Accommodation & Itinerary shortlist incorporating the interest: Wildlife

You will most probably have close encounters with animals at these hand-picked accommodation providers. Some offer Safari drives and some are actively involved in rehabilitation projects….

This shortlist includes ALL properties and itineraries in South Africa & Namibia (with reference to your chosen interest). For a specific AREA/ TOWN search, please click here…

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Bartholomeus Klip Farmhouse

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1.3km From Hermon on Elandsberg Farms; which is right in the center between Riebeek Kasteel (11km), Wellington (23km) and Wolsely (25km). Western Cape, South Africa

Bartholomeus Klip is a charming small hotel for only 16 guests on a working wheat and sheep farm just over an hour away from Cape Town.There is a 4 000 hectare fynbos nature reserve, with a spectacular backdrop of mountains, to be explored on game drives or by mountain bike, and beautiful gardens with a unique swimming pool. The food is renowned, with lavish brunches and high teas, and a gourmet three-course dinner. The separate Wild Olive House, with its own swimming pool, can be hired on a self-catering or full-board basis.

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Whalesong Lodge – Gansbaai

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83 Cliff Street, De Kelders/ Gansbaai, Cape Whale Coast/ Overberg, Western Cape, South Africa

The small & intimate Whalesong Lodge overlooks the picturesque Walker Bay coast line in Gansbaai. They offer fantastic land based whale watching with views stretching from the white sand dunes of “Die Plaat” (past Hermanus) all the way to Cape Point! They are an excellent option for weekend breaks, since they are only two hour’s drive from Cape Town. Note: Gansbaai is also World renowned for its Great White Sharks and we highly recommend doing a Shark Cage Diving Tour while visiting Whalesong Lodge… We’ve done it and it’s LifeChanging!

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NAM-South (±9 Nights)

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“I need some space please!” If you need some space, we will definately give you some space in 10 days of exploring the South of Namibia! You will discover the Red Kalahari Desert, The 180km long Fish River Canyon (with breathtaking views), The Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, The Hochland wilderness & start & end your holiday [...]

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NAM-North (± 11 Nights)

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“Encounter Wildlife!” There is something humbling, yet life-changing when you encounter Africa’s Predators! On this 12 Day search for God’s amazing creatures in their natural habitat, you will also explore a 16000ha Nature Reserve where the AfriCats (Rehab) Foundation is situated. From there you will explore the Etosha National Park, a 22 750km² wildlife sanctuary! [...]

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Come to your Senses (± 12 Nights)

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Take a break, before YOU break and “Come to your SENSES!”… SEE: And experience the mighty ocean (with the occasional friendly whale & dolphin to greet you) right from your room. TASTE: The best of South African Cuisine & Wines HEAR: Noting but stillness and the sounds of wild animals from a distance FEEL: Be [...]

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Onguma – The Fort

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Just outside the Von Lindquist Gate to the Etosha National Park on the C38, Namibia. (Nearest town = Tsumeb)

The Onguma Fort is unique with massive raw walls, stunning stone clad features and a huge tower with views toward Etosha and Fisher’s Pan! It has an African feel like no other with a courtyard and large water feature that will refresh your senses. A large wooden deck leads outside, with scattered romantic seating spaces…

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Onguma – Bush Camp

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Just outside the Von Lindquist Gate to the Etosha National Park on the C38, Namibia (Nearest town is Tsumeb)

The much loved & relaxed Onguma Bush Camp is in essence a Family (& Friends) Friendly Choice! The Bush Camp is one of the best affordable options to explore the Etosha National Park! The lounge and dining areas overlook a stunning waterhole that affords great opportunities to see nature at play while children can run freely in a fenced-in & save environment…

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Mowani Mountain Camp

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Damaraland, Twyfelfontein Region, On Road D2612, Khorixas (Nearest Town), Namibia

You can’t get much further away from it all than this as Mowani Mountain Camp is known by many as “the ultimate retreat”…The word M’wane means ‘Place of God’, and here you will find the true meaning of the words – peace and tranquility. Picture this: An African Village, with dome-like thatched structures that blend in with the imposing boulders which are scattered around the outcrops. Mowani is truly a place of relaxation & inspiration…

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Taleni Etosha Village

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Situated on Route C38 – 2km from the Anderson / Okaukuejo entrance gate to Etosha National Park; Approximately 94km from Outjo and 20km from Okaukuejo, Namibia

The Etosha National Park is a 22 750km² wildlife sanctuary in Namibia, known for great game viewing! Taleni Etosha Village is ideally situated, only 2 kilometers from the Anderson Entrance Gate. You can choose between self-catering and eating at the restaurant. The basic tent-like accommodation creates a feeling that one lives in a traditional African [...]

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Cliff Lodge

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6 Cliff Street, De Kelders (Close to Gansbaai), Overberg Region, Western Cape, South Africa

Set on cliffs right above the sea with breathtaking views, Cliff Lodge (in Gansbaai/ De Kelders) boasts in Luxurious, individually decorated bedrooms with sea views that open onto outside patios. The wild, beautiful ocean of this area offers a unique eco-experience – this is truly the Kruger National Park of marine tourist attractions in South Africa! Experience an Ocean Safari like no other, with Great White Sharks, a variety of whales, Cape fur Seals, dolphins, and extensive bird and fish populations…

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