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One Man, A Camera & Two Wheels Across Africa

Two Wheels Across

“The very basic core of a man’s living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” ― Jon Krakauer, Into the Wild […]

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The Rainbow Nation By Name & Nature – Out2Africa Relaunched!


Rhino Africa is proud to announce the relaunch of its Out2Africa travel website! The launch comes at a perfect time, as Cape Town is preparing its bid to host the 2016 IGLTA (International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association) Global Convention! It’s an incredibly exciting time for LGBT rights and equalities around the world, but much […]

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Larry Gould’s Top 5 Golf Courses in South Africa


I recently had the pleasure of meeting Larry Gould – Frenchman by birth, an Englishman by education and a South African by choice…the man who knows golf. His career in hospitality has allowed him access to some of the most spectacular courses in the world and as a previous GM of the Alphen Hotel, The […]

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Rhino Africa’s Star Gazing Hot Spots


On a night time game drive, in search of elusive noctoral animals, I’m usually the one with my head slung back, staring upwards, mesmorized by the twinkling little specs – “fireflies that got stuck up on that big blueish-black thing”, as Timon teaches Pumba in The Lion King. There is something about the unknown, the […]

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The Phinda Adventures


Phinda – Above andBeyond Growing up in London, my family and I spent many a holiday venturing off to Africa. My friends repeatedly questioned my rather excitable enthusiasm as I packed my bags for yet another safari. Hadn’t I seen enough sleeping lions? They asked. What on earth is there to do in the middle […]

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Cape Town for Kids

Cape Town for Kids

Trying to find enough for the children to do on holiday can be a real pain. So we’ve compiled a list of things to do in Cape Town that will keep the little critters enthralled for days while you sample some of the finer things on offer in the Mother City. Most of us know […]

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Africa Underwater: Our Top 10 Wreck Dives in Africa

Wreck diving

There is something terribly exciting about losing yourself in the crumbling carcass of a shipwreck. Each wreck is tale of storms and scuttled hulls. The treasure found in these skeletons are not gems and gold, but equally special with colourful coral, nudibranchs and vibrant marine life. We’ve adventured along Africa’s coast to find the most […]

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Africa Underwater: Our Top 5 Reefs in South Africa


So you’ve heard the clichés, the talk of wide grassy plains, incredible sunsets, amazing wildlife, spectacular mountains and breathtaking vistas. You’ve been blown away by the Big 5, seen gorillas in the mist and bungee-jumped off the Victoria Falls. What more could Africa possibly have to offer, you wonder. We’ll tell you exactly what more Africa has to offer, though you may have to […]

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Riding the Rovos Rail

Riding the Rovos

It’s not easy to sleep on a train. If you’re my colleague Ryan. I found the Dickensian sounds and monotonous rhythm of the train quite soporific. Apparently my snoring kept Ryan awake. It all started in Cape Town you see. As the violins played in the arrivals hall and we quaffed our first of many […]

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Resort Hotels VS Boutique Hotels

One & Only Cape Town

Where To Stay On Your Holiday Resort Hotels versus Boutique Hotels. Both are luxurious and a far cry from Fawlty Towers, but why choose to stay at one over the other? In this article we highlight the pros and cons of each to help you choose the right type of property for your holiday. In […]

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10 Adventures For The Man of the House

Hit the road like a man

It’s Father’s Day this Sunday and in the spirit of all things manly, rugged and wild, we’ve compiled a list of adventure musts for the man of the house to enjoy on this day – or any other occassion the desire to beat your hairy chest while swinging on a vine in a loin cloth […]

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Getting Hitched? Weddings in South Africa

Get hitched on Yzerfontein Beach

Over the years, we at Rhino Africa have planned several romantic and exotic honeymoons in Africa for couples from around the world. But we don’t just do honeymoons. No siree. We have expert wedding planners too! Take a look at the South African weddings section of our website for more information and inspiration. There is […]

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