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Kalahari Nature Safari

Thanks to Dr Berna de Bruin for these lovely pictures taken on the Kalahari tour.

September Newsletter

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KwaZulu-Natal Nature Safari

Many thanks to Carole Ward for the lovely pictures. Good morning Landscape!Having just returned from the KZN Nature Safari, I attach some photos I took during this wonderful tour.  They cannot do justice to the wonderful scenery and experiences we enjoyed. I have (hopefully)...

2020 Bookings Now Open

Bookings for our 2020 tours are now officially open, and we are pleased to offer all of our clients, early booking discounts. For all tours BOOKED AND PAID FOR IN FULL by 15 November 2019, we are offering a R750 discount off the price on all of our scheduled tours. For...

Spring Flowers 2019

To all at Landscape ToursTx so much for a wonderful 4day flower tour and for choosing Ian to be our tour guide. Joan and I had a great time and the other 6 ladies were wonderful companionsWe were so impressed with the warmth we received from all who worked in the different places...

Classic Kruger – 25 August 2019

Our trip was absolutely wonderful, lovely people, but the tour guide `Tjomps` was the icing on the top. His organising was brilliant, his food top class, his sense of humour wonderful. We cannot speak highly enough of him. We are doing the Kalahari trip in October, and were very...

August 2019 Newsletter

Click on the link below to read our August 2019 Newsletter: http://comms.rocketseed.net/public/messages/view-online/yIGAlTUciJvQKElv/jVoGkI0HIinngYXQ

Southern Namibia -18 July 2019

Thanks to Mike Tarmey for sharing some pictures from his Southern Namibia tour. “Greetings, I thoroughly enjoyed my tour and assuming I am still fit enough next year, look forward to your 2020 brochure. I have attached some of my shots from the tour. I was impressed by the...

Victoria Falls and Chobe – 7 July 2019

Mrs Rose Bishop shared these lovely pictures with us from her recent Landscape tour to Vic Falls and Chobe. Many thanks, Mrs Bishop – we are so glad to hear that you had a memorable trip and were able to tick off some bucket-list items . ” Heartfelt thanks from myself...

July 2019 Newsletter

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Namibia: Etosha & the Deserts – 16 May 2019

Many thanks to our guide Tjomps Rautenbach for sharing his pictures from Landscape’s recent safari to Namibia. Tjomps made sure that everything ran smoothly and that everyone had a memorable holiday.

Richtersveld 4×4 Safari – May 2019

Our Richtersveld 4×4 Safari returned on 10 May after a very successful journey capably led by Pieter Badenhorst

Serengeti – May 2019

Twelve clients joined us for a safari of a lifetime to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in May. Landscape tour leaders Jill Gould (11 May tour) and Pieter Badenhorst (21 May tour) were there to make sure everything ran smoothly. They also shared some of their fantastic...

Cape to Addo – 13 May 2019

Tour leader, Pieter Roos, returned from a wonderful tour in May that visited the 4 national parks in the Western Cape, namely the Karoo National Park, Mountain Zebra, Addo and the Tsitsikamma National Park. He reports that they had great weather on tour and that every one really...

Namibia: Etosha & the Deserts – 29 September 2018

We have just returned from an amazing trip to Namibia with Landscape. Our guide and driver was Heidi and she was fantastic. Heidi is an expert driver, has excellent knowledge of animals and birds, was very friendly and extremely patient. She is a professional animal...

Kalahari – 9 August 2018

Pieter Badenhost led our August tour to Augrabies and the Kalahari. The weather was perfect and our clients had a memorable trip to one of our favourite places. Enjoy the pictures that Pieter took! Hullo Greg In response to your e-mail, Denise and I thank for a really excellent...

Kruger – 16 August 2018

Landscape guide, Tjomps Rautenbach, spent 3 weeks in August leading 2 groups through the Kruger National Park. Here is a small selection of his wildlife pictures take while on tour. Dear Greg THANK YOU Landscape Tours for a wonderful trip to KNP last week.  We spent nights at...

Kruger – 7 August 2018

Thanks to Mrs Cakebread for sending in these pictures from the tour Many thanks to Mr Goldschmidt for sharing some of his fabulous Kruger pictures with us, taken on a recent Landscape tour, led and facilitated by Tjomps Rautenbach I thoroughly enjoyed my recent tour 2 the Kruger...

