Have your overseas friends seen more of South Africa’s game than you have? If the closest you’ve come to a lion is your domestic feline then it’s time to explore affordable alternatives. Azania from 702/CapeTalk’s Weekend Breakfast spoke to Tyson Jopson, Deputy Editor of Getaway Magazine, about the economics of getting away at Easter.
It all depends on what you want to do, the upper tier is geared towards the international tourist. But if you are a local you can make a National Park trip affordable.— Tyson Jopson, Deputy Editor, Getaway Magazine
As there are no special rates for locals it’s all about researching the more affordable options. SANparks offers accommodation from bungalows to campsites but you do need to book well in advance. Remember you don’t have to go 5-star to see the Big 5, in the end that’s what you’re there for.