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.
Blog posts: Game parks
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.
Millions of migrating wildebeest, magical sunsets, incredible wildlife photography and wide open skies make the Tanzania’s Serengeti a must-see destination.
Spending a large budget on a safari is fine if you’re a Rockefeller. If you’re the “other feller” you’ll need an affordable and accessible safari destination. This is why I love the Kruger – it’s ideal for all budgets.
Visiting the Kruger National Park without a vehicle? Is it possible? Yes. In fact, it’s a lot easier and more fun than you might think. Here’s how to do it.
Graham Howe takes a walk on the wild side at Bushmanskloof Wilderness Reserve in the Cederberg where he is entranced by ancient San rock art sites, the spectacular mountain landscape and the wild flowers.