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Looking back at a family trip

A Kruger trip will always be a Kruger trip, regardless of what you end up seeing in the park. This must be the most intriguing part of the entire experience. One of the best ways to experience the Kruger is to explore the park… Continue Reading “Looking back at a family trip”

Birds of Kruger

With the vast and varied landscapes that Kruger National Park has to offer, it comes as no surprise that the bird life in the Kruger is equally spectacular. The majority of the Kruger is classified as a savanna biome. It is therefore dominated by… Continue Reading “Birds of Kruger”

A leopard around Paul Kruger gate

Seeing a steady increase in your Kruger luck gets you even more excited for your next visit. The route between Phabeni gate, Skukuza and Paul Kruger gate is a trip that is becoming more familiar to me. I am fortunate to use this route… Continue Reading “A leopard around Paul Kruger gate”

A leopard around Skukuza

The final morning drive of a Kruger trip is always one that I enjoy. Slow and steady is the pace until I reach the exit gate. My family and I left Skukuza rest camp and headed southward to Malelane gate. It could not have… Continue Reading “A leopard around Skukuza”

Lions on the S100

If there is one road in the Kruger National Park that is synonymous with lion viewing, it would have to be the S100 close to Satara rest camp. The S100 is one of the gravel roads to the south of the camp and runs… Continue Reading “Lions on the S100”

Breakaway in the Kruger

The Kruger National Park certainly has its own unique charm. Visiting once or visiting multiple times will leave you with memories to cherish for a lifetime. I recently took a two day breakaway into the world renowned game reserve. I entered the park through… Continue Reading “Breakaway in the Kruger”

Picturesque Postberg

There’s a reason why people make such a fuss about the flower season on the west coast. It is one of the highlights to see around Cape Town in the spring time. I spent a day in the Postberg Flower Reserve within the West… Continue Reading “Picturesque Postberg”

The Escort

Cape Point offers a lot more fantastic wildlife opportunities than the odd ostrich that crosses the road en route to the lighthouse and restaurants. I spent a day in the nature reserve only focusing on spotting wildlife and I was presently surprised by the… Continue Reading “The Escort”

West Coast adventure

I had been looking forward to another trip to West Coast National Park for quite some time now. It was decided that the sunny Saturday after the recent rains would be a great day to visit the park. A friend and I headed out… Continue Reading “West Coast adventure”

Black Harrier Surprise

Visiting a nature reserve for the first time is always exciting for me. My first visit to West Coast National Park was exactly that and I was even rewarded with a very special sighting. My first experience in the park was in the beginning… Continue Reading “Black Harrier Surprise”