Week in Pictures: A Feast for the Eyes

First of all, happy Friday one and all! It’s already a good day, and can only be made better by this long list of some of the best wildlife photography to come out of our Kruger and Botswana safari lodges this week. It’s been a cracker all round, with predator sightings from top to bottom,…

Week in Pictures: Welcoming the Silly Season

A week into November, and silly season is soon upon us! The world is beginning to think about the holidays that lie ahead and perhaps some are heading into the African wilderness for an end-of-year celebration. In the bush, we see less of the festive season decorations adorning shop windows, and more of the seasonal…

VIDEO: Newborn Elephant Finding Its Feet in Klaserie

When Africa on Foot guide, Mike, stumbled upon a small herd of elephants standing in a huddle, he was delighted to see there was a small calf hiding in the middle, offering his guests a rare opportunity to see the world’s largest land mammal as a tiny baby. They are among the cutest of the cute, with wildly…

New Cruisers for Africa on Foot & nThambo

We’ve recorded so many magnificent memories trundling through the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve in our open-top Land Rovers, offering our guests front row seats to the Kruger’s most phenomenal wildlife sightings. The original Ross Pride at 20+ lions, old dominant males Tyson and Fabio, the Good and the Bad, the Trilogy, and now the Mapoza….

This Halloween: The Dark Side of Going on Safari

We are not going to beat around the bush here, or rather the bushveld, but this article is not really about anything sinister or sensationalist. We’re actually using Halloween as an opportunity to celebrate a trio of nocturnal species shrouded in superstition. They’re the protagonists in ancient folklore and even witchcraft! Hyenas, lions and owls…

End of an Era for Trilogy as Mapoza Lions Takes Over

As we know, male lions spend their lives fighting for territory and dominance of prides, but we can’t help but feel some sense of disbelief when we see it happen in front of our eyes. What’s happened in our neck of the woods in the Klaserie over the weekend has left us confident that we…

Week in Pictures: A Little Slice of Heaven

We’ve spent the week cruising through the waterways of the Delta, bumbling over the rocky terrain of the Balule Nature Reserve, accelerated through the thick sand of Botswana, and sailed across the plains of the Sabi Sand and the sandy riverbeds in the Klaserie. We’ve seen the beginnings of rain add touches of green to…