How to plant a tree, the right way

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How to plant a tree source: makingdiyfun.com 1. Choose the right tree for your location. Use a tree that will grow well in our city’s climate and make sure that it’s going to have plenty of space both vertically and horizontally. 2. Dig a square hole that is twice as wide as the size of the […]

Munu the blind rhino

Munu is Home Munu the blind rhino starts a better life at Founder’s Lodge by Mantis Munu is a southwestern black rhino – a severely endangered subspecies; there are only 250 left in the world. Munu became blind during a territorial battle in a South African National Park, and in a first-of-its-kind agreement; SANParks allowed […]

1 Day left! #MantisMoments Competition

Win an exceptional 5-night stay at a Mantis hotel of your choice but entering the #MantisMoments competition on Instagram. The competition is running until the 25th of July at 23:59 (GMT +2) HOW TO ENTER: Follow @mantiscollection on Instagram select one of the hotel photos from the @mantiscollection Instagram feed and share it as an […]

Cheers to the trailblazers!

COMPETITION: Which planet-friendly amenities are available for your use in Mantis hotels and eco-escape? Click here to answer and enter for a chance to win an amazing pamper hamper. Cheers to the trailblazers! In the words of Jada Pinkett Smith: “Often we applaud the trails people blaze in the external world that we can see, […]

The Best Dads in the Animal Kingdom

When perplexed by this complication we call life, we look to the ways of our fathers for guidance. We don’t always remember the advice they have given, but the wisdom of their actions is imprinted in our perspective. The greatest dads in the animal kingdom show their young what it means to provide, protect, and […]

Mantis Community Upliftment Programme Hosts First Golf Youth Development

Mantis Community Upliftment Programme Hosts First Golf Youth Development Port Alfred, 27 May 2019 The Mantis Community Upliftment Programme hosted the first Youth Golf Development at Fish River Resort this weekend from Friday 24th to Sunday 26th May 2019. Forty young golfers from the township of Port Alfred arrived with their coach, golf pro, Collin […]

Founders Lodge Awarded for Guests’ Satisfaction

Founders Lodge Scoops Two 2019 Boutique Hotel Guest Experience Awards Founders Lodge by Mantis has received deserved international recognition, picking up wins in two categories at The Boutique Hotel Guest Experience (BoHo) Awards in London on 22 May. The prestigious property was named as the winner in both ‘Best Boutique Hotel (1-20 Rooms)’ and ‘Best International Hotel’ categories at […]

Meet Michelin Starred Chef, Adam Gray

Michelin Starred Chef, Adam Gray Executive Chef, Devonshire Club The Devonshire Club in London is a stylish combination of West-end glamour and East End panache, and you get a modern British experience. At the heart of five floors of prestige, you will find Number Five restaurant where Michelin Star Chef, Adam Gray, serves a range […]

Spectacular Biyela!

Biyela Lodge opens at uMfolozi Big Five Reserve uMfolozi Big Five Reserve is a 6000-hectare concession that is an extension of the Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Made of tribal land owned by local tribal communities; uMfolozi is a monumental example of land reform in a time when South Africa is staring blank-faced […]

China Joins the Ethical Conservation Revolution

A strategic partnership with China; renewed hope for conservation. Worldwide Experience is a division of Mantis and spearheads the conservation project development arm of Mantis Education. Worldwide offers a range of experiences that place travellers, veterinary students and volunteers at the forefront of conservation operations. Worldwide Experience recently hosted Giacomo Falcone of Kooka Nature in the People’s […]