Why Choose the Okavango Delta as a Safari Destination?

There are numerous reasons to go on safari in the The Okavango Delta.  The high concentration of game, the remoteness, the mind-blowing scenery, the scarcity of tourists and the friendly locals are just a few reasons to head to Africa’s gleaming water paradise. The Okavango Delta is actually is the world’s largest inland delta comprising an intricate network of…

Week in Pictures: The Mighty Jungle

“In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight” is a well known and inspiring line from the song in Disney’s, The Lion King. Everyone knows the tune, but less people know that it was originally written and sung in Zulu, by South African artist, Solomon Linda. It was called Mbube meaning ‘lion’, and it was…

1 Lion becomes 4 in a warthog chase!

It was a miracle our Afrika Ecco guide saw the first lion lying low in the grass, never mind the other 3 that (unbeknownst to us) were also positioned for attack! The cats were so camouflaged in the golden Moremi grass that the pair of warthogs was completely unaware of their impending doom and continued to graze…

Goshawk Poaching Prey from a Honey Badger

The Kalahari is a place where some of the most interesting relationships between different species is revealed. There is evidence of symbiosis all over the bush, but somewhat famously, the honey badger provides for a variety of different species as it goes about its business foraging through the Kalahari scrub. On a mobile journey with Afrika…

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…

The Week in Pictures: The birds, the bees, and the big things.

With such a diverse range of camps in various areas of pristine wilderness, its not surprising that the photography coming out of these areas each week is reliably great. The Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, the Sabi Sand, and the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve have produced some fantastic footage lately, and photographers Em Gatland, Kevin MacLaughlin,…