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Why did the elephant cross the road?

Lynda
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Perhaps more importantly, what should I do when the elephant crosses the road (close to me)? When going on an unguided game drive on your own, do learn a little bit about animal behaviour before you go, so that if you have a close encounter, you don’t panic. Elephants, the largest of all land mammals,

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What’s the big deal with MARULA TREES?

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Have you ever wondered if elephants really do get drunk when they eat Marula Fruit?  And is it good for anything else, other than South Africa’s much loved Amarula Cream Liqueur? Well, you might be astounded to know that in Swaziland alone, there are about 2 million Marula Trees and, on average, a mature tree

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Travelling with children?

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In an effort to curb child trafficking, the South African government has instituted new regulations pertaining to children coming into and out of the country. All children under 18 years old must have a copy of their unabridged birth certificate with them (or equivalent from their own country). However, if you have applied for a

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Boat Charter rates for fishing and game spotting (or sundowner cruise!)

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Guests at Royal Jozini are welcome to bring and launch their boats but if you would rather book a charter to go out fishing for a half or full day, or you would like to do some game spotting from the waters of Lake Jozini, then our charter boat with skipper is available at these

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Fishing Competition 2015/6

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Due to the lack of good rain over the 2014/15 summer season. it has been decided that the Royal Jozini annual fishing competition will be held in March 2016 – when it will not clash with the annual water let-out at the dam wall (generally October), and is a really good time for fishing, too.

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2014 Annual Tiger Fishing Competition

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The 2014 Royal Jozini Tiger Fishing Spring Festival was held over just two days this year, October 24th and 25th.  With 56 fishermen taking part, the weather was perfect and although the fish were more than elusive, a great time was had by all.  Congratulations to Mike Oldfield’s Imvubu team for winning the overall prize

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Don’t venture into the bush without these simple first aid tips

Lynda
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Being outside in the splendid nature of southern Africa means being at the mercy of Mother Nature. Sometimes, she can be a little harsh and leave us with a scratch, a bite or a bruise. These smaller bush injuries are relatively minor, but they can become a nuisance and even present a danger if not

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How to thoroughly enjoy the natural splendour of southern Africa

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Being outside in beautiful natural surroundings is a great privilege and it is no wonder that so many South Africans love it. But there are ways of getting an even richer and more meaningful experience out of it. In fact there are a handful of tips from seasoned travellers that can make a huge difference

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How to deal with an emergency in the bush

Lynda
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Being away from home presents a number of challenges and potential difficulties to the traveller. To be prepared is always the best advice, and that includes being prepared for emergencies as well. It is a good idea to accept that things work differently when you are in the bush and then be prepared for most

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What you need to know about using your cellphone when out of the country

Lynda
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In today’s information age it is difficult to imagine being away from cellphones, tablets and computers. This is why many people take these devices with them on holiday. But there are things you need to know about data connections, roaming, cellphone charges and so on. This knowledge could save you thousands in unnecessary expenses. This

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