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20 Reasons To Visit (Or Revisit) South Africa in 2022

With our company heritage rooted in South Africa, a dedicated Cape Town office and a host of native team members, there’s no other destination we know better (or love more) than South Africa. Home to Big 5 safaris, awe-inspiring scenery, vibrant cities, authentic culture, and endless adventure activities, South Africa has it all. As Mahlatini celebrates …

Why Choose An African Safari Honeymoon

A luxury African safari honeymoon is the perfect romantic adventure. From the privacy and seclusion of your intimate camp you can spend you newlywed days side-by-side witnessing some of our planet’s most iconic wildlife in their protected, natural habitats. Come evening watch the world around you be cast in a rose hue as the sun …

Solo Safari | Best Safari Lodges For Solo Travel In Africa

Solo travel is synonymous with a thirst for adventure, an authentic love of travel and inspires a sense of independence. From years of experience planning tailor-made African safaris, our team appreciate that many solo travellers want something different when travelling alone. When embarking on a solo safari, travellers often consider things like solo supplements, communal dining …

Why should I choose a Seychelles vacation?

The Seychelles re-opened to international travellers on 1st October 2020. To learn more about who can travel to the Seychelles and the latest covid-19 precautions in place, get in touch with our travel experts. Why vacation in the Seychelles?  Seychelles is renowned the world over for its uber-luxury resorts, brilliant white sand beaches and superb …

Luxury Train Travel in Africa – Rovos Rail & The Blue Train

Experience timeless elegance with luxury train travel in Africa. Rediscover the elegance of a classic era of exploration as you travel across Southern Africa on board Rovos Rail or The Blue Train. Both Rovos Rail and The Blue Train pride themselves on offering travellers the height of comfort with wood-panelled carriages; plush, sophisticated furnishings; sumptuous …

Where to go on a Marine Conservation Holiday

Did you know, over a quarter of the world’s live coral cover has been lost in the last 30 years as a result of climate change? Coral bleaching is when coral loses its vibrant colours and turns white, and this is happening across the world. Not only this, but marine pollution is another major problem. …

Mozambique – Beaches, Scuba Diving & Wildlife

Mozambique‘s raw, wild beauty and white coastline offers the ultimate castaway experience. With seemingly undiscovered beaches, tropical archipelagos strung together by endless turquoise waters, a melting pot of cultures and delicious cuisine and protected marine and wildlife reserves – Mozambique is one of the best remote, tropical paradise destinations on offer! Mozambique Beaches Mozambique is still …

First Time Safari Guide

Planning a first time safari is exciting but can seem daunting. The best way to start planning your first time safari in Africa is to talk to one of our Travel Experts. Our Travel Experts are all African natives or have travelled the continent extensively and are here to help guide you in your choices with …

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 …

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 …