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Accommodation Reservations

Tel: +27 (0) 21 671 5502
Email: reservations@trp.travel

The Silo Hotel Dining

Tel: +27 (0) 21 670 0500
Email: dining@thesilohotel.com

The Royal Malewane Apprenticeship Programme takes on two apprentice rangers with aptitude and potential on a rolling two-year cycle before sending them out into the industry in order to raise the quality of guiding in Southern Africa. Our tracker and ranger’s apprenticeship programmes ensure that valuable knowledge about wildlife is passed down to the next generation.

The aim of this 2 year apprenticeship is for a mentor, who has a minimum of ten years’ experience, to share and impart critical knowledge and an understanding of the complex nature of professional field guiding. Skills such as dealing with guest interactions, animal behaviour, and associated fauna and flora of the wilderness are passed on to our apprentice rangers. The mentors provide enthusiastic and motivated individuals with an opportunity to learn and understand critical practical skills.

Should you wish to learn more or make a donation please contact trpfoundation@trp.travel

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A Message From Liz Biden

South Africa's international borders are now open for leisure travel from medium and low-risk countries and for business travel from high-risk countries with a valid business travel permit. The list of high-risk countries will be updated every two weeks. Travellers require a certified, negative test result taken within 72 hours from the time of departure. Travel insurance is mandatory.

Birkenhead House, La Residence and Royal Malewane are all open and we look forward to welcoming international visitors back to our beautiful country. The Silo Hotel will reopen on Monday 23 November 2020.

We have taken every precaution to keep our guests and staff safe. Our hotels and lodges comply with the strictest TBCSA and WHO hygiene protocols and provide ample space for social distancing. Please visit the South African government's dedicated Covid-19 portal for the latest South African information.

The Royal Portfolio Foundation remains committed to supporting numerous conservation and community projects including our counter-poaching initiatives and various Covid-19 Relief Feeding Schemes.

We look forward to welcoming our wonderful guests from near and far.

Our Reservations Team is available to assist with any enquiries Mon – Fri | 8am to 5pm (GMT +2).