South Africa is fortunate to have some of the best safari experiences in Africa! The Explore More Travel team has a wealth of knowledge and takes pride in fulfilling our valued guests safari expectations no matter what the budget. We are proud of what our National & Private Game Parks have achieved over the last 2 decades and the continued focus on the conservation of our Fauna, Flora & animals will hold us good stead in the future.The World renowned Kruger National Park, established in 1898 to protect the wildlife of the South African Lowveld, is the flagship of the South African National Parks. The Kruger boasts the greatest species diversity in Africa and in excess of 140 mammal species are present including the Big 5 – lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino. Private game lodges offer guests unparalleled game viewing experiences, both by day and by night, in open game-viewing vehicles or on foot but always accompanied by an experienced ranger-tracker team. Informal or formal dinners under the African skies or in a fire-lit enclosed boma, where the nocturnal sounds of Africa the backdrop to guests and game rangers exchanging stories of their wildlife sightings.
The Eastern & Western Cape are home to a variety of private reserves particularly fond of by golfers who combine safari with Wine & Golf experiences. These 2 regions offer the international visitors the perfect malaria free safari experience on reserves that successfully reintroduced the Big 5 and other wildlife onto land that it once roamed freely. The Explore More Travel team have many favourites in the Eastern & Western Cape and its hard to pick out a few must visits, however Gondwana Game Reserve (an hour from Fancourt) is a property that we have successfully partnered with over the last few years and offers the best authentic Big 5 Safari experience close to Cape Town. The Gondwana team offers guests a 5 star experience at an affordable rate right on the doorstep of the Garden Route!
The Madikwe & Pilanesberg National Parks are situated in the ecologically rich transition zone between the Kalahari and the Lowveld. This vast area in the North Western Province of South Africa promises guests thrilling game viewing in a malaria free environment. A wide variety of both exclusive private and affordable lodges are available to suit your needs.
Kwa-Zulu Natal offers clients a diverse safari adventure & wildlife charms in a tropical climate. Beautiful natural settings from the heights of the mountains of the Drakensberg, a World Heritage Site, through to the tropical savannahs of Zululand where the Big 5 inhabit the Hluhluwe Park on the borders of the Indian Ocean.
No matter your budget, Explore More Travel can deliver a life altering safari experience. Log off from the outside world and enjoy the wonders of the African bushveld, there are very few things better in the world of travel than an authentic safari experience under the African sky!