Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve

Oceana Beach & Wildlife Reserve was the 6th stop on our Eastern Cape road trip; we stayed at a total of 9 different properties. Initially we had only booked 2 nights at Oceana, however we decided to extend by 1 night so were fortunate enough to spend 3 very relaxing nights here. Oceana Beach & Wildlife…

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve

Kwandwe Private Game Reserve was the 2nd safari stop on our road trip around the Eastern Cape. Personally, this was my most favourite stay on our trip, unfortunately we were only able to spend 1 night due to them being fully booked, but we will definitely be heading back there soon! This absolute gem of…

Samara Private Game Reserve

Samara Private Game Reserve was the first safari stop on our 2,5 week family holiday around the Eastern Cape. I want to start off with some basic information about the reserve before I launch into my pros/cons as well as top tips! Samara Private Game Reserve will be 20 years old this November and has…

Children on safari

“We’ll have to skip the safari as it’s not child friendly,” my client said to me during one of our first telecoms about their family trip to South Africa. They were beyond excited when I explained to them that, in fact, that was totally incorrect and they could still enjoy a Big Five safari experience…

Family travel South Africa

Family travel to South Africa is full of exciting things to see and do. Many hotels offer free accommodation for children under 3 years of age and only a small supplement for children between 3 and 12 years of age when sharing a room with their parents. This makes South Africa a very cost effective…


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