It comes as no surprise that Zimbabwe is often considered one of the most authentic safari destinations in Southern Africa. The country provides untouched, secluded safari settings, and visitors can expect to experience intimate, close-up wildlife encounters in Zimbabwe’s national parks, usually without hordes of tourists around. In this gallery, we share with you some […]
Madikwe Game Reserve is a truly special place. It was established in 1991 on a tract of mismanaged farmland, where the land had been depleted of nearly all of its natural resources. Nearly 10,000 animals were relocated to the area in a project known as Operation Phoenix, over a seven-year period. At the time, Operation […]
Xanda, 6-year-old son of Cecil the Lion, has been shot and killed by a client of Zimbabwean professional hunter Richard Cooke, a Victoria Falls resident. Xanda, in his prime years and the father of several young cubs, was killed just outside Hwange National Park, as was his famous father. Although the hunt was reportedly legal, […]
Rhino poachers have struck the auction holding pens in South Africa at iMfolozi’s game capture centre, killing a mother and her calf. The wild rhinos were captured and auctioned off on Monday, and the mother and calf were sold as a unit. The mother reportedly had the biggest horn of all the rhinos auctioned that […]
This year for our 2017 Photographer of the Year competition, we had the difficult task of choosing one great photo over the other when it came to the finalists, and what made it even more difficult was choosing photographs from the same entrant.
In a tragic turn of events a 3 year-old boy has been killed by a captive cheetah on Tiger Canyons, a tiger breeding farm near Philippolis in the Karoo region of South Africa. Police spokesperson Motantsi Makhele said the boy was airlifted to a hospital in Bloemfontein after the attack, but succumbed to his injuries […]
An all women team travels 15,787 kilometres in a period of 100 days, visiting 10 different countries and 37 projects that work tirelessly to save dwindling elephant populations.
If you want to enhance your photographic capabilities, then join EcoTraining on a wildlife photography course from 6 May to 2 June in Kruger National Park.
Understanding the ecology of dung beetles and why they are vitally important to the environment.
Drought & poaching have reduced estimated white rhino numbers in South Africa’s Kruger National Park by 18% during the past year
How to capture the perfect backlit wildlife image!
Anti-poaching ranger dog gored by a kudu in Kruger National Park
The Tikki Hywood Trust is an organisation that focuses on the conservation of lesser known endangered animals. Their flagship species is the pangolin which, after languishing in relative obscurity, has found its way into mainstream media as the most trafficked animal in the world. What is the Tikki Hywood Trust? The Trust is a wildlife-based […]
The mutilated remains of a poached white lioness were discovered at Ingogo safari lodge on 31st January, the body had been decapitated and all four paws removed. A 31 year old man has since been arrested in possession of all four severed paws and the head.
Did you know nearly six million couples are likely to get engaged on Valentine’s Day? As the world celebrates the month of love by making a lifelong commitment to one another, let it be known that Africa knows romance!
In a tragic incident this week, a man died of his injuries after being attacked by white lions that had escaped from their enclosure at Lion Tree Top Lodge in Hoedspruit, South Africa.
I’d heard a lot about white water rafting before my stay in Zambia, everyone I talked to raved about it and the one thing they were always sure to mention was how terrifying it was – awesome, but scary!
5 things that made a stay at Le Prince Maurice truly memorable and will definitely see this blogger returning again and again.
Rowing from Cape Town to Rio de Janeiro to save our planet and launch the DOT challenge App.
Koekemakranka is a strange name for a plant. Sounding more like an incantation than a botanical variety, this attractive plant was held in high regard by man long before the first European settlers reached our shores. But before we get into what makes this bulb special, let’s delve into the origin of its odd-sounding title.
Exploring the underwater world at Hurghada – an Egyptian resort town.
Wildlife of the Okavango is a wonderful compact field guide to the animals, birds, reptiles, insects, trees and plants of the Okavango area.
The annual Paul Rene Splash of Pink bubbly festival is held in Robertson, a mere two hour drive out of Cape Town, South Africa.
Sibiloi National Park in northern Kenya: vast, arid, remote and miles from the capital Nairobi and wildlife areas that the country is famed for.
The rains finally arrive in the South Luangwa Valley.
Travel bloggers, Jeff and Kerryn, embark on a 48 hour adventure to Victoria Falls
Dog Food Drive for Kruger National Park’s anti-poaching canines raises ZAR140,000 – for the love of dogs and rhinos.
Guides at Madikwe have to prove themselves to conduct walking safaris.
An emotional account of what it’s like to be behind the scenes at an elephant relocation.
Eight elephants find a new home in an area that hasn’t seen elephants for over 100 years.
Looking at the ways that tourism contributes to conservation on a global scale.
Joining a traditional cultural ceremony with the Sufis in Sudan.
Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe’s recommendation for the adoption of a Decision-Making Mechanism for a future trade in ivory is roundly rejected by parties at CITES CoP17.
Learn all about the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere Region – a small area of South Africa with so much to offer.
A lion shows a tourist why you should keep car windows closed when in Kruger National Park, South Africa.
How culling wildlife in Kruger during times of drought can negatively affect ecosystems.
A Dog Food Drive – For the Love of Dogs & Rhinos on #WorldRhinoDay to support the K9 Unit in the Kruger National Park by donating food for these canine heroes in the fight against poaching.
Some interesting facts about the Critically Endangered Cape Flats sand fynbos, which is being restored to a part of Table Mountain National Park.
A leopard on the runway is the perfect start to a cat-filled getaway in the Sabi Sand.
Lodge comments on dramatic video of elephant charging vehicle in Madikwe.
Wüstenquell in Namibia’s abundant rock formations make it one of most spectacular locations for any landscape photographer.
Enjoy a glass of wine in the name of Cecil the Lion, and help to support lion conservation in Africa.
Every now and then a book comes along that breaks through the wallpaper of life and delivers its message intravenously. Elephant Dawn by Sharon Pincott does that – it is an intense read, inspiring and moving.
Veterinary students’ Run4Rhinos event on 27 August to raise funds to help the plight of rhinos.
Hone your photography skills under the guidance of Andrew Aveley at Jaci’s Lodges.
Using the natural backdrop of a waterfall or a river as a classroom to learn about how to protect water sources.
A photographer shows a snowy South Africa.
Meet a clan of hyenas and their absolutely adorable cubs at Balule Private Nature Reserve!
The Big Five Marathon run in the breath-taking scenery of the Waterberg, also takes your breath away… literally.
Two of the Big Five captured in one photo at a waterhole in Kruger.
Hiking up the volcano that is Ethiopia’s Erta Ale and glimpsing into the rising, spitting, shifting, bubbling lava lake at its core.
After the recent attack by a hyena on a boy visiting Kruger, an elephant gets through the fence at Malelane.
A field guide at Kruger National Park has been filmed getting out of his safari vehicle on a night drive to kick a pangolin.
The first cross-border trail run between South Africa and Namibia took place in June, covering 200km over 5 days
Take a trip to Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana to experience wildest Africa.
Enjoy the best restaurants in Hermanus, South Africa as you get lost down cute side-streets, eclectic markets and some of the most amazing whale-watching opportunities in Africa.
A lost leopard is found by her mother in the Maasai Mara in Kenya
The towns of Robertson, McGregor, Montagu, Ashton and Bonnievale combine to make up the Robertson Wine Valley – an area that features stunning scenery with awesome opportunities to wine and dine, all led by the most friendly wine-makers, chefs and farm owners.
Take great photos on your next safari and build your skill level with these tips from wildlife photographer Heidi Watson.
This World Oceans Day we get up close and personal with an Endangered African penguin.