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...
A day I’ll never forget – wild dog vs impala vs hippo!

A day I’ll never forget – wild dog vs impala vs hippo!

By Cameron Inggs *CAUTION* This post may contain some upsetting or distressing content The other day, while out on drive, my guests and I came across some tracks of African Wild Dog, also known as Lycaon Pictus. We started following and soon guessed where they were...
Guide Interview: Cameron Inggs

Guide Interview: Cameron Inggs

We have a new guide on board! Find out a little more about Cameron Inggs with our interview below. The basics – what’s your name and where do you come from? My name is Cameron Inggs and I am a South African field guide in the greater Kruger Park, based in...
The end of the internship

The end of the internship

After 5 lightning fast months, my internship at Return Africa has come to an abrupt end. It is time to say goodbye to some of my favourite places, from the magnificent Lanner Gorge to the beguiling Fever Tree Forest. Truly, no other place I have ever visited has such...
My 6 favourite spots: Makuleke

My 6 favourite spots: Makuleke

I’ve had the luxury and pleasure of spending 6 months living and working in the Makuleke concession, right up the top of Kruger National Park where Mozambique and Zimbabwe meet with South Africa. What an incredible place it is! Nestled in the tropical belt, it...