Wild South Africa

Wild South Africa
August 24, 2019
16 Days
Overland Adventure
14 Guests
Wild South Africa

Expedition Highlights

  • Join veteran expedition leader, Lex Hes, on this itinerary that showcases South Africa’s natural wonders (and his home country!).
  • Travel through a variety of diverse biomes and enjoy an array of activities, from game viewing excursions and nature hikes to birding and whale watching.
  • Search for abundant wildlife at Timbavati Game Reserve, home to the “Big Five,” as well as wild dogs, hippos, giraffes, and over 350 species of birds.
  • Photograph the stunning beauty of the Kalahari’s semi-arid grasslands as you search for Hartmann’s mountain zebras, desert black rhinos, cheetahs, and gregarious meerkats.
  • Discover over 750 species of indigenous fynbos in Grootbos, part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Expedition Team

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