Exploring Malaria Free Safari Options in South Africa
Oct30

Exploring Malaria Free Safari Options in South Africa

Malaria is the dreaded safari disease, prevalent in many areas throughout Africa and is transmitted through the bite from the Anopheles mosquito. It’s a life-threatening blood disease that destroys red blood cells and is easily preventable by use of prophylactics and being aware. Malaria is a huge concern for visitors to South Africa and while most areas in South Africa are low risk, there’s still a need for visitors to be...

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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda
Oct03

Gorilla Trekking in Uganda

The most popular area to go gorilla trekking in Uganda is in the remote Bwindi National Park, home to the one of the most intelligent of primates, the rare mountain gorilla. Named as a World Heritage Site for its dense population of mountain gorillas, the national park is most certainly the prime area for gorilla trekking. In conjunction with gorillas, the park is famed for its biodiversity of fauna and flora and the dense, lush...

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Mobile Safari, Luxury Safari or Walking Safari in Africa?
Sep06

Mobile Safari, Luxury Safari or Walking Safari in Africa?

Safari is Swahili for journey. A journey in to the heart of Africa’s safari countries, where high concentrations of game congregate and untouched raw Africa awaits your presence. A sojourn to Africa is a fantastic idea, but everybody’s journey to Africa is different, as it is in life. After narrowing down the country/countries to visit, the next step is work out the type of safari you’d like to go on. Will it be a...

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Get to Know Africa’s Big Five Safari Animals
Jun19

Get to Know Africa’s Big Five Safari Animals

You’ve probably heard of Africa’s big five safari animals, but how much do you really know about them? Their pride dynamics, intricate communication skills and often strange behaviour is fascinating. We think it’s vital to get to know Africa’s big five safari animals before embarking on your dream safari, so we’ve compiled a rather easy, surface level get to know guide for you. The term big five was...

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7 Reasons to go on a safari in Kruger organised by Sun Safaris
Apr15

7 Reasons to go on a safari in Kruger organised by Sun Safaris

Greater Kruger Park explained The Greater Kruger area is one of the most iconic wildlife destinations in the world! Over 2 million hectares of bush made up of the Kruger National Park and a number of private reserves this large area is a wildlife haven and a top safari destination. Some of the larger private reserves share unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park, allowing the animals freedom of movement. These are the Sabi Sand...

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A Typical day on safari
Mar23

A Typical day on safari

What is a Typical Day on Safari like? This is a question we often get asked by our guests, so we thought we would shed some more light on your typical day on safari in the African Bush. Please remember that this is a general outlook, times will differ a bit from lodge to lodge. Some areas will not allow night driving, bush walks and off-road game driving. These are generally in the National Parks, however there is still more than...

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10 Points on Prepping for the Perfect Safari
Dec11

10 Points on Prepping for the Perfect Safari

The home of the Big Five, Bushmen, beadwork and battle scars, Africa elicits mixed emotions of wonderment and fear; making it a sought after holiday destination, yet not without precaution. There are many pre-conceived ideas about this unique land, and there have been many attempts at providing the perfect guide to travelling the African continent; however, it is difficult to know when bias may be affecting the accuracy of the...

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