Makunudu, Maldives Blog June 2024

June 20th, 2024|

  The Maldives, a firm favourite with Sally as our underwater specialist and snorkelling master, and a first time for me.  1’200 coral islands stretching out in the warm Indian Ocean with over 150 resorts, [...]

  • MMHA Event
  • MMHA event

Coquille Bonheur: Above All We Care

February 2nd, 2024|

Last month, Coquille Bonheur brought the magic of Christmas to the Mauritius Mental Health Association (MMHA) alongside the support of Government Ministers, to bring smiles, warmth and wrapped surprises to the special needs children and [...]

Imvelo Safari Lodges Smile and See Safari 2023

December 11th, 2023|

Imvelo Safari Lodges started their first Smile Safari in 2011 and this year they treated their 40,000th patient   There are lots of great stories that can be told from these annual visits and Smile and [...]

  • Mauritius event London

Mauritius Tourism Event

September 13th, 2023|

We enjoyed the Mauritius Trade Event in London where we met new faces and old. It was a gathering of all things Mauritius - airlines, tour operators, hotel suppliers and we were there to represent [...]

  • Garden Shop at Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands
  • Gelato Room at Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands
  • Lekker Room at Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands

Babylonstoren Summer 2023 Summer Snippets

August 7th, 2023|

Babylonstoren - South Africa  It is all going on at the Farm where an enchanted Garden Shop, Gelato Room and craft Coffee Roastery have opened. Babylonstoren is dedicated to innovation, nourishment and local produce, and these new additions [...]

  • H&S at the Newt with Dalene 2022
  • Nimali Tarangire - new hide viewing
  • Amazing whale viewing in Mozambique with Crafted Africa
  • Elephant at Jozibanini
  • Porini Mara - morning tea delivered to your tent

Autumn Snippets from Helen & Sally

October 25th, 2022|

South Africa Babylonstoren has been voted #1 hotel in Southern Africa by Conde Nast Traveler's readers for the second consecutive year. The Farm Hotel was voted for by more than 240,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers and also [...]

  • Elephant at Jozibanini
  • The group on the Elephant Express
  • Fam trip lunch
  • Imvelo Guides
  • The new pool at Nehimba

My fam trip to Zimbabwe with Imvelo

October 20th, 2022|

This was my first trip to Africa since Covid and boy, was it amazing and very special to be back. We all met separately and met at the Wallow in VF (Wild Horizons), a perfect [...]

  • #willwhitford Ngamo welcomes Rhino
  • Big Lagoon Camp, Remote Africa Safaris, Zambia
  • The Great Migration, Kenya
  • Nimali Mara view out to the Serengeti Plains, Tanzania

Summer Snippets from Marketing Worldwide

June 28th, 2022|

Lots to update you on in our short, but sweet, snippets.... We have some amazing offers and itineraries to share for last minute bookings to see rhino in Hwange, the Great Migration, a Malawi/Zambia combo, [...]

  • Cobras anti poaching unit

Protecting the new Rhino

May 20th, 2022|

Most existing rhino conservation successes throughout Africa are on private land or government park land. This project represents a massive paradigm shift particularly for white rhino because it is on community land with local communities [...]

  • Imvelo Safari Lodges - Rhino Naming Auction
  • Rhino #803
  • Rhino #204

Help Imvelo Safari Lodges name the Rhino!

May 17th, 2022|

As we count down the days until the rhino are in Ngamo, some of the community leaders have suggested names for their first two rhino. Would you, or perhaps your clients, like to be part [...]

  • Rhinos return to Hwange

Breaking news from Hwange!

May 12th, 2022|

Imvelo Safari Lodges are bringing white rhino back to Hwange National Park We are so proud and excited to announce a brand new conservation project. Imvelo are bringing rhino back to Hwange and have been working tirelessly [...]

Celebrating World Rhino Day

September 22nd, 2021|

World Rhino Day is marked every year on 22 September to create awareness about the different kinds of rhino species as well as the dangers they face. DID YOU KNOW… There are five species in [...]

  • The new Kitchen Garden at Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands, South Africa
  • RHS official Rose. pop along for a tasting if you are at #ChelseaFlowerShow2021
  • Elephant in Hwange
  • Brunch break whilst cycling from Jozi

Here’s What Is New From H&S

September 16th, 2021|

The new Kitchen Garden at Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands, South Africa Babylonstoren continues to evolve and we are excited to share the incredible new kitchen garden. The garden is already in full swing meeting [...]

  • Canoeing with the elephants @ Bomani, Hwange NP
  • High waters @ Tafika, South Luangwa
  • Fynbos Family House, Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands, South Africa
  • Fynbos Family House, Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands
  • Vaccinating the local communities and frontline Imvelo Staff @ Hwange NP

Spring Snippets from Southern Africa

May 4th, 2021|

Whilst we still dream of safaris and the next time we can take a deep breath of African sunshine, we wanted to share some news, a few snippets to make you smile and a couple [...]

  • 2 Turtle Doves - Helen & Sally
  • Tarangear Masks
  • #walkluangwa2020
  • Ride a magic carpet to Jozibanini, Hwange NP, Zimbabwe
  • 10 years Babylonstoren

12 days of Christmas 🐾🌲🐫

December 15th, 2020|

What a year it has been and so incredibly tough for us all. To bring a smile to your face, we thought we'd invite you for a glass of virtual fizz, a couple of mince [...]

