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27th Mar 2020

Omicron Update

Dear Partners in Travel, We’ve updated most clients who have guests travelling to South Africa in the next 6 weeks on the situation but would also like give a general…
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28th Oct 2021

Western Cape product update

Dear Partners in Tourism I was in Cape Town recently to participate in the Cape Town marathon. What was significant about the event, was that it was one of the…
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30th Sep 2021

October 2021 Newsletter

Dear Partners in Tourism, It is Spring in Southern Africa – as I look out from my office window the Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow Tree is in full bloom with…
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27th Jul 2021

Tswalu Feedback

Dear Partners in Tourism, Covid19 has given us at Royal African Discoveries a bit more time to explore some of the remote parts of the country. Pieter & I recently…
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6th Feb 2021

Off the beaten track Cape: Overberg, Cederberg & West Coast

Dear Partners in Travel, I had the opportunity to take one of our Nordic agents on a site inspection trip at the end of January. We focussed on some of…
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25th Mar 2021

Greater Kruger & Winelands site feedback

Dear Partners in Travel, I had the opportunity to accompany one of our Finnish agents on a whirlwind site inspection trip around the Greater Kruger National Park and Cape Winelands.…
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1st Jun 2021

June 2021 Newsletter

Dear Partners in Tourism, Best recovery wishes and we hope this communication finds you in good health. It has been a while since my last official newsletter – pre-COVID in…
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21st Jan 2021

Reasons to Keep those New Years’ Resolutions

After the upheaval of 2020 we are all looking forward to a much improved 2021! The beginning of the year is always a good time to reflect on what is…
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10th Dec 2020

A Small step off the Beaten Track

South Africa’s borders are open and we look forward to welcoming clients back to this incredible destination. During the period that our international borders were still closed, Pieter and I…
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2nd Dec 2020

Next stop – Adventure

South Africa’s borders are open and we look forward to welcoming clients back to this incredible destination. During the period that our international borders were still closed, Pieter and I…
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17th Dec 2020

City Oasis

South Africa’s borders are open and we look forward to welcoming clients back to this incredible destination. During the period that our international borders were still closed, Pieter and I…
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27th Nov 2020

Cocoon Sanctuary

South Africa’s borders are open and we look forward to welcoming clients back to this incredible destination. During the period that our international borders were still closed, Pieter and I…
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20th Oct 2020

Garden Route Feedback

Dear Partners in Travel, George and Wilderness Tourism recently extended the opportunity to Pieter and myself to experience and view some of the product and activities available on the George/Wilderness…
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6th Oct 2020

Sabi Sands Lodges Feedback

The South African government has announced that international borders will open again on 1 October 2020 (certain conditions apply for international tourists and leisure tourists from ‘high risk countries are…
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14th Sep 2020

Kruger Lodges Feedback

Domestic travel in South Africa has been possible since late August and we used the opportunity to visit a few safari lodges in the Hoedspruit area of the greater Kruger…
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20th May 2020

Dream with us

As with many of you, the Royal African Discoveries team is eagerly awaiting and dreaming about the day we can welcome back clients to our shores. We were again reminded…
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5th Jun 2020

A Live Safari Experience

Royal African Discoveries and Shamwari Private Game Reserve have been hosting live safari experiences. So far we have done 2 sessions. Please click on the links to view the recordings.
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31st Mar 2020

Meet the Team

Dear Partners in Travel, We trust you and your family are safe in these difficult times and like us eagerly awaiting the day that we can again welcome tourist to…
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5th Mar 2020

Cape Winelands Feedback

First-hand feedback from Pieter’s recent trip to the Cape Winelands. Stellenbosch Although the smaller neighbouring town of Franschhoek is normally higher on the list of preferred locations for clients to…
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28th Jan 2020

Shamwari Game Reserve Feedback

First-hand feedback from Johan's recent trip to Shamwari Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape.    Shamwari Long Lee Manor: The lodge wasn’t just refurbished but actually closer to totally rebuilt.…
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28th Jan 2020

January 2020 Newsletter

Dear Partners in Tourism, Best wishes for 2020! We wish all our partners around the world a successful and prosperous year and decade. The year started ‘full steam’ immediately with…