African Safaris

African Safaris - Lion Sighting

African Safaris Many people dream of taking African Safaris and would like to experience such a trip sometime during their life. However, many put off planning such a trip because they really aren’t sure what is involved and may have inaccurate assumptions about what they would see and do. Some know nothing more about African safaris… [Read More]

Leopard plucking Hair off Kill

African Safari - Leopard plucking hair from Kill

Watch the following video and see how this female Leopard first plucks the hair off her kill before settling down to feed. “One cannot resist the lure of Africa”Rudyard Kipling Specialists in Tailormade Safaris from Southern Africa’s Oldest Safari Operator (21 Years of Experience)

Treed Lioness hitting Buffalo

Lioness hitting Buffalo

Watch one of the Fourways lioness delivering some feisty blows to a few unhappy buffalo. Filmed at Mala Mala Game Reserve in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve in South Africa. “One cannot resist the lure of Africa”Rudyard Kipling Specialists in Tailormade Safaris from Southern Africa’s Oldest Safari Operator (21 Years of Experience)

Mafufenyane vs Two Hyena

Mafufenyane vs Hyena

Mafufenyane was the then dominat male Leopard in the Northern Sabi Sands back in the mid 2000s. I was fortunate enough to have spent an enormous amount of time following and filming in the area and this was one of my highlights. We had been following him for some time when just after dark he… [Read More]

What to do in Victoria Falls

Things to do in Victoria Falls

  “One cannot resist the lure of Africa”Rudyard Kipling Specialists in Tailormade Safaris from Southern Africa’s Oldest Safari Operator (21 Years of Experience)

Leopard taking down a Warthog

Leopard taking down a Warthog

Filmed at Idube Game Reserve in the Sabi Sands Reserve By: Rob the Ranger “One cannot resist the lure of Africa”Rudyard Kipling Specialists in Tailormade Safaris from Southern Africa’s Oldest Safari Operator (21 Years of Experience)

One of my favourite Lodges

Exeter River Lodge on the River

Exeter River Lodge is one of my favourite game lodges in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and is situated in the Western Sector which is great for game viewing. The lodge sits inbetween a grove of Ebony trees right on the Sand River and the rooms have stunning views of the river.  Exeter offers eight spacious luxurious suites…. [Read More]

Mara Bushops in Kenya

Dan Lally

Hi Celeste, Thank you for setting everything up for us; it was a perfect week! Mara Bushtops was fantastic and the drivers to/from the airport and hotel in Nairobi were great and always on time. Here is a pic of us having lunch in the bush one day. Thanks again! Dan “One cannot resist the… [Read More]

Stillborn Elephant Calf comes to Life

Stillborn Elephant Calf

Interesting video of what looks like a dead elephant calf, but amazing to see what happens after the mother elephant gives the calf a push! