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Best Winter Getaways for Big 5 Viewing

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Just because it’s winter doesn’t mean the adventures in Africa are in hibernation. There is always time to experience a special moment in the beautiful wild in South Africa. Millions of people head to winter getaways to view the Big 5 in action this time of year. They do so because they want to avoid the hot South African summer months and rather take on the wildlife action during the cooler months of the year.

The Kruger National Park is one of the best winter getaways for Big 5 viewing in South Africa. One of the […]

Endangered Animals

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South Africa is the home of amazing wildlife, our pride being the majestic Big 5; the lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopards. Tourists from all over the world visit our continent just to experience the wildlife we have to offer. When they think of Africa the first thing that comes to mind is the wildlife. To some people when they think of Africa, they imagine lions roaming our streets and us lazing around with leopards in the near distance. That is not entirely true as our infrastructure has been developed and heavily urbanised, it is not conducive to let them […]

Tips for Capturing the Best Wildlife Action

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We all know how breathtaking high quality wildlife action can be and if you’re a wildlife enthusiast you know just how thrilling the idea of capturing magical moments in nature can be. This is often a very challenging pursuit as there are no opportunities to re- capture as it requires patience, a good camera and a bit of luck. As a novice photographer you might wonder how the pros get it right. Here are a few tricks to help you on your way to capturing the best wildlife action.

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Kruger National Park

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At two million hectares (4.9 million acres) and over 300km (186 miles) long from north to south, the Kruger National Park is a savannah landscape with 147 mammal species, over 400 bird species and numerous reptiles, amphibians and insects.

In the extreme northernmost sector between the Limpopo and Luvuvhu Rivers lies the Makuleke Concession, with Mozambique and Zimbabwe to the east and north. Although this 24 000ha (59 000- acre) area comprises only fractionally more than 1% of the total area of the Kruger, 75% of all species in this region occur here, making it one of the Park […]