Photo Diary of a Cheetah Kill at Africa on Foot

The past few days I have been staying at Africa on Foot in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. Whenever I visit the camp it feels like I am coming “home”.  The highlight of my stay was witnessing a cheetah kill. So far, I have experienced the following while staying at Africa on Foot: Honey badgers…

LIVE Safari Diary: Road Trip to Umkumbe Safari Lodge

After a gruelling 7 hour journey driving a rented car from O.R Tambo to the Kruger, we finally arrived at our destination: The Umkumbe Safari Lodge in the Sabi Sands. It’s not the most pleasant of self-drive journeys, but it certainly is straightforward. The only area that is problematic is White River, where the road…

LIVE Safari Diary: Just Seen Cheetah at Africa on Foot

I arrived at Africa on Foot late last night. While en route there was a curious incident with an elephant’s backside. I won’t go into too much detail but if you’re self-driving to Africa on Foot, be prepared to stumble across strange animal encounters. However, this is not the crux of this blog post. I…

What is Happening with Sightings in the Klaserie?

It seems the lion prides are prevelant in the Klaserie at the moment. Guests have recorded a variey of predator sightings in the past few weeks. The sightings in the Klaserie have been in abundance and the reserve comes highly recommended for any guests wanting unparalleled game viewing experiences – especially large cats. I spoke…

Kings of the Kalahari Make Their Mark at Haina Kalahari Lodge

The black-maned lions that roam freely through the Central Kalahari Game Reserve are tough predators who traverse the barren desert landscapes in search of prey. Their distinctive presence is foreboding and unpredictable. They’re the true kings of the Kalahari. These lions are not used to game vehicles and shy away from the presence of humans….

Educational to Botswana: My Summary – Carolynne Higgins

Last week I enjoyed a whirlwind 3 day safari of Botswana, courtesy of Sun Destinations. Over the past few months we’ve been working tirelessly at creating combination safari packages for agents – the latest being the 7/8 night package encompassing vastly different regions of Botswana. Areas incorporated included Kazuma Forest Reserve near Chobe, the Okavango…