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21st December, 2020

Once in your lifetime…

In this blog we explore the wonders of wildlife in South Africa.

Go on Safari in South Africa

You can travel the world to witness man’s most monumental achievements, or Mother Nature’s most spectacular displays, but sometimes it’s the simple things that make the biggest impression.

Watching a herd of elephants at a watering hole or seeing a pride of lions slumbering in the sunshine is a truly magical experience; and witnessing such animals in the wild is something you’ll never forget.

The term ‘Big Five’ came from the early big game hunters who used it to describe the animals they considered most dangerous or elusive to find. These were the African elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhinoceros, and today the best place to see them is South Africa.

Here, in established National Parks such as Kruger or Mabula, travellers can experience the ultimate African safari, staying in comfortable game lodges and enjoying daily game drives in search of the Big Five and other animals such as cheetah, honey badger and warthog.

Experienced guides lead bush walks to spot impala, zebra, giraffe and ostrich grazing on the open plains, and in the evenings travellers swap stories as they dine outside under starry African skies.

It’s a unique kind of holiday, on which you make friends, stories and memories that last a lifetime.

Experience it for yourself at the Mabula Game Lodge or on our Into the Heart of Kruger tour.

The opinions expressed are those of the author and are not held by Saga unless specifically stated.

The material is for general information only and does not constitute investment, tax, legal, medical or other form of advice. You should not rely on this information to make (or refrain from making) any decisions. Always obtain independent, professional advice for your own particular situation.

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