Our Honeymoon Sundowner Experience with a Classic Melvill & Moon Safari Set-up

Imagine a sophisticated honeymoon sundowner experience that marries harmonious scenic surrounds with bushveld elegance. Our latest added value safari experience lets you indulge in a unique, pre-arranged sundowner escape with a touch of safari style that lends itself to an atmosphere of a bygone era – where things were traditional and classic. This is the ultimate intimate…

Week in Pics : Lions are Causing an Uproar!

It’s that time of the week again, when we showcase the eccentric and unpredictable way of the wild. Our photographers and rangers head out into the bushveld with little expectation, but filled with hope. The expanse of land in our reserves means that wildlife roams free, and it’s up to us to track and observe…

Breakfast at the Bush Bar : Our Version of a Danish Hygge

The natural soft hazy light of a typical Kruger morning gently complements the blinding turquoise of the sky. While the sun slowly emerges from the horizon, the diurnal creatures begin to rustle and our team works hard at creating the perfect setting for a breakfast at the Bush Bar. Nothing brings people together like classic, simple cuisine…

Week in Pics : Birds and Beasts

As fast as tumbleweed in the desert, the weeks seem to be rolling by. Soon we will be caught up the flurry of the festive season, which is why we take time to pause and reflect on Fridays. Friday is the day when we celebrate the sightings of the week and showcase our top images from each…

Week in Pics : The ‘Veld is Heaving with Predator Sightings

This week we’ve been inundated with images from our rangers and photographers. It appears that the bushveld is heaving with predator sightings and the big five also appear to be putting on a show for us. From the rare suspended Nile crocodile in the Okavango Delta to the thirsty elephant bull visiting the lodge pool…

Photographing Owls is Always a Hoot

Owls. They carry with them a sense of wisdom, aura of mystery and innate intuition. Owls are respected by many and honoured in folklore. Their Mona Lisa eyes have the ability to make us feel like our every movement is being observed, and their hooting sound and screeching calls are unmistakeable. The majority of owls thrive at dusk and…

#TheSafariLifestyle : Video Interview with Field Guide Luan Oosthuizen

His warm brown eyes punctuate the crisp air of the surrounding bushveld, offering many pensive and reflective moments of a life well-lived in the backyard of Africa. He is a quiet man with a mischievous demeanour and expert knowledge of wildlife. Some of his tales are best left untold, while others are moments to be shared around crackling campfires….

Week in Pics : Time for Change

The change of season is upon us, which means we witness a flurry of new activity in the safari world. As we edge into a new season, we innately understand that change is inevitable and sometimes hard. Humans tend to come down with ailments at the start of a new season, while our wildlife just…

Klaserie Lion Update : Two Sides of the (Imaginary) Fence

Whether it’s powerful matriarchs governing intelligent herds of elephant, protective lionesses hovering over their birth pride or motherly leopardesses teaching cubs the artful skill of conducting kills; one thing is undeniable in the bushveld – the feminine energy is powerful and often a force to be reckoned with. Lionesses are a powerhouse of maternal instinct, stealth…