Posts – Wildlife

The eagle has hatched

A live webcam trained on an eagles’ nest in the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden allows you to observe the life cycle of one of South Africa’s iconic eagles in real time.

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Great sightings in the Kruger National Park

  • 20 June 2014 by Lethabo-Thabo Royds

When visiting the Kruger National Park, be sure to keep your eyes open for some incredible wildlife.

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A little voluntourism goes a long way

  • 17 June 2014 by Cassidy Parker

Volunteering while you’re travelling through South Africa offers some unique perspectives on the country, and there are a couple of options right outside Johannesburg to help you on your way.

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Go on a virtual safari

Live webcams are the answer for anyone who is suffering from safari withdrawal symptoms.

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Beautiful De Hoop Nature Reserve, Western Cape

​De Hoop Nature Reserve near the southern tip of Africa is a beautiful reserve with 70km of pristine coastline.

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9 great Limpopo attractions

  • 04 June 2014 by Willem Steenkamp

Limpopo, one of South Africa’s most rural provinces, is filled with wonderful places and experiences just waiting to be discovered and savoured by visitors.

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'We bought a game lodge in Africa'

  • 03 June 2014 by Tara Turkington

Rhulani Safari Lodge is located up in the north-western corner of the Madikwe Game Reserve in the North West province, right up near the Botswana border. ‘Rhulani’ means ‘to relax’ in Swahili, but that’s the last thing new owners Rolf Steiner and Marisa Silva are thinking of doing.

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Seven reasons to visit Nelson Mandela Bay

Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and Despatch) is a very underrated destination, as I recently discovered after spending some time here. Here are seven reasons why you should consider visiting this part of the Eastern Cape.

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A boat ride with the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board

If you’re visiting Durban, an unusual outing is an early-morning excursion to see the KwaZulu-Natal Sharks Board checking its nets off the bathing beaches of the city.

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How tourists help wildlife conservation

  • 15 May 2014 by Lynnette Johns

Game farms can be heavily involved in conservation, including breeding and rehabilitation programmes. These farms typically fund the programmes from income generated by services they offer to tourists.

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