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Mating Lions On A Kruger Safari

Lion Population in the Greater Kruger Park

Over the past few years we have enjoyed many great sightings of lion in Greater Kruger. One thing I have noticed is that these lions are breeding at an alarming rate and the severe drought we experienced during 2015/2016 contributed to their numbers increasing as food was abundant as was water at the man-made watering holes... After some research I…

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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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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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Phalaborwa Kruger Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Best Olifants Rest Camp Route

ROUTE: Phalaborwa Gate / Olifants Camp area / Phalaborwa Gate TIME: Half a day with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 186 km BIG 5?: Rhino may be difficult to spot As we go further north in the game reserve the animal sightings can be a bit infrequent, especially in summer… Part 7 of our Kruger Park maps is…

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Lower Sabie Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Amazing Big 5 Safari Route

ROUTE: Crocodile Bridge Gate / Lower Sabie / Crocodile Bridge Gate TIME: 3,5 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 76 km BIG 5?: Yes This region of the game reserve is very good for a big 5 safari, wild dog and cheetah and is a highly recommended route by me as a guide! Drive in through Croc…

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Satara Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Big Cats Safari Route

ROUTE: Orpen Gate / Satara / Orpen Gate TIME: 4,5 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 94 km BIG 5?: Yes This is a prime area of Kruger - the big cats are very well represented on this route and is a great morning / afternoon route for people staying in and around Hoedspruit. Enter through Orpen…

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Biyamiti Loop Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Amazing Lion Route

ROUTE: Malelane Gate / Biyamiti Weir / Malelane Gate TIME: 3 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 67 km BIG 5?: Yes This route can be well worth it as the big 5 are well represented along this route in this part of the game reserve, especially lion! Enter at Malelane Gate and follow the H3 all…

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Skukuza River Route | Moriti Private Safaris

Perfect Elephant Route

ROUTE: Paul Kruger / Skukuza / Paul Kruger TIME: 3 hours with animal sightings traveling at 30 km/h DISTANCE: 70 km BIG 5?: Yes This route in Kruger is great during winter when animals congregate around the permanent water sources. Elephant are very water dependent and this route is perfect for them Head into the park via Paul Kruger gate and carry…

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