Everything You Need to Know About Gorilla Trekking

It’s a deeply primal experience to sit on the African jungle’s leafy floor and experience a family of critically endangered mountain gorillas. Only around 1000 mountain gorilla still survive with almost all of them living within three heavily protected national parks: Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and Mgahinga Gorilla National Park in Uganda, and on the slopes …

What to Wear on Safari Top Tips

Watch our ‘What to pack for safari’ Video What is best to wear on safari? We recommend you wear neutral coloured clothes that are lightweight, breathable and comfortable. Man-made fabrics such as MaraTech and BUGTech shirts are the best which you can purchase at The Safari Store. The two main times you tend to head …

Mahlatini – The Best Safari Company

Mahlatini has been continually recognised as the best safari company in the industry, winning multiple awards including the Best Safari, Wildlife and Nature Holiday Company at the British Travel Awards for three consecutive years. These awards are completely consumer voted and thanks to our loyal customers and long-standing relationships with our suppliers, we were voted …

Kosher Safari Holidays in Africa

Many of Mahlatini’s luxury safari destinations in Africa are continually taking great measures to cater for Jewish travellers who follow a kosher diet. How to plan a kosher safari holiday in Africa The most important thing you can do is communicate your dietary requirements with your Mahlatini Travel Expert. It is crucial that you are totally open …

Mahlatini’s African Adventures

We understand more than most how much your African adventures mean to you. It’s why we ensure our travel experts experience a destination or activity before recommending it. We send our team out on extensive familiarisation trips every year. As pioneers of African travel, we are always seeking out new properties while also revisiting Mahlatini …

12 Iconic African Journeys for Your Africa Bucket List

Africa is not a single bucket list destination, but a continent rich with diversity, adventure, heritage, colour and or course, incredible landscapes and wildlife. We have identified 12 of Africa’s most iconic journeys that should be added to your Africa bucket list: 1. Masai Mara, Kenya The Masai Mara is known for its big cats, …

What is Blue Safari, Seychelles?

Conservation & Unique Experiences – the perfect Seychelles combo The outer islands of Alphonse, Astove & Cosmoledo – run by specialist Blue Safari Seychelles – are more than just a collection of pristine beaches in a sparkling ocean. As well as a luxury retreat, they are pure, natural habitats in one of the remotest regions …

Seychelles A-Z guide

The Seychelles is on many people’s bucket list, whether to enjoy its pristine white sand beaches, the unique nature and wildlife, or simply to just relax at one of its luxurious resorts. There is much more, however, to a holiday in the Seychelles. Here’s our A to Z of everything about the islands, why our …

South Africa’s Unique Foodie Destinations

South Africa is well-known for its meat-heavy braais and its signature Pinotage wines, but there’s so much more on offer for foodies to enjoy. From world-famous oysters in Knysna to spectacular Cape Malay cuisine in Bo Kaap, there’s something to tickle everyone’s taste buds. Here’s an introduction to some of South Africa’s unique gourmet destinations …

Rediscovering the Western Cape

From scenic natural beauty to reams of colourful history and world-class vineyards, the Western Cape is definitely worth visiting when in South Africa. Although, there are many lesser-known areas of the province that are waiting to be explored. Perhaps you have previously visited the Western Cape and are wanting to return and explore more… Or it …