Elephant Back & Horse Riding Safaris
Riding Safaris are becoming a very popular way in which to view wildlife. So why not try it? Choose either elephant back or horse riding safaris and let ABSOLUTELY AFRICAN TOURS & SAFARIS take care of all your travel and accommodation arrangements, giving you peace of mind and making this a holiday of a lifetime.
Looking for a safari with a difference? Then this is for you
ELEPHANT BACK SAFARIS
Kapama Private Game Reserve rescued 12 trained, African elephants from Zimbabwe in 2002 and can now offer a unique experience - elephant back safaris. You will be seated on a comfortable canvas covered saddle, mounted behind an experienced elephant handler. This dreamlike adventure offers an unforgettable experience and allows you to come in close contact with the rest of the "Big 5" - Rhino, Leopard, Buffalo and Lion.
This truly memorable experience lasts for about 4 hours and includes a bush picnic, and a bush walk accompanied by a qualified ranger. You also get the opportunity to interact with these amazing animals.
You have a choice of lodges while visiting Kapama, all very well appointed and prices start from R1950.00 pp sharing upwards. All meals, teas/coffees & pastries are included in your stay, as well as 2 game drives a day in open safari vehicles. Camp Jabulani is the newest Lodge on the reserve and is a very up-market, exclusive camp. Prices on request.
Situated close to the Kruger National Park, this makes a perfect stop-over when visiting Mpumalanga Province. From Kapama you can continue your travels south to explore the beautiful Panorama Route, Blyde River Canyon, historical Pilgrim's Rest, Mac Mac Falls and even continue onto Swaziland and KwaZulu-Natal. This makes for a great round trip, either starting in Durban and ending in Johannesburg or vice versa. Elephant safaris are also available in the Eastern Cape.
THIS IS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME EXPERIENCE NOT TO BE MISSED.
DON'T WAIT, JUST DO IT!
Another great way in which to view the African wildlife is on a horse.
HORSE BACK SAFARIS
Pakamisa Private Game Reserve has it's own Arab Stud, allowing you to experience the unparalleled adventure of horseback safaris, in a malaria free area. These well-trained Arabians will take you through the African bush, bringing you up-close to giraffe, zebra, a variety of antelope and other animals. Although Pakamisa does not have the Big 5, this is a safari not to be missed. Bird watching, clay-pigeon shooting, health & beauty services are also available at Pakamisa.
Pakamisa's beautiful European architecture, amidst unspoiled African bushveld offers gracious accommodation. With eight suites, each with a double bedroom, deluxe bathroom, lounge & veranda, with every comfort you can imagine. All meals, walking safaris, game drives in open safari vehicles & horse riding are included in the daily rate
Pakamisa is situated in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, just south of Pongola. Close to the Swaziland border, Mpumalanga Province & Durban, this is a must for anyone's itinerary when travelling through this area. With "Big 5" reserves in close proximately to Pakamisa, you can enjoy the African bush on horseback and then search for the Big 5.
Horse Riding Safaris can also be enjoyed at FALAZA GAME RESERVE, situated outside of Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal. Falaza has a variety of animals, including 5 White Rhino. Game drives can be enjoyed in the Hluhluwe Game Reserve, home to the Big 5, in open safari vehicles.
Falaza is also a great destination for those wanting to explore this area. From Falaza you have easy access to the Greater St.Lucia Wetland Park, Sodwana Bay & the Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve.