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The return of migratory birds signals a new season

While summer only officially starts in South Africa’s Limpopo Province in December, temperatures are already starting to soar. While we await the first rains and for the dry bush to be transformed, inklings of summer are evident in the flowering trees and plants across the reserve, and in the calls…

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Conservation at Private Game Reserves

Habitat destruction is the primary threat to wildlife biodiversity. It’s a hard fact that as wildlife areas sadly continue to diminish, so does South Africa’s wildlife. This makes game reserves like ours increasingly important for conservation.

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Winter is safari season at Abelana

In South Africa’s Limpopo Province, the best safari season is the dry winter and spring months of June through to October. At Abelana Game Reserve, the dry winter months offer prime game-viewing opportunities as animals are coaxed out of hiding in search of water. Thirsty and less lethargic, they are…

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Wilderness Wedding Trends for Nature-Lovers 2021

It sometimes feels that we now live in an entirely new world, with fluctuating COVID-19 regulations dictating wedding size, venue choice and layout, with social distancing practices imposed on wedding guests. What’s emerged as a result of the pandemic is an exciting new outlook on weddings (and other events), as…

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COVID-conscious Tourism – A New Meaning to ‘Safe Travels’

Even with many nations achieving herd immunity through vaccinations, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people approach their travels. Intrepid travellers have adjusted their bucket lists to include destinations offering safety and assurance. We believe that, with our wide-open spaces and scrupulous tourism and hospitality COVID-19 protocols, South Africa…

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