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Lions get a little too close at Schotia Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Lions stalk 4×4 during game drive in South Africa

[ 2 ] August 20, 2011

Fancy going on safari in South Africa? Check out this lioness and her mate getting a little too close for comfort at Schotia Private Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth.

Lions get a little too close at Schotia Private Game Reserve in South Africa - Safaris in South Africa - Fabulous Travel Guide

Lions get a little too close at Schotia Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Think you’re brave enough? Book a safari at Schotia Private Game Reserve and you’re guaranteed lion sightings!

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See elephants at Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa

Go on safari at Addo Elephant National Park

[ 1 ] August 8, 2011

Looking for cheap safaris in South Africa? Addo Elephant National Park gives visitors the chance to see hundreds of elephants, black rhino, buffalo and zebra.

Spaning the Zuurberg mountains, the Sundays River Valley and the indigenous forest at Woody Cape, this park boasts an impressive 180,000 hectares.

Pictures of elephants at Addo Elephant National Park - Addo safaris in South Africa - Fabulous Travel Guide

See elephants at Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa

Take your time to spot redhartebeest skipping through the trees, warthogs foraging in the bushes and Kudus standing proud. The real treat comes when a herd of elephants stumble into your path or an inquisitive buffalo appears at the side of your vehicle grunting softly.

Picture of buffalo at Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa - Addo Safaris South Africa - Fabulous Travel Guide

A buffalo takes us by surprise at Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa

Booking your tour

Addo Elephant National Park a malaria-free area situated just 60 minutes’ drive from Port Elizabeth. Choose from guided tours, self drives in the Wildlife area, horse trails and even accommodation for those who can’t drag themselves away. Email addoenquiuires@sanparks.org for more info.

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Lioness and her cubs at Schotia safaris - Safaris in South Africa - Fabulous Travel Guide

Spot lions at Schotia Private Game Reserve

[ 4 ] August 4, 2011

Looking for an unforgettable safari experience in South Africa? Schotia Private Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth is a great choice.

This park actually guarantees lion sightings and is thought to be ‘the most densely stocked reserve in Africa’ with over 2000 animals. So if you’re desperate to see the Big Five then Schotia is a a safe bet.

Lioness and her cubs at Schotia safaris - Safaris in South Africa - Fabulous Travel Guide

Lioness and her cubs at Schotia safaris - Safaris in South Africa - Fabulous Travel Guide

What to expect

As well as lions, this reserve is home to hundreds of game species including zebra, wilderbeest, hippos, giraffes, monkey, springbuck and even crocodiles – so expect an afternoon packed full of adventure!

Giraffes at Schotia Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Giraffes at Schotia Private Game Reserve in South Africa

Tours usually take place in an open-top Land Rover and last around 4 hours. Blankets are provided for the evening drives – but it’s always book to wear gloves and take a warm jacket. TOP TIP Take a spare camera battery!

Booking your tour

Addo/Schotia full day tour: Our favourite tour includes a morning drive through Addo Elephant Park, followed by an afternoon/evening drive through Schotia. Price includes lunch, drinks and a delicious dinner around the bonfire.

Tooth & Claw: Enjoy a 4-hour guided game drive in an open Land Rover where you’ll spot lions, giraffe, rhino and hippo. Afterwards, feast on a delicious buffet dinner prepared on open fires.

We want to say a big thanks to Peter de Witt for making our tour unforgettable! Get more information about tours or email schotia@intekom.co.za to make a booking.

Looking for more animal adventures in South Africa? Go cage diving with Great White sharks for an adrenaline rush you’ll never forget! Follow us on Twitter for more travel updates.

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