Honey-bush Tea @Safari Ostrich Farm

Honey-bush is part of South Africa’s unique fynbos. The bushes grow wild in the Western and Eastern Cape provinces.  Most of South Africa’s honey-bush crop comes from people harvesting wild-growing honey-bush.      Honey-bush health benefits: Honey-bush tea is caffeine free Lower tannin content than black tea Powerful antioxidant Contain natural plant oestrogens Natural treatment to…

Safari @ KKNK 2018

The Klein Karoo National Arts Festival for 2018 has just finished after the Easter Weekend. This year was the 24th edition of this major festival on the South African Arts and Culture calendar. The main focus of KKNK (Klein Karoo Nationale Kunste-Fees) is to celebrate Afrikaans arts, music and drama but there are many excellent…

Interesting facts about Ostriches

The ostrich is the biggest bird in the world! Fully -grown ostriches can weigh up to 180kg. The average height of an adult ostrich is about 2,2 to 2,5 metres.  The average weight of an adult ostrich is about 140kg.                                                                                                      flock of Zimbabwean Blue Ostriches The South African Black Ostrich which is a different…

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The origin of cookies

  Café @ Safari is a little shop where you can buy drinks, biltong, pate, tea’s and cookies.  While packing our shelves the other day, I was wondering, WHERE DOES THE IDEA OF COOKIES COME FROM? Our cookies we sell, are made with love, in a kitchen, not a factory.  These cookies are made by…

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Ostriches in Africa

  Today the ostrich is considered to be an African animal although the earliest evidence of their existence through archaeological findings dates back to over 50 million years ago in modern-day Mongolia. Please see the map below for a breakdown of the different sub-species of ostrich distribution.   There were historically 4 main groups of…