Posts – Wildlife

Popular pics on Instagram this week: major cities and iconic views

  • 20 March 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...

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South Africa’s favourite bird

The stately, elegant blue crane may be our national bird, but the 10 000 people who voted in an online poll conducted over the past few months by Birdlife South Africa have chosen as their favourite bird a much smaller, but often seen, garden bird – the confiding, attractive Cape robin-chat.

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Popular pics on Instagram this week: Camps Bay and an African stonechat

  • 13 March 2015 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

We love all the fantastic Igers using #MeetSouthAfrica to share their photos of our country. Here are the top images shared on our account in the past week ...

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The Golden Kudu lodges

  • 12 March 2015 by Sarah Came

There are places in South Africa where wildlife and nature can be enjoyed along with champagne, crisp linen, heated pools and room service. South African National Parks has bestowed upon several lodges the special Golden Kudu status in recognition of their commitment to exceptional luxury.

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Memel – a small-town gem in the Free State

  • 11 March 2015 by Daphney Mngomeni

In the north-eastern region of the Free State, between Newcastle and Vrede, lies Memel, a small town renowned for its natural beauty and popularity as a getaway for city slickers.

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Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail

  • 07 March 2015 by Christine Marot

Try the Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Trail, just north of Durban, for a relaxing walk through a coastal forest. For twitchers, more than 300 bird species have been identified in the reserve.

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#TravelChatSA explores the natural wonders of South Africa

  • 05 March 2015 by Thrishni Subramoney

From its jagged mountains to its desert dunes to its pristine coastlines, South Africa’s natural beauty is world-renowned. But how many of the spectacular sights on offer in this country would you call a ‘natural wonder’? This week’s #TravelChatSA sought answers to this very question.

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South Africa's national parks the most visited in Africa

Table Mountain National Park and the Kruger National Park are the most visited parks in Africa.

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West Coast road trips for any occasion

  • 27 February 2015 by Desiree Haakonsen

A car and any given day of the week are good enough reason to head up the Cape’s West Coast. Here are a few must-stops along the way ...

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Cape Town's urban animals

South Africa’s Big Five are often seen as the main attraction when it comes to wildlife – but you’ll find plenty of smaller critters right here in the Mother City, too.

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