If the internet had been around when I left school I’d have found out how easy it was to become a safari guide. But alas it was not the case. Instead I waited some 20 years for my mid-life crisis to take hold.
Recently at Xanatseni Private Camp in Klaserie Private Nature Reserve, South Africa, we were fortunate enough to stumble upon a female spotted hyena at the entrance of a den site. She had been hanging around the area for a couple of weeks and we were beginning to get suspicious. What was she up to and could there be cubs involved!?
The Kruger National Park is South Africa’s flagship national park. Wherever you are in the world, if you’re even remotely interested in the safari experience in Africa, you’ve likely heard of the Kruger. It offers a wilderness safari experience that is right up there with the best that Africa has to offer. There’s so much […]
Escape to the bush for a digital detox and let the natural world ease your stresses away.
The Sunset Serenade concert, held at Kruger’s Mopani camp and surrounds, is a three day cultural and wildlife experience in support of anti-poaching
Hearing that a leopard has been found with a kill up in a tree is one of the best things to hear over the radio when taking guests out on safari.
Giraffes are the tallest animals on the planet. They’re also one of the most iconic animals in Africa. They’re a photographer’s dream, especially when silhouetted against the dramatic colours of an African dawn, or sunset. But did you know these 15 fascinating facts about Giraffa camelopardalis?
One exceptional sighting happened a couple of weeks ago and it involved two of Africa’s ultimate enemies: lion and buffalo. That morning, we found a large herd of Cape buffalo grazing peacefully while making their way towards one of our waterholes. We quickly realised they were not alone, as trailing them was two relatively young male lions.
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.
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
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.
Win a two night stay for two at the beautiful Klaserie Sands River Camp
Guests visiting Tintswalo Safari Lodge see lions mating in the Manyeleti Game Reserve.
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.
A birding trip into the Magoesbaskloof in Limpopo, South Africa to find Africa’s rarest parrot
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.
This is a trip report of our five-night stay in the Kruger National Park, which included the three-night Mphongolo Backpack Trail – a trail that not only takes you into the largest wilderness area in the Kruger but also takes your soul to a deeper level than you could ever have imagined. Our travelling group, […]
A daring comparison of two popular Southern African transfrontier parks.
As if Kruger wasn’t enough in itself, find out just how much there is to explore around it!
How to conquer Kruger when you’re pressed for time.
An Australian couple share why they are so crazy about Kruger National Park.
But going there none of the songs playing in the minivan were ones that I had requested. We were on a team-building trip, en route to Djuma Private Game Reserve. Africa Geographic’s advertising manager, Adie, had emailed the team asking for music preferences, but she had forgotten the Pink Floyd I requested. She played Steve […]
Chris Jek has a stroke of luck when he comes across a honey badger visiting a wild beehive in the Kruger National Park.