Big cat conservation safari, South Africa

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Responsible tourism

Big cat conservation safari, South Africa

Carbon reduction

Your holiday will help support local people and conservation. We must also reduce CO2. Learn about the CO2 emissions of this holiday and how to reduce them.

Environment

Ensuring that our clients travel with a purpose is of utmost importance to us. Our eco-safari itineraries promote lodges who actively partake in wildlife conservation through the establishment of their own conservation training programmes or anti-poaching units. We strongly believe in passing on our knowledge to younger generations and educating them on the importance of preserving our environment. We recommend lodges that engage our youngest clients through educational Junior Ranger Programmes giving them a greater understanding of conservation and the ecosystem through interactive activities.To support responsible travel in Africa, We have partnered with the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre (HESC), a wildlife facility focusing on conserving rare and vulnerable species in Africa. Based in South Africa, the organization is actively involved in researching, breeding and anti-poaching initiatives as well as passing on their knowledge on conservation to local communities and the general public. All who travel on this itinerary actively contribute to the cause of wildlife conservation as 1% of each booking value is donated to the HESC.

We have graded the properties from one to three based on the responsible tourism policy. One being the lowest to three being the properties that are highly sustainable. Both of the properties used in this itinerary have a three grading.

One of the staff members says she loves working for our company as she is a “lover of animals and believes in conservation and she loves children” and another staff member says “she is family orientated and believes that going away with your family is very important”.

At Shamwari there is a gate conservation fee which all guests must pay directly and this contributes to the protection measures established to assist with providing education for our future conservationists. The lodges we use are really focused on family safaris and have Specialist Guides who offer practical and educational activities for the kids and expeditions that will delight every generation.

Community

We have gift which is given out to clients from a company that is located based and all the items use recycled material as well.

Both lodges included in this itinerary are committed to its community of staff and their families.

Each safari crafted is centred around responsible tourism practices which supports community upliftment.

We will provide each guests with destination guides which provide you with information on how you can support the local community and has pre-trip information.

Both lodges have their own charity organisation they work with in the local community.

Recycling is very important in our office and we have 3 recycle bins for paper, plastic, and glass where all recycled goods will be thrown. We have made arrangements with the Oasis Association which is a non-profit organization, where they will collect our recycling once a month in exchange we will give them a small donation. Oasis Association has created jobs for 1000's of young people and processes over 160 tons of recyclable waste a month.

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