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The Rare Animal Series Part 1: The wild dog

Africa is full of incredible animal species, however, many of these are terribly endangered and may one day become nothing more than a memory, existing only in the history books. This is the first in a series of blogs taking a closer look at some of Africa’s more endangered species and presenting you with all …

Adam’s Top 10 Experiences of Tanzania Part 2

Here’s part 2 of yesterdays blog, detailing the adventures of Mahlatini’s Adam in Tanzania. 6. People of Tanzania Everywhere we travelled in Tanzania we met locals who were friendly, helpful and genuinely pleased to meet us. One particularly memorable experience took place in Zanzibar. Whilst driving the southern part of the island our guide realised we were getting hungry …

Adam’s Top 10 Experiences of Tanzania Part 1

It’s a tough job Adam has. Back in May he had to tear himself away from the office to hop on a plane to Tanzania with Mahlatini’s director Greg Fox. Together they spent a week travelling the ‘northern circuit’ taking in the famous Serengeti National Park and Ngorongoro Crater with a short visit to Lake …

Africa’s Top 9 Adrenaline Rushes

1. The Table Mountain Abseil (South Africa) At 3,558ft it goes without saying that the views from the top of Cape Town’s Table Mountain are nothing short of spectacular. So why not go the extra mile for the adrenaline junkies out there and create the original highest commercial abseil in the world? It would be …

Twin Centre Honeymoons

We are constantly finding that honeymooners are asking for a honeymoon combining two or more components in it, for example, they might wish to have an action packed safari as well as a romantic tropical island beach holiday in one. These holidays, which are termed ‘Twin Centre Holidays,’ are steadily growing in popularity. This is …

The History of Safari

When many of us hear the term ‘safari’ it evokes images of a bygone era where decadence, exploration and adventure were the spirit of the day.  We think back on a time ruled by hunters, dark tales of adventure, and an undeniable mysticism.  The history of safari is fascinating but how did today’s safari as we …

An Interview with Claire from Mahlatini

Claire grew up in the Warm Heart of Africa, Malawi. A natural water baby, she moved from Malawi at 18 where many a weekend had been spent at Lake Malawi to becoming a scuba diving instructor at Aliwal Shoal along Durban’s famous coastline. After spending a few years working as an instructor in South Africa …

An Interview with Travel Consultant Adam

Adam was born and bred in Belfast, Northern Ireland. On finishing his schooling Adam worked for a number of years as an Estate Agent including a stint in Spain. Following a period of travelling the world Adam decided to enter the travel industry and worked at British Airways. Ultimately this experience led him to Mahlatini, …

Things you should know when planning a safari holiday

The planning of a safari holiday can be a daunting process.   It isn’t your average beachside break and is likely to cost more.    There is a huge choice of styles and destinations and this can make safari planning a mind boggling experience.   For many people a safari is the holiday of a lifetime so it …