The Week in Pictures 2020 : The Top Wildlife Images of 2019

Trawling through a year’s worth of our photographer’s top notch Kruger images was a fairly arduous task, but one that was worth doing. Our photog’s images deserve recognition, so we’ve done our best to select the cream-of-the-crop images from 2019. There were hundreds of images showcasing the beauty of the Greater Kruger, but we narrowed…

Timbavati Lions : Take a Walk(ers) on the Wild Side

The rapacious lions strut their way through the bushveld, owning the night and dominating the day. Lions are the guardians of the darkness, a mysterious time of the day when these regal cats perform the most gruesome and graphic of activities. Take downs of quarry are never guaranteed, but hunting under the blanket of darkness…

Week in Pictures : Colours Shift from Amarula Browns to Crème de Menthe Greens

Summer sundowners, sizzling heat and festive cheer is permeating the bushveld air. At the moment, our camps are a hive of activity. On-the-ground guides and lodge managers are eagerly planning events and menus for this delightfully chaotic time of year. This tangible yuletide cheer is accompanied by a definitive shift in the colours of the…

Step Inside Walkers Bush Villa

Discerning guests are drawn to Walkers Bush Villa because of its sense of exclusivity and grand sophistication. This is the ideal safari hideaway in the game-rich Timbavati Private Game Reserve, and offers an opportunity for small groups or families to tailor-make their own safari experience. Furnished with eclectic art and hints of Africa throughout, Walkers…

The Week in Pictures : Hello Kitty

Last week we enjoyed an array of sightings, and there were no dominant species that stole the show. Hints of cats, overt displays from playful elephants, and a flurry of plains game provided a unique mix of highlights for last week’s “Week in Pictures”. This week our common denominator is…Cats. The creeping cats decided that…

The Week in Pictures : A Mixology of Sightings

The rains have arrived! The Lowveld’s already flourishing landscape was treated to drinks courtesy of the water-laden storm clouds. The clouds were threatening to unleash their open-bar attitude and throw liquid at all terrestrial creatures. The storm clouds eventually declared open-bar and released their rains. When the rains hit, you can smell the bushveld, feel…

The Week in Pictures : Elephants Gorge on Marula Fruits

We trust that you’ll forgive us for not delivering last week’s edition of the Week in Pictures. Today we’ll make it up to you with images of sunsets smouldering on the horizon, stolen moments with voracious predators, colossal and commanding giant herbivores, and vain plains game zigzagging across the verdant emerald landscapes. We’re still in…