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The Do’s and Don’t of your next self-catering getaway

The Do’s and Don’t of your next self-catering getaway

If you’re here then you most likely have an excellent understanding of the concept of self-catering and what to pack for a self-catering getaway. What you might not know about is the ‘unwritten rules’ of a self-catering lodge, the behaviours, etiquette and general...

What to pack for a self-catering getaway

What to pack for a self-catering getaway

Being well-prepared for any sort of holiday is always a good idea but when you’re in the African bush with sometimes limited cellphone reception and quite a drive to any neighbouring shops/establishments, it’s always good to be over-prepared. We've previously covered...

All roads lead to… iKhaya LamaDube.

All roads lead to… iKhaya LamaDube.

We’ve read your reviews and seen the comments, oftentimes guests of the Dinokeng Game Reserve are taken aback by the dirt roads within the reserve.  We’d like to say that we’ve written this blog to help you be prepared for any nasty surprises, but our roads are...

Romance in the bush: Your guide to a romantic self-catering getaway

Romance in the bush: Your guide to a romantic self-catering getaway

African sunsets, sundowners while admiring animals drink from the watering hole and absolute privacy in your self-catering unit. With conditions like these, in order to impress, all that’s left for you to do is book while there’s still time and space! If you want to...

The Ugly Five

The Ugly Five

When you’ve packed all your gear, snacks and water bottles and you’re ready to take on the african bush there are some less famous but somewhat infamous animals you might want to look out for. It’s not commonly spoken of when considering what to keep your eyes open...

How to handle a dangerous animal encounter

How to handle a dangerous animal encounter

iKhaya LamaDube is situated within the Dinokeng Game Reserve - a Big 5 reserve with free roaming animals. There is a real possibility of disturbing an animal during an encounter with them in their natural habitat and territory. This could result in the animal becoming...