Southern Africa 4×4 for All Seasons

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Southern Africa 4×4 for All Seasons

Southern Africa 4×4 for all seasons because I having travelled southern Africa extensively over the last three decades, I can honestly say that there is no must see season in Africa. Each season has a special touch and reason to travel. I have added some highlights of what not to miss and assist with your planning with a 12 month a year travel program in mind. We have also added some specials to encourage our adventurers to seek more than what you will find on Google and the 4×4 travel forums.

Hi Season Time Periods

Do not avoid these areas. Plan in advance and make the essential bookings ( Kruger, Chobe, Okavango, Kgalagadi, Kafue, Etosha )

Best Season will depend where you want to go and what you want to experience. Southern Africa truly has something exciting for everyone 12 months a year

Take into Account :

  • Namibia – All year / Dec & Jan hot. Rain is little and thundershower type
  • Namaqualand Flowers – July to September
  • Whales – St Lucia – June to November / Gansbaai – July to December
  • Turtles ( St Lucia ) Nov to February
  • Vic Falls – Feb to May best water
  • Mgadigadi Pans Bird & Animal Migrations – November to March
  • General Game Viewing – All Parks – June to November ( just before the first summer rains )
  • Zambia – Kafue – 12 months a year – certain camps close for the wet season. Book correctly. Flood plains fill and cuts off certain camps that closes.
  • Luangwa – ( April to Oct – best ) Feb / March ( birds ) Rest of the year plenty to see
  • Lower Zambezi – Opposite Mana Pools if you cannot get in ( Tiger Fishing Sept & Oct )
  • Serengeti – December starts Feb calf season April to May starts moving. Mara River – June to October
  • Drakensberg & Lesotho – Sept to November and March to May
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Real Experiences :

We could not list all event, concerts or festivals as there as simply to many. Above is the some of the main attractions.

Try something different. You will surprise yourself !

Carel Pienaar / 4×4 Rentals Africa

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Rental of 4x4 vehicles for clients that does self drive holidays. I have Toyota Hilux and Toyota Land Cruisers that can be rented with or without equipment. Branches in Johannesburg and Windhoek. Any other city I can hand or collect your 4x4. South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zambia, Tanzania, Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia, Sudan, Angola, Congo, DRC, Cameroon, Gabon