We departed Durban’s new King Shaka Airport on the day it opened at the beginning of May. There were plenty of polite, friendly people to help make the experience as easy as possible, and the airport is truly a beautiful.. [read more]
It was quite a miserable day in Durban, and we could not decide what to do that was close, but fun and entertaining for a baby.
We chose to visit Tala Game Reserve for an overnight stay, and within 35 minutes.. [read more]
Amakhosi ? ?a King?s Pride?
For an amazing Safari Adventure, and excellent game-viewing in KZN, I can honestly promote Amakhosi Lodge after the wonderful weekend we experienced there!!
Before reaching the final security gate, we were greeted by a huge rhino and.. [read more]
For a great, relaxing family get-away that is not too far from Durban, I can strongly recommed visiting Bushman's Nek in the Drakensberg.
We left Durban at 9am and arrived at Bushman?s Neck by 11:30am. We drove through the security gate,.. [read more]
For a lovely beach holiday, in style, within close proximity to Durban, i can strongly recommend visiting the Burns' Bay Guesthouse.
We went up to Sheffield for New Year as we did not want to go too far away from.. [read more]
The following account was received by Beach and Bush from Valerie Herbst following their Phinda Safari Holiday on the weekend of the 14th to the 16th May 2009.
We were booked into Phinda Forest Lodge by Alison Uys of Beach and.. [read more]
On the 31st of October, a group from KPMG took on a unique cultural Amazing Race Team Build
KPMG were looking for a team building experience with a difference and a decision was made to put together an amazing race for.. [read more]
On the 5th and 6th of November MassDiscounters sent a team of their top IT specialists to Springbok Lodge on the Nambiti Gme Reserve to for 2 days of team building and conferencing.
After a full day of conferencing the.. [read more]
On Saturday the 1st of November a group from telecomunications giant MTN in Mt Edgecombe joined Beach and Bush for a unique walking amazing race around Umhlanga.
The group were apprehensive on arrival as previous team builds with provided by other.. [read more]
Beach and Bush hosted an Indiana Jones Team Build at Hazelmere Dam in KZN for Associated Marine last week. It went off very well with all involved throwing themselves at the tasks set for them.
The group consisted of 11 people.. [read more]
2 groups from Unilever took on Beach and Bush’s unique CSI Challenge teambuild this month in Gauteng and in Kwa-Zulu Natal.
The first group were based at Tala Game Reserve near Pietermaritzburg and the second conference at Little Tuscany conference centre.. [read more]
This was Beach and Bush's first team build on Banana Beach, one of the South Coasts many awesome beaches and a great place to spend an afternoon doing a Beach Olympics.
A challenging venue due to the need to carry all.. [read more]
During the weekend of 10th to 12th October, DNV, a Scandinavian based shipping company, booked a weekend of exciting team building with Beach and Bush Adventures.
The weekend kicked off from their offices in Musgrave Road Durban on the 10th. Groups.. [read more]
On the 16th of October a group of 24 budding artists from Spar South Africa took on the Art Challenge Team Build at the Royal Hotel in Durban.
Teams had been conferencing all day and the idea was to combine a.. [read more]
Once again Varsity College pushed the envelope with a night time team build at uShaka Marine World in Durban, South Africa.
The race started at 5:00 pm which is just 1 hour before daybreak and the group headed out into the.. [read more]
Last Wednesday, the 9th July 2008, my husband was invited to organize a unique safari team build at Springbok Lodge. The managing couple, Brett and Wendy suggested he and I travel up there for two nights to familiarize ourselves with.. [read more]
On the 22nd of August Beach and Bush Adventures put together a team-building program for Mass Discounters at Stainbank Reserve.
The program included an Indiana Jones Team Build and an Art challenge Team Build.
The Art Challenge is a really effective.. [read more]
The adventurous folk from Varsity College Durban once again approached Beach and Bush Adventures for an exciting and adventurous team building idea.
The rafting challenge teambuild was chosen. As always with Varsity College Groups, this crowd approached the team build.. [read more]
On the 20th June a group of intrepid managers took on the Beach and Bush themed amazing race team build starting in Durban at Suncoast Casino and ending at the Beverley Hills Hotel in Umhlanga.
The teams were small and thus.. [read more]
Beach and Bush Adventures were approached by the Finance and Development Corporation to put together a golfing themed adventure team build at Selbourne Golf Estate situated about 1 hours drive South of Durban.
The team build was created from scratch for.. [read more]
Duriing August and September 3 intrepid groups from BHP Billiton in Richards Bay took on the Indiana Jones Challenge team build at Emoyeni Cheetah Park in Northern KZN province, South Africa.
