Roam-an History

Roam Private Game Reserve is not only home to a veritable kaleidoscope of flower species, and harbour to thousands upon thousands of endemic animal, bird and insect species, but it is also an area steeped in fascinating history. Until the other day – around 250 million years ago – a vast inland sea stretching more…

Visual Update from the Karoo’s Roam Private Game Reserve

From meerkat observations to bush dinners, and fitting GPS collars on female cheetah; Roam is certainly making strides in terms of the safari experience and conservation initiatives. We’ve decided to furnish you with a few updates, both written and visual.  The recent introduction of a female cheetah into Roam’s expansive semi-desert landscape, proved to be…

A Warm Welcome to the Female Cheetah at Roam Private Game Reserve

Almost a year ago a coalition of slender male cheetah were released into Roam Private Game Reserve. The Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT) and the team from Roam decided to re-introduce cheetah into an area that once formed part of their historic range. The current coalition have adapted well to their environment, and are in perfect condition. Last…

Bird-ringing Conservation Activity at Roam Private Game Reserve

We’ve spoken briefly about Teagan’s “conscious” safari experience at Roam Private Game Reserve where she became involved in a few conservation projects currently underway within the reserve. The aim at Roam is to provide a unique safari experience that combines activities synonymous with a standard safari, AND combine it with a variety of conservation activities. Guests are…

A luxury safari like no other: Time to get your hands dirty

A hands-on safari experience at Roam Private Game Reserve allows guests to dive in and get properly involved with the conservation, veld management and all manner of behind-the-scenes goings-on typical of a game ranger’s day at the office. We love a good game safari as much as the next person. Sitting in the safety of…

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…

Cheetah at Roam Private Game Reserve Conduct Their First Kill in the Karoo

We recently blogged about the resident cheetah coalition introduced to Roam Private Game Reserve in the Great Karoo. The major aim of the project is to re-introduce cheetah into the wild, and to grow the population from its current numbers, which sits at roughly 1300.  The team at Roam have closely monitored the cheetah since their introduction into the Karoo…

The Week in Pictures : Curing Your Monday Blues with Our Wildlife Images

Manic Monday is upon us, and the weekend has disappeared as quickly as a pied kingfisher dive bombing its prey. Our Week in Pictures should soften the edges of the somewhat cruel attitude of Monday. Our images will soothe, beguile and enchant your senses, making you forget about your cascading workload. And if you aren’t…