With Love from Rwanda

  “Rwanda is a beacon of hope and the university of Africa” ~ Adrian Gardiner, Kwita Izina 2018 Mantis has been invested in the growth of tourism and conservation in Rwanda for many years. Our interest in Rwanda began at the time Mantis consulted on the strategic plans for Akagera National Park in 2007. We found […]

Mantis in the heart of the Serengeti

The place where the land runs forever We are ecstatic to take over the management of Siringit Serengeti Camp, a permanent tented camp set on a migration corridor in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. The camp is set on a migration corridor and guests enjoy direct views of this wildlife phenomena twice a year. Siringit […]

Education for Change

Education for Change The Mantis Community Upliftment Programme Conservation and eco-tourism have brought a new way of life to communities that once lived off the land. Game reserves provide an alternative to urbanisation, giving people means to provide for the families while living in harmony with the land and preserving life in the countryside. We employ […]

Meet Mukupa Zulu, Ranger at Lion Camp

We are very fortunate at Mantis. By some profound force of goodness, every person who works in our offices, hotels, and lodges embodies the spirit of “Man And Nature Together Is Sustainable”. When we say #IamMantis; we mean it. We live it. The first member of our family that we would like to introduce you […]

David Yarrow Partners with Mantis

A picture is worth a thousand words and world-acclaimed photographer, David Yarrow, is an iconic storyteller. In a lifetime of war against our natural world, his evocative and immersive photography of life on earth is aiding the global plight for conservation and Mantis is honoured to announce Yarrow as the Group’s strategic creative partner. David […]

Unite your brood

Iconic Cape Town We don’t take half-measures when it comes to location. When we say on the beach, we mean it and when we say close to Kirstenbosch Gardens, we mean right on top of it. Mantis Owners Collection offers private villas set in the best locations in Africa. Boulders Beach Villa is right on Boulders […]

Are you careful enough to be curious?

Did you know that the origin of the word curious is “careful”? How fitting! If you dare to pursue knowledge, step with great tact. There shouldn’t be development without replenishment, no safari without sustainable conservation. We take care so that you can defy normality, and dive into the adventures that pique your interest. Carbon-neutral walking […]

New to Mantis: EPIC Hotel & Suites, Rwanda

EPIC Hotel & Suites by Mantis We are excited to announce the newest gem in our collection; EPIC Hotel & Suites in the district of Nyagatare in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. Officially opened by His Excellency, Paul Kagama, President of Rwanda in March 2018, EPIC was developed in partnership with the Eastern Province Investment […]

AccorHotels and Mantis invest in the future of hospitality

AccorHotels and Mantis are excited to announce that Bulelwa Maxam and Tumelo Daniels are the recipients of the Accor/Mantis bursary to study towards a B.Com Hospitality Management at Stenden South Africa in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape. Stenden South Africa offers a Bachelor of Commerce degrees in Hospitality and Disaster Management. Stenden is a private university […]

South Africa to Nigeria

Flying SAA from Johannesburg to Abuja, via Lagos? Mantis hotels offer luxurious accommodation and convenience that make your business travels between South Africa and Nigeria a pleasure! Receive 20% off all accommodation when you book any 2 hotels including the Monarch in Rosebank, L’eola Hotel in Lagos, or The Envoy by Mantis in Abuja. Book […]