It was really cool to have 4 different groups from.. [read more]
Schenker Team build
140 intrepid employees from Integrated Logistics Company Schenker joined the Beach and Bush Adventures team on Saturday the 19th of April down at uShaka Marine world for an afternoon ushaka Challenge team building event. The group was represented.. [read more]
Nedbank – Stainbank Indiana Jones 7 May 2008
Team building at Stainbank Nature Reserve is always a pleasure. Natural Forest and an abundance of small game make Stainbank the perfect destination for groups wishing to get out into nature.
Stainbank was the.. [read more]
SMB's Amazing Race team build in and around Durban
SMB participated in a whirlwind morning of team building with Beach and Bush Adventures today. The brief was to supply an exciting morning of activities both adventurous and mental in the.. [read more]
I had the pleasure this past weekend of visiting Pumula Beach Hotel on the South coast of KZN. It was a refreshing change to the hustle and bustle of city life and an awesome venue to relax and recuperate from.. [read more]
Beach and Bush Facilitated the Unilever community project on the South Coast in November.
The Project: B&B located the Mooi Engeleka children’s feeding project with the help of San Lameer resort on the South Coast. The project feeds over 100.. [read more]
TEREMOK MARINE WEEKEND AWAY
visited by TRACY MARGETTS
Teremok Marine is situated in Umhlanga, in Marine Drive. It is a 5 star lodge with a resident spa facility available for guests 7 days a week! Teremok has a fully equipped.. [read more]
The CSI Challenge is one of Beach & Bush's most popular team builds. Based on the TV series with the same name, the CSI Challenge will have you working together in small teams, using lateral thinking and common sense.. [read more]
On Friday the 13th of July 2007, RCI took place in Beach and Bush's Beach Olympics team build on uShaka Beach, in front of uShaka Marine World.
The event saw 39 staff members from different resorts come together to partake.. [read more]
MOYO Restaurant at uShaka Marine World
If you haven't been to MOYO, you are missing out. The newest of the MOYO franchise has graced KZN with it's unique dining experience. A concept designed to encompass all that's African, has had huge.. [read more]
Beach and Bush Adventures has established itself as a corporate team building company to be reckoned with and was recently approached to try a hand at event management.
MTN FAMILY FUN DAY - Ingwenya Country Escape, Gauteng
On the 25th August.. [read more]
It was a mid-May afternoon when we headed from Durban to our destination-the Drakensberg Sun. The journey was a pleasant two hour drive.
We arrived at the hotel and parked our car in the large parking area directly outside the Drakensberg.. [read more]
MOMENTUM AMAZING RACE - Sibaya Casino to uShaka Marine World
On the 13th of July 2007, 22 members from Momentum gathered at Sibaya Casino for the start of their Amazing Race team build. The Amazing Race is Beach & Bush's .. [read more]
A Fantastic Getaway to The KZN Midlands
It was a late Friday afternoon when my husband and I left Durban for our weekend break at Everglades Hotel. The weather was quite nippy and we were looking forward to a lovely Berg.. [read more]
Momentum & Alexander Forbes' Karkloof Canopy Tour
This team build started off with a fair amount of panic! For days leading up to Momentum & Alexander Forbes' canopy tour, we were unable to contact the guys in Karkloof...the fires that devastated.. [read more]
Nest boxes for endangered African Penguins
Dyer Island Cruises offers boat cruises where you have the honour of viewing whales, dolphins, penguins, seals and even the notorious great white shark. But the island is also committed to conservation. In 1959 there.. [read more]
For weeks now we’ve all listened eagerly to East Coast Radio, waiting to hear whose prediction was correct. Well the waiting is over, as one of the world’s most amazing natural phenomenons have finally arrived.
Between May and July every.. [read more]
Day 1. Swaziland - Matenga Lodge
Well, today is the start of our Swazi adventure! After negotiating the slightly confusing boarder post - not a lot of information on who wants us to do what! We set off up the.. [read more]
Many people know JEEP as an adventure clothing brand…but JEEPers! they do so much more !!!
