Baby zebra rescued from certain death in a muddy pan in Madikwe.
Explore the Big 5, malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa while on a photographic safari with professional photographer, Matrishva Vyas.
Artist Alison Nicholls answers some frequently asked questions regarding the Africa Geographic Travel art safaris that she runs in the Kruger National Park and Madikwe in South Africa.
A guest shares with us some of the incredible sightings he and his wife had while staying at Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe, South Africa.
We were successful with setting our camera traps along the paths that the wild dogs were taking regularly, hoping that patience would pay off.
The malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve in northern South Africa, is favored by those who want a Big 5 safari – but without the crowds sometimes associated with larger, more popular reserves. The reserve does not permit day trippers or self-drive game drives, ensuring the ultimate private safari experience.
Guests at Royal Madikwe in South Africa recently had the opportunity to watch three young spotted hyenas playing in the morning sun, giving them a chance to reflect on these fascinating creatures and find out more about them.
An aardwolf makes a surprise appearance on a game drive at Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe, South Africa.
Disasters involving art materials are nothing new to me after years of travelling and sketching in southern Africa.
After the rainy season, the beautiful savannah grasslands of Madikwe are ideal for these elephant bulls to enjoy a dip in a muddy pool.
A terrapin finds itself high and dry after hitching a ride on the back of a hippo.
It has now been around two years since the resident pack of African wild dogs had puppies, but we have been cautiously optimistic that they would den again this year at Jaci’s Lodge in Madikwe, South Africa.
In Madikwe Game Reserve, Jaci’s Lodges guide, Andrew, has encountered three lion prides with cubs in the area, and just like any family group, each of these prides have their own unique dynamics and stories to tell.
The Madikwe Africa Geographic photographic trip is always a highlight for me as Madikwe is a special place with such a high diversity of animals and one just never knows what is in store for the photography group.
We were incredibly lucky to witness something that I am sure many people want to see, and photograph, for themselves while on safari: a cheetah hunt!
It is incredible to watch the reactions of guests on their first safari when coming across great sightings. Reactions that we often take for granted. Many guests arrive at the lodge hoping to see a plethora of game, both big and small, and most of the times elephants are right up top of that list.
Preferring dense habitat, such as reeds and thickets, buffalos are rarely seen in the open woodland. Fortunately, luck was on their side when guests had a fantastic sighting while out on a game drive with Jaci’s Lodges.
A heated battle between two male zebra was caught on camera by Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve.
Light and subject combine to make for the perfect wildlife photography experience with lions in Madikwe Game Reserve.
A photographic safari in Madikwe Game Reserve is the perfect way to get up close and personal with endangered African wild dogs.