Have the 2016 travel predictions been correct, so far?

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The travel industry is constantly evolving, and subsequently, the way travellers choose tours, packages and safaris is constantly changing. We dissect some predicted travel trends for 2016 and investigated if they have indeed come true by chatting to our tour consultants and industry influencers. WELLNESS TREND As people are more aware of digital burn out, … Read moreHave the 2016 travel predictions been correct, so far?

Your Namibian Bucket List – 10 Must Do Activities

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Namibia is a country like no other. A land of contrasts. It’s rough and arid and dry; a fascinating place filled with seemingly endless high-rising dunes. The majority of Namibia remains untouched by humankind and looks like it did hundreds of years ago. As a destination, it’s a must-see for any traveller looking for a … Read moreYour Namibian Bucket List – 10 Must Do Activities

In Pictures: Our Top 7 Favourite Instagram Photographers

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Recently, we started our Instagram account to showcase our exquisite tour and travel photos. Sarah Duff, travel blogger and photographer, was one of the first photographers to showcase her skills on our platform. But we’ve fallen in love with many Instagram photographers who captured a piece of our African continent. Here are our Top 7 … Read moreIn Pictures: Our Top 7 Favourite Instagram Photographers

Jenman African Safaris – Your Expert in Border Crossing Tours

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Why do people travel? Some people travel for a break from the stress of their 9 to 5 routine. Other people look to relinquish the responsibility of daily live. But for the majority of us, travel is about discovery – to taste new foods, experience new cultures and make memories that last a lifetime. If … Read moreJenman African Safaris – Your Expert in Border Crossing Tours

Growing Africa: One tree at a time

Jenman Safaris’ Grow Africa Foundation, together with Rosmead Central Primary School, spent a beautiful day in Scarborough planting trees to raise awareness for World Environment Day, which takes place on the 5th of June. Grow Africa is a non-profit organisation run by Jenman Safaris and African Luxury Hideaways which aims to uplift the communities in … Read moreGrowing Africa: One tree at a time

Introducing the new, the amazing, and the wonderful 2017 Jenman brochure!

2017 brochure

We’re excited to present you with our new 2017 Jenman African Safaris brochure filled with all our tours for the following year – ranging from day-trips to border-crossing tours. The Jenman 2017 brochure is a collection of all our tours that are on offer, along with interviews and behind-the-scenes stories in a neat and modern … Read moreIntroducing the new, the amazing, and the wonderful 2017 Jenman brochure!

This is Africa: Why we love this continent’s crazy sense of humour

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There is a well-known saying in Africa that locals and foreigners use to describe the absurd and bizarre things that happen on the continent. This is Africa, also referred to as TIA, is a simple way to describe the ludicrous things that occur in Africa. It is not always easy to communicate this humour to … Read moreThis is Africa: Why we love this continent’s crazy sense of humour

Did you know South Africa also has a “Little Five”?

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The ultimate bucket list for travellers visiting Southern Africa is to catch a glimpse of all the members of the Big 5: buffalo, elephant, lion, rhinoceros, and leopard. But did you know there is the Little 5 also exists? This group celebrates South Africa’s incredible biodiversity and the many small creatures that do not get … Read moreDid you know South Africa also has a “Little Five”?

Safari guests give back to a Zimbabwean school

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Retired Diana and Cliff Cunningham are visiting South Africa as part of their bucket list. After 9 months of planning, we were surprised when they contacted us to tell us they handmade 155 pencil cases for the Dingani Primary School  students in Zimbabwe. As part of our responsible tourism initiative Grow Africa, all our guests … Read moreSafari guests give back to a Zimbabwean school

What baby animals will you see on safari in the Green Season?

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The Green Season matches the rainy season when barren, dry and brown landscapes turn into a million varieties of green (hence the name). Because of so much rain there is a lot of food and animals take this to their advantage to expand their families. This means a lot of baby animals are born! There … Read moreWhat baby animals will you see on safari in the Green Season?

4 tips for the eco-conscious traveller

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Being a responsible tourist means more than throwing away your trash. As tourism has boomed in Africa over the last decades, the delicate eco-systems and cultural diversity of this incredible continent has come under threat. Even though tourism has many benefits for a developing nation, it can also destroy more than it protects. While many … Read more4 tips for the eco-conscious traveller

6 Unmissable Highlights of the Zambezi Valley

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Covering a distance of 2.574 km, the Zambezi is Africa’s fourth largest river and the largest east-flowing river into the Indian Ocean from this continent. Beginning in Victoria Falls, this mighty river flows into Africa’s largest man-made lake, the Kariba Dam, before journeying eastward through the Lower Zambezi Valley. Water is the lifeblood of Africa, … Read more6 Unmissable Highlights of the Zambezi Valley

Experience an Entire World in One Country

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Want to experience the world? Just travel to South Africa… South Africa is becoming a popular destination with the weak Rand (a welcoming hurrah for American and European travellers), relaxed visa regulations and that the perception of Africa is that it’s no longer just viewed as a “safari only” destination. More and more, there is … Read moreExperience an Entire World in One Country

Grow Africa Hike – A Walk to Remember

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At 9am on an unusually chilly morning of 19 February, 14 slightly sleepy Jenman staff members, a guide named Todd, a 2-year old toddler, and 17 very energetic children from Rosmead Primary School decided to brave the hike from Constantia Nek to the world famous botanical gardens of Kirstenbosch. The reason? Well firstly, many of … Read moreGrow Africa Hike – A Walk to Remember

Safari with Kids: Our top tips to help you

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Many parents are worried about taking their kids to Africa. But, as it turns out, the continent’s hospitality is very welcoming of families. There’s nothing as wonderful as seeing your child react to seeing a giraffe or elephant for the first time in their life. Here are some things to consider when travelling with children … Read moreSafari with Kids: Our top tips to help you

Cape Fires – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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Unless you have been living in an air-conditioned cave for the last week, you will undoubtedly have realised that Cape Town is currently experiencing a severe heat wave. For the Western Cape that guarantees one thing: fires. After our location for our new luxury eco villas, which will be built this year in the Scarborough region, … Read moreCape Fires – the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Pack Your Suitcase and Change a Life

Jenman African Safaris is all about sustainable and responsible travel. Recently, we launched our Grow Africa initiative Pack for a Purpose. What is Grow Africa? Grow Africa is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and African Luxury Hideaways. The main focus is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and … Read morePack Your Suitcase and Change a Life

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