Archives / 2019
  • Exciting new Eco tour!

    E-bikes - an Exciting new Eco tour!

    The ocean breeze rustles your hair as you watch the tar skid beneath two bouncy wheels.  The sun warms your face as you climb to the top of Signal Hill, the city of Cape Town spilling out below you like a multicoloured tapestry… 

    Sounds like a lot of work...

    Exploring by bike is nothing new.  For years, travellers have been able to tour … » read more

  • Thakadu River Camp

    There is nothing like a trip to the Thakadu River Camp in the magnificent Madikwe Private Game Reserve to bulk up your Instagram feed!


    Don’t believe us?  Then we’ll take you on a tour of the lodge to whet your appetite! 


    You’ll start off your day with a morning game drive!   (pic: IG niedblog)


    It’s pretty chilly in the … » read more

  • Old Drift Lodge - an African paradise

    Old Drift Lodge - an African paradise

    I have become somewhat jaded. 

    You see, working in the travel industry, you must know what you’re talking about.  You need to be able to tell someone exactly what to expect in a certain destination or which property is best suited to the type of experience they are looking for.  As such, you get to travel a fair amount but after a while, … » read more

  • Safari Kids

    This was supposed to be an amazing family holiday, but it’s only day 1 and the kids are already driving you crazy!

    Don’t stress - Mtbeds has got you covered!

    Although the African bush is an amazing place to discover with your children, we know how hard it is to keep them out of mischief 24/7. That’s why here at Mtbeds, we highly recommend lodges that have a range of fun and … » read more

  • Your perfect weekend at Black Rhino Game Lodge

    Looking for the perfect getaway weekend to escape, experience and enjoy? Then look no further than Black Rhino Game Lodge, an favourite just waiting for you to discover it.

    Nestling in a Tambotie forest within Pilanesberg national Park, with an ancient volcanic crater lapping its edges, this is the perfect weekend niche for anyone wanting to experience the Big 5 in luxury. The … » read more

  • Mtbeds can get you Teeing off into perfection at Fancourt Hotel

    How does teeing off under a blazing African sunrise sound? If your perfect holiday is a mix of spectacular scenery, friendly faces and putting your favourite clubs to work, then has the perfect destination for you.

    Fancourt Hotel and Country Club Estate offers everything a golfer could want for the perfect holiday and that’s now been backed up with the hefty title of SA’ … » read more

  • Come home to the Mother City with

    We’ve spoken about the wonders of Cape Town and her many districts on the blog before, because this unique and vibrant tourism destination simply has it all. As with London before her, we can confidently say that when you tire of Cape Town, you’ve tired of life! Here’s just a selection of the titillating experiences waiting for you in this melting pot of adventure, … » read more

  • Cathedral Peak Hotel a perfect mtbeds getaway destination

    Are you looking to escape city life, experience true luxury in a hotel steeped in history, and enjoy some of the best scenery that Africa has to offer? Then look no further then Cathedral Peak Hotel for the perfect destination holiday experience.

    Cathedral Peak hotel offers a true paradise of bracing mountain air amidst the breathtaking scenery of the Drakensberg mountains. This 4-star … » read more

  • Luxurious living and unforgettable memories await at Victoria Falls with Mtbeds

    Are you considering a journey to the ‘smoke that thunders’? The spectacular sight of Victoria Falls has been stealing visitor’s breath away since man first set foot in the area. Whether you’re an adrenaline junkie stealing themselves to take the plunge from the bridge’s challenging bungee jump, or simply looking to add one of Africa’s greatest experiences to … » read more

  • Experience exclusive safari at Phinda Rock Lodge

    Phinda Rock Lodge

    Come to the home of zebra, giraffe, elephants, leopards, lion and cheetah. Come to Phinda Private Game Reserve. Offering seven distinct ecosystems, from famous African savannah and mountain scrub bush through to dense thornveld and rare sand forest, this unique destination offers the perfect experience for the traveller seeking adventure, relaxation and the best the Kwa-Zulu … » read more

  • Hidden Gems that must be explored

    Hidden Gems that must be explored

    We all know that South Africa is a haven for tourists, not only because of the diversity the country has to offer, or the favourable exchange rate, but also because of the world class hotels and lodges that one can find across the country. In amongst all of these you will find real hidden gems.

    Establishments that stand out from the others. Ones that have stood … » read more

  • Nambiti Private Game Reserve the Treasure of KwaZulu Natal

    Nambiti Private Reserve

    Aptly referred to as the “treasure of KwaZulu Natal”, Nambiti Private Game Reserve is one of the true gems of South Africa. As they say, it’s all about location, location, location. Needless to say, the malaria free Nambiti Private Game Reserve boasts a prime location for many reasons, not least of all the driving distance from Johannesburg, a 3.5 hour … » read more

  • Greater Kruger National Park

    Greater Kruger National Park 

    Stretching over approximately 2 000 000 hectares, the Kruger National Park is without question the flagship reserve of South Africa. The size is impressive to say the least. About the size of Wales, the reserve has some of the best game viewing on offer in southern Africa, and a massive tourist destination for local and international tourists. In the “old … » read more



    A spa is a spa is a spa, right? Wrong. They may all offer comparable treatments and have similar facilities, but there is nothing quite like a spa in the African bushveld. Completely immersed in nature, it is the perfect setting to completely zone out, relax and ease into a different state of mind. Take for example the Spa at Bushman’s Kloof, which has just been voted Best … » read more

  • Holiday decisions made easy with mtbeds

    Scenic, towering mountains or warm, salty oceans? Big Five game-viewing or a buzzing city vibe? Luxury spa treatments or relaxing fireside G&T’s?

    Choices are hard, but when it comes to booking your well-deserved getaway with mtbeds, they don’t get much easier!

    Take the stress out of your holiday

    Whether you’re looking for a local favourite such as Cape Town or Kruger Park … » read more