Posts – Wildlife

Kgalagadi dreaming

When visiting the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, you’ll arrive with expectations that won’t be met and leave with memories you couldn’t have imagined.

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The best of North West province with #TravelChatSA

  • 14 August 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Sun City, hot-air ballooning and the Big Five all come to mind when one thinks about the North West province, according to contributors to last night’s #TravelChatSA.

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Amazed by Augrabies

As the sun set at a point in Augrabies Falls National Park called Ararat, the world around me changed colour, bathed in a palette of purples and oranges according to the reach and angle of the sun’s rays.

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Close encounters

  • 11 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Here are a few of our favourite close-up images of animals that have been shared with our Love South Africa Flickr group.

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Jock Safari Lodge, Kruger National Park

Although you’ll be spoiled with every comfort at Jock Safari Lodge, from a private plunge pool to top rangers and superb food, the camp still retains its rustic feel.

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Birding at Barberspan, North West province

A visit to Barberspan, a natural pan in South Africa’s North West province, to look for returning seasonal migrants turned up a few surprises.

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Helping ensure our tomorrow: The Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre

At the internationally recognised Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, rare, endangered and vulnerable animal species find a new life and new hope.

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10 great reasons to visit Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, Western Cape

Sanbona Wildlife Reserve can rightfully claim its place in the conservation story of South Africa for restoring and protecting 54 000ha of craggy mountains and desert plains while offering an authentic Big Five experience for visitors.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week

  • 17 July 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic grammers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top regrams we have posted from the past week.

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The whale season is in full swing

Each year, southern right whales start arriving at the Cape around June, and with them come the whale watchers eager to observe these gentle giants in their natural environment.

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