Posts tagged: Schotia

S is for Schotia Safari

Lioness

Schotia is the oldest private game reserve in the Eastern Cape with over 2,000 animals and 40 different species and we joined other tourists there for a mini-safari during our South African roadtrip.

We were sitting over six feet up in the open top of the long-wheelbase Landrover as we headed into the reserve over deeply rutted tracks. Read more ›››

L is for Llandudno, Landies and Lions

Rhodes Monument

We didn’t visit too many beaches while we were in South Africa, but one we liked was in Llandudno, on the the Atlantic coast to the south of Cape Town.

The area was once a wilderness, a narrow strip of land between the sea and The Twelve Apostles Mountain range, and for many years was only accessible from Cape Town by a cattle track. Read more ›››

Schotia

Our plan on reaching Addo was to visit the Elephant National Park, but the Dungbeetle suggested various other options and in the end we decided to spend our full day there relaxing in the morning and joining a safari in the afternoon and evening.

Schotia is the oldest private game reserve in the Eastern Cape with over 2,000 animals and 40 different species. We joined all the other tourists at 2pm and were assigned to Renier’s Landie, along with an English couple and two Dutch. Read more ›››