Lion sighting – my hero moment as a guide!

Lion sighting – my hero moment as a guide!

Why lions? For almost every visitor on safari in South Africa, a lion sighting is at the top of the list. For this reason every guide wants to find them. Once we have managed to find a lion sighting for our guests, some of the pressure to ‘deliver’ is off. I don’t...
Safari addict: Why I can’t get enough!

Safari addict: Why I can’t get enough!

The frustrating thing about going on safari in the bush is that nothing is guaranteed. But that also makes it the best thing. If you go to a zoo, you know you are going to see the animals. It’s not a surprise. On safari, however, you have no idea if you are going to...
Wild dogs: better than the Big Five

Wild dogs: better than the Big Five

The Big Five, historically, consists of the five most dangerous animals to hunt on foot; lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo. However, these days the safari industry uses the ‘Big Five’ as an advertisement. It has become a tick list synonymous with...