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Award Winning Sanctuaries

The South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA) consisting of Monkeyland, Birds of Eden and The Jukani Wildlife Sanctuary are the current winners of the Lilizela Service Excellence Awards - Best Visitor Experience 'Wildlife Encounters'; Skål International Sustainable Tourism Award - Best Major Attraction; winner of the 'Best Animal Welfare Initiative' and overall winner of the World Responsible Tourism Awards.
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Sat Appoints Oz Country Manager To Netherlands

South African Tourism has announced that Bangu Masisi, General  Manager: Australasia has been appointed as the Country Manager: Netherlands as well as managing Belgium as a watch- list market from September 1, taking over from the foundation built by Annemarie Ferns.

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Cape Town Was Voted Number One!


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20 November 2009 Blog

The plan was to take the bus in the evening to go to Plettenburg Bay, but met a few people at the Knysna Backpackers who were driving down to Plett after a visit to Monkeyland and Birds of Eden.

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Are Our Packages Going Stale?

Both European and North American tour operators are clear in their request to South African tourism businesses – ‘We want new and innovative experiences and products to sell!’.

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Animal World, The Crags, Plettenberg Bay

I stepped in front of the young elephant and reached back, as instructed, until the tip of its trunk nestled trustingly against my fingertips.  Our guide said, “Now you can walk through the forest.”  We headed into the trees in single file, I intensely aware of the large animal behind.  In front, another elephant padded along.  “You can hold its tail,” the handler said.  “That’s how they follow each other in the wild.”  I watched the swishing tail in front of me and declined. 

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The squirrel monkey is thought to be one of the most intelligent species of primate. It has the largest brain to body mass ratio of all the monkey species in the world.
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