The Week in Pictures 2020 : The Top Wildlife Images of 2019

Trawling through a year’s worth of our photographer’s top notch Kruger images was a fairly arduous task, but one that was worth doing. Our photog’s images deserve recognition, so we’ve done our best to select the cream-of-the-crop images from 2019. There were hundreds of images showcasing the beauty of the Greater Kruger, but we narrowed…

Timbavati Lions : Take a Walk(ers) on the Wild Side

The rapacious lions strut their way through the bushveld, owning the night and dominating the day. Lions are the guardians of the darkness, a mysterious time of the day when these regal cats perform the most gruesome and graphic of activities. Take downs of quarry are never guaranteed, but hunting under the blanket of darkness…

Christmas Cheer and Festive Merriment in the Bushveld !

Today is Christmas Day ! For those celebrating, we wish all and sundry a day filled with celebration, love and poignant moments. If you’re not celebrating Christmas, we wish you a happy holidays and enjoyable time ahead. The teams based at our camps in the Balule, Klaserie and Maseke Game Reserves pulled out all the…

Travel with Purpose : Hiking Mt Kilimanjaro in Aid of the Wild Bird Trust

Sun Destinations recently supported Campfire Academy’s fundraising initiative in aid of the Wild Bird Trust (WBT). The initiative involved an arduous trek to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro, combined with a tour of popular safari destinations in Africa. The logos of the trust and a select few projects were displayed on a banner that travelled…

Week in Pictures : Colours Shift from Amarula Browns to Crème de Menthe Greens

Summer sundowners, sizzling heat and festive cheer is permeating the bushveld air. At the moment, our camps are a hive of activity. On-the-ground guides and lodge managers are eagerly planning events and menus for this delightfully chaotic time of year. This tangible yuletide cheer is accompanied by a definitive shift in the colours of the…