Safari Destinations

Recommended destinations for photographing wildlife in Southern Africa

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51 African Birds to photograph on Safari

Reading Time: 25 minutes You do not have to be a twitcher (avid bird watcher) to appreciate the bird life in Africa and here is a gallery of 51 African birds for you to try and photograph while on your dream African Safari.

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South African Safari Destinations – Kruger Park (Southern Region)

Reading Time: 6 minutes The southern region of the Kruger National Park is the most visited area in the reserve thanks to its proximity to Gauteng, diverse game and vegetation. It also has the highest density of game and is extremely popular with wildlife photographers and self drive Safari visitors.

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South African Safari Destinations – Kruger Park (Central Region)

Reading Time: 5 minutes The central region of Kruger National Park has the largest biomass of the entire reserve and offers unparalleled opportunities for game viewing. Read on to find out the geology, landscape, vegetation, weather and camping sites of this area.

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How much does an African Safari cost?

Reading Time: 9 minutes 7 factors that go into determining the cost of your Safari:
1. How many people are travelling?
2. What is your preferred destination?
3. What level of luxury are you looking for?
4. When do you wish to travel?
5. Do you want to self-drive?
6. Do you have a particular interest i.e photography?
7. Does your preferred destination/s require internal flight transfers?

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Top Safari Game Drive Tips

Reading Time: 8 minutes Here are 7 important rules you need to know before setting off on your Safari Game drive.
1. Obey your field guide
2. Mobile phone on silent
3.Do not shout or whistle at the animals
4. Stay seated
5. Keep quiet
6. Dress appropriately
7. Ask about flash photography


Best Wildlife Photography Destinations – Africa

Reading Time: 6 minutes Here are my favorite nine wildlife photography destinations.

1. Botswana (Okavango and Moremi)
2. Namibia (Etosha)
3. Kgalagadi South Africa
4. Sabi Sand South Africa
5. Thornybush South Africa
6. Kruger Park South Africa
7. Madikwe South Africa
8. Zimanga South Africa
9. Pilansberg South Africa

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How bad is Poaching in Africa?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Before you head off to Africa on your Safari it is important that you arm yourself with the facts regarding how bad poaching is on the African continent.

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