Hippos grumbled and hyenas called as we waited for the hot air balloon to inflate and our safari over Kenya’s Maasai Mara to get off the ground.
Blog posts: Game parks
Gonarezhou National Park now stands alongside the Okavango, Mana Pools, and Kaokoveld as one of the finest wild destinations in Southern Africa. Here’s how it became such a success story.
Mokala is a malaria-free national park off the N12 near Kimberley, a perfect stopover between Cape Town and Joburg. Get your nature fix with these activities.
We sent Melanie van Zyl to uncover the best-kept secrets at Addo Elephant National Park: here are ten things she learnt on her trip there.
The North West is home to 15 provincial reserves. Getaway’s Melanie van Zyl visited eight and found these four gems (and four beauties with issues).
If you walk in Mana Pools, Zimbabwe, you will be changed, they say. But like any sacred space, you must tread here with great respect, writes Scott Ramsay.
For the August issue of Getaway I set out to discover the ‘secret gems’ travel writers dream of finding and visited eight North West provincial reserves. Madikwe Game Reserve was one of my favourites.
Love wildlife and adventure sport? Then iSimangaliso Wetland ￼￼Park needs to be on top of your holiday hit list. To explain why, we’ve rounded up five amazing adventure activities you can do here in one week.
Imagine spending 18 days in the Kruger National Park? That’s what we did this May: from north to south, here are our tips for the best Kruger campsites, and where to see wildlife!
Gautengers, did you know the ultimate hiking route is on your doorstep? If you have a week or more, try this circular route into Limpopo and Mpumalanga and experience beautiful forests, tumbling waterfalls, and some of the best views South Africa has to offer.