Other than barbecuing – sorry, “braaing” – there’s nothing that awakens the natural instincts like learning how to track an animal. Here are a few top tracking tips from my training as a safari guide.
Blog posts: Wildlife
From the best way to tell wind direction to a fail-safe guide to never getting lost in the bush, here are 15 awesome things I learnt on my way to becoming a safari guide.
On a recent day trip to the Kruger National Park I was introduced to the private Mananga Trail – a discrete off-road route that follows the winding river and provides solace for an astounding amount of game. And birds!
Everything you need to know about booking camps and getting permits for National Parks in Namibia. We’ve thrown in a few other trip planning tips well.
Looking over the Klaserie River, in the Klaserie Game Reserve, it’s difficult not to feel you’re in a scene from The Lion King. Here’s why …
After a rainy night in Mountain Zebra National Park, Colleen Blaine shares a wonderful day spent enjoying the magnificence of the park and a cheetah tracking experience.
Wildlife film maker Zack Vincent managed to capture remarkable footage of South Africa’s rare blue swallow hatching.
Winter is the best time of year to go on a safari. Here are some of the best places to see wildlife in Southern Africa, for both the luxury-orientated and the budget-conscious.
The heavy summer rains brought floods to Botswana, yet avid campers persevered and the reward was great. Birds of every colour fill the trees and wade at the water’s edge feeding triumphantly on the season’s medley of insects.
Facing my phobia by going cage diving in Gansbaai profoundly changed my perspective on the most misunderstood of marine giants: the great white shark. While some might dismiss shark cage diving as an adrenalin rush, I was overwhelmed instead by peace.