Blog

08 Aug

Tempt your tastebuds on a cooking safari

Kylie Granat reports in Tourism Update that cooking safaris are gaining popularity, with many lodges offering a special-interest cooking or food experience while on safari. They are often interactive, with guests getting to join the chef in the kitchen or around the campfire.African Bush...

13 Jun

30 Super South African Getaways

With the winter holidays around the corner, I thought picking the brains of a real expert in the field of breaking away would be a good idea. As photo editor of Getaway, Teagan Cunniffe has been to more holiday destinations than she can remember. In...

09 May

DINOKENG – AN OVERLOOKED GEM

A tourism gem that is often overlooked by visitors to Johannesburg or Pretoria is Dinokeng. Within easy reach of urban Gauteng, Dinokeng’s slogan speaks directly to time-pressed tourists: “Africa in one day”.The 228 000ha Dinokeng region not only offers a game reserve with a wide variety...

24 Apr

WHAT NOT TO PACK WHEN TRAVELLING

Most of us tend to over pack when we go on holiday. Here are a few items you can safely leave at home next time you travel.ValuablesUnless you are the queen, it’s best to leave your two-carat diamond ring with matching necklace, emerald earrings...

23 Feb

Eco-clubs programme creates positive impact

Kim Emmanuel recently reported for Tourism Update about the success of the “Children in the Wilderness” programme, run by Wilderness Safaris.This programme is being conducted in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana and has already resulted in less littering in communities and improved academic success for...

20 Jan

RHINO SHUTTLES WINS INTERNATIONAL AWARD

Rhino Shuttles have just won a prestigious international award, officially confirming we are the best in our field.After being nominated by clients, we were shortlisted for the Luxury Travel Guide: Africa and Middle East Awards 2017. This awards programme select winners based on their achievements...

05 Jan

RHINO SHUTTLES SHORTLISTED FOR A 2ND AWARD

We are absolutely thrilled at the news that we are on the shortlist for the Luxury Travel Guide’s Africa and Middle East Awards for 2017.Over the past 12 months The Travel Guide has been receiving votes for individuals & companies throughout Africa & the Middle...

28 Nov

TRAVEL LIGHT – 6 TIPS FROM THE EXPERTS

The old adage that you usually take twice the clothes and half the money you need for a holiday rings loud and clear to me. I’m sick of schlepping lead-heavy bags from one destination to the next, so when I saw an article about travelling...

10 Nov

STARGAZING UNDER AN AFRICAN SKY

A South African holiday simply cannot be complete without experiencing our brilliant southern constellations. Fortunately, we have several excellent sites where you can get a closer look at our starry skies. Rhino Shuttles can drive you to the first three directly or take you to...

27 Sep

GAME LODGES – AIR OR ROAD TRANSFERS?

With increasing availability of air shuttles like Federal Air to the larger Kruger region and several other luxury game lodges, many travellers wonder whether they should look at air or road transport for their trip.The answer is simple: it depends on your needs.If you are...