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Alexandra’s Africa Offering Kickstarter Jobs

April 28th, 2021|0 Comments

  Alexandra's Africa - a niche, sustainable, safari and retreat tour operating company, is aiming to help young people at risk of long-term unemployment by offering kickstarter jobs through the UK Governments Kickstarter Job Placement [...]

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Learning Journey Retreat Launch!

January 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Launching our Learning Journey Retreats - Designed by Women for Women! Choose from a range of retreats... Yoga & StoryTelling, Photography, African Village Singing Dates: from July to November 2021 5 Days on Retreat - [...]

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Time for Reflection!

December 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Christmas is truly a time for reflection! As the year draws to a close I can but reflect on what has been a very challenging and uncertain year for us all. With that reflection comes [...]

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A Greener Christmas🦒🎄🦅

December 20th, 2020|0 Comments

Thinking about a Greener Christmas this year?  We are! Christmas is a great opportunity to start a family or your own tradition of giving back to the earth and instilling the values of sustainable living for [...]

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  • A mosaic of pictures of wildlife sighted on an Alexandra's Africa
  • A mosaic of pictures of Alexandra's Africa guests having fun

Every Picture Tells A Story

September 20th, 2020|0 Comments

  Every picture tells a story and here are a few of our own for you to enjoy... But why not share your own wonderful Africa pictures, stories and memories using one of our Alexandra's [...]

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Towards Meaning and Purpose …

May 7th, 2020|0 Comments

  "Opportunities for entrepreneurs to develop meaningful solutions...." and creating travel experiences with meaning and purpose - two outcomes of the GreenVentures course Dr Finbarr Bradley is currently presenting on-line to students Aalto University School [...]

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  • Alexandra being taught how to make Venda clay pots at Mukondeni Village Pottery

The Story of Mukondeni Pottery

April 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

"If pottery was a slow dance between the Earth and the potter’s hand, then for Sarah Munyai it has been a lifelong performance" Ribola Art Route Guide Gift Mkhari holding one of the beautiful [...]

  • Young Explorer on Safari in long grass looking out with binoculars
  • Young Explorer on Safari in long grass looking out with binoculars
  • Young Explorer on Safari in long grass looking out with binoculars

Is there a young explorer in your family?

March 9th, 2020|0 Comments

Calling All Young Safari Explorers! A safari adventure for young explorers awaits. We have 2 more places available on our bespoke 9 day 13-21 July 2020, Safari in South Africa. Starts/Ends Johannesburg. Would suit 1 [...]

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What’s On – Feb 2020

February 21st, 2020|0 Comments

  The Tour Operator's Dilemma! We are looking forward to presenting our Talk on 'Safari in Southern Africa: The Tour Operator's Dilemma' at Greedo in Lymington, UK. In this talk Alexandra addresses this critical dilemma [...]

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Is that why we call it Mother Nature?

February 21st, 2020|0 Comments

  With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it is an opportunity for us to reflect on relationships and the important role the mother – your mum perhaps – plays in the family.  Very often this is [...]

Reconnect with Nature: Wild Swimming

January 17th, 2020|0 Comments

  "To all the wild swimmers out there -  we applaud you..." I recently heard a talk on Radio 4 about water. It caught my attention because water is such a valuable commodity, none more [...]

Making Memories!

December 13th, 2019|0 Comments

As I write this, it is early summer here in South Africa, the sun is starting to set, and I am sitting with our guests watching a large elephant bull make his way around our [...]

The Desire to Explore!

June 13th, 2019|0 Comments

The desire to explore and for exploration exists in many of us – but in the case of Alexandra’s Africa – this desire to explore led to the formation of a company! Alexandra’s Africa is [...]

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The plight of the pangolins!

May 19th, 2019|0 Comments

Pangolins aka 'scaly anteaters' are tragically the most trafficked and endangered animals in the world. They are delightful creatures. They have no teeth and their only defence is to curl up into a little ball. [...]

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5 Great reasons to spoil yourself!

March 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Thinking about a grownup gap year or simply a break - a week or two of me time? Children might have left home or a pension has matured or you have a special anniversary coming [...]

Brexit: Impact On Your Travel Plans?

February 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Brexit and the impact on your travel plans - is a topic that is trending in many conversations - particularly for frequent travellers to Europe. At Alexandra’s Africa and for our guests travelling with us on safari [...]

Responsible Travel Guarantee

February 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Your holiday is fully protected with Alexandra’s Africa  Our Responsible Travel Guarantee!  How it works for your Alexandra's Africa Safari When booking your holiday through Alexandra's Africa, you are automatically covered by our Affirma Financial [...]

The Story of a Safari Entrepreneur…

December 31st, 2018|0 Comments

On:  17th January, 2019 at 16:00 to 17:00 Location:  UBC Offices, Enterprise House, Ocean Way, Southampton, SO14 3XB, UK Overview: Sit back and enjoy a taste of Africa as Alexandra uses film and photographs to tell [...]

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Fun Facts about the African Dung Beetle

September 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Unsung Little Heroes of Africa On our Safaris we come across the most fascinating insects, birds and mammals that function and behave in the most sustainable, resourceful and communally supportive ways. Ways that continue [...]

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Our Top 7 Tips for Safari Photography

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

We have been busy this month working through some new photographic material from our most recent safaris to post on our website. Please do check out the updated carousels on all our safari pages - [...]

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Privacy Policy GDPR Updates

May 21st, 2018|0 Comments

In accordance with EU General Data Protection Regulation 'GDPR' which will replace the UK’s Data Protection Act on 25 May 2018, and will remain in force after Brexit, our privacy policy has been updated. In our [...]

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Experience an African Safari Adventure!

April 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Experience a Safari Adventure!  Ever thought about going on an African Safari advenure - but weren't too sure where to start with the planning? If so, Alexandra’s Africa is a niche safari tour operator offering [...]

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Blogging on Safari!

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Welcome to 2018 and to the first safari blog on our new website!  It has been a busy 6 months for us – rebranding with new logos and colours, new marketing materials and bringing it [...]