Tag: Pel’s Post

  • 5 REASONS TO GO ON SAFARI IN WINTER

    5 REASONS TO GO ON SAFARI IN WINTER

    Winter in South Africa is a wonderful time of year to visit the bush. The weather is dry, the vegetation opens up allowing for easy game-viewing, the resident birds are at their most active and the sunrises and sunsets are even more spectacular. Read on for our top five reasons to go on safari in winter.

  • How to pack for your safari getaway

    How to pack for your safari getaway

    Your accommodation is booked, your trip is all mapped out and it’s almost time to head off on safari. First thing on the to-do list – get your packing sorted! It can be a daunting task for the first time safari-goer but don’t stress, we’re here to help. We want your safari experience to be as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible, so here’s a basic list of the essentials to assist you in packing for your African getaway.

  • WHAT TO EXPECT IN KRUGER THIS SPRING

    WHAT TO EXPECT IN KRUGER THIS SPRING

    There’s never a dull moment in the far north of the Kruger National Park, where you’ll find two of our beautiful lodges, The Outpost and Pel’s Post. As the seasons change so too does the bird life, the sounds and the smells of the bush, the animal activity, and the life-giving Luvuvhu River. We asked one of our expert field guides, Chanyn-Lee Zeelie, to share a glimpse of spring in the paradise that is the Eden of Kruger.

  • 6 reasons Pel’s Post should be your next getaway

    6 reasons Pel’s Post should be your next getaway

    Pel’s Post is our award-winning eco-luxe property here at Rare Earth Retreats. With just four suites, you can stay with a group of friends or your family and have the entire place to yourself, including your own chef, game-viewing vehicle and field guide. With views extending as far as the eye can see over the Eden of Kruger, there’s simply no better place to unwind and relax with those you love. Here are six reasons we think Pel’s Post should be your next getaway.

  • WHAT TO EXPECT IN KRUGER THIS WINTER

    WHAT TO EXPECT IN KRUGER THIS WINTER

    Two of our luxury lodges, The Outpost and Pel’s Post, are situated in the untouched far north of the Kruger National Park. Each season in this special corner of South Africa offers visitors something unique and exciting to enjoy and as we head into winter there is a lot to look forward to – from the drier bush making it easier to spot game to the breathtaking night skies and spectacular winter sunsets. We chatted to our Head Guide, Nick Smith, about what he is looking forward to during the next few months. Here is what he had to say.

  • FLY DIRECTLY TO THE OUTPOST

    FLY DIRECTLY TO THE OUTPOST

    Fly directly to The Outpost Lodge and Pel’s Post with Echo Skies and make  your transition from city to safari an easy one. Simply choose your departure location and travel in style to the Pafuri Concession, Kruger National Park, where your safari adventure with us will begin.

  • 7 things to know before going on safari

    7 things to know before going on safari

    Embarking on a safari is incredibly exciting – being up close and personal with wildlife that you may have seen only on nature programmes or in books is truly an experience of a lifetime. To ensure that your first trip to the bush lives up to your expectations, we’ve put together a list of seven things to consider before setting off. Remember, we are here to help, so please get in touch should you have any questions whatsoever.

  • THE INCREDIBLE FEVER TREE FOREST

    THE INCREDIBLE FEVER TREE FOREST

    The Outpost Lodge and Pel’s Post lie in the Makuleke Contractual Park, a vast and remote wilderness in the far north of the Kruger National Park. The region is home to the largest fever tree forest in the world, with thousands of yellowish-green fever trees extending as if without end into the distance. Read on to find out a little more about this magical part of the world.

  • Reconnecting with family: the multi-generational travel trend

    Reconnecting with family: the multi-generational travel trend

    In this ridiculously fast-paced world, where we often live in different continents to our parents, siblings or close friends and where our attention spans are forever challenged by the pinging of a WhatsApp, it’s easy to see why so many of us are choosing to carve out time to travel and holiday with our nearest and dearest. Here we look at this growing travel trend as well as place the spotlight on Pel’s Post, The Old Rectory and Ekuthuleni Lodge – perfect destinations for your next family adventure.

  • Become a birder in three easy steps

    Become a birder in three easy steps

    Most people believe birding is an art that takes years to master but in fact you have no need to be intimidated. You can pick up the basics of birdwatching in no time and you certainly don’t need to have studied ornithology. There’s nothing stopping you from getting started either in your own garden or on your next trip. We’ve put together a basic guide which we hope will get you on the right track.