Southern Namibia – 26 July 2018

Hello Greg Thanks  so much for an amazing trip. I have been to Namibia several times, though this was my first visit to Luderitz and Kolmanskop. Heidi is an excellent guide and made a good job of taking us safely to the different spots besides being very knowledgeable about the...

Vic Falls and Chobe – 23 July 2018

Nine clients joined us for our annual excursion to the Victoria Falls and Chobe. Rene Lind was on tour, with guide Jill Gould and shared her great pictures with us. A special thanks to Jill for leading and facilitating this tour for us. By all accounts every one really enjoyed...

Prince Albert & Swartberg – 15 July 2018

Pieter Roos guided this relaxed 5-day tour, which featured the Great Swartberg and the hamlet of Prince Albert. The group stayed in Prince Albert for the first two nights, and adventurous activities included strolling high in the mountains on the Swarberg Pass, visiting...

Winter Break – 1 July 2018

Six clients joined Pieter Badenhorst and Pieter Roos for a magical trip to Montague and Rooiberg Lodge in the Klein-Karoo. They left in a fierce Cape winter storm, but they were soon enjoying the crisp blue skies of the Karoo. Thanks for the pics, Pieter B. Dear Greg A big and...

Northern Namibia – 15 June 2018

Our tour to Northern Namibia returned last week, ably led by our tour leader, Heidi Dednam. Many thanks to Mrs Joke de Schepper for sharing her pictures.

Namibia: Etosha & the Deserts – June 2018

Many thanks to Mrs Pinkerton and to Mrs Simonds for sharing their pictures from their recent trip with us to Namibia. Heidi Dednam, our tour leader in Namibia, made sure that everything ran smoothly and that everyone had a memorable holiday. I wish to convey my thanks and...

Extended Kalahari – 3 June 2018

Landscape Tour leader, Tjomps Rautenbach took 7 of our clients on an extended 13 day tour to the Kalahari in June.He managed to capture some great pictures of the various wildlife that they encountered. Thanks for sharing, Tjomps! Thanks for the letter. We really had a most...

Serengeti – 22 May 2018

Fifteen clients joined us for a safari of a lifetime to the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in May. Longtime Landscape tour leader, Pieter Badenhorst was there to make sure everything ran smoothly. He has also shared some of his fantastic pictures that he took. This is just a...

Battlefields of Kwa-Zulu Natal – 3 June 2018

Landscape Tours recently visited some of the iconic battlefields of Kwa-Zulu Natal. These included Talana, Bloodriver, Rorke’s Drift, Isandlwana and Spionkop. Our tour leader, Steve Rush,  shared some of his pictures – thanks, Steve! Also thanks to the fabulous...

Namibia: The Caprivi – 18 May 2018

Many thanks to Sandy Bean for sharing his pictures from his recent Landscape safari to the Caprivi. Dear Greg, I have just returned from a fabulous Caprivi tour. A friend had told me that this was the best Landscape tour she had experienced, and I have to agree with her. Thanks...

Okavango Delta – 26 May 2018

This was a tour of a lifetime. Thank you from 11 happy travelers and 2 excellent drivers/ guides. After 10 tours you are still the Best in the West. Regards to Landscape Team. Ansie  Marais Dear Greg, We had the most wonderful trip to the Okavango. The accommodation and food etc...

Okavango Delta – 15 May 2018

Have a look at these amazing pictures taken by Mrs Karen Small on our recent safari to the Okavango Delta. Absolutely amazing! Many thanks for sharing, Mrs Small. Dear Greg The Okavanga Delta Safari was really great and we had a wonderful time. I have now sorted through all my...

Kalahari – 17 May 2018

Many thanks to Dr de Bruin for sharing her pictures from her recent Landscape tour to the Kalahari. The tour was lead by our tour leader, Tjomps Rautenbach, who reported that the group had great wildlife and bird-sightings, and they even had time to take in a royal wedding that...

Namibia: The Caprivi – 6 May 2018

Our client, Mrs Pat Thompson, shared these fabulous pictures from her recent Namibia: The Caprivi Safari with Landscape Tours. Thanks Pat! Everyone enjoyed their trip with our Namibia guide, Heidi Dednam. Dear Greg Having had my name added to Tjomps’ Fan Club List, please would...

