How to get from Phalaborwa to the Mozambiquan coast – without tears

Based on various requests recently, here are comprehensive details on travelling by road from Phalaborwa and to Bilene, on the coast in Mozambique.  Through Kruger National Park to Giriyondo Border Post:  Enter Kruger National Park at Phalaborwa gate. Travel in the direction of Letaba Restcamp - Distance is 50km. Travelling time at Park speed limit is [...]

By | September 8th, 2010|Categories: News|0 Comments

Focus | June 2016 | !Xaus Lodge

We are excited to announce that !Xaus Lodge was featured in FOCUS, one of Germany's leading news magazines! The article was published on the 2nd of June 2016 and is a huge honour for our own !Xaus Lodge, as well as the Northern Cape. You can read the article by clicking on the [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Categories: News|0 Comments

MEC’s Service Excellence Award | Witsieshoek | Lilizela Awards

We are extremely proud to announce that the Batlokoa Community received the MEC’s Service Excellence Award for our very own Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge at the Free State Lilizela Awards. The award was celebrated on Thursday evening, where they honoured the staff for a job well done. The Lilizela Award recognises and rewards tourism players and businesses who [...]

By | September 4th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Getaway | August 2015 | King of the Mountain

"We seemed to be floating on a cloud. The basalt cliffs towered above us and the last light of day enveloped the Drakensberg's peaks like molten amber. It was a very good place to share a mug of whisky with friends...." The Getaway magazine featured our very own Witsieshoek Mountain Lodge in the August issue. [...]

By | August 17th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Great news from World Responsible Travel 2015

We're so excited to announce that we have been nominated in this year's World Responsible Tourism Awards. After our Gold and Silver wins at WTM Africa in Cape Town earlier this year for the Responsible Tourism Africa Awards, we've received our nomination in the international category, positioning us amongst some of the world's very best in [...]

By | May 29th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Indaba 2015

We've just returned from another fantastic trip to Durban for the annual travel show, INDABA. As usual, it was a jam-packed event, with over 1000 exhibitors and 2000 travel buyers attending this year's event. Known as Africa's top travel show, INDABA is one of the largest tourism marketing events on the African calendar and one [...]

By | May 13th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments

Winners at the Responsible Tourism Awards

We are beaming with pride after it was announced yesterday, that we are the joint winners of a Gold Award at the annual Responsible Tourism Africa Awards. The TFPD nomination for a Responsible Tourism Award for ‘Best in Poverty Reduction’ came for building and sustaining viable tourism jobs in remote rural areas, as well as creating local-area [...]

By | April 17th, 2015|Categories: News|0 Comments