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!
Blog posts: Game parks
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.
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.
These uncrowded, affordable national parks and nature reserves in South Africa are some of the country’s best, and are worthy of a weekend visit.
The Chobe River, which flows through Botswana, is one of the best places to see the greatest elephants herds in Africa. Here’s why …
In December, the familiar starkness of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve is transformed into what is known as the Green Desert. A mass migration of zebras and wildebeest, among other ungulates, flock to the nourished land after the rains have begun. Here, they give birth to the calves and fawns they have been incubating through the drought, and visitors to the park witness what can only be described as a baby boom.
There’s an etiquette that needs to be adhered to out of respect for your fellow guests while on safari. Before embarking on your dream African safari, try tap into that learned behaviour of yours and remember – a safari holiday is not the same as a holiday in Amsterdam.
The Pafuri / Makuleke concession in northern Kruger National Park is my new favourite wilderness destination. And if all goes according to plan it’s about to get a whole lot more interesting.