South Africa is a piece of jewel of the African continent, with so many different areas that some people used to say that there is many countries in one.
South Africa counts around 53 millions of inhabitants using 11 different official langages
A world in one country:
South Africa offers so many possibilities for those who love nature, wildlife, open spaces, good food and delicious wines, wild coasts and of course unique private nature reserves where you can spot a large numbers of wild animals, including the Big Five.
You can mix safaris with the most stunning beaches on the coast. You can enjoy a braaï (South African typical Barbecue using wood) around the fire and taste some of the best wines in the world.
You can climb mountains or swim under wild waterfalls..
Everything is possible in South Africa
Private Natural Reserves and National Parks
Lots of National Parks are available in South Africa, the most famous one and prestigious is the Kruger National Park. A Park of more than 2 millions scare, offering an abondant diversity of wildlife like the famous big fives (elephants, lions, leopards, rhinoceros, buffalos) but also plenty of general game as zebras, giraffes, antelopes, honey badgers, hyenas, baboons, cheetahs, wild dogs, hippos…
Some private natural reserves are open to the Kruger without any fences so that animals can move around in and out. This is where I love to take my guests on safari.
You will get there an experience of an intimate safari, close to the nature and wildlife, staying at some of the most prestigious lodges of South Africa and with the best trackers you could find.
THE destination for nature lovers
South Africa offers as well some stunning beaches with soft white sand and clear transparent water, like you can find in Cape Town. You will even see some Penguins swimming around you, and depending of the season some whales too, especially near Hermanus. For those who loves wine, South Africa is a little heaven, you have to try their Pinotage, Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon.
Because South Africa offers plenty of possibilities:
As I said, those who are looking for spending time in nature in the bush surrounded by wildlife will be definitely at the right place, those who are more looking for some relax time and chill at the beach can do it too. Those who are looking for capturing some stunning images as a professional photographer or not, will have so many opportunities to practice and bring back home some stunning photographies.
On top of that, there is quite a lot of advantages by choosing to travel to South Africa to spend your holidays:
My favorite spots
I have chosen to specialized myself in some very specific areas in South Africa I managed to find because based here and thanks to all my local friends. I have been exploring those areas since quite a while now so I know exactly where I can offer the best experiences to my guests. Surprising you by taking you in some very hidden places, very intimate and offering the best level of service.
Thanks to my network build in the area, I can offer you some truly out of the box experiences and have some completely exclusive access to, which all put together will blow your mind.
The Greater Kruger
The Greater Kruger area, including the Kruger National Park, offer some breathtaking landscapes where you can enjoy just by yourself, in a open 4×4 game viewer and with your expert guide ( talking both english and french) and trackers, a beautiful sunset and sundowner in the middle of the bush without anyone else around you.. Why not as well having dinner under the stars around a fire listening to all the stories and experiences from your guide.
The Panoramique Route
Another jewel of this area is the Panorama Route and the Blyde Canyon, which is the 3rd worldwide biggest canyon after those from America and from Namibia. The view is breathtaking there, and it’s a great place to visit when traveling with your family or friends and so romantic for couples too.
Cape Town, the perfect mix to the bush
Finally, for those who want to combine adventures and actions in the bush with some chill times at the beach in a place which have been elected not too long ago the most beautiful city in the world, Cape Town will be the spot to go.
You can get there so easily by direct flight from the bush.
The energy provided by Cape Town is endless: beaches, mountain, world famous centuries-old vineyards such as Stellenbosch and Franschhoek.
I will be happy to create a tailor made safari for you including some nights spent in Cape Town, to make your trip even more exceptional.