Posts – Wildlife

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.

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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.

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Make the Most of your Time in South Africa

The book, Make the Most of your Time in South Africa, covers 17 of the most popular tourist routes in South Africa, from biggies like the Kruger National Park to some not-so-well-known destinations such as the Karoo.

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Face to face with a shark – can I do that again, please?

  • 19 September 2014 by Marin Gorrie

I recently decided to shake off my fear, don a wetsuit, and get up close and personal with a few sharks during a shark cage-diving encounter.

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Cute baby animals

  • 16 September 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

Few of us can resist a baby animal; here are some photos of these little creatures that we love so much ...

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Wildlife photography tips from a pro

  • 15 September 2014 by Desiree Haakonsen

If you dream of getting that perfect wildlife shot, then here are some invaluable tips from an expert.

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Meet South Africa’s Little Five

  • 14 September 2014 by Thandiswa Mancoba

Africa is home to a vast number of wild animals, with South Africa priding itself on its Big Five animals – but as impressive are the Little Five. Unlike the Big Five, these little creatures got the Little Five title from simply being small, and having names that contain the names of the Big Five animals.

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Bowled over at Boulders penguin colony, Cape Town

The African penguin colony at Boulders Beach is one of only two places in the world that tourists can get really close to this endangered bird.

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How to spend a weekend in Nelson Mandela Bay

Tips on how to make the most of a short stay in South Africa’s Friendly City and surrounding areas.

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5 great reasons to visit South Africa's national parks

Whether you’re looking for big game, scenic splendour or rare animals, South Africa’s national parks have it all.

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