Day Safari's South Africa, Big 5 Half and Full Day Safari
Day Safari South Africa, so where does one even start. South Africa has so much to offer not to mention the amount of Day Safari Options or Day Tour's. Each individual Province in South Africa has it's own hidden gem be it a reserve, monument or place of interest. South Africa has a vast amount of world heritage sites, KwaZulu Natal for instance has two one being iSimangaliso Wetland Park and the other Drakensberg. All world heritage sites are incredible tourist destinations and most will offer a variety of tours and day safari outings.
What exactly is a Day Safari while in South Africa, generally one would expect any safari to include wildlife better yet the African Big 5. Please do take note that no one can guarantee sightings of the Big 5 while out on safari. Some other incredible day safari options also include Boat Safari's.
A day safari would generally start early before sunrise or late afternoon with one of those incredible African sunsets. A bit of a chill, en-route to the bush is almost guaranteed however that unforgettable sunrise and scenery never mind where one is will surpass any expectation. The bush has it's own feel and sound, a rustle with Elephants trumpeting or Monkey's calls of distress deep in the bush. Each day safari in Africa is a unique one new expectations new sightings and always something new to witness and learn.
Highlights during day safari's could include witnessing the entire Big 5 or something entirely different, just imagine experiencing and witnessing the grace that Elephants have with their young. Stopping for some refreshments or pipping hot coffee all the while deep in the bush will undoubtedly be something you will never forget. It's a place of freedom where nature still overcomes its daily difficulties yet such amazement awaits.
Day safari sightings vary from day to day, never be dissapointed to hear that the previous days sightings included something that you might have wanted to see. It's nature and their is truly no way of knowing what one will see on any specific day's safari. Top Tip always discuss what it is that you would like to see while out on a day safari with your ranger or guide, they have an incredible understanding of the bush and will at all times try their very best to ensure that your day safari is something to remember.
Day Safaris in South Africa do not always include open game drive safari vehicles. Some safari operators offer these day safari outings in mini busses, smaller vehicles or 4x4's. One can also opt to do a self drive safari in ones own vehicle, the benefits of doing ones own day safari have numerous advantages one being that you can take your time without any time constraints.
Some further Day Safari Options while in South Africa include full day safari's or half day safari's. It truly is quite difficult to say which one is more productive when it comes to sightings. We have had numerous half day safari's go out into the bush and by 10 am all of the clients have seen the African Big 5. It really is all about the specific day and a certain amount of intuition from the ranger. Full Day Safaris are generally are more exciting and offer more sightings due to the fact that one is able to journey deeper into the bush versus a half day safari. Better yet while out on a Full Day Safari the vast amount of operators offer you a taste of a traditional South African Braai.
Heritage Tours & Safaris was established in 2003 the company is based in St Lucia, KwaZulu Natal South Africa. The company is the largest privately owned safari company in the province today. Their ability to offer service orientated day safari's and overnight safari packages has always exceeded their clients expectations. Travel and Discover the magnificent province of KwaZulu Natal all the while knowing that you are in their safe hands.