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An animal behind every bush

“Oooh! There’s a white rhino behind this bush” says Thobeka with quiet confidence. We stare dubiously at the bush until it suddenly seems to grow in size and an enormous white rhino lumbers out from behind it. “Wow she’s good” whispers one guest from the back row of the game viewing vehicle. “Yes, how does…

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5 Good Reasons to Book at Kosi Forest Lodge

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This is original land, if there can be such a thing, where locals stop to smile as you pass and women walk with bundles of sticks on their heads. Here are our top 5 reasons to book a stay at Kosi Forest Lodge. Reason 1: Flame lamps will guide you along a soft, sandy forest…

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A Day at Isibindi Zulu Lodge

What could be more inspiring than staying in a traditional thatched Zulu ‘rondavel’ (roundhouse) situated at the edge of a nature reserve in the heart of sunny Zululand? Watch giraffe glide past in the valley below your private viewing deck or from the infinity-edge swimming pool and appreciate this unique landscape of ochre, pink and…

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Rhino Whisperer

Nothing can quite prepare you for the experience of walking in the wilds of a game reserve in Africa. And Hluhluwe-iMfolozi is no theme park – this is the real thing, a vast safari park with untamed lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and one of the highest concentration of rhino of all wildlife parks in the…

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Traditional encounters

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Some say we all originate from Africa. This theory will become experiential truth when you hear that Zulu drumbeat under open African skies at Isibindi Zulu Lodge. Here are some exciting events in the heart of Zululand which you may visit while staying at Isibindi Zulu Lodge and Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge: June 22 June –…

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Thonga Menus

The food at Thonga Beach Lodge is receiving a lot of much-deserved attention. People often ask what kind of meals they may expect when visiting Isibindi Africa Lodges. Here is a selection of dinner and lunch menus from the talented Executive Head Chef of Isibindi Lodges, Carl Moller, to inspire your senses. All photographs in…

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Bushveld Dreams

This Kruger cowboy’s rugged exterior hides a heart of gold. Coming from a line of distinguished medical professionals, Joey Vermeulen’s father was horrified at his son declining his acceptance into medical school to follow his bush dreams. But the call of the wild was too strong to ignore, and Joey knew he had to be…

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Rhino Ridge Food Philosophy

I love how passionate the Isibindi Africa Lodges chefs are about local produce, and the team at the new Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge embody this love of all things seasonal and local. I ask about their food philosophy and the Head Chef’s reply is crisp: “Fresh!” He becomes animated as he describes his pleasure if…

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10 Reasons to Holiday in South Africa

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After 4 weeks of international travel, I am struck again by what good value and pristine and spectacular beauty travel in South Africa offers both local and international guests. Africa Geographic published our top ten reasons why we feel you should consider South Africa as your have-it-all holiday destination. Click on this link to read…

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