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Video: An elephant gets up close and personal

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A tracker sitting on a chair at the front of a safari vehicle did the right thing to remain calm while an elephant sniffed him out.

The discovery of eight month old lion cubs

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After a period of no lion sightings, a guide and her guests discover four new lion cubs that had been kept hidden by their mother for eight months.

What would you do if money were no object?

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If you had all the money in the world, what would you choose to do with your life? A psychologist encourages us to put aside our excuses and seize the day.

Hyenas hound wild dogs for their meal

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A group of hyenas try to cheat a pack of wild dogs out of their impala.

10 reasons to go on safari in South Luangwa National Park

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Famous for its resident hippo and home of the walking safari, it’s easy to see why South Luangwa National Park is one of the best places in Africa to go on safari.

Snared lion in Kruger needs your help

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A lioness with a snare around her neck has been spotted in Kruger and SANParks has asked the public to be on the lookout for her.

Why the Serengeti was voted the best park in Africa for safaris

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Natural World Safaris explores why the Serengeti is the best park in Africa for safari enthusiasts and first timers alike.

Meet the leopards of Umlani Bushcamp

Marula doing what she does best - posing in the sweeping branches of a Marula tree. This is how she got her name.

Here is an introduction to a few of the star leopards that are seen almost daily at Umlani Bushcamp.

Planning a Botswana safari

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10 tips of what to bring and what to expect on your Botswana safari!

5 reasons to go on a Zambian adventure with Pioneer Safaris

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If you’re looking for a unique safari experience in Zambia that is flexible to your needs, Pioneer Camp, Lodge and Safaris may have just the thing for you.

An affordable family safari

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The Harkins family had such a good time on a trip with Lelobu Safaris, that they’ve decided to turn it into a biannual event. They’ve also got 5 tips on how to do this kind of holiday on a budget.

Safari vehicle safety stepped up

The safety of open safari vehicles (OSVs) has come under scrutiny and new regulations have been introduced.
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Issues concerning open safari vehicles and their safety are being addressed in a new self-regulation project, which will take effect from the start of August.

Happy 20th birthday, Pioneer!

Cosy dinner at Pioneer Lodge, Camp and Safaris

Pioneer turns 20 and celebrates by reminiscing over the years gone by and redecorating their chalets.

Wildlife within the greater Kruger National Park

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All things bright and beautiful the Timbavati has it all!

10 reasons to go on a bush walk

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10 reasons to take a walk on the wild side on safari…

Family friendly safari in Botswana

Catering for everyone

Taking small children on safari is not always easy but this family found a solution in the Okavango.

Time flies when you’re on safari

Sighting elephants in Chobe

A fantastic full day spent on safari in Chobe National Park.

Safety with lions on safari

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Following the recent fatal attack in a lion park, Wild Wings Safaris explores why open safari vehicles are still safe.

Safari season in Tanzania

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June to October is the ideal time to go on safari in Tanzania.

Changing perceptions of Kenya

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Times are changing in Kenya as traditional ways of life blend with a modern way of thinking.

A digital detox on safari

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Berenice disconnects from the digital world on safari in Kruger National Park.

7 leopards, an aardvark and a caracal in South Luangwa

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Fortune falls on guests at Nkwali Camp in South Luangwa, Zambia.

Getting closer to the African wilderness

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Recently refurbished Tanda Tula Safari Camp offers an unforgettable experience of the African wilderness.

What to expect when dining in the bush

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A closer look at what to expect during bush dinners on your African safari.

Abandoned by mum on an Okavango evening

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Rachel speaks about her amazing mum and how she demonstrated one night that even the best mothers among us are human too!

Staying on the roads while on safari

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Rhino Post Safari Lodge explains why staying on the road on safari is best for the wildlife and the guests.

Will you be ‘Meerkating’ your safari?

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With the advent of live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope how are safaris likely to change over the next few years?

A spontaneous student trip to Akagera

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Sneaking out in the middle of the night to go on spontaneous student safari in Rwanda!

A Kgalagadi safari in pictures

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Photos of a three week safari in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

What is a game census safari all about?

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Thrill seeker safari lovers have a chance to become part of wildlife conservation management while giving their hearts a reason to skip a beat in the bush.

5 reasons to visit the Waterberg in 2015

The Waterberg, in South Africa’s Limpopo province, is a safari to add to your bucket list!

5 ways to avoid paying a single supplement

Here are five ways for single travellers to find deals without paying a single supplement.

A guide to planning your Botswana safari

Some tips for making the most out of a Botswana safari.

Planning a family-friendly safari in Botswana

Here is what you need to know for planning a safari with children.

Three incredible game drives in the Sabi Sands

Two amazing leopard sightings in two days!

9 odd questions guests ask on safari

On our scheduled Kruger Park safaris, our guides sometimes battle to keep a straight face when they get questions like these…

A response to the hunting debate

A response from well-known conservationist Gail Potgieter on the hunting debate.

Catch and release tiger fishing, and more, on the Okavango

The Okavango Delta is a fisherman’s dream but there is also so much more on offer.

Safari engagements at Rhino River Lodge

Two couples tell us about their safari proposals at Rhino River Lodge in the Zululand wilderness.

5 reasons why a safari is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve

If you’re thinking of doing a safari over New Year, here are five reasons you should book it – now!

5 strangest animals to see on safari

Africa has many animals that are considered strange but the following five are very unusual. If you do spot any of these animals on safari consider yourself very lucky.

Canoeing with elephants in Malawi

During an early morning canoe safari guests to the Tongole Wilderness Lodge were recently thrilled by a spectacular sighting of a breeding herd of elephants.

Is safari travel safe during Ebola?

Here’s why you shouldn’t cancel your African safari because of Ebola.

South Luangwa’s emerald season and river journeys

Discover South Luangwa by way of a river journey in Emerald Season discover a landscape that is alive with greenery and wildlife.

10 reasons why your safari should include time in a hide

10 reasons why safari hides are not just for bird watchers and wildlife documentary photographers.

Go glamping on safari

Go safari glamping and find out why this accommodation option is better than staying in a lodge.

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