September is a fantastic time to go on a Kruger safari. It's the end of the dry season and just before the rainy season. The days are beautifully sunny and warm with temperatures ranging between 22°C and 30°C and there are wonderful wildlife sightings to be had. This year, we found a hyena den we returned to time and again, spotted a honey badger, witnessed a leopard making a kill and saw lions mating.
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Kenya's Masai Mara is one of the best places to witness a cheetah hunt. One of our regular guests, Trish Monck, was lucky enough to capture this thrilling cheetah hunt on video. And there's something unique about this famous cheetah coalition in the Mara, and the way they hunt.
August is the month African wild dog pups make their first appearance after the winter denning season, but the chances of spotting pups are slim. This year, we discovered a den site and were able to spend a great deal of time watching the wild dog pups explore their surroundings. And August had even more surprises for us in store ...
What does the South African version of a winter wonderland look like? For us, it's Kruger National Park in July. As the winter season wears on, more and more animals gather at rivers and waterholes to drink. Lion and hyena cubs, hippo, elephant, buffalo and rhino calves and a honey badger on a night raid count amongst our favourite sightings from our July 2021 Kruger safaris.
Winter is generally one of the best times to go on safari in Kruger. And this year was no exception! The days were sunny and warm, the dry bush made it easy to spot game and the wildlife was prolific. Big Five, wild dog, cheetah and lion cub sightings were just some of the highlights from our June 2021 Kruger safaris.
The green Kalahari is a magical, ancient paradise in South Africa's Northern Cape Province. We interviewed our managing director, Onne Vegter, about his recent visit to Tswalu Game Reserve and asked him what he thought of Tswalu and the game viewing experience.
"I wouldn't call it a passion. It's way beyond that." We sat down with award-winning wildlife and landscape photographer, Wim van den Heever, to talk about his craft and where his love for fine art wildlife photography comes from.
Ever been lucky enough to see a herd of elephant on the move? Then you'll have noticed that the babies are snuck away safely between the adults. Sometimes, they hold onto the elephant's tail in front with their little trunks (more cuteness). But what is the story behind cuteness in animals - besides giving you some of the best once-in-a-lifetime wildlife photography shots?
A visit to Namibia could change you forever. There's something about its largely-uninhabited wide open spaces, fascinating people and cultures, vast distances, desert-adapted wildlife and arid, stark landscapes that touches your very soul.
Can I still see white rhinos in the wild? Following the sad news that the last male northern white rhino had died, leaving only two females, the northern white rhino is now virtually extinct. Some tourists have expressed concern that they will no longer be able to see white rhinos.
One of Kruger National Park’s cleverest spotted felines seems to have perfected a way to keep herself and her young cub fed on a regular, almost fool-proof basis.
It's baby season for big cat and canine predators in southern Africa and, on any game drive in one of the bigger parks and reserves, you're very likely to come across some very cute additions to the pride or pack or solitary cats.
One of our guides managed to capture some incredible film and video footage recently on safari in the Kruger National Park - a leopard made a successful kill which was unceremoniously 'stolen' by lion, leaving the leopard hungry and frustrated - but lucky to escape with its life.
Virtually undiscovered by many, KwaZulu-Natal Province on South Africa's east coast offers a treasure trove of sights, history and culture - combining the best of beach, bush and battefields.
The Cape or African Buffalo is one of Africa's famous "Big 5" - so named as they were said to be the most dangerous animals by the big game hunters of long ago. But are they really as dangerous as all that?
Visitors to Kruger have been abuzz lately about the sightings of a rare white lion cub in the area surrounding Satara Restcamp.
Every now and again the roles are reversed in nature, and the hunters become the hunted. Or the ones fleeing the scene as fast as they can. This plucky little fellow is a prime example of when, sometimes in life, you're just so spitting mad that you can take on your mortal enemies - and live to see another day!
Time to be enthralled and entertained by the best amateur videos of close and remarkable African wildlife encounters, captured by safari-goers and rangers!
What are the best destinations to see rhinos in Africa? What about some of the more elusive predators, such as leopards, cheetahs or wild dogs? These animal species are not equally common everywhere, and it helps to know where you might be most likely to see them.
Wildlife photographer, Christy Strever, was on her way through the Timbavati Private Game Reserve when she spotted a troop of vervet monkeys playing in the road. Stopping to watch their cute, humanlike antics, she was totally awestruck to see a snow-white monkey shoot out from the bushes, chasing its playmate.