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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 …

Our Top 5 Children’s Safari Books

With family safaris becoming increasingly popular, we thought it would be useful to share some of our favourite children’s safari books. These books aim to give your child a sense of what to expect on safari and to add to the fun and excitement about your upcoming safari adventure. The White Giraffe Series – Lauren …

A Lion King safari

There is no denying the computer animated remake of Disney’s ‘Lion King© ‘ has ignited a lion passion around the world, with many of us feeling inspired to experience a real Lion King© safari. The film also has Team Mahlatini planning a group cinema trip! Where to find a real ‘Lion King’ safari experience? The …

How To Live Like A Local In Cape Town

When in Cape Town, do as the Capetonians do! Whether it is your first visit to Cape Town or your tenth, it can be tricky to find the best things to see and do beyond the obvious. It is absolutely worth visiting Robben Island and Boulder’s Beach and there is no doubt that the view …

Top 10 reasons to go on a family safari

A family safari is the perfect experience to reconnect in beautiful surroundings and explore new life experiences together. From malaria free safaris in South Africa to Maassi training for your little warriors, we have picked our top 10 of the many reasons a safari is the ultimate family get away. Safaris in South and East …

Luxury island hopping with Four Seasons Seychelles

Two Inspiring Islands, One unique Seychelles holiday If you’re looking for a luxurious twin-island Seychelles holiday, whether a honeymoon, anniversary, or family holiday – look no further than Four Seasons’ two Seychelles properties. Enjoy luxurious villa accommodation at the Four Seasons Seychelles resort on the main island of Mahe, combined with Four Seasons Desroches Island a coral …

My family safari adventure reignited my passion

As owner of a safari specialist tour operator, you would expect that the African bush would be as familiar to my kids as the Disney channel. Their first safari experience was when they were aged only 2 and 4. Whilst we have wonderful memories from that family safari trip, theirs are hazy at best. So, …

Packing for children on safari

What to pack for safari is a question our Travel Experts get asked often. With family safaris being one of our predicted travel trends this year, we thought it would be useful to put together a general guide to packing for children on safari.  The following list is meant to give parents/guardians some ideas of …

An experts guide to planning safari

The word safari is a Swahili word meaning ‘journey’ and for us safari is much more than just a holiday; it’s often a life changing experience. Mahlatini’s Travel Experts have put together some of the key things they consider when planning the optimum safari experiences for clients. Seasonality: When is dry season and why is it …

Mahlatini’s Hospitality Heroes #1

Mahlatini has built trusted relationships with the very best in the business, meaning our clients get the VIP treatment as standard. In celebration of Mahlatini’s hospitality heroes, we’re running a series of up close and personal interviews with some of the most respected figures in African tourism. First up, we chatted with Wayne Coetzer, General …