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Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls (Mosi-oa-Tunya – “The Smoke that Thunders”) is a waterfall in southern Africa on the Zambezi River at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The little station of Victoria...

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Hwange

Hwange

Situated in the northwest corner of Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park (named after a local Nhanzwa chief) covers 1 462 000 hectares making it the nation’s largest wildlife area. It contains a variety...

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Matopos

Matopos

Matopos, meaning ‘bald heads’, was the name chosen for the area by the Ndebele King, Mzilikazi. He is buried in the Matopos hills just a short distance from the park. It is an apt description of...

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Antelope Park

Antelope Park

Set in over 3000 acres of open savannah grassland, Antelope Park is a unique game reserve and a haven of tranquillity welcoming guests and volunteer eco-tourists alike. It is home to the world-famous...

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Great Zimbabwe Monument

Great Zimbabwe Monument

The Great Zimbabwe Monument is a hugely impressive monument situated on the southeastern edge of the central plateau and the largest precolonial monument south of the Egyptian pyramids. A celebrated...

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Limpopo

Limpopo

Limpopo Province is located in the far north of South Africa and shares borders with three neighbouring countries: Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. For this reason, the province is also known as...

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HESC

HESC

The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC) is living proof that people can make a difference to the long-term survival of the planet and its animal inhabitants. It is a unique African wildlife...

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Kapama

Kapama

Situated in South Africa’s northernmost province of Limpopo, renowned for its prolific and diverse wildlife, Kapama Private Game Reserve is home to over 40 different mammal species including the...

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Maputo

Maputo

Maputo, officially named Lourenço Marques until 1976, is the capital and most populous city of Mozambique. Located near the southern end of the country, it is positioned within 120km of the...

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Kimberley

Kimberley

Capital of the Northern Cape, Kimberley is well known for the discovery of diamonds that led to its establishment in 1893. British businessmen Cecil Rhodes and Barney Barnato made their fortunes in...

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Drakensberg Mountains

Drakensberg Mountains

The Drakensberg is the name given to the eastern portion of the Great Escarpment, which encloses the central Southern African plateau. The Great Escarpment reaches its greatest elevation in this...

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Hluhluwe

Hluhluwe

As the oldest proclaimed nature reserve in Africa, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park consists 960km² (96 000ha) of hilly topography 280km north of Durban in central Zululand and is known for its rich wildlife...

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Swazi Candles

Swazi Candles

Established in 1982, Swazi Candlesis a manufacturing company based in the beautiful Kingdom of Swaziland in Southern Africa. They create handcrafted, highly decorative animal and geometric...

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Mantenga Cultural Village

Mantenga Cultural Village

The Swazi cultural village at Mantenga is a living museum of old traditions, representing a classical Swazi lifestyle during the 1850s. Read more > Activity: Visit Swazi Candles and Mantenga...

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Bourke’s Luck Potholes

Bourke’s Luck Potholes

Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve is situated in the Drakensberg escarpment region of eastern Mpumalanga, South Africa. The reserve protects the Blyde River Canyon, including sections of the...

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Pilgrim’s Rest

Pilgrim’s Rest

Pilgrim’s Rest is a small museum town in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa and is protected as a provincial heritage site. It was the second of the Transvaal gold fields attracting a rush of...

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Pretoria

Pretoria

Pretoria is a city in the northern part of Gauteng province in South Africa. It straddles the Apies River and has spread eastwards into the foothills of the Magaliesberg mountains. It is one of the...

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Soweto

Soweto

Soweto is a township of the City of Johannesburg in Gauteng, South Africa. Its name is an English syllabic abbreviation for South Western Townships. Soweto comprises one-million people and was made...

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Kruger

Kruger

The world-renowned Kruger National Park has 2-million hectares of an unrivalled diversity in life forms. It is a world leader in advanced environmental management techniques and home to an impressive...

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