MSWIA – is a Music Safari company, specializing in combining your dream African Safari with world class musical instruction.

We offer luxury accommodation at the most distinguished Lodges in Africa, paired with musical instruction from some of the world’s top professional musicians. Our lodges are selected with privacy, luxury, relaxation and pristine scenic beauty in mind, and our instructors are hand picked, based on their extensive careers as professional performers and teachers to provide the most memorable musical workshop experience available.

MUSIC SAFARIS

Tim Stafford –

Rhino River Flatpick
& Songwriting Safari

Dates: January 25, 2018 – January 31, 2018
Instructor: Tim Stafford
Cost: $4225 per person
Max number of musicians: 4

Tim Stafford

Tim is a prolific songwriter, with over 225 songs recorded.  He was named IBMA’s 2014 Songwriter of the Year.

Keb’ Mo’ – Madikwe Blues
& Songwriting Safari

Dates: February 28, 2018 – March 8, 2018
Instructor: Keb’ Mo’
Cost: $7450 per person
Max number of musicians: 6

Keb’ Mo’

Keb’ Mo’ is an American music icon and a Blues legend. His work has garnered him 3 GRAMMY awards and a producer / engineer / artist GRAMMY certificate for his track on the Hank Williams tribute – Timeless

OUR LODGES

LESEDI CULTURAL VILLAGE

 Lesedi is located in the heart of the African bushveld amidst the rocky hills within the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site. Discover the fascinating cultures and traditions of the people of Africa, visiting five traditional homesteads inhabited by Zulu, Xhosa, Pedi, Basotho and Ndebele tribes who live according to tribal folklore and traditions of their ancestors. Stay with a traditional rural African family in a choice of five traditional homesteads, which nestle in the African bush, and where families of Pedi, Sotho, Xhosa, Zulu and Ndebele live.Accommodation offers every modern comfort with en-suite bathrooms. Some interesting facts of each tribal homestead are detailed for your enjoyment.

MADIKWE GAME RESERVE

Welcome to South Africa’s 680km2 diamond in the rough. As one of the largest, yet lesser known, game reserves, this gem stretches north from the small town of Groot-Marico up to the Botswana border. Madikwe Game Reserve is home to rich biodiversity, including the “Big Five”. A thriving population of 86 mammals, 350 bird species and 104 varieties of trees all exist in a completely malaria-free environment.Located on the basin of the Marico River, the Reserve also has lush banks and cascading waters. This riverine nirvana contrasts the rest of the terrain that expands out over open grasslands and bushveld plains, interspersed with rocky outcrops and single mountains. Breathtaking views of an expansive valley and the Dwarsberg range can all be had from the vantage point of luxurious lodges that blend beautifully with the bushveld.

DUMAZULU TRADITIONAL ZULU VILLAGE

Experience traditional KwaZulu-Natal hospitality at DumaZulu Traditional Zulu Village, South Africa’s biggest cultural village. Watch as locals make spears, shields, baskets and clay pots. Peek into the world of the sangoma and have a one on one reading. Experience the rhythmic drumbeat and dance of Africa. Taste Zulu beer. Watch the throwing of the bones…Situated in the heart of Zululand near Hluhluwe, DumaZulu Traditional Zulu Village is as much a living cultural museum as it is a natural and therapeutic outdoors environment for guests to reconnect with nature. Cultural guides give guests a rare insight into local customs.

RHINO RIVER LODGE

Rhino River Lodge is a Big 5 safari lodge in KZN. It is situated along the shore of the Msunduze River in the southern section of the Zululand Rhino Reserve. This 23,000 hectare private game reserve is located in the very heart of Zululand, 30kms North of the Hluhluwe Game Reserve. It’s in an area renowned for its African wildlife and rich cultural heritage. The private game lodge offers you an intimate and comfortable safari experience, with excellent game viewing and luxury accommodation.