Entries tagged: South Africa

Rhino Philanthropy Project | Ker & Downey Supports Rhinos Without Borders

Rhino Philanthropy Project | Ker & Downey Supports Rhinos Without Borders

Rhinos Without Borders, with the goal of relocating 100 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana, is proudly supported by Ker & Downey.   Africa is such a magnificent continent. It is vast with incredible wildlife. Flying over the Okavango Delta watching the herds of elephant trundle below will leave you awestruck. Seeing Africa for the first time breeds a strong desire to preserve it. A Mission to Move the Rhinos Rhino poaching is a pressing issue in Africa. In the 1900s, an estimated 50 rhinos remained in the wild. The numbers increased to 20,000 in 2008 through heroic conservation efforts. Unfortunately, […]

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Cape Town Safari: 2021 is the Year to Go

Cape Town Safari: 2021 is the Year to Go

South Africa travel is easily a safari hot spot with Cape Town being the perfect launching pad. A lot of us only think of the Kruger area and assume that Cape Town, despite being a beautiful city with Table Mountain, is merely a stopping point to get to the Winelands.  There are actually a plenty of activities that make Cape Town a safari destination in its own right.

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Zambia and South Africa Safari

Zambia and South Africa Safari

A multicountry Zambia and South Africa safari is the perfect journey for first-time safari-goers and veterans alike. Begin in the remote reaches of Zambia for several days of authenticity in the bush. The wilderness comes to life through walking safaris, game drives, and sunset cruises. Then take in Victoria Falls before flying to Africa’s southern tip for a unique ending to your adventure. Luxury Zambia and South Africa Safari with Ker & Downey Suggested journey at a glance: 12 days / 11 nights through South Luangwa, Livingstone, and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve There are many ways to experience a safari […]

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The Pangolin: What It Is and Where to Find It

The Pangolin: What It Is and Where to Find It

The pangolin is an elusive creature that has quickly become one of the world’s most trafficked mammals. They are hard to spot in the wild because of their nocturnal behavior, but we’ve rounded up five places for you to travel to increase your chances of spotting the pangolin.

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South African Food You Must Taste

South African Food You Must Taste

With its multicultural mix of residents, it’s no wonder that the South African food menu is a delicious foray into its history and people. When you travel to South Africa with Ker & Downey, we have a few ideas of some South African safari food you should taste. Our South African Designer Ken Hermer shares some tips on what to eat when you visit Cape Town. “Having grown up in South Africa,” he says, “describing all these delicious foods have brought back the best of memories.”

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Shark Cage Diving: Frequently Asked Questions

Shark Cage Diving: Frequently Asked Questions

Shark cage diving is one of the most thrilling—and unpredictable—travel experiences in the world. To help you know what to expect, Ker & Downey has compiled some of our most frequently asked questions regarding shark cage diving off the Western Cape in South Africa.

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Explore the Waterways of Southern Africa

Explore the Waterways of Southern Africa

A safari and cruise through Botswana, Zambia, and South Africa reveals some of the continent’s top highlights; Big Five safaris and incredible bird life, a cruise down the Chobe River, the mesmerizing Victoria Falls, all topped off with a few days in cosmopolitan Cape Town.

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