  • African Tourism Day

Celebrating Africa Tourism Day

November 26th, 2020|

Today, Africa Tourism Day, is the day for Africa to celebrate its incredible array of arts, cultures, traditions, assorted wildlife, natural ecosystems, diverse youthful talents and over 1 billion people with their unique creative energies. [...]

  • Ride a magic carpet to Jozibanini, Hwange NP, Zimbabwe
  • #walkluangwa2020
  • New Tarangear Trust by Nimali Africa
  • Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands
  • Ilanga Honey

Autumn Snippets from Helen & Sally

September 29th, 2020|

As many countries reopen their borders and welcome flights and visitors back to the wide open spaces of the African wilderness, here are few snippets to whet the appetite for both you and, potentially, your [...]

  • New book launch

Under African Skies – a short story

September 17th, 2020|

African wild dogs are one of the most endangered species on the continent. 'Under African Skies' has just been released this week - a charming story, by Rob Waters at Imvelo Safari Lodges, of Chase [...]

  • Snares found in Hwange NP
  • Adopt an Acre
  • #walkluangwa2020

Conservation and Community efforts continue

September 3rd, 2020|

  Conservation and community efforts continue We have heard so many heart warming stories and efforts from our partners over lockdown.   They continue to save livelihoods and to motivate and engage with those reliant on [...]

  • Wildebeest Crossing Serengeti/Mara
  • Takwela aerial sunrise view
  • Cape Buffalo
  • Babylonstoren, Cape Winelands, South Africa
  • Nimali Mara - views from the pool

Our partners are starting to reopen up across Africa

August 18th, 2020|

Wildebeest crossing the Mara River Whilst the world has been on pause, our partners certainly have not. They have been incredibly busy continuing their work with neighbouring communities as well as their wildlife conservation [...]

  • In the weavers nest at Babylonstoren

Sharing our H&S Babylonstoren journey

June 2nd, 2020|

Sundowner overlooking Table Mountain The food at Babylonstoren is crisp, clean, fresh and utterly delicious. We have welcomed many of you to share lunch with us at Babel and those who have stayed [...]

  • H&S by the Luangwa River
  • Remote Africa Safaris, Zambia
  • Remote Africa Safaris Zambia
  • Remote Africa Safaris, Zambia

The true remoteness of Zambia

May 29th, 2020|

Remote Africa Safaris' strapline #atnaturespace sums it up; authenticity, remoteness, inspiration, conservation and community. With Tafika Camp and both the Chikoko Trails Camps in the South Luangwa and Mwaleshi and Takwela in the North Luangwa, [...]

Up Close and Personal – with H&S

May 11th, 2020|

During these unprecedented times, our partners are working hard to ensure the wildlife and land remain wild and both staff and community remain well and healthy. They are ready to welcome guests back as soon [...]

New Tents in the Delta

June 9th, 2018|

Oddballs' has undergone a significant change recently.  The tents have all been replaced and are now 3m x 3m with new pine flooring and new seating . They have been moved to maximise the breathtaking views of the Delta but [...]

Helen & Sally visit Uganda – Feb 2017

March 7th, 2017|

We were excited to visit Uganda, a first for us both, we didn’t know what to expect but it totally captivated us. We flew with Kenya Airways via Nairobi but we had looked at Ethiopian [...]

A new expert joins the Babylonstoren Garden Team

June 10th, 2016|

Ernst van Jaarsveld is an expert on South African flora and one of the most prolific plant collectors in the history of Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, he has recently joined the Babylonstoren garden team. After 42 [...]

The Z Hotel – top 1% on TripAdvisor

January 27th, 2016|

The Z Hotel Zanzibar is a 2016 Travellers' Choice winner! This award is based on the reviews and opinions of our global travel community, and is the highest honour given by TripAdvisor. Congratulations team Z!!

Incredibly low water levels in the Delta

January 12th, 2016|

2016 has not got off to a good start in the Delta this year. With incredibly low water levels, this has affected the Footsteps in Africa camps in the Delta, namely Delta Camp, Oddballs’ Enclave [...]

Rhino in the Kalahari

July 31st, 2015|

Footsteps in Africa are very excited to share the news that we now have two male rhino at Grasslands Bushman Lodge on the western side of the Kalahari. They have settled in well to their [...]

The Elephants are coming!

July 7th, 2015|

Imvelo Safari Lodges and the Hwange Schools Project launched their first children’s book, The elephants are coming! in March this year. The book will be the first in a series about a little boy called [...]

The beautiful gardens at Babylonstoren

February 11th, 2015|

A new garden book, The Gardener's Garden (by Phaidon) has just been launched - showcasing gardens from all over the world. Five South African gardens were selected for the list of the 250 most remarkable gardens [...]

Another great reason to visit Kenya!

February 6th, 2015|

With the donations from many of our clients, Gamewatchers Safaris are pleased to announce that we raised approximately USD$15,000 in 2014 towards our Porini Community Outreach Projects. With these incredibly generous contributions, these funds are [...]


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