NEWS: Balule Lion Duma Joins Forces with Klaserie’s Mabande!

Duma was a force to be reckoned with in the Balule Nature Reserve and patrolled his turf with determination. With his golden locks and respectable swag, he was considered by many to be the king of the central and southern parts of Balule. Easily identifiable by his trademark mohawk, he became a much loved sighting…

Welcome to 2017, The Year of the Safari !

The entire Sun Destinations’ team is excited about 2017. 2016 saw us immersed in revamping new camps in Botswana, pouring our hearts into the latest online innovations and cleverly combining tech¬†with the bushveld lifestyle. The camps and lodges we market, refurb and become involved with on a ground level have become intertwined into our daily…

Week in Pictures: Best of 2016

Well, here we are, at the very end of 2016! In an astonishing hurry, another year has flown past, and what we’ve seen in the bush has made us breathless, ecstatic, amazed, and heartbroken. The wild world continues, no matter the day of the week, the time of day, or the significance of another calendar…

A New Look for Xobega Island Camp, Okavango Delta

Xobega Island Camp’s new look! This Okavango Delta retreat is everything that is right about African island life – including the elephant and hippo visitors! Recently, Xobega Island Camp underwent some soft refurbishments, adding some glamour to its simple setup. Now, this authentic Botswana camp, which exudes the pleasures of simple living, glows under lantern…

The Week in Pictures: We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

Northern Botswana has received its first big rains, which were dealt generously over the Kwatale Conservancy where Tuskers Bush Camp is located. Cracked pans bore old hoof imprints, which had hardened and become fossilised. Giant indentations in old mud wallows lay frozen in time, revealing the footprints of the last elephant to have enjoyed its…