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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, …

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 …

Rare Safari Animals You Will be Lucky to See

Most safari-goers are usually looking out for the Big 5 (lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino) but there are some rare safari animals worth keeping your eyes peeled for. Spotting one of these rare animals on safari would be a truly amazing #MahlatiniMoment… Pangolin Although many think of pangolins as reptiles due to their scaly …

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 …

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 …

Where to find Gorillas in Africa

Gorilla trekking in Africa is up there as one of our teams top bucket-list safari experiences. Why? Because we LOVE Gorillas! Did you know gorillas display many human-like behaviors and emotions, such as laughter and sadness. They even make their own tools to help them survive in the forest. In fact, after chimpanzees and bonobos …