Archive for ‘Beginner’s Guide to Safari’

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Paul Smitz - 01 Aug 2017

I’ve been lucky enough over the years to have had lots of different wildlife-watching experiences while on safari in Africa. I’ve indulged my interest in animals while bouncing around national parks in sturdy…

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Paul Smitz - 13 Jun 2017

Some African safari-goers make wildlife spotting sound really easy. Ask them if they saw any elephants and they’ll say, ‘Dozens, in the first few minutes, right outside the camp’. What about…

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Erik Joosten - 11 Apr 2017

Sabi Sands Game Reserve is located in Mpumalanga, a province situated to the west of Kruger National Park. Sabi Sands is the oldest private park in the country, and it has an excellent reputation for outstanding lodges and safaris…

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Christopher Clark - 03 Nov 2015

I’ll never forget my first big self-drive camping safari trip through southern Africa. I was certainly jumping in at the deep end: a seven week, 12,000 km odyssey through Botswana and Zambia with a small team of travel experts…

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Christopher Clark - 16 Aug 2015

When I started working and travelling across various parts of Africa about seven years ago, it wasn’t that common to see tourists armed with fancy SLR cameras and bazooka-like lenses. That was generally for the “pros”. For the rest of us, it was simple point and shoots…

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Christopher Clark - 16 Jul 2015

Often the words “family” and “safari” don’t go together too well. It can be difficult to find family-friendly safari destinations that are accessible and safe for the whole family whilst also providing enough diversions for the kids if they get tired of all…

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