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World Ranger Day: Africa’s wildlife defenders

This World Ranger Day, we speak to three bush guides from Robin Pope Safaris’ camps who educate visitors on the importance of wildlife conservation and the responsibilities of rangers in the South Luangwa National Park, Mana Pools National Park and Majete Wildlife Reserve.

Introducing the Safari Guide of the Year 2019

And the winner is… After a tough week of scrutiny from mentors and intense but convivial competition amongst the five chosen finalists, the coveted title ‘Safari Guide of the Year 2019’ has been awarded. Find out about the winner here.

Rhino Walking Safaris wins prestigious Kudu Award

Rhino Walking Safaris, a private concession located entirely within the Kruger National Park, has won the South African National Parks’ prestigious Kudu Award for the 2018 Business Partner of the Year.

SA rhino film wins top awards at US film festivals

The South African feature documentary STROOP – Journey into the Rhino Horn War has won the coveted Best Documentary award at the prestigious San Diego International Film Festival held this past weekend.

Stepping up to the challenge on Mandela Day 2018

Klaserie Drift is challenging the hospitality industry to give back and make a difference on Mandela Day, and they too are going to make a difference by donating 100 Santa Shoeboxes to Eco Children, their home-grown charity. Can you help make a difference?

One for the diary: Cape Town Adventure Film Festival

The inaugural Cape Town Adventure Film Festival [CTAFF], presented by Orms, will be bringing a selection of both local and international adventure films to one of the city’s iconic indie-cinemas, the Labia Theatre on Orange. Taking place from the 19th to the 28th of April 2018, the schedule comprises of five screening events, as well as an intimate standalone photo exhibition, all events celebrating multiple adventure genres.

Shark warriors bravely attempt 100km swim

At sunrise on 2nd December Madswimmer took the plunge to attempt the fastest 100km swim ever in one day. Twenty one swimmers and a 24 strong support team made their way to the mighty Agulhas Current about 20km offshore from Park Rynie in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa – to swim to Port Edward to raise awareness for sharks being on the verge of extinction

Prince William salutes Africa’s true heroes

Last night saw a large crowd of conservationists gather in Cape Town for the Tusk Conservation Awards to pay tribute to a few of Africa’s true heroes – the men and women who continue to dedicate their lives to conservation at ground level.

Running the Lewa Marathon with ForRangers

The annual Lewa Safaricom Marathon is one of the most anticipated events in East Africa. Organised by Tusk Trust it takes place in one of the most dramatic settings on the continent: Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to some of Africa’s most endangered wildlife.

Victoria Falls marathon: one of the world’s most scenic running routes

Grab your running shoes and stretch out that hamstring in preparation for the 2017 Econet Victoria Falls Marathon. Taking place in beautiful Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, the race sprints into its 12th year in 2017 and will be looking to grow from the 2500 participants that attended the race last year.

The climb for anti-poaching dogs

The Climb for K9 is supported by the SANParks Honorary Rangers, KZN Region. We hope to spur your interest in the protection and conservation of our precious wildlife heritage, and to raise funds for the continued upkeep and training of the SANParks anti-poaching dogs (K9 Units).

The Kilimanjaro Premium Lager Marathon is just around the corner

Adventure tourism is the next big thing as people seek to see every inch of a destination in as many different ways as possible. Now going into its 15th edition on the 26th of February, the Kilimanjaro Marathon is one event that draws record crowds to Tanzania, where a safari or climbing Kili are obvious extensions to the adventure

Splash of Pink Bubbly Festival

The annual Paul Rene Splash of Pink bubbly festival is held in Robertson, a mere two hour drive out of Cape Town, South Africa.

A weekend of wine on the Breede River

This year’s Wine on the River festival in Robertson was a great success, showing that wine tourism is growing as healthily as the vines and the grapes in the region.

The Rhinos are Coming!

The Rhinos are Coming!!! exhibition will promote Cape Town as a tourist destination and invite the general public to join the war on rhino poaching.