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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 …

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, …

Seychelles Guide

The Seychelles is on many people’s bucket list, whether to enjoy its pristine white sand beaches, the unique nature and wildlife, or simply to just relax at one of its luxurious resorts. There is much more, however, to a holiday in the Seychelles. Here’s our A to Z of everything about the islands, why our …

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 …

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 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 …

Zimbabwe’s Top 5 Attractions

One of the most beautiful countries in Africa, Zimbabwe has been neglected as a tourist destination for many years but is finally staging a comeback. With one of the best climates in the world, a happy blend of diverse scenery and wildlife and an ambiance only found in Africa, this is a destination not to …