild pleasant winters along the coast, occasional snow falling in the mountains around the north west.