This week welcomes our first Botswana product on board – Serolo Safari Camp. This spot is very accessible to the South African market and offers unbelievable big game country – at affordable rates. If you are keen to venture farther in Botswana at some stage, get your feet wet at Serolo Safari Camp and consider future trips up to Chobe, Kasane and Moremi – via Nata. Otherwise this is a smashing spot to go bird watching, view game such as Elephants, Leopard, Bushbuck, Bush Pig, Warthog and African Wild Cat may possibly be seen drinking at the waterhole just below the camp. Birders will be pleasantly rewarded with sightings of many species occurring in this camp’s habitat: Meyer’s Parrot, Meve’s Starlings, Southern Black Tit, African Mourning Dove, African Scops-Owl visit all year and summer brings visitors like Broadbilled Roller, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Woodland Kingfisher and Levalliant’s Cuckoo. Raptors include Little Sparrowhawk and Gabar Goshawk.

Back within South Africa’s borders you would be forgiven for thinking you had ventured to a tropical destination, back in time. Kosi Bay is home to the ancient and traditional fish traps and the region is a little like a Robinson Crusoe deserted island feel. Kingfisher Bush Lodge, Kosi Bay offers a fantastic base from which to explore the remote area and this package includes 2 nights for 2 in a luxury safari tent, on a dinner Bed&Breakfast basis, welcome drinks and a 3.5hr – 3 Lakes Cruise which include snorkelling permit fees.

We are once again featuring the super exclusive Africa on Foot Wilderness Trail and there are just 2 tents available for the trip departing 20-23May2021 . This iconic experience offer the rare opportunity to get closer to the Big 5 in the care of experienced and passionate field guides.  The value of this package is R15 000 for 2 people for the 3 nights – so here is a real travel bargain opportunity to experience the Big 5 on foot in a reserve bordering the Kruger National Park.

Finally, for those seeking a brilliant value for money, super accessible base close to the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park – check out the Timbavati Safari Lodge. This package is a 2 nights for 2 on a bed and brekafst basis. This is a great opportunity to access the game rich region of the Kruger National Park, via the Orpen Gate. While there, maybe consider the Manyeleti Game Reserve as an option or even delve into the Blyde River Canyon. There is a treasure trove of activities and sights to experience while staying at Timbavati Safari Lodge.

As always – we invite you to HAGGLE with any of our lodges or experiences listed on our site – it requires a super-quick registration on our Bid On Travel website, but this gives you direct comms with the owners of the lodges / experiences and the real chance of seeing how to tailor make your special trip.


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