Bird Life

A variety of habitats provide homes for more than 900 species of birds, or 10% of the world’s total. They range from the ostrich – farmed in the Oudtshoorn district of the Western Cape, but seen in the wild mostly in the north of the country –...

The Crocodile and other Reptiles

Less generously endowed with freshwater fish (112 named species, 1.3% of the world total), South Africa nevertheless has one river-dweller that is, like the Big Five, a symbol of Africa – a reptile, not a fish. The crocodile still rules some stretches of river...

Southern Circle’s Wedding Services

Every bride deserves to look her absolute best on her wedding day. South African designers are world-class. Search the Internet for our best or ask us to advise according to your personal requirements. For those wanting a touch of Hollywood, limo services are...

South Africa’s Ideal Wedding Beaches

South Africa is also well known for its beautiful beaches. You’ll be spoiled for choice among the trendy hotspots of the Cape, the untamed wilderness of the Garden Route and the all-year round warmth of KwaZulu-Natal’s northern and southern coastline.  The...

Romantic South Africa

Cape Town, famous for its magnificent World Heritage Site, Table Mountain, and its sun-soaked beaches, is the choice of hopeless romantics everywhere. Or declare your love on a deserted beach along the east coast with crashing waves providing the soundtrack; start...

Wedding Planning

From kosher to custom-made and quirky, hotels and lodges across the country cater for any type or size wedding, and in-house event coordinators are available to arrange just about anything for that unforgettable celebration. And who wouldn’t opt for someone else...

Religion and Translators

South Africa is the rainbow nation, where every race, culture, creed and religion is valued and protected by our constitution. Whether you’re Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist or Atheist, this country respects your right to believe or otherwise and most local...

Wild Life Wedding Tours Music and Legal Issues

And the music… Music is the heartbeat of Africa and no wedding on our shores is complete without an African drum roll! Local musicians, live performers and cultural dancers can transform your special occasion into a production. For the more conventional, there’s...

The Wildlife Honeymoon

After the wedding festivities, relax on the perfect honeymoon in the African bush or in one of our celebrated cities. Among tourists, a big game safari tops the list and the trip of your choice is easily and expertly arranged. From the Cape right up to the northern...

The Seduction of Traditional Africa

For a true taste of Africa, a cultural wedding is the way to go. The Simunye Cultural Village in KwaZulu-Natal offers Zulu wedding rites and specially prepared feasts. Be seduced by African drumming and join in the legendary dancing that goes on well into the night....

High Adventure Matrimony

Adrenaline junkies can take the plunge in a heart-stopping moment. On the Garden Route, the world’s highest commercial bungee jump is found at Bloukranz Bridge.In KwaZulu-Natal, you can meet your mate at the St Lucia Wetlands Park, horse-riding riding through the...

Your most Exotic and Exciting Wedding Tour

You are about to embark on the most exciting and exotic journey of your life! Imagine exchanging your vows as a herd of elephant or pride of lions sip water from a nearby water hole. Or taking the ultimate plunge from the world’s highest commercial bungee jump? Or do...

Wild Life Wedding Tour Conclusion

Why wait, contact us right away for some great ideas or a no obligation quote. Bring your close friends and/or family with to experience this amazing journey with you. Or elope and do it alone. Remember, we  arrange from the honeymoon only to all aspects of the...

A new South Africa

A wide range of political parties took part in the CODESA (Convention for a Democratic South Africa) talks. After lengthy negotiations, an interim constitution was agreed upon that made it possible to go to the polls on 27 April 1994 for the first time on a...

The Last Phase of the Struggle

In 1976 a revolt in Soweto against the substandard educational system spread like wildfire throughout the country, on the heels of a new black consciousness movement set up under the guidance of Steve Biko. The arrest and killing of Biko in police custody created a...

Apartheid and Resistance

After 1948, the National Party bonded itself to the Apartheid ideology. The plan was to fabricate a permanent white political majority by purging the voter’s role of all Blacks, and by creating “Homelands” for all Black people where political...

Anglo-Boer War and Union

In 1899 gold led directly to the Anglo-Boer War that lasted three years. President Paul Kruger of the ZAR and the High Commissioner of the Cape Colony, the imperialist Lord Milner, failed to agree on rights for the “Uitlanders”. That induced Kruger to...

Indians Arrive

In the meantime, in 1860/61, the British in Natal brought 600 Indian families to the area as indentured workers on the sugar cane fields. They were rather severely discriminated against, and they even had to carry passes to keep control of their movements. That led to...

More Clashes

After the Battle of Blood River in 1836 where the Voortrekkers broke the back of the Zulu army, and the death of Dingaan, the area south of the Tugela River became the Boer Republic of Natalia, and the area north of the river was Zululand. The Boer Republic was only...

The British and Voortrekkers (Settlers)

Then the British annexed the Cape. The process continued (it culminated in nine frontier wars), and the 1820 the British Settlers arrived. The community in the Cape became progressively unhappy with British rule. Taxes and the abolishment of slavery in 1834 were some...

South Africa Countrywide Guided Tours

COUNTRY WIDE GUIDED TOUR PACKAGES FROM JOHANNESBURG TO CAPE TOWN 8 Day Kruger National Park and Garden Route Guided Tour. 10 Day Kruger National Park, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Garden Route Guided Tour. 11 Day Kruger National Park, Swaziland, Zululand and Garden Route...