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April 5, 2018
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Bush villa B&B Safari Breakaway

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Enjoy a Big 5 safari with your family and friends in the comfort of Gondwana’s luxury bush villas and receive a complimentary game drive daily! Gondwana’s open plan 3 and 4 bedroom bush villas are ideal for groups and include fully stocked kitchens, spacious en-suit-bedrooms, and expansive decks. Braai in your own private lodge enjoying […]

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April 5, 2018
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Luxe For Less Winter Special – Ulubisi House

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Imagine a luxuriously spacious and stylish African villa with your own Field Guide, Chef and Butler. The villa is privately situated in the reserve’s 1000 hectare walking area surrounded by grasslands teaming with game. Three luxurious guest suites with endless mountain views provide extravagant accommodation for 6 adults or 4 adults and 4 children.The ultimate […]

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April 5, 2018
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Month of June Father’s Day Special

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Treat Dad this month and take the whole family on a Big 5 luxury safari ideally located in the Garden Route! Enjoy 2 exhilarating game drives daily in the 11 000 hectare private reserve, three gourmet meals a day, and family accommodation in spacious and luxurious bush villas. All for only R2250 per adult, children […]

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April 3, 2018
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Month of May Mother’s Day Special

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Spoil mom this month and take the whole family on a Big 5 luxury safari ideally located in the Garden Route!  Enjoy 2 exhilarating game drives daily in the 11 000 hectare private reserve, three gourmet meals a day, and family accommodation in spacious and luxurious bush villas. All for only R2250 per adult, children […]

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March 12, 2018

Wildlife update with Jono Berry (Conservation and sustainability Manager)

Photo credits: Zebra - Magdelene, Rainbow - PierreGondwana has enjoyed some lovely rain in January with over 94 mm falling at Lehele and an additional 15mm in February. This is up to three times the figure of neighbouring farmers in the area. The rainfall has provided a fantastic green flush of grass for the grazers.There has been a lot happening w
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March 12, 2018

Radio Jargon at Gondwana

Whilst out on game drive in many reserves in South Africa, there is another language that comes into play between field guides over their radio network. This radio jargon has evolved over time derived mostly from local African languages to allow the field guides to discuss sightings and updates . There is no translation app or google connection to
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March 12, 2018

Erica cerinthoides

A relatively common heath, widespread and native to South Africa, Erica cerinthoides is flowering in bursts of crimson on the reserve at the moment. It is also known as fire heath, red hairy heath or rooihaartjie. The flowers on Erica cerinthoides are fascinating as they are an unusually deep shade of red and are arranged in umbels of 7 to 10 flowe
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February 19, 2018

Bobartia Orientalis

Bobartia Orientalis is flowering all over the reserve at the moment. It is commonly known as the rush lily or blombiesie.Flowers are yellow and densely clustered on the end of flower stalks. The main flowering season is from September to November, however plants may flower sporadically throughout the year, depending largely on rainfall.Fire is thou
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February 19, 2018

Solanum linnaeanum

The thorn apple also known as devils apple, apple of Sodom or Gifapple, is native to South Africa and was introduced to many countries including Australia. It occurs in most areas from the Cape to Zimbabwe. It grows to be about 1m tall. The scientific name is Solanum linnaeanum (previously S.hermannii).It is a fascinating medicinal plant, and can
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February 7, 2018

Snap Shot Safari Website Launches

 We are pleased to be a part of SnapshotSafari, an international camera trap survey that looks to citizen scientists to classify wildlife caught on camera. The website (www.snapshotsafari.org) officially launched today! You can explore Tanzania, Mozambique, and South Africa through camera-traps spread through the first six reserves. Over the n
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