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Ebola in Perspective | Travel in Africa

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At Rhino Africa we hold our clients’ safety as paramount. Safeguarding the trust our clients place in us is our highest priority. As Africa’s Leading Safari Company, we would never compromise the health or well-being of those who travel with us. We are committed to providing the most up-to-date and accurate information and will be updating […]

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Londolozi | Winter’s Secret Weapon

Londolozi | July's Secret Weapon

“What’s the best time of year to visit the Kruger National Park?” As a year round destination, its tempting to answer, “Anytime of the year is magic!” And it’s true but if you push for an answer from anybody who knows the lay of the land their likely favourite will be, “July.” The Kruger is famous for its gargantuan […]

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Holiday To-Do List #2: AfriCanyon

AfriCanyon in Plettenberg Bay

The trick is to hide your fear. The water was cold enough to excuse my constant shaking and could also explain the occasional girlish squeal. I held onto my mother’s hand tightly with one hand and the rope with the other (blisters forming from gripping too hard in fright). Everyone knows it’s better to be […]

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Getting To Africa – A Guide To Flights & Airlines

Getting to Africa

All You Need To Know Every year travellers from around the world fly to Africa for incredible safaris, city breaks and relaxing beach holidays. Whether you’re coming from the West or the East, Africa is easily accessible. We’ve compiled a guide to all the major routes and airlines that serve the most popular African destinations. […]

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Where To Stay in Etosha National Park

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Etosha – The Great Public v Private Debate After visiting the spectacular dunes of Sossusvlei and the arid bush of Damaraland (home to the desert adapted black rhino and elephants), you might be looking for a more abundant game viewing experience. Cue Etosha National Park. The 22,750km wildlife sanctuary in Northern Namibia is a hub […]

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The Secret to Sossusvlei

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The Namib-Naukluft National Park covers part of the Namib Desert (considered the world’s oldest desert) and the Naukluft mountain range. With an overall area of 49,768 km2 the Namib-Naukluft is the largest game park in Africa and the fourth largest in the world. The NamibRand Nature Reserve (1,722 km²) is a private nature reserve which […]

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Top 10 Travel Essentials for Africa

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Many travellers to Africa aren’t sure about what to expect. One African adventure can include beach, safari and city destinations, making packing a nightmare! Of course a good sense of humour and patience is a good idea on any trip, especially when long-haul flights and border crossings are involved, but there are some essentials that […]

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Get To Know Your Consultant – Q&A with Dee

Meet Dee Dlamini Today we chat to our bubbly travel consultant, Dee.  Dee has been in the travel industry for over 10 years and specialises in travel to East Africa, as well as to South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. Find out more about her in our Meet The Team section online. Q&A 1.  What […]

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Cape Town’s Unique Dining Experiences

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The terms ‘pop-up’ restaurants and ‘underground dining’ have become more and more popular around the globe over the last decade, a trend that has now hit Cape Town. Pop-up restaurants are the circuses of the culinary world, popping up for one night only, disappearing in the blink of an eye, leaving guests astounded. It’s a […]

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Rhino Africa’s Top Safari Lodges 2013

Rhino Africa’s Top Safari Lodges 2013

There is an abundance of safari lodges in Africa, each with its own unique characteristics. The choice of where to stay can be daunting for the first-time traveller. That’s why we’re here – to offer first-hand, expert advice; to help you find the perfect romantic getaway or the ideal place to spend family time with […]

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Rhino Africa’s Star Gazing Hot Spots

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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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Hiking in Cape Town

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When we think of Cape Town we think of gourmet meals, extensive wine tastings and some of the best hotels in the world. With great mountain views. But how often do we actually take advantage of the incredible geography that engulfs the city? Sure, you can take the cable car to the top of Table […]

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