The JEEP / uShaka Surf and Adventure Centre, on uShaka Beach, is Durban’s first multi-sport ocean activity centre. Initiated by a group of ocean enthusiasts.. [read more]
Upon arriving I was greeted by the Lodge manager Marlene and Charl, Mark and Ryan who were all rangers. Marlene showed me around the lodge before taking me to my room. Simbambili is a fairly small lodge with a very.. [read more]
I arrived at Ulusaba to be met by my ranger Simon. Simon was also from Durban and we share the same interest in surfing, this ensured we were never short if conversation. Simon drove me to the Safari Lodge where.. [read more]
Kruger National Park
I headed north from Durban to the Kruger National park on a Wildlife safari entering the Kruger from the Crocodile Bridge gate in the South and ending my tour in Hoedspruit near the Kapama region of the Park... [read more]
Upon discovering that there is a Big 5 Safari Park in the Western Cape, I immediately decided to make it one of my next destinations. Aquilla is the only Park of its kind in the Western Province, where one can.. [read more]
On Monday the 18th of September I left home to spend the week in the Midlands and the drakensberg. I started off at about half past eight in the morning with a day trip to Tala Game reserve which is.. [read more]
I have previously stayed at a couple of venues near Constantia, just outside Hout Bay, and so I new what to expect from the drive to Tarragona Lodge. I was not disappointed. The same lush flora and spectacular mountain views.. [read more]
On Tuesday the 6th of September I left Durban to spend three nights in the South Coast of KwaZulu-Natal, which is said to be one of the more beautiful coasts of South Africa. The South Coast offers great diving, dolphin.. [read more]
In September this year I had the exciting task of my first Beach and Bush Journey. I traveled to the Pongola Game reserve and stayed in the area for three nights. I had never been to the Pongola Game reserve.. [read more]
Whale watching is an extremely popular tourist attraction in the Cape Province. Armed with this knowledge, I set out to my latest destination, namely ‘The Amazing Whale Luxury Apartments’, in a quaint coastal town by the name of Fish Hoek... [read more]
Blue Yonder was to be the venue of my latest escapade. This is a smartly decorated and kept location, which consists of different floors, each being an individual apartment. I arrived shortly after leaving my previous venue in Fish Hoek,.. [read more]
When I finalized my trip to Monkey Valley Beach Nature Resort, I could not help but feel a pang of excitement, as I had been told by friends that to go there, was a unique experience.
I set off at about.. [read more]
Upon confirming my visit to Stillness Manor & Spa, I was really pleased, as I have suffered with a muscle pain in my back, for quite some time, and this seemed like the perfect opportunity to get it sorted out.
The.. [read more]
On Monday morning, the 30th of October I left Jeffreys bay to start my slow journey back to Durban. On route I had organized to stay in East London on Monday night, a game reserve just outside of.. [read more]
Part 2 of Scott's trip to the Eastern Cape started in Jeffrey's Bay and moved through St Francis Bay and the Tsitsikamma.
The drive between Grahamstown and Jeffrey’s Bay through PE is actually quite a pleasant one. I left.. [read more]
Eastern Cape 1
The first part of Scott Skewis's tour to the Eastern Cape was spent in Game Reserves, namely Sibuya Game Reserve, Kariega Game Reserve and the Amakhaka Game Reserve which is made up of Leeuwenbosch, Woodbury Lodge, Safari Lodge,.. [read more]
We drive to our fourth destination: the Tembe Elephant Park where we were greeted by a very merry bunch of Staff, who harmonized beautifully in song to welcome us to the park. While the staff transported our luggage to our.. [read more]
We left the beautiful Kosi Forest Lodge with reluctance, but knew that after 50Km of driving, we would be at our next destination, Kosi Bay Lodge, where we would be spending two nights in a self-catering chalet.
We were welcomed by.. [read more]
Sean and Ali venture north to explore six diverse resorts ranging from isolated ocean regions to exclusive private game parks.
Thonga Beach Lodge Kosi Forest Lodge Kosi Bay Lodge Tembe Elephant Park Zulu Nyala Bush Camp Bayete Zulu Boutique Lodge
We began the month of September with.. [read more]
On Wednesday the 6th of September I was staying at the Oribi Gorge hotel and had the privilege (although some might not agree) of doing the Oribi Gorge swing. The Oribi Gorge swing is the highest of its kind in.. [read more]
East Coast Radio, one of South Africa's top radio stations, commissioned Bach and Bush Adventures to put together an exciting beach day teambuild for their staff. ECR chse the following options:
Volleyball Probably the best know and most popular beach activity. Well.. [read more]
After weeks of preperation and a 1 week site visit and prep session by Beach and Bush staff the Roads Company's amazing race got under way on the 3rd of February 2006.
Set up over 2 grueling days, the event.. [read more]
Gary heads East in search of blue water and wide open spaces. The world heritage site of St Lucia was his first stop before heading to Cape Vidal and exploring the St Lucia Wetland Park
This week I took a.. [read more]
Scuba Diving North of the Limpopo in Mozambique Kilometers of unspoiled pristine beaches and reefs full of manta rays? Central Mozambique is where you need to head!
I was lucky enough to be invited up to Guinjata Bay to sample the.. [read more]
Not long ago the surf trainers at Ushaka surf adventures were able to achieve an absolutely amazing goal. Down on the beautiful South beach of Durban, situated directly in front of Ushaka Marine world, there is a great surfing lesson.. [read more]
What a beautiful day! It’s so good to be on the road again, another African sunrise and another trip into our beautiful country. I must admit I've been a little slack over the last couple of months, with our new.. [read more]
On Wednesday morning I decided to go down to Ushaka beach to see if I could find the group of men that fish the area using a seign net. The seign netters only fish in certain weather conditions and Wednesday.. [read more]
After a long week in the office the weekend had finally arrived. On Friday reports of clean water and sardine activity had made me somewhat excited. Chris had seen a few good fish on the deeper reefs mid-week and had.. [read more]
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