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…

Week in Pictures: Best of 2016

Well, here we are, at the very end of 2016! In an astonishing hurry, another year has flown past, and what we’ve seen in the bush has made us breathless, ecstatic, amazed, and heartbroken. The wild world continues, no matter the day of the week, the time of day, or the significance of another calendar…

The Week in Pictures: We’re All Going on a Summer Holiday

Northern Botswana has received its first big rains, which were dealt generously over the Kwatale Conservancy where Tuskers Bush Camp is located. Cracked pans bore old hoof imprints, which had hardened and become fossilised. Giant indentations in old mud wallows lay frozen in time, revealing the footprints of the last elephant to have enjoyed its…

A Tipple at the “Bush Bar” in the midst of no-man’s land…

The Kwatale conservancy is laden with intricate network of mopane woodland and acacia scrub dotted across fine sand, reminiscent of ancient Kalahari landscapes. Hugged by the Nxai Pan National Park in the east and Moremi Game Reserve in the west in the, this 365 000 hectare concession holds plenty of mystery and undiscovered landscapes, beckoning…

Week in Pictures : Bushveld Peace Amidst Festive Mayhem

The end of the year is fast approaching and with it comes a flurry of activity, chaotic lifestyles and a sense of a relief that the year is finally drawing to a close. The bushveld? Well, that always seems to maintain its calm demeanor and a place to find a sense of solace. The only…

Gallery: New Images for Xobega and Tuskers in Botswana

Two of our exciting safari camps in Botswana – Tuskers Bush Camp and Xobega Island – have undergone soft refurbishments, giving each camp their own enchanting appeal, and warming up the rooms and guest areas with striking, yet gentle, floor and furniture details. From old African treasures, to textured fabrics, and natural materials, both Tuskers…

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,…

Photographing Lion Cubs in Moremi Game Reserve

Photographer Em Gatland spotted lion cubs in the Moremi Game Reserve while enjoying the land based transfer from Tuskers Bush Camp through to Xobega Island Camp in the Okavango Delta. More than just a standard road transfer, this route explores the mopane woodlands, acacia forests, floodplains and lagoons of the Moremi. This is basically an extended game drive…