Festive Week in Pics : 2017 is a Wrap!

2017 is drawing to a close, and the year has plummeted into oblivion as quickly as a pied kingfisher dive bombs its prey. The year has been an interesting one, with new camps climbing aboard the Sun Destinations portfolio and a marked shift in lion pride behaviour across all of the reserves.   The four…

Week in Pictures : Friday the 13th is Just Another Day in the ‘Veld

Friday the 13th bears no meaning to our wildlife. For them, it’s just another day in the bushveld where one day becomes interlaced with the next, and the only focus is to eat, survive and reproduce. The simple life can often be a brutal one! This week has displayed its fair share of barbarity, with…

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…

World Wildlife Day: Top 3 Safari Favourites Facing Extinction

Today is the crown anniversary of the UN World Wildlife Day. Declared 3 years ago as the day to raise awareness about the plight of precious animal and plant species, World Wildlife Day is now being celebrated more than ever. It is no secret that our passion for safari stems directly from our love and admiration…

Week in Pictures: It’s a Wild World

The week has drawn to a close, but the action doesn’t stop out here in the bush where life is delightfully unpredictable. Yesterday morning, guests at nThambo Tree Camp headed out for their morning game drive in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve when the bush offered up something most incredible: a mother lioness was seen…

Week in Pictures: Kruger + Botswana Safari Splendour

What a week it has been with 7 of our camps submitting spectacular photographs for our edition of Week in Pictures. We start in the Greater Kruger, where lodges in the Sabi Sand, Klaserie, and the Balule Nature Reserves have had unbelievable luck with predator sightings, as well as those loveable elephants and their babies….

Week in Pictures: Moments in Time

Summing up a week on safari is no easy feat when we’re looking at a fine selection of safari experiences from a number of bush camps and lodges that we deem the best. From Savuti to Sabi Sand, there is wildlife magnificence everywhere you look, and today on Endangered Species Day, it seems it is our…

The Week in Pictures: A Photography Round Up

Goings on at the camp are as exciting as ever and it seems that every major predator has come out to play. During our #livebushfeed edition on Wednesday, we were getting live reports from the rangers at Africa on Foot that the Trilogy Lions – a mean coalition of 3 males – was stalking and hunting buffalo. The…