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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 …

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 …

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, …

Top 10 Instagrammable Experiences in Africa

Many people are often inspired to travel to places they’ve seen on Instagram and usually want to recreate those amazing images for their own feed. There are so many incredible instagrammable experiences in Africa that will most definitely inspire you and have you adding one more thing to your bucket-list! Here are our top 10 …

Hidden Gems – True Off the Grid Africa Lodges

How does an off the grid safari sound? Do you dream of immersing yourself in the untouched nature of the remote African wilderness? Perhaps you have ticked off the big bucket list experiences and want to explore the roads less travelled in Africa. Our travel experts have picked some of the best places to go …

Where to go on safari – Southern Africa vs. East Africa

Deciding where you should go on safari can sometimes be a difficult task. If it is your first time, you may want to go to a destination which is going to give you the best game viewing possible for your time there. If you have been on safari before you may want to go somewhere …

Best Photographic Safaris

All safaris offer the chance to take great photographs, but certain camps and lodges offer specific photographic safari experiences which allow you to permanently capture the soul of your adventure. Select safari properties can provide guests with professional photographic equipment to use, hides from which to capture authentic wildlife moments and specially trained guides who …

Top 10 safari lodges where animals roam free

Team Mahlatini are big fans of safari lodges which offer prime ‘deck chair’ safari experiences. When we say ‘deck chair’ safari, we mean properties that while you’re lounging in your deck chair, taking a dip in the pool or relaxing in your room, an animal could walk by at any moment. Our ‘ top 10 …

Family holidays to Africa: our insider’s view

Are you still on the hunt for this year’s family holiday? Whether you are planning some quality time with the kids for your summer break, a half term getaway or an escape from the weather with the family over Christmas and New Year, here’s a little enticement from us. As experts in luxury escapes to …

A Namibian Adventure

Thanks to the perks of the job, I was very lucky to have recently travelled to Namibia. Without a doubt the most iconic image I carried with me before arriving were the dunes at Sossusvlei. These towering sandy masses are one of the most impressive features of the landscape and I couldn’t wait to see …