All Activities

Non-hunting guests are very welcome at Side by Side Safaris and we are able to offer a wide variety of non-hunting activities within a short distance from our safari lodge. For example fly fishing tours or wellness treatments at the lodge.

We can arrange trips to two of the world famous national parks and game reserves in the area, for instance Mountain Zebra National Park or Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa´s second largest wildlife reserve with a large population of elephants, rhino, buffalo and much more.

Taxidermy factory tour
A guided tour can be arranged at Diana Taxidermy´s large factory. The factory is located just a short drive from the lodge where you are accommodated.
Bush Walk
One of the activities that guests can do at Side by Side Safaris is a Bushwalk with the professional hunter and the local tracker.
Photo Safari with picnic
If you want to try a photo safari with your family, you have the opportunity to do this between the morning hunt and the afternoon hunt, the PH will take you on a 2 hour photo safari around in the game reserve where the lodge is centrally located.
Guided tour to experience some rare cave paintings
Quite recently, one of the local trackers working for Side by Side Safaris, discovered a cliff, with rare cave paintings that still are in a quite good original quality.
Experience the local provincial town (Somerset East)
A visit to the cozy local provincial town (Somerset East) is offered.
Photo safari at night
Side by Side Safaris offers a thrilling night photo safari for the whole family.
Guided excursion to nearby game reserve
Only 45 minutes’ drive north of our safari lodge you will find one of the most beautiful privately owned game parks in the region.
Addo Elephant National Park
About two hours’ drive south of our safari lodge, is South Africa’s second largest national park and the game reserve located; the famous “Addo Elephant National Park”. As the name implies, the park is home to over 700 elephants...
Mountain Zebra National Park
In addition to the beautiful mountain zebras from which the park lends its name, there is a healthy population of cheetahs in the park.
Fly Fishing
We co-operate with a famous fly fisher and angling coach, which gives our guests a unique opportunity to go on a guided fishing trip.
City-tour to Somerset East
As a guest at Side by Side Safaris, we can arrange a guided city-tour to the small local provincial town, Somerset East.
Sightseeing trip to Graaff Reinet
Graaff-Reinet has long been famous for its attractive and well-preserved historic homes and buildings. Graaff-Reinet boasts of several famous people, including Lord Somerset...
After an exciting morning in the field - or maybe a tiring day in the city - we can all use a relaxing massage to loosen up the sore muscles.
5 Star Luxury Hotel in Port Elizabeth
This hotel is one of the most beautiful and luxurious hotels in South Africa. The hotel is located right in the heart of Port Elizabeth, 100 meters from Port Elizabeth's stunning beach. The beach near the hotel is absolutely fantastic.
5 star beach-hotel in the coastal town Plettenberg Bay
The accommodation is luxury with service at the highest level. The rooms are all spacious with king size beds. Every room has the most fantastic panoramic views of the Indian Ocean.
5 star beach-house on the Garden-Route (In the coastal town Wilderness)
The location is the absolute best along the Garden Route. The accommodation is top-class and you always find smiling and helpful staff.
Rovos Rail - exclusive train ride through South Africa
Recapture the romance of a bygone era as you step aboard the reconditioned wood-panelled coaches and enjoy fine cuisine in five-star luxury on the famous Rovos Rail. The 48-hour train ride between Cape Town and Pretoria an experience you will never forget.