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Memorable Experiences

Memorable Experiences

'Being part of a rhino dehorning at Bayala Private Safari Lodge is possibly one of the most memorable things I've done. Yes of course, it's sad that such extreme measures are necessary to protect these ancient animals but realizing that we were literally saving a...

Focus on Flights Part One

Focus on Flights Part One

Cape Town set for a bumper season!'With flight capacity ramped up to 100% of 2019 levels, the cruise season back in full swing and an impressive line-up of international events, the City of Cape Town is set for a summer season rivalling that of pre-COVID times.' ...

Fun Facts About Leopards

Fun Facts About Leopards

1.       Leopard spot spots are called Rosettes because they are rose-shaped. 2.       There are many different kinds of leopards living across the globe, did you know that in the Western Cape of...

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

Kenneth Kaunda International Airport

2021 was an auspicious year for Zambia, it saw the opening of the Kazungula Bridge which links this Southern African country to its neighbour Botswana in May of that year. On 5 August 2021 Zambia also celebrated the official opening of the newly renovated Kenneth...

Focus on Zambia

Focus on Zambia

Why We Love Zambia!Our team works hard to create value for our clients. It is for this reason we are always on the lookout for new product and exciting enhancements to our programmes and destinations that reflect that. For us at Into Africa, Zambia is front of...

HERMANUS – WHALE WATCHING SEASON

HERMANUS – WHALE WATCHING SEASON

For millennia, whales have visited the bays of the Cape Province during winter to give birth to their calves in shallow and safe water and to suckle them. They gave their name to Walvis Bay and after 1790 attracted whalers from many nations who anchored in the bays to...

Travel With Purpose

Travel With Purpose

As a Cape Town based Destination Management Company, we are only too aware of the circumstances of many who live in poverty in our country.For girl children in particular, growing up in a township presents many risks and challenges.  Unfortunately this can result in...

Design Afrika – Authentic Local Products

Design Afrika – Authentic Local Products

DESIGN AFRIKA Many tourists to Africa are intrigued by the unique designs to be found here.  As consciousness around sustainability grows many are questioning the authenticity of products and are keen to know that local communities will benefit from purchases they...

PHINDA – THE RETURN

PHINDA – THE RETURN

Being in the events space we need to work with properties that can accommodate groups. Over theyears Phinda has worked well for us, as this vast property is made up of 6 luxury safari lodges, allowing it to accommodate groups while still retaining an aura of intimacy....

WATERSHED – SUSTAINABLE SHOPPING MARKET

WATERSHED – SUSTAINABLE SHOPPING MARKET

Many tourists visiting South Africa want to stay clear of international brands and hope to take home something that is uniquely and authentically South African.  The V&A Waterfront has recognized this niche market and have for many years facilitated markets that...

GORILLA GUARDIANS

GORILLA GUARDIANS

Once on the brink of extinction, the mountain gorilla population has been growing thanks to the work initiated by Dian Fossey in the 1960s. African Wildlife Foundation (AWF) President Robinson McIlvaine said that "There would be no mountain gorillas in the Virungas...

Beach & Safari

Beach & Safari

Demand for beach and safari holidays.....As the 2022/23 season kicks off we are seeing a big increase in the demand for beach and safari holidays on the FIT side.The issue many face is that a safari experience can swallow up a good percentage of ones travel budget and...

Conscious Kitchen

Conscious Kitchen

Veganism is a life-style choice that has sustainability at its very core. We are very excited about the vegan restaurant in Kloof Street Cape Town, a mecca for young travellers. They strive for the most conscious way of eating, producing and consuming. From the...

TRAVEL WITH PURPOSE

TRAVEL WITH PURPOSE

Into Africa has been in operation since 1991 and has had to evolve with many trends and developments in the industry.  Recently, we have noticed increasing pressure on individuals to being ‘conscious’ travellers, whether that’s in respect to environmental issues,...

INNOVATION IN CONSERVATION: -RIDE 4 RHINOS

INNOVATION IN CONSERVATION: -RIDE 4 RHINOS

Rhinos have inhabited the African continent for more than a million years and they play a huge role in their ecosystem. The illegal trade with powder made of their horns, which in some countries in Asia still is considered as medicine or just a symbol of wealth,...

Tswalu – A story of compassion

Tswalu – A story of compassion

In 2021 Nick Buckland and his wife took a road trip around South Africa visiting many beautiful properties.  One of the objectives was to see how the industry had withstood the dark months of covid.  During this time, they interviewed many people that are...

Grootbos – Custodians of the Cape Floral Kingdom

Grootbos – Custodians of the Cape Floral Kingdom

As part of our focus on sustainability and regeneration we'd like to salute the incredible work being done by Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, which has earned the organization international recognition as the ‘custodians of the Cape Floral Kingdom’. The reserve is...

From Sustainability To Regeneration

From Sustainability To Regeneration

What sustainabilitylooks like in the Southern Africancontext.....Democratic elections in South Africa 1994, brought our country out of isolation and allowed for the establishment of a travel industry which has (until 2020) seen year on year growth.  In 1994 we saw 3.7...

Eventing in East Africa

Eventing in East Africa

Some of our insights and experiences.....Into Africa has facilitated many events in East Africa and we love to highlight and enjoy the aspects of it which are unique and exotic.  Cities like Nairobi, Arusha, Mombasa or Kigali can be intoxicating and one immediately...