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South Africa has fast become one of Africa’s most popular safari destinations. From the premier game viewing of the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/kruger" target="_blank">Kruger</a> and malaria-free options in <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/madikwe-and-northwest" target="_blank">Madikwe</a> and the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/eastern-cape" target="_blank">Eastern Cape</a>, to riding safaris in the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/waterberg" target="_blank">Waterberg</a> and getting off-the beaten-track in the <a style="color:#f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/places-to-stay/tswalu-kalahari-reserve-south-africa" target="_blank">Tswalu Kalahari Reserve</a> – there is truly something for everyone. Here we give our lowdown on all that South Africa has to offer safari-wise – now all you have to do is decide which one(s) will suit you best!
One of the best ways to take in the spectacular scenery that South Africa has to offer, rail travel couldn’t be further from a daily commute in the luxurious surroundings of <a style="color: #f0b51c;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/places-to-stay/rovos-rail-south-africa" target="_blank">Rovos Rail</a> and the <a style="color: #f0b51c;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/places-to-stay/the-blue-train-south-africa" target="_blank">Blue Train</a>. Here we give you the lowdown on what to expect and what separates these two outstanding experiences.
South Africa is without doubt the most family-friendly country in Africa and offers a wide-range of experiences to suit all ages and interests. From an exciting malaria-free safari to exploring the beautiful <a style="color: #f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/cape-town" target="_blank">Cape</a> to the warm Indian Ocean beaches along the <a style="color: #f2b618;" href="https://www.imaginetravel.com/imagine-africa/holiday-destination/south-africa/places/garden-route" target="_blank">Garden Route</a>, we can help you put together the perfect holiday for your family. Here we give our rundown on our favourite spots for families to get you started.
Hazyview, South Africa
Rissington Inn is a gorgeous small guesthouse near Hazyview in South Africa’s Lowveld. Rissington Inn’s relaxed, informal atmosphere is complimented by wonderful service, and you can go game viewing and explore the stunning Panorama Region.
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The Rissington Inn, located just outside Hazyview in the heart of the Lowveld, is an award-winning and stylish boutique lodge, perfectly positioned for exploring the Panorama Route and all that Mpumalanga has to offer. Sixteen individual rooms and suites are surrounded by ten acres of colourful gardens and offer comfortable, spacious and airy accommodation, each coming with en-suite bathrooms, a complete range of facilities, and a verandah.
The charming thatched main farmhouse is shaded by magnificent trees and has breathtaking views down the Sabie River Valley. Here there’s a very good restaurant, a bar and deck area ideal for enjoying a sundowner, and a lovely swimming pool where you can idle away the hot afternoons.
Rissington's congenial, easy-going hosts ensure cheerful, attentive hospitality allowing guests total freedom to unwind and enjoy the peace of the bush or walk down the valley with its spectacular birds and game sightings.
The Rissington Inn makes an excellent base for exploring the spectacular Blyde River Canyon and Berlin Falls, while an early start will allow you to take a picnic hamper for a with you and enjoy a game drive in the Kruger National Park. Golf, tennis, bowls, trout fishing, hot-air ballooning and horse-riding are all available nearby.
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Holiday ideas including a stay in this property
A perfect combination of the beautiful South African landscape and fantastic safari experience, finishing off with a cultural fix in Johannesburg – this itinerary is ideal for those looking to discover South Africa’s hidden gems.