HORSEBACK SAFARIS / TRAIL Horseback Safaris offer a different perspective for wildlife viewing. Benefit from the height and mobility offered from being mounted that sets this opportunity aside from other activities. Experienced Guides ensure that riders are aware of the necessary safety precautions. Long trousers and closed shoes are recommended. Departure Times Summer: 06h00 – 09h00 – 16h00 Departure Times Winter: 07h00 – 10h00 – 15h00 Length of the trail:

In one of the chicest restaurants in the South of France, Jan Hendrik has become the first South African chef to get that coveted Michelin star… Try his Roast Lamb with Stuffed Pumpkin Flowers. Serves: 4 Difficulty: Easy Prep time: 25min Cooking time: 45min 1.2kg shoulder of lamb, deboned 12 pumpkin or courgette flowers Vegetable oil for deep-frying Lamb Filling 4 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley 5 sprigs fresh thyme 5

  One and half hours from JHB/PTA on a Private 4000ha game farm.  More than 50 giraffe and sables to be seen, big dams with hippo and crocodile breeding centre on the farm.  Neighbouring farms – Mabalingwe and Mabula Game Farms. Hiking Trails: Base Camp: 30 beds, braai facilities, cooking utensils, gas fridge and 2 plate stove.  Ablution block with hot and cold showers etc.  More private and luxurious chalets available


May 2016

Midweek Special

Avoid the 3 month waiting list for weekends and get our discounted midweek special at R600 p.p.p.n anytime from Sunday to Thursday. Jacuzzi, sauna, outdoor showers, stunning bushveld setting! Only 2.5h from Johannesburg. Email to book your dates. Valid from 1 April – 31 July 2016. T&C’s apply.

4+1 Special now running! Receive an extra nights stay at Arendsig Villa when you book for 4 nights! Don’t miss out, Email to secure your booking or call +27 (0)11 056 2547   Terms and Conditions apply

We are excited to announce our latest special, book 3 nights with us and get a game drive for free! Experience the amazing landscape and see the wild animals in their element with your loved ones.It is an experience you do not want to miss out on, book to secure your place. Email to secure your booking or call +27 (0)11 056 2547 Terms and Conditions apply

Winter is upon us so there’s no better time to start dabbling in stew-making. For me, any stew that doesn’t feature beer as an ingredient is really only half a stew. There’s nothing quite like the aroma of meat bubbling away in beer. If you can’t get your hands on Darling’s Black Mist, you could substitute another dark beer that’s locally available. Springbok, Black Mist and dumpling stew Serves 4

  There are many golf estates in South Africa and very few can match Elements Private Golf Reserve, a stunning unique golf estate lying only one and a half hours drive north of Pretoria in the magnificent Waterberg region of the Limpopo Province. The setting for Elements Private Golf Reserve is one of the biggest factors that count in its favor. The surrounding bushveld terrain varies between natural hillsides and

  Africa’s premier bush, golf and spa destination Golf estates abound in South Africa but none can match Zebula, a stunning and totally unique lifestyle destination a mere 2 hours’ drive north of Johannesburg in the magnificent malaria-free Waterberg region of Limpopo Province. Located on 1600 hectares of pristine bushveld in the shadow of the Waterberg mountains, Zebula commands a most spectacular setting. Undulating, indigenous tree-covered hills and wide-open grasslands

  The DeWildt Shingwedzi Cheetah & Wildlife Ranch aims to ensure our children will always have the opportunity to see Cheetah and Wild Dog. DeWildt Shingwedzi is a tribute to the woman who has devoted her life to the survival of the cheetah species since 1971. Ann has developed an extensive community outreach and educational program as well as a strategic breeding plan to build up the number of cheetah