Posts – Wildlife

Beautifully captured moments

  • 25 August 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

South Africa offers many experiences for visitors; we love these fantastic photos of some of the moments to enjoy when you visit.

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A day visit to Aquila Private Game Reserve

  • 24 August 2014 by Desireé Haakonsen (words and pictures)

Aquila Private Game Reserve is an easy day’s outing from Cape Town where you can see the Big Five.

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Author Tony Park's South Africa

For best-selling Australian author Tony Park, South Africa is ‘friendly, welcoming, fascinating, exciting, beautiful, crazy, relaxing and forward looking; with a strong sense of culture and past’. This combination of elements is irresistible to Tony and his wife, Nicola.

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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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