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Central Highlands

Explore Central Highlands

With a Central Highlands safari, discover Okonjima, a conservation hotspot that is home to The AfriCat Foundation; famous for rehabilitating big cats and other wildlife. A family-run business, the AfriCat conservation efforts have been ongoing since 1993 and since that time has helped to successfully reintroduce more than 1080 carnivores back into the wild.


  • Renowned for phenomenal cheetah sightings
  • Expansive area of wilderness and rich conservation presence
  • Exceptional birdwatching experiences, with over 250 species recorded
  • Authentic cultural experiences and meet the indigenous San Bushmen
  • Embark on walking safaris to track cheetah, leopard and rare African wild dog

Iconic Activities

  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Rhino Tracking Icon Rhino Tracking
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
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Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect in the Central Highlands

  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Springbok
  • Sable
  • Oryx
    Beisa Oryx
  • Leopard
  • Kudu
  • Cheetah
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
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When to visit

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Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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Call us or inquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.

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We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

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Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

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