Protea Hotel King George
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... zebras, cudu, tortoises, buffalo, goshawks, falcons, vultures, dung beetles and a jackal. The highlight if the drive was running into a large family of elephants, with numerous young elephants playing in front of the vehicle and then the whole family walking straight past the van, pretty much touching the sides of our vehicle. This was a great morning and a fitting climax to some amazing game ...
... to the canoes where we then paddled back up against a headwind to the bus. It was good to do some physical activity and Charlene pointed out some of the native birds to the area. After this we drove to Nyvasa which is a beautiful and very affluent town, we had a smoothie in a waterside cafe before driving up to a viewpoint where you can see the whole area. Tonight we are staying at The AfroVibe Backpackers which is right on the beach in Sedgefield, we ...
... got stung for a hefty 100 Rand each park fees at the park gate. There hasn't been anybody at any of the gates up until now so we'd gotten away with it. On a telephone pole next to the canoe office there was a lovely great Jackal Buzzard sitting preening himself, and we saw a magnificent Purple Heron glide down into the riverside reeds. We drove along the dusty road where we'd seen the Louries yesterday morning, and saw another one sailing across the road. Then we ...
... obviously gutted to not be there when there were new borns as they get hand reared and live in the volunteer house!! After that we drove back through the herd of springbok and visited the white lion breeding centre by the volunteer house. These are the guys we could hear at night. We were there at just the right time as Craig quickly noticed that the female they were trying to get pregnant was flirting like crazy with the male tiger next door. So Craig let them in ...
... the road.
Carol-Anne greeted us at the gate and told us the tour would cost 70 rand each. Ouch. I mean – we like ostriches, but do we like $11 ostrich tours? Fortunately – or perhaps… providentially? – Aaron pulled out a discount coupon that he’d found at reception at the backpacker’s and flashed it at the payment counter – and we waltzed in for 38 rand each. The tour started with Carol-Anne showing ...