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Typical Bird Species

Typical bird species to spot on your African safari...

 
Most Majestic Eagles

Some of the most stunning eagles in Africa.

 
Fastest Animals

The fastest animals in Africa.

 
NEW Website ALMOST Ready

NEW Website ALMOST Ready

Yes, finally, the new website is almost ready YIPIE! Although it is still in “work in progress” mode, and not yet fully functional, things should get into place in the next 48 hours or so. If you’re curious (which I’m sure you are…) you can already get a preview of ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

December 7, 2011

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A Touch of Mpumalanga Magic

A Touch of Mpumalanga Magic

It’s 6am and I’m sitting in a small queue of assorted cars and bakkies at the Phabeni gate of the Kruger National Park waiting for South Africa’s flagship national park to open for business. In the back of my bakkie are two excited children, in the passenger seat an excited ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

November 24, 2011

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By Some She is Known Only As "Baboon Woman"

By Some She is Known Only As “Baboon Woman”

Probably Africa’s primates favorite wildlife conservationist for baboons and vervet monkeys. Karin Karin, also known across South Africa as “Baboon Woman” is a quiet, soft spoken, slightly built woman. Yet once she speaks about her beloved primates she stands twice as tall as her passion, knowledge and amazing understanding of ...

 

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Author: Wildlife Margrit

November 23, 2011

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Tanzania Safari Highlights

Tanzania Safari Highlights

A Tanzania safari offers an opportunity to experience an authentic and exclusive East African safari. The country conjures up images of endless plains dotted with flat topped acacia trees and thousands of wildebeest and zebra – silhouetted by stunning mountain ranges like Kilimanjaro and clear blue skies. Tanzania also offers ...

 

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Author: Rebecca Sparrow

November 21, 2011

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How to Make Sugarcane Juice - Zanzibar Special

How to Make Sugarcane Juice – Zanzibar Special

Zanzibar is not only known for its pristine beaches and renowned spice tour, it also has a few delicacies worth trying out. Ever heard of the famous “Zanzibar pizza” for instance (dough filled with meat, vegetables, eggs or sweet ingredients)? It’s yummy delicious! Today’s post isn’t about “pizza” though, but ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

November 17, 2011

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A South African Safari Secret Revealed

A South African Safari Secret Revealed

Tucked away behind a veil of dramatically beautiful mountains a mere two hours by road from South Africa’s bustling commercial capital of Johannesburg lies one of the Rainbow Nation’s best-kept safari secrets and one of my personal favourite game reserves – the Pilanesberg. Spawned by an ancient volcano which still ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

November 16, 2011

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Do's and Don'ts in a National Park

Do’s and Don’ts in a National Park

Do’s - Bring comfortable clothing and gear up for your outing in the bush. Don’t forget your insect repellent, a good torch, sunblock and a hat, a pair of binoculars, and your latest camera model! - Pay your entrance fee and keep your permit with you at all times. - ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

November 10, 2011

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What’s New at Shamwari Game Reserve?

What’s New at Shamwari Game Reserve?

With Spring in the air it’s been a busy time for staff and volunteers alike at Shamwari Game Reserve. Here’s what’s been going on: Animal Rehab Centre The vets and volunteers have had their hands full with a whole host of new creatures to look after. A Cape Spotted Eagle ...

 

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Author: Helen Alexandra

November 9, 2011

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Gateway to the Tsitsikamma

Gateway to the Tsitsikamma

It’s one of the jewels of South Africa’s Garden Route, offers a multitude of activities and attractions and is famous for its oysters… There’s no doubting Knysna’s list of accomplishments! Or its pulling power for both international and local visitors. For a start its location is unique, situated between coastal ...

 

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Author: Sharon van Wyk

November 8, 2011

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Who Said Marabou Storks Only Ate Carrion?

Who Said Marabou Storks Only Ate Carrion?

While this assumption is partly true (marabou storks are indeed frequent scavengers), the “ugly bird” also eats other things such as frogs, fish, smaller birds and insects (like these flying termites). Looks rather yummy, doesn’t it? Did You Know? With a wingspan of up to 4 m (2.5-3 m is ...

 

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Author: Michael Theys

November 7, 2011

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