If you’re an intrepid explorer or city slicker venturing into the wilderness for a wild experience, please note: before hopping on that safari truck with the enthusiasm of a five-year-old, there are safari guidelines to follow in order to make your experience a memorable one.
Look back at South African history and you’ll know that this country’s foundations were built upon mining… diamond mining in particular. It was in the 1870s that the famous diamond rush began. It didn’t take long before a bustling town was born. That town was Kimberly – a bastion of South African history. But what does it look like today?
Every year from May to July, millions of sardines spawn in the Agulhus banks of the Western Cape and make the harrowing journey up South Africa’s east coast to the warmer waters of the Indian Ocean. The results – a spectacular marine feeding frenzy like you’ve never seen before.
You’ve heard of the Big 5, right? This is the penultimate sighting on any safari and provides the gold standard of wildlife in South Africa. But it doesn’t stop there. They may be small but they play an integral part in nature’s symbiotic pyramid of life. Introducing the Little 5.
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