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!?
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
The most popular photo in our Photographer of the Year competition will see its owner winning a turtling experience for two at iSimangaliso.
A birding trip into the Magoesbaskloof in Limpopo, South Africa to find Africa’s rarest parrot
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!
A three-night conservation programme at a new eco-camp in the Southern Cape.
A week of conservation activities in the Waterberg.
How to conquer Kruger when you’re pressed for time.
Off the beaten track in one of South Africa’s most loved tourist destinations.
An Australian couple share why they are so crazy about Kruger National Park.
Discover the diversity of South Africa’s first World Heritage Site.
Four Cap Classique-filled days spent discovering vineyards that are making a difference in the beautiful Cape Winelands.
The waterside wonders just beyond Cape Town.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – a land of thirst with boundless wildlife.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is a vast wildlife paradise and photographer’s dream. This fantastic image gallery will have you packing your safari bags
GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF SOUTH AFRICA’S VIBRANT EAST COAST CITY
In 2009 I was commissioned to document a complex rock art panel on the roof of a shelter in a remote area of South Africa’s Drakensberg Mountains. The area is out of bounds to the general public and required me visiting the site on three different occasions to capture all the relevant information from the […]
Many would say that craft beer is about quality, or that, if you can stir the mash tun by hand, it is craft. When planning a craft beer route, one that is definitive or meaningful in some way, one needs to look beyond simple certainties. Indeed, quality is paramount, and what sets craft apart in […]
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 […]
As I nudged my golf ball off its tee, the ship swayed ever so slightly to the right, correcting my bad putt and depositing the ball neatly in the hole nine levels above the sea. I looked around me and the metropolis of Durban, from which we were departing, started to appear more and more […]
As a model and photographer I lived in New York City for 13 years and never visited the Statue of Liberty. I returned home to Cape Town 19 years ago and over an amazing 4 days in December I was able to experience the mother city as a visitor for the first time. I kicked […]
Wildlife photographer Hannes Lochner shares his experiences from living and working in the Kalahari
The Kalahari’s resident photographer, Hannes Lochner, gives us a glimpse of his latest work
A PHOTOGRAPHIC EXPLORATION
OF SOUTHERN AFRICA’S NATURAL HERITAGE
Chris Jek has a stroke of luck when he comes across a honey badger visiting a wild beehive in the Kruger National Park.
A holiday in the Kruger National Park is a family tradition – my Grandad & Dad visited the Park since they were little babies, and me too
We invited artists and would-be artists of all skill levels into the bushveld on an art safari, armed with a drawing pad, brushes & pencils