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Cape Town

Cape Town

Your departure to Cape Town is early afternoon so you have a leisurely morning for any last-minute activities that you may wish to do before your flight arriving in Cape Town early evening. The drive from the airport to your accommodation in the DeWaterkant area is...

The Mighty Zambezi

The Mighty Zambezi

Today is your last full day in Victoria Falls and you are free today to explore this area on your own or to relax around the pool. With the falls pumping so much water it would be a great time to go up in a microlight for a magical aerial view.  Not only do you see...

Victoria Falls Sunrise

Victoria Falls Sunrise

They are the largest falls in the world, not the highest, nor the widest but the combination of width, height and volume of water cascading over them, makes them the greatest falls in the world.  They are of course Mosi-oa-Tunya or as named by the explorer Robert...

Victoria Falls Sunset

Victoria Falls Sunset

It can be a bit chaotic crossing borders in Southern Africa and today at Kazungula was no exception.  Kazungula is situated at the confluence of the Zambezi and Chobe rivers, the meeting point of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. It is at this point where trucks...

Elephants Swimming

Elephants Swimming

Another splendid day in Africa.  The Fish Eagle has been calling since first light and you are heading out again onto the Chobe River. It is mid-morning and the river is quiet compared to yesterday afternoon when there were boats of varying sizes cruising up and down...

Kasane

Kasane

Having said goodbye to all at Ngala you will travel back to Johannesburg to catch a flight to Kasane in Botswana.  The flight will take an hour and 45 minutes and after the normal customs and immigration, the trip to Bakwana lodge is only a few kilometres away. Kasane...

The Big and Little Five

The Big and Little Five

The past three days have been amazing.  You have been pampered by the staff at Ngala, whose attention to detail is outstanding and the chef has been first-class. Thankfully the weather has been perfect so you have been able to have a swim every day and what a perfect...

Sundowners

Sundowners

Your afternoon drive yesterday was another great game viewing experience.  Shortly after you left the camp the tracker picked up leopard spoor (footprints) and the search was on. It is amazing to watch how the tracker and guide work together.  The tracker sits very...

Safari Drive

Safari Drive

The Ranger wakes you at 5:30, it is still dark but the sun will be up in less than an hour and this is the time to be out as the animals wake to a new day.  A quick coffee and rusk (South African biscuit) at the bar and you are off again. The afternoon drive yesterday...

Ngala Private Game Reserve

Ngala Private Game Reserve

Another sunny day today with a top temperature of 27 degrees.  This morning you can relax before leaving Forest Lodge around 11am for the drive to the Ngala Private Game Reserve within the Greater Kruger National Park. For the next three nights you will be the guest...

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