I am haunted by the allure of spectacular wildlife and African sunsets. I am a hunter-gatherer of natural light and candid moments, an appetite whet with a taste of the unknown and the smell of [...]

Inventing nature in a post-truth world: send in the trolls

Nature idealised? Romanticised? Isn’t nature natural? An opinion piece that gets to the bottom of the social media influence on our natural world in an African context.

Exploring Rwanda on two wheels on a cycle tour

Beginning in 2007, cycling tours in Rwanda offer a fascinating adventure pursuit that every traveler should not miss out in Rwanda. Whereas Rwanda has well been known for mountain gorillas [...]

My First, Sudden Visit to Madikwe

As we usually do here in the Wild Eye office, the team was sitting enjoying a lunch together on a fine Wednesday afternoon. As we were all getting ready to [...]

17 things to do at Augrabies Falls National Park

​By Roxanne Reid. Some 120km west of Upington in the Northern Cape is a landscape that could be from another planet. Although it’s the Augrabies Falls that lures visitors here, you’ll [...]

20 Lion, 5 Leopards and 1 Pels Fishing Owl

Although the South Luangwa is known for its sightings of big cats on a regular basis, this particular game drive exceeded all expectations. My guests had arrived that morning and [...]

Ethical animal encounters for your bucket list

Not all wild animal encounters are unethical. Here are a few options for appropriate animal encounters that still provide the thrill of being up-close to wildlife, while not compromising the [...]

Children in the Wilderness Zambezi Soccer Clinic

Children in the Wilderness works with former Kaizer Chiefs and Premier Soccer League PSL player, Gordon Mackenzie Gilbert in his capacity as CITW Soccer Ambassador to promote conservation and environmental [...]

360 Video of Solio Lodge, Kenya
360 VR Video of Sasaab Lodge – Samburu, Kenya
360 VR Video of Sala’s Camp is a tented camp, Kenya
8 fascinating facts about mountain gorillas

Book a gorilla safari and meet these endangered giants in the wild of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The link between hunting & tourism in Namibia

I am not a hunter. Nor have I ever been. I am a vegetarian (since the age of about 11), I am part of the environmental NGO sector and I [...]

Top 10: Why Luangwa Safari House is the coolest castle in Africa!

Although castles most commonly fill the pages of our favourite storybooks, these remarkable dwellings do exist in real life. Would you believe us if we told you there’s one in [...]

Carnivore and Carmines – A Unique Safari in Zambia

My self and Johan will be hosting a very special safari from the 1st-8th of November. As the name suggests, there are two particular focus points (see what I did [...]

6 tips to sketch a cheetah hunt

Alison Nicholls shares tips for sketching hunting cheetahs.

360 VR Video of Giraffe Manor, The Safari Collection – Kenya
Livingstone Villa Accommodation Wilderness (Garden Route, South Africa)
The weird world of parasitoids

Bushwise students unveil the weird and wonderful world of parasitoids, the mind control and zombification organisms in our natural ecosystems.

Not Your Average Kruger Photo Safari

Kruger National Park is most certainly a name that needs no introduction to any wildlife photographer or enthusiast.  One of the largest National Parks in Africa, Kruger National Park attracts [...]