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Testimonials

Friends and family were a little dubious when they heard about our plans to visit Uganda and Kenya, trek in the jungle, fly about in little planes, then stay in...

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- R Hazzard, United States, January 2014

We appreciated the drivers' knowledge of the wildlife and their country, their professionalism and their very pleasant, smiling and helpful responses to all of ...

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- A McClellan & R Dewing, United States, March 2013

Spent our whole holiday in Uganda concentrating on bird life. Very well organized tour. Every detail had been thought of. Lodges very good and staff delightful.

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- J Hill, United Kingdom, January 2014


Reviews about Journeys Discovering Africa

Schoone Oordt Country House

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Safari Highlights

Schoone Oordt Country House stands amidst a fragrant rose garden, peaceful fountains and landscaped shrubbery in the small town of Swellendam.

Schoone OordtAttention to Detail

Owned by Richard and Alison Walker since 2003, this delightful manor house has been lovingly renovated to combine historical charm with luxurious modernities. Handmade linen, goose-down duvets, pure wool carpets, open hearths and under-floor heating complete the stylish aesthetics. The house and annexes comprise stunning standard, luxury, family and honeymoon rooms.

Swellendam Mountains

Historically Rich

Swellendam is a small town with a rich history. Take a walk down the 'golden mile', enjoy the unique, specialist shops and work spaces, including a honey shop, pottery studio as well as quaint cafes. Drostdy Museum is a must if you are interested in the cultural history of the area, and if you would like to learn more about Swellendam, historical tours of the town are available with Adriaan, a local expert.