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.
Two servals have been released by iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis and Emdoneni cat rehabilitation centre owners Louis and Cecillie Nel into the Western Shores section of the iSimangaliso Wetland Park, adding to the small resident population of the ‘savannah stalker’.
Written by: Tritan Mitter
The pied kingfisher (Ceryle rudis) is a water bird and is found widely distributed across Africa and Asia.
Each one of the Greater Kruger National Park’s remarkable animals has a set of unique characteristics and hyena are no different. At Senalala Luxury Safari Camp we were fortunate enough to have a great sighting of month-old hyena cubs on one of our game drives.
Finding the perfect spot on southern Africa’s beautiful east coast takes on fresh meaning when you’re looking for sun, sea, sand, an off-the-beaten track address and a large helping of soul food.
A photo series depicts an epic battle between a honey badger and a rock python takes place in Kruger National Park.
On hearing reports of a huge male lion that had made his way onto the traversing area at Umlani, guests and guides go out in search of the magnificent male.
The 2,5 million Ha Kruger to Canyons (K2C) Biosphere Region became a UNESCO Biosphere in 2001 and was recently ranked 11th best biosphere in the world.
Eagles Crag is a luxury private lodge in the breathtaking Shamwari Game Reserve, home to one of the most successful private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.
Watch this video of elephants rejoicing in the mud after the rainfall at Amakhosi Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
A safari is an experience which can only be felt and understood when you actually do it! Many people dream of coming to Africa for a safari and this is not only because of the experience of being close to wild animals, but also the emotion of feeling alive.
A small group of budding photographers, led by Mike Kendrick of Wild Shots Educational Outreach, are taught about conservation through a Sabi Sand photography safari.
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is well known for its high density of big cats and famous Kalahari desert animals. To experience these captivating scenes yourself, join Amazing Views Photo & Adventure Tours on an exclusive Kalahari photo safari and learn from the multiple award-winning professional wildlife photographer Hannes Lochner.
A heated battle between two male zebra was caught on camera by Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve.
They’re not everyones cup of tea, but like them or not, you have to admit that hippos are weighty creatures. Makakatana Bay Lodge have put together an interesting list of facts about these burley beasts.
When one sets out on a game drive you never truly know what will be in store for the day. Amazing sightings and observing wildlife interactions are all part of the African bush experience, and on one particular drive, my guests and I at Makakatana Bay Lodge in Kwazulu-Natal were treated to exactly that!
Tim Brown meets a journey of giraffe and takes a video of one bending down for a quick drink of water
Light and subject combine to make for the perfect wildlife photography experience with lions in Madikwe Game Reserve.
An amazing game drive in the Timbavati shows that it doesn’t matter what time of year you go on safari.
A mother hyena gets an early morning wake up call from her cubs
Guests at Senalala Camp are treated to the privilege of experiencing wild-dogs on safari, a rare sighting, and then to see these wild dogs out smarted by a Gnu is even less common.
A photographic safari in Madikwe Game Reserve is the perfect way to get up close and personal with endangered African wild dogs.
Just three hours from the buzzing city of Johannesburg, in a little-known corner of South Africa, the Waterberg region awaits. Here are just 5 reasons why you should go wild for the Waterberg!
Young elephants love to tussle. It tests their strength and helps them grow up. Oddly enough, as mature adults they don’t usually establish dominance by fighting, rather by whether they are in musth or not.
Tanda Tula recently reintroduced their #trackitthursday challenge and want you to try and guess who these tracks belong to!?
A self-drive safari drive is a wonderful and sometimes even spiritual experience.
Two adorable orphaned baby warthogs are given a little assistance from the staff at Rhino River Lodge.
Packing for a safari, particularly if it is your first trip to the African wilderness, can be a daunting experience.
In this video, the theatre of life and death in the bush plays out in front of guests at Amakhosi as a baby zebra fights for its life.
Support the Conservation Services Unit of the SANParks Honorary Rangers by attending the annual Sunset Serenade concert in the Kruger National Park.
A video shows a Lion cub scrambling across the Sand River to reunite with its pride.
Win a two night stay for two at the beautiful Klaserie Sands River Camp
The most popular photo in our Photographer of the Year competition will see its owner winning a turtling experience for two at iSimangaliso.
Guests visiting Tintswalo Safari Lodge see lions mating in the Manyeleti Game Reserve.
Here are some fun facts we bet you didn’t know about the spotted hyena – the most prolific hunter in Kruger National Park.
Our afternoon game drive started with a hunt for cheetah. Earlier on in the day I had picked up tracks of a male Cheetah moving along the fence line, no doubt doing a routine territory patrol. I decided that for our afternoon game drive we should head into this area and try picking up on the big male cheetah.
Males are high up the pecking order within the pride structure and won’t tolerate anyone who challenges what is of utmost importance to their own genetic survival. Especially when it comes to food, lions are generally extremely competitive and will fight vigorously for their place at the carcass.
This intimate lodge consists of eight thatched suites offering spacious luxury and stunning vistas from glass-fronted rooms, it is bush romance at its best!
A night of heavy rains brings the bullfrogs back to the bush in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve
A birding trip into the Magoesbaskloof in Limpopo, South Africa to find Africa’s rarest parrot
Aside from the yoga, the highlights of my stay at Londolozi, as hard as it is to choose, were the leopard sightings. Londolozi has a reputation for it’s leopards and boy do they deliver.
It was an overcast day in the Timbavati when the staff at Umlani decided to get out into bush and explore the varying landscapes. Little did we know at the time that what we were about to be treated to an incredible glimpse into the life of Africa’s most elusive predator, the leopard.
Chris Jek has a stroke of luck when he comes across a honey badger visiting a wild beehive in the Kruger National Park.