Posts – Wildlife

#TravelChatSA: South Africa's best safari experiences

  • 23 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

Keen for a wildlife experience in South Africa? In this week’s #TravelChatSA, travel enthusiasts shared their valuable insights on how to get the most out of a safari.


South African lodge tops Condé Nast top 100 list

  • 21 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

A South African safari lodge has been voted the best in the world in the Condé Nast Traveler Top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World: 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards.


#TravelChatSA: South Africa in ‘a thousand words’

  • 16 October 2014 by Thrishni Subramoney

The scenic beauty of South Africa was showcased to great effect on Twitter in the latest #TravelChatSA. Travellers from across the country shared their best travel snaps in the one-hour gathering on the social networking site.


Discover South Africa with four Brazilian bloggers

  • 15 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Follow four Brazilian bloggers on their trip through South Africa, which they are already describing as ‘incredible.’


Five wonderful Western Cape experiences

  • 12 October 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The magnificent province of the Western Cape is home to Table Mountain, Robben Island, part of the scenic garden route, picturesque winelands, and so much more. Here are five of the many wonderful experiences you can enjoy in this fascinating province.


Kgalagadi Leopard Project

Leopard sightings in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park are the stuff of legend, and it’s no wonder they’ve generated a slew of ‘popular’ and scientific research. The work done by Dr Matthew Schurch is a combination of the two and provides ample opportunity for visitors to the park to identify the leopards they see, as well as contribute to a growing database of information on the park’s leopard population.


Saving leopards – four at a time

  • 03 October 2014 by Cassidy Parker

The swift actions of a committed team of conservationists and veterinarians recently saved the life of a young, pregnant leopard and her three unborn cubs, after the leopard had been caught in a snare in the Magaliesberg in South Africa’s North West province.


Taking a tour of Tala, KwaZulu-Natal

  • 01 October 2014 by Christine Marot (words and images)

About an hour’s drive from Durban, Tala Private Game Reserve offers ample game-viewing and birdwatching opportunities.


Love South Africa: Photos by Sheldrickfalls

  • 30 September 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We have a Love South Africa Flickr group where many talented photographers share incredible photos of our beautiful country. We’ve decided to showcase some of these photographers’ photos on our blog.


Wakkerstroom, Mpumalanga – not only for the birds

Birders from all over the world flock to the charming village of Wakkerstroom, which is home to a critical wetlands area, an important avian ‘flyway’ that thousands of birds use as migratory routes. But many visitors come here for things other than beaks, feathers and wings.