Located between the slopes of the iconic Table Mountain and the glistening sapphire waters of Table Bay, the exceptionally scenic city of Cape Town is in a class of its own. Some cities boast rich culture, vibrant nightlife, a cosmopolitan atmosphere and extraordinary architecture, while others boast breathtaking landscapes and extraordinary natural wonders. Cape Town is lucky enough to be blessed with all of these attractions and more. With its bustling harbour, world-class beaches, top-notch vineyards, and its mountainous surroundings brimming with diverse flora and fauna, Cape Town consistently captivates the hearts of all who visit.
Tswalu is a vast, magical land of infinite possibility, with sweeping vistas and a liberating sense of space. The green Kalahari is nature at its most diverse and surprising, and to spend time here is to be touched by exuberant, soulful beauty. Considered important for thousands of years, we’re now striving to conserve this breathtaking landscape for future generations.
Tswalu lets you reconnect with the richness of the earth. It offers an escape to a place that’s governed by the ancient rhythms of the seasons, rather than the clock and the calendar. It offers a vision of hope that brings together conservation, research and unrivalled safari experience. Everything we do is centred around our creed: To leave our world better than how we found it.
· Tswalu is South Africa’s largest private game reserve
· There are only two camps with a maximum of 28 guests, ultimate privacy and exclusivity
· Tarkuni is a 5-bedroom homestead which offers a natural home from home with understated elegance and a sense of luxury
· Tswalu is unquestionably one of the best places in southern Africa to see cheetahs in the wild
Thornybush Game Reserve lies just five hours’ drive from Johannesburg, near South Africa’s northeastern border in the beautiful Limpopo Province. Boasting over 12 000 hectares of pristine wilderness, this stunning protected area is characterised by open savannah, woodlands, and shrublands. The park is home to an array of African wildlife, including all of the mighty ‘Big Five’ (lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant and Cape buffalo) as well as giraffe, mongoose, zebra, the rare and endangered pangolin, and many more. Thornybush is also inhabited by 507 bird species, and specialised bird-focused walks and drives are on offer. Visitors can look forward to guided day or night safaris, luxurious spa treatments, and delicious local cuisine in a breathtaking setting. This destination is also known for its excellent photographic opportunities.
· Exclusive-use villa at Royal Malewane that sleeps up to 12 guests in six beautifully designed en-suite bedrooms
· Private chef and housekeeping team, dedicated game ranger, tracker and private game drive vehicle
· Royal Malewane has the most experienced and qualified guiding team in Africa
· Located in the Thornybush Private Game Reserve where Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Elephant and Black Rhino, Africa’s Big 5, are regularly sighted
Mafia Island forms part of the famous Tanzanian Spice Islands which are set in the Indian Ocean. The island features mangrove thickets, coastal moorlands and lowland forest. The archipelago’s coral reefs, sandbars, lagoons and beaches form part of the Mafia Island Marine Park – Tanzania’s first national marine park. This spectacular, unspoilt area offers visitors rich, colourful reefs with over 50 hard and soft corals and over 460 species of fish and a variety of diverse marine life, making this area excellent for diving boasting numerous world-class dive sites. Visitors can spot whale sharks and sea turtles in the clear waters, view hippos wallowing in the reed-lined lakes of the interior and discover the many rustic fishing villages and farming communities scattered around the island.
· One of the world’s most exclusive island getaways
· Situated in your own marine reserve, you can swim with the gentlest giant of the ocean, the whale shark, and watch sea turtles nesting
· Thanda partners with the Tanzanian Marine Parks on a range of marine conservation and education programs in the region
· The island is surrounded by coral reefs, which protect the Island from massive waves and heavy seas
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