The Week in Pictures : Cubs, Cats and Carnivores

Last week Monday was Heritage Day, which means we skipped the Week in Pictures in favour of celebrating our heritage. As a result, we owe you a bumper edition of updates and images. Highlights from the week include : cheetah sightings, lion cub sightings, and new developments in lion pride dynamics. The theme this week…

Immerse Yourself in Africa’s Hidden Secrets with Our Virtual Reality Tours

What is Virtual Reality (VR), and why have Sun Destinations climbed aboard the VR train? Virtual Reality tours provide an all encompassing sensory experience that allows the viewer to fully immerse themselves in an environment. We’re talking 360 degree views of a lodge, hotel, action sports, and their surrounds. The stills and videos transport the viewer to…

#TheSafariLifestyle : Images from Our Heritage Day Celebrations

September 24th is Heritage Day in South Africa. A day to celebrate our rich and cultural heritage, and to revel in the diversity of our nation. It’s a day where we showcase our traditions, marvel at our colourful background, appreciate our variety of languages and take pride in our heritage. Heritage Day means something different for everyone…

Week in Pictures : Change of Season in Kruger

Claps of thunder, bolts of lightning and torrential downpours are the hallmark characteristics of summer in Kruger. We roller coast through the arid season, straight towards the carpets lush vegetation of summer, and occasionally we bypass spring.  The change of season in Kruger is often an unpredictable time of year, and we’re certainly feeling the effects of the…

Local Celebs Tackle the Africa on Foot Wilderness Trails : What goes on Tour…

…Doesn’t Stay on Tour. Not when I’m around. Not when I have a keyboard, a bunch of adjectives, videos, photographs, and first-hand accounts from resident photographer and undercover spy, Em Gatland. She’s not quite part of the KGB and certainly doesn’t have ties with the Mafia family, but she has shared a few secrets from the…

Klaserie Leopard Relaxes on the Wooden Deck of Buffel Dam Treehouse

When it comes to siesta time, leopards tend to seek out elevated areas providing sweeping views of the surrounding wilderness. This height advantage means they are in the ideal position to eagerly scan the ‘veld for potential prey; and it keeps them out of harm’s way.  A leopard generally relaxes at the top of a termite mound,…

The Week in Pictures : The Youth of Today

We owe you a storm of images and plenty of updates from our camps. The ‘veld is brimming with activity and the bushveld abounds with mystery. The thickets have plenty of stories to tell, and our favourite is the stories that bring promise of new life into the unforgiving landscape. When we browse through the…