Tag: sanparks

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”

Bontebok National Park

Just outside the picturesque town of Swellendam, lies the Bontebok National Park. I made a visit to this Sanparks reserve for the first time in March and thoroughly enjoyed the days outing. Not quite knowing what to expect from the park, I was pleasantly… Continue Reading “Bontebok National Park”

My first Lion kill

Seeing the “King Of The Jungle” is such a thrilling feeling. On my first trip to Kruger I was lucky enough to see five different sightings of this magnificent beast. After a very uneventful morning drive, my friend and I drove back to our… Continue Reading “My first Lion kill”

That Golden Light

Cape Town saw one major storm pull through on Friday night. Yet by Saturday morning all bad weather had cleared up. I woke up early the Saturday morning and headed out in the dark to get to West Coast National Park before the sun… Continue Reading “That Golden Light”

Saddle-Billed Stork trying to fish

Crossing bridges in the Kruger usually provides some form of entertainment. The bridge at Lower Sabie did just that. This was the first time that I had seen one of these critically endangered storks. They are probably the most elegant of all the storks… Continue Reading “Saddle-Billed Stork trying to fish”

A big boy

The size of elephants is often underestimated. Spending a few moments with a big boy in Kruger National Park made me realise just how enormous they really are. My friend and I were travelling down the H3 past the Afsaal area. We approached a… Continue Reading “A big boy”