Drive the iconic Garden Route – South Africa

Driving South Africa’s iconic Garden Route is truly a Bucket List item. Set in the stunning surroundings of South Africa’s Western and Eastern Cape the route takes you from Mossel Bay in the west, then along the coast through George, Wilderness, Knysna, Plettenburg Bay, Storms River and on to Jeffrey’s Bay in the east. We…

Mating Leopards – Sabi Sands Game Reserve

The Dewane male and the Xikavi female of Sabi Sands were mating when we visited in November 2016. Hopefully this means that in three to four months time we will have a new leopard cub in the Sands. The leopard mating process is actually a fascinating one; just like lions, leopards will mate every 15…

See the famous leopards of Sabi Sands

If seeing a leopard in the wild is on your Bucket List then there is no better place to go than Sabi Sands, just next to the Kruger Park in North Eastern South Africa. In fact they pretty much guarantee leopard sightings for their guests. We visited Sabi Sands for the first time in September…

See the African Wild Dogs hunt – Sabi Sands

African Wild Dogs, Africa’s second most endangered carnivore (after the Ethipoian Wolf), are under extreme threat due to consistent encroachment on their habitat. Otherwise known as Painted dogs or African Hunting dogs they rely on vast areas to live in. This is required for hunting, but also the ability to breed outside their pack and…