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Chloe Cooper
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Friendly, outgoing and passionate, Chloe has brought a great buzz to the Sun Safaris team. She's a true outdoor girl secretly obsessed with lions and other wildlife. She's a free-spirit with a good sense of humour and fantastic work ethic.

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Why I Love Going on Safari

I swapped city life for a sleepy town in 2015 and have never looked back! When I left Cape Town for the safari hub of Hoedspruit, I planted my African roots and my enthusiasm for safari and wildlife experiences continued to grow. With easy access to the Greater Kruger Park, I accumulated many game drives and bush walks, and the joy I found along those wild tracks continued to nurture my passion. Over the years, I've travelled in Africa more than anywhere else in the world because nowhere offers a greater feeling of contentment to my soul than seeing wide, open spaces and hearing only the sounds of nature. I consider myself lucky to know what it feels in the presence of elephants, to watch thunderstorms roll in and know that summer has arrived, and to look up and see a sky bright with stars.

My Best Sightings

One of the most highly anticipated safaris of my life was a journey to Uganda. I had never seen mountain gorillas and I was trying hard not to let my expectations sky-rocket because these great apes are wild, the jungle is thick, and there is no guaranteeing a sighting. Well, it turned out I could have increased my expectations tenfold and I still wouldn't have been disappointed! We got to spend a precious hour with a magnificent silverback who settled so close to me I could have touched him, many black-backed males, and even more females mothering their youngsters. One very curious and animated toddler really performed for our cameras, demonstrating an uncannily child-like behaviour. Cheeky, yet shy. This hour in July of 2017 stands out above the rest for me!

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Regions / Game Reserves I Have Visited

Safari Destinations I've visited

South Africa

Kruger National Park; Sabi Sand; Greater Kruger - Manyeleti, Timbavati, Klaserie, Balule; Mapungubwe; Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park; Shamwari Private Game Reserve; Addo Elephant Park; parts of the Karoo, West Coast, Garden Route, Wild Coast.

Eswatini

Royal Hlane National Park

Namibia

Etosha National Park; Damaraland; Waterberg Plateau National Park.

Botswana

Central Kalahari Game Reserve; Chobe National Park; Savuti; Linyanti; Makgadikgadi Pans; Okavango Delta; Moremi Game Reserve; Khwai River.

Zimbabwe

Gonarezhou National Park; Mana Pools National Park; Victoria Falls

Mozambique

Tofo; Zavora Bay; Guinjata Bay; Morrungulo

Zambia

Victoria Falls; Lower Zambezi National Park; South Luangwa National Park.

Malawi

Senga Bay, Lake Malawi

Uganda

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest; Kibale Forest National Park; Queen Elizabeth National Park; Murchison Falls National Park; Lake Mburo National Park; Lake Bunyonyi; ZIWA Rhino Sanctuary.

Out of Africa

South America

Patagonia (Argentina and Chile)

Indonesia

Bali and Komodo Islands

Europe

England and France

Asia

Thailand

Sun Safaris

Sun Safaris organises African & South American safaris, holidays and honeymoons. We are based in Cape Town, South Africa. Both continents are specialized and complex, yet exciting destinations. For this reason, Sun Safaris aims to help you make well-informed travel decisions by calling on our extensive knowledge and first-hand experience, providing you with up-to-date travel information, and to ensure all your enquiries and bookings are handled efficiently.

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