Safaris and Lodges in Kruger Park and Mozambique  

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Activities  

Activities are found in every area , be it alongside Kruger Park or on the remote Mozambique coastline. Some of these extras can be as rewarding and in many cases more informative as the safari or main activity. These activities can be a huge help to conservation and usually have very dedicated and professional staff



KRUGER NATIONAL PARK OPEN VEHICLE SAFARIS
Departs Daily on request

No children under 8 years, except on a private basis

FULL DAY   
Summer        05h00 – 15h00 (Oct – Mar)  Winter  06h00 – 16h00 (Apr – Sep)

MORNING    
Summer        05h00 – 11h30 (Oct – Mar)  Winter  06h00 – 12h30 (Apr – Sep)

AFTERNOON  
Summer     14h00 – 18h00 (Oct – Mar)  Winter  13h30 – 17h30 (Apr – Sep)
 
A safari in an open vehicle into Kruger National Park is a privilege beyond imagination, for this, one of the world’s most famous game reserves, is not only vast with a glorious diversity of wildlife and birdlife, it’s also renowned for its ever-changing African landscapes. For photographers, it’s a dream destination, with no fewer than 147 mammals and over 500 species of bird waiting for the click of your camera.  
Our qualified, experienced field guides know the terrain and the protocol intimately, and their skills, combined with the superb visibility afforded by our specially modified safari vehicles, guarantee you’re in the pound seats for a wonderfully wild experience. Kruger is teaming with game, big and small, and you’ll be as spellbound by the Big Five .


CANYON CRUISE AND ENDANGERED SPECIES TOUR

Departs daily at 07:00 & returns at around 15:30
Min. 2 pax Enjoy the splendor of the third largest Canyon in the world. Unquestionably being the largest 'green canyon' due to its lush subtropical foliage.  An interpretation tour by a tour guide will take you to the you to the rare living Kadishi Tufa waterfall and the Three Rondawels.  An abundance of wildlife will keep you distracted while learning more about the natural history of the Blyde Canyon.The Blyde River canyon supports large diversity of life, including numerous fish and antelope species as well as Hippos and Crocodiles, primate species and a diversity of birdlife such as the African Fish Eagle, African Finfoot and much more.Possibly the best view in the whole of the Blyde River Canyon is of the the "Three Rondavels", huge, round rocks, thought to be reminiscent of the houses or huts of the indigenous people, known as rondavels. The Canyon is famous for the Kadishi Tufa waterfall. At 200m (around 660 feet) in height it is the second tallest tufa waterfall on earth.  In the case of the Kadishi Tufa fall, the formation that has been produced strikingly resembles a face which is crying profusely, and is thus
sometimes known as 'the weeping face of nature.


ELEPHANT WHISPERS

Duration 1 hour interaction only
Duration 1hour 30 minutes interaction/ride
Departs daily on request at 09h00, 12h00 and 16h00
No children under 8 on the elephant ride We have an affinity to elephants, no doubt about it. There’s something near-human about these gigantic mammals, and you’ll make that connection at Elephant Whispers. Here, we’ll meet six rescued African elephants ranging in age from 8 to 25, now at home in this haven where they’re treated with dignity. Elephant Whispers is set on the banks of the Sabi River on the over 2 000 hectare Sandford Conservancy, so everybody that matters has elbow room. On our trip, we’ll experience Elephant Interaction, a fascinating educational interactive experience
where you’ll be touching, feeding and learning about these gentle giants. Your
visit here ensures that these six magnificent mammals continue in their important role as wildlife ambassadors for their own kind, and we assure you, you’ll feel a certain pride in having played a part in that future.
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PANORAMA ROUTE

Departs at 09h00
Returns at ±16h30
Mpumalanga is a magnificent region, home to many of South Africa’s most
spectacular natural sights. We’ll journey to the best of the best, visiting the
legendary Blyde River Canyon, third largest in the world, and enjoying the never- ending Lowveld landscape from the ledge of God’s Window. We visit the quaint, historical mining town of Pilgrim’s Rest, and tuck into a delicious lunch at the famous Harrie’s Pancakes. In the afternoon, we give ourselves time to explore the extraordinary rock formations of Bourke’s Luck Potholes, one of nature’s most intriguing creations. From canyons to potholes, Mpumalanga’s a province of many
splendid things !

 
OTHER AVAILABLE ACTIVITIES                                                      
Microlight flight     30 Mins to 2 Hrs
Horse riding           30 Mins to 3 Hrs
River Rafting         2 Hrs
Quad biking            1 Hr and 2 Hr
Maholoholo rehabilitation center and walk with cheetah morning tour 

 



Snorkeling at low tide in the coral garden pools
This has got to be one of the best snorkeling spots in the world. The bays have a reef that extends from the shore at angle for up to 400m, which at low tide every day offers calm and protected water on the inner edge, suitable for kids and beginners. The depth ranges from 1m down to 5m and offers pool-like conditions . Reef's are home to hundreds of reef fish, lion fish, stone fish, a multitude of eels, shrimps, crayfish, cuttle fish, star fish, octopus, and a garden of soft and hard corals. There is always something new to see!  
Don’t let the shallow depth of these reefs fool you.  Soft corals, fish and crustaceans abound and nudibranches that don’t appear in any books ! This is the spot for the “scientist” and beginner alike. Even the majestic mantas come in to this protected area to give birth. The soft corals are quite beautiful offering unbelievably good photographic opportunities ........


 
Ocean Safari Trips - 2 Hrs
The Ocean safari is a two hour trip, to search for anything on the surface from Dolphins and Whalesharks to Humpback Whales ,dolphins , huge sea turtles and pelagic fish feeding and hunting. Scuba center's offer regular snorkel trips by boat out to the reef's, as well as trips further out to swim with the amazing whale shark and dolphins. This is an experience you will never forget. One can easily see sightings of over 15 whale shark at once. The whale shark are happy to hang around with the snorkelers.   
The sea safari snorkeling and diving in Mozambique compares with some of the best in the world from the awesome sightings of Manta Rays, Whale sharks and Humpback Whales to the sought after Harlequin Shrimp, Frogfish and Sea Horses – there is something to please everyone. The warm waters of the Indian Ocean are teeming with life and the reefs are pristine. We have over 1000 species of fish as well as Manta Rays, Whalesharks, Dolphins, Turtles, migrating Humpback Whales and the mythical Dugong. The list is endless, the colours of the pristine reefs, beyond description and we are still discovering uncharted reefs..

Reef Diving
Dive one of 16 famous different reefs out to sea, that range in depth from 7 – 40 metres and the most famous is Manta reef one of the top 10 rated dive sites in the world but the list is endless and we are still discovering uncharted reefs all the time. The colours of the pristine reefs are beyond description and with Manta Rays, Whale Sharks & Humpback Whales everyday a dive is an amazing experience .

 


Day trips
Inhambane City Trip - 5+ hrs
Lying on Inhambane Bay the capital of the Inhambane Province is a sleepy historic town known for its rusting colonial architecture and is popular with tourists forits laid back atmosphere and setting.

The Central Mercado, museum and informal markets provide an insight tolocal culture and flavours, local restaurants offer excellent seafood, colonial churches offer sensational views of the surrounding area, or enjoy a trip on a traditional dhow from Imhambane to Maxixe return. Visit Bara and all the beach bars in Tofo en route.



Also do
Birding tours
whale study group tour
Manta ray study group tour
whale shark study group tour
Beach wqalk tour
Fishing charters
Hiking
Kayaking
4X4 Routes
Wind Surfing
Swimming and surfing