Category: Past Lodge Blogs

Domestic Travel at Tshukudu Bush Lodge

Special rates for South African Residents, at the unique Tshukudu Bush lodge. Tshukudu Bush Lodge is one of Pilanesberg’s hidden jewels. Situated on an elevated hill on the foot of the Pilanesberg mountains offering expansive stunning views of its natural surroundings and the waterhole below in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. This upmarket hideout is geared for romantic […]

Domestic Travel at Bakubung Bush Lodge

The Exclusive Bakubung Spa

Special rates for South African Residents, at the magnificent Bakubung Bush Lodge. Surrounded by lush vegetation, the Bakubung Bush Lodge is located in the Pilanesberg National Park, a mere two hours drive from Johannesburg, and ten minutes from Sun City. Bakubung is concealed within the rich expanses of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve and offers luxury accommodation, a place […]

Local Travel Package at The Extraordinary Safari Plains

SA and SADC Residents special at the exquisite Safari Plains Tented Camp Mabula Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Waterberg Mountains in the Limpopo Province, Safari Plains proudly offers the exquisite beauty of wide-open savannas with its rich wildlife heritage. Close enough to Gauteng and only a couple of hours drive. Safari Plains is […]

UNBEATABLE Specials for South African Residents

Take advantage of fantastic safari packages in Southern Africa for South African Residents when booking one of the below packages. Phinda Private Game Reserve – SA Resident Last Minute Bushbreaks Special *** valid for September 2019 Baines River Camp – SADC Special *** Valid until end November 2019 aha Makalali Main Lodge – […]

Capturing Iconic Kenya: Robin Moore’s Photographic Safari

Robin Moore’s Photographic Safari Capturing Iconic Kenya This March join award-winning National Geographic photographer Robin Moore on an exclusive six-night safari to capture Kenya from behind the lens. Hosted by The Safari Collection to which The Giraffe Manor in Nairobi belongs to, this cultural photographic adventure will take you on a journey from the lawns […]

Mark Gee

The Art of Night Photography by Mark Gee No one photographs the night sky like Mark Gee – and we’re over the moon to say he’s coming to stay at Bushtops in Kenya, to capture the African star-scape. Mark began his career contributing visual effects to various Oscar-winning feature films (including Lord of the Rings, […]


TIME + TIDE KING LEWANIKA Liuwa Plain, Zambia One of Africa’s best kept secrets, Liuwa Plain National Park has recently stolen the spotlight from some of its more well-known neighbours. This recovering eco-system, under the management of our partner, African Parks, is starting to thrive with the recent opening of Time + Tide King Lewanika. […]

Simba & Dad – Lion King

Simba Spotted on the little rock at Londolozi With the relaunch of the movie Lion King, we thought we would show you where you could spot Simba and dad.  Enjoy the movie and remember a real African safari is at your fingertips.

Luxury Glamping in the Waterberg

LUXURY GLAMPING IN THE WATERBERG, A MERE 2 HOURS FROM JOHANNESBURG! Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Waterberg Mountain Range in the Limpopo Province. The exquisite beauty of its wide-open savannahs, free roaming Big 5 and spectacular vistas is an idyllic melting pot for a majestic wilderness destination. Within a couple hours’ drive from […]

Best Safari Time in the Kruger Park is NOW!

Enjoy the beauty and untamed wilderness of the Kruger National Park at its best now! During May – September, which are the winter months in South Africa, the Kruger National Park receives no rainfall providing an ideal destination for safari enthusiasts. During this dry season, game viewing is fantastic as the grass is not high […]