Posts – Wildlife

Things to do in the North West province

  • 24 October 2013 by Melanie-Ann Feris

There’s a lot to see and do in the North West province. Here are just a few of the activities we think you should cram into a quick getaway to the province.


Hermanus, Western Cape – a top global whale-watching destination

Hermanus in the Western Cape, just over an hour’s drive from Cape Town, has become one of the top 10 whale-watching destinations in the world.


Lodges in the North West

  • 18 October 2013 by Melanie-Ann Feris

The North West province is big game country. No matter what your budget, there’s a game lodge to suit your pocket and tastes.


Game reserves in South Africa

  • 17 October 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

South Africa is full of great game reserves just waiting to be visited. Here’s an overview of some of them.


Top 10 things to do in Harties

  • 15 October 2013 by Melanie-Ann Feris

The Hartbeespoort Dam has many fantastic experiences from which to choose. Here is our list of the top 10.


Whale watching without the crowds

It’s whale-watching season, and if you want to find somewhere beautiful to do this away from the madding crowd, then head for the De Hoop Nature Reserve.


Best time to visit the Kruger?

As a veteran safari-goer and safari travel writer, I’m often asked, ‘What’s the best time to visit the Kruger National Park?’ It’s difficult to give a definitive answer, because the Kruger is great at any time of year.


Wonderful whale watching

  • 22 August 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Whale watching is firm favourite among tourists and locals, and Walker Bay in the Western Cape is regarded as one of the best places in the world to see whales close to shore.


Don't get your lions crossed

A rather cunning canine was recently discovered disguising himself as an African lion in a Chinese zoo.


The beautiful Big Five

  • 08 August 2013 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

The Big Five (lion, leopard, buffalo, elephant and rhino) are an important part of South Africa’s wildlife scene. Ironically, their name derives from the days when these dangerous species were regarded as the five most desirable animals to hunt. Now, visitors prefer to ‘hunt’ them with their camera lenses.