My First South Africa Safari Experience

I believe when you think of South Africa you think of a safari.  Well, I was lucky enough to have the most incredible safari experience while visiting South Africa in November 2019.  I spent 3 days on safari in the Sabi Sabi Private Game Reserve, which is located in the Southern portion of the Kruger. […]

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GOLDEN GATE HIGHLANDS NATIONAL PARK SOUTH AFRICA

It’s no surprise to us that, South Africa was recently voted in the top five most Instagrammable countries in the world, following a survey by Big Travel 7, which featured 192 countries! Check out below how 15 Instagrammers scouted South Africa’s nine different provinces for the 25 best Instagrammable locations. Some very well known locations […]

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Fun facts about Africa’s Little Five Animals

For so long, the Big Five – lion, elephant, buffalo, rhino, and leopard – have dominated the list of must-sees on a South African safari. Now, there is a shift towards the importance of acknowledging the smaller animals, and in particular, five small animals called the ‘Little Five’. They’re not as popular as other non-Big […]

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#Gr8SA Trip Update: Helping Those Who Need It Most

]In November, DSA Pays it Forward (the philanthropic arm of South African Airways Vacations) hosted its annual fundraiser. While traveling in South Africa, eight SAAV employees were able to visit two of the charities supported by the money raised at the event. It was a consensus that the entire day was an incredible, humbling experience. […]

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Overcoming Pre-Trip Jitters

By Hilari Ross, Africa Specialist You have your flights and hotel booked (hopefully through your Africa Specialist at South African Airways Vacations) – you are ready to travel to South Africa! I wish it were that simple for me. Unlike some travelers, instead of excitement, my mind goes straight to questions. As soon as all […]

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