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10 reasons why you should visit africa?
With so many destinations to choose from, you may wonder what makes Africa special. We've had the priviledge of exploring Africa and discovering the array of wonderful destinations it offers since childhood! Here's our list of reasons why you should add Africa to your travel wishlist - just a word of warning...it touches your soul and gets into your blood so be prepared to visit again and again!

Think adventure... excitement ... discovery ... relaxation ... pampering ... thrilling ... exotic ... romantic ... in awe ... chilling ... explorations ... life changing - all this is possible in Africa. So pack your bags and start planning!
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Africa's Spectacular Wildlife   Africa's Wildlife
experience africa's awesome wildlife on safari
Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino - these are known as the Big Five. It is definitely something to experience, but it is by no means the only encounter you should seek when visiting Africa! There are fascinating creatures big and small, with wonderful discoveries to made and new things to learn about Africa's spectacular wildlife.

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Sundrenched, tropical beaches   bazaruto islands, mozambique
relax, unwind, rest on africa's tropical beaches & islands
The Indian Ocean Islands offer you tropical beaches and azure waters - perfect to relax and unwind after an exciting safari. Don't miss the underwater wonderland surrounding these beautiful places. Enjoy watersports or just soak in the sun while sipping on your favourite drink. Choose between luxury resorts or remote island getaways.

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Friendly People and Fascinating Cultures   bazaruto islands, mozambique
discover africa's welcoming and diverse peoples
A wonderful part of a visit to Africa is an insight into the different cultures and customs of the people of Africa. There are many people groups and thousands of tribes across the continent, some more colourful than others. Experience the delicious cuisine and interesting ways of Africa's friendly people.

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Majestic Scenery and Sites   bazaruto islands, mozambique
endless savannah, azure waters, magnificent dunes...
Africa offers some of the most spectacular scenery in diverse settings and boasts a total of 121 UNESCO World Heritage sites! It ranges from beautiful savannahs, crystal clear waters, important cultural heritage sites, large deltas, untouched wilderness areas and natural forests to name but a few.
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Vibrant Cities   bazaruto islands, mozambique
cape town, cairo, durban, marrakech...
Africa doesn't only have wild places teeming with wild animals! Explore some of the vibrant cities like Cape Town (voted best destination for 2011), Durban and Marrakech. Enjoy cosmopolitan restaurant, rocking live shows, lively markets and buzzing streets of Africa's most famous cities. Take a city tour to make the most of your visit and ask advice from the locals.
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Magnificent Wilderness Areas   bazaruto islands, mozambique
explore the wild and beautiful places of africa
Africa's natural heritage lies in its wilderness areas and the ability to conserve these gems for generations to come. The many national parks, game reserves and conservation areas are a clear indication of the efforts put in to ensure the sustainability of Africa's wilderness areas. Experience the beauty of Africa!

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Incredible Diversity   bazaruto islands, mozambique
from deserts to mountains, forest to tropical islands
You can visit the world's highest dunes in the Namib Desert, then explore the magnificent water world of the Okavango Delta while on safari in Botswana, and unwind on a remote tropical island in the Indian Ocean. Then end it with a visit to the cospmopiltan city of Cape Town with top class wines and international cuisine - all this in one holiday!

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Top Class Luxury   bazaruto islands, mozambique
spoil yourself with africa's quintessential touch
Think style, comfort, opulance, luxury and top service - then start planning your luxury safari to Africa! Visit a 5 star resort on an Indian Ocean Island before shooting off to Zambia's Royal Livingstone to experience the spectacular Victoria Falls. Enjoy a luxury train journey aboard the famous Rovos Rail and end at the V&A in Cape Town...

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Non-stop Adventure   bazaruto islands, mozambique
adrenaline aplenty in africa's adventurous activities
Choose between white water rafting on the Zambezi, shark cage diving, the highest bungee in the world, hiking Mt. Kilimajaro, sky diving, paragliding, mountain biking, adventure motorcycle trips, camping safaris and helicopter flips - the list is endless. Come join the fun!

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An Opportunity to Make a Difference   bazaruto islands, mozambique
you can change someone's life today
Africa's beauty and exceptional sights & sounds are there to enjoy to the full. But the reality is also that Africa has some problems. There are many poor communities that just can't seem to break the cycle of poverty. We can all help by just giving a little of our time and money to change lives today! Let's make a difference.

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