Kruger Wildlife Safari – 3 May 2018

Our tour leader, Allan Rautenbach, shared these great wildlife pictures from his recent Landscape Tour to the Kruger Park in May Dear Greg and the Landscape Team Shirley and I wish to thank you for taking us on a faultless Kruger Safari. I think the best way to sum it all up is...

Cape to Addo – 5 May 2018

Tour leader, Pieter Badenhorst, just returned from a wonderful tour that visited the 4 national parks in the Western Cape, namely the Karoo National Park, Mountain Zebra, Addo and the Tsitsikamma National Park. He reports that they had great weather on tour and that every one...

Karoo Cooks – 27 April 2018

15 guests joined Landscape Tours and Country Life Magazine for a mouth-watering adventure through the Eastern Cape and into the heart and soul of slow food. Here they met some of the finest chefs and got to taste the produce and food everyone’s talking about, on farms and at...

Namibia – 22 April 2018

Eight of our clients enjoyed an amazing trip exploring the wildlife and deserts of Namibia. Huge thanks to our tour leader, Heidi Dednam for leading and facilitating this tour. The wonderful pictures are courtesy of Pauline Cunningham – many thanks, Pauline! There is also...

Drakensberg – 20 April 2018

Our tour leader, Pieter Badenhorst led a very successful and enjoyable tour to the Drakensberg in April. The weather was absolutely perfect for doing some memorable walks in the “Berg” Here are a few pictures taken by Pieter on the tour – enjoy!
Kalahari Lion

Kalahari – 23 April 2018

Landscape Tour Leader, Tjomps Rautenbach, led a very memorable trip to the Kalahari in April. The Augrabies Falls was flowing in full force due to heavy rains up country. In the Kalahari, the group saw an amazing variety of animals and birds including the famous Kalahari lion....

Cape to Addo – 14 April 2018

Landscape guide, Tjomps Rautenbach sent in these pictures from his recent Cape to Addo. Everyone was thrilled to spot lion on one of the game drives. Well done, Tjomps! Dear Greg, Thanks for your note.  I would like to add my own note of thanks.  Apart from stating the obvious,...

Prince Albert & Swarberg 13 April 2018

Pieter Badenhorst guided this relaxed 5-day tour, which features the Great Swartberg and remote farming communities in the foothills. The group stayed in Prince Albert for the first two nights, where they were welcomed by host Lisa with super meals, and always a friendly chat and...

Cederberg & West Coast – 7 April 2018

Guide, Tjomps Rautenbach, took our clients on a memorable tour to the Cederberg and West Coast in April. He reports that a good time was had by all. He also said that the Doringbaai Shiraz was particularly delicious with all that West Coast seafood.

Karoo Highlands and Tankwa – 8 April 2018

It was a very special tour to the Karoo that departed on 8 April. Mr and Mrs van Rensburg were celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary with some special friends who joined them for this milestone in their lives. Our guide, Di Norton, reported that everyone had a wonderful...

Eight Bells 24 February 2018

Perfect weather, superb food, comfortable accommodation and great company! The outings were very interesting and fun – from a beach walk at Hartenbos to a railway adventure high into the Outeniqua Mountains.

Eight Bells 18 March 2018

Eight Bells 18 March Another relaxing break at Eight Bells Mountain Inn, near Mossel Bay. Everybody loved the outings to Cango Wildlife Ranch, Power Van Rail Adventure and the highlights of historic Mossel Bay. Although some guests have done the tour before, there was plenty of...

Addo Tour – 3 March 2018

Good morning Grant This is just to give you a rave review of our Cape to Addo trip.  This has been my fourth Landscape Tour and almost  the most enjoyable despite being to “tamer” places than Serengeti, Okavango and South Luangwa.  I didn’t think anyone could match Pieter as a...

Battlefields of Kwa-Zulu Natal

I recently returned from a very interesting trip to some of the Battlefields of Kwa-Zulu Natal. These included Isandlwana, Rorke’s Drift, Fugitives’ Drift, Blood River, Talana and Spioenkop. The stories that are told about the conflict between the British, the...

Lerchi Private Tour to Kruger

Tjomps Rautenbach led the Robyn Lerchi group from Switzerland on a private tour to the Kruger National Park. Pictures courtesy of Tjomps.

Eight Bells: 1 – 5 November 2017

Looks like every one had a great time on our Eight Bells tour in early November. Guide, Richard Codrington sent in these pictures  
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