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Coronavirus and Travelling to Africa

As the world carries on fighting this tiny virus with a big punch, we all sit in anticipation about when life will return back to normal. For us, the most important question is; what is happening in Africa? Is it possible to travel to Africa and go on safari? Is it safe to do so? I can tell you that,…

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Cape Town Safari

Cape Town Safari Guide

Cape Town is a city that proves you can have it all. Whether you want endless sandy beaches, world-leading vineyards, Africa's best restaurants or unique nature, Cape Town's got it. South Africa's oldest city is awesome! Of course, having a dramatic setting and the Atlantic Ocean lovingly hugging the coast helps. You can't walk far without coming across markets selling…

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Young Male Lion Chilling On A Road Sign In Kruger Park

Kruger National Park Travel Guide

The largest game reserve in South Africa, the Kruger National Park is larger than Israel. Over 4 million acres of land that stretches from north to south along the Mozambique border. Many who visit describe it as a "sublime wildlife experience". The seventh biggest game reserve in Africa, it ranks with the best in Africa and is the flagship of…

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Shy Lion In Kruger National Park

Why Are Animals Scared of Humans

Quite often we begin one of our Kruger custom safaris in the national park itself and then move to the privacy inside Klaserie Game Reserve. What is very noticeable between the two reserves is how the animals react to the vehicle and us. Kruger National Park, the animals are very relaxed and will walk up to the vehicle, sometimes even…

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Kruger Park Entry Gate

2019 Kruger National Park Animals Sightings

H1-1 – This road runs from Numbi Gate all the way through to Skukuza and is 55km long! This route can be quiet, but I have had some amazing lion sightings on this road, especially at Transport Dam. S65 – 13km dirt road between the H1-1 Pretoriuskop/Skukuza road and the S1 Doispane road between Phabeni Gate and Skukuza. This road produced some…

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Lion Cub In Klaserie Game Reserve

How Lions Strengthen Their Bonds

A lion pride is an amazing thing... Females and youngsters move around the wilds of the bush and can not only survive, but they keep up a close bond through all the trials and tribulations Licking, nuzzling and cuddling each other are some of the ways lions keep the bonds within the pride strong. In fact, if lions meet other…

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Male Lions In Klaserie Game Reserve

Our Lions of the Klaserie Drift

When you are within a 5 million acre wildlife paradise, animal sightings can be either amazing or very slow... Animals come and go in this pristine wilderness and often you only get to see an animal once in its lifetime, especially elephant and buffalo We are lucky enough to have a pride of lion on our area of the Klaserie…

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Elephant Eating In Kruger Park

Elephants Enjoying a Mud Bath

Elephants are amazing creatures and often guides will neglect a sighting like this in favour of trying to find one of the cats... However, you can have so much fun just watching how elephants behave around a mud wallow or water source They wallow in mud and spray themselves with sand to get rid of parasites and ticks. They can…

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Lion In Akagera National Park

Lion Kill

In September we were in the Klaserie Private Game Reserve and, as usual our lion pride were giving us some great opportunities to take a few photos... On this particular morning, we spotted our lionesses in the riverbed. At this stage they had just had their cubs and were hiding them in some foliage along the river. We followed them, anxiously waiting…

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Guests On A Walk With Cheetah In Greater Kruger Park

On a Hunt with Cheetah

One morning in May 2015, we set out on an early morning walk with two cheetah brothers, Floppy and Hunter... What!!?? How!!?? Well, let me explain... On a few of our safaris we stay at Tshukudu Game Reserve, which is a 12 400HA game reserve on the western boundary of Kruger Park. There, they have three cheetah siblings who grew up…

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