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Hlane Royal National Park

Inspiration

A stay like none: retro rondavels

There are few accommodation options more authentically African than the rondavel. No frills, just charm. A night in one of these traditional circular cottages, topped with thatch or sheets of corrugated iron, conjurs up dreams of yesteryear — along with one of the most unique and affordable nights you could imagine in South Africa’s wild places.

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Weekend

Enchanting forest stays

Spending time in a forest is good for the soul. Stay at one of these charming woodland retreats to savour the hush of the forest and meet the birds and animals that call it home.

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Adventure

Top 5 MTB trails to fall in love with

Pedalling through nature on a mountain bike has many advantages: it’s fun, healthy, environmentally friendly, and a great way to see the sights. With your Wild Card, you have no excuses to stay home, so get out there and tick a few #wildadventuregoals.

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Adventure

See the wilderness on a bike

There’s much more to Southern Africa’s national parks and nature reserves than safari drives. Guided mountain bike trails promise double the fun: the healthy outdoors for the whole family and enjoying wildlife from the unique perspective only a bike saddle can offer.

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Conservation

Year in the Wild: Swaziland

When Swaziland’s Big Game Parks celebrated 50 Years of Conservation in 2014, Scott Ramsay visited the protected areas to see how the small kingdom has created some of the best animal sanctuaries in the world.

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