If you are lucky enough during your stay at Thonga Beach Lodge, you may join Layla Leigh Edeling on a guided forest walk. Her enthusiasm about all things creepy and crawly, feathered and fluffy will infuse your visit and you will look with renewed appreciation under every leaf and stalk. We asked Layla 5 questions…

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By Philip Briggs from Safaribookings.com Hluhluwe–iMfolozi Park rivals the world-famous Kruger National Park as one of southern Africa’s most alluring safari destinations. Extending over 1000 square kilometres of beautiful green hills, it is the world’s most important rhino sanctuary, and hosts a rich biodiversity including all the Big Five. Climatically, the warm, moist climate of…

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Our newest and perhaps most glamorous lodge, Rhino Ridge Safari Lodge, is set in the spectacular Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Game Reserve. This breath-taking lodge is receiving rave reviews on Tripadvisor.     Here are some lovely comments from our guests:   Amy G from Chessington in the UK says: As part of a 2 week trip, my…

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A dream that I have had for a long time is to swim in the ocean with dolphins. Somehow it is a dream that I have had since my childhood, since dolphins feel to me like creatures that belong with more mythical beings such as angels and unicorns. In my imagination dolphins have the power…

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If you visit any of our beautiful lodges set in pristine parts of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, do ask one of our guides to show you different varieties of Aloe plants. These succulents make great photographs in the setting sun, back-lit or silhouetted. There are over 500 Aloe species and their vibrant orange colours and spiral…

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Isibindi Africa is not unreasonably pleased to have made it into an elite caring set of organisations who are officially considered Fairtrade compliant! After many months or rigorous assessment (they don’t just hand this award out!), Isibindi Africa Lodges have made the grade. This makes us incredibly proud to be internationally recognized for our commitment…

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June is one of the loveliest months in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, where the waters are clear and still, the wildlife is active and the evenings are so bright you can see distant constellations of stars with the naked eye. Specialising in indoor and outdoor fireplaces, each of the Isibindi Africa Lodges brings warmth and inspiration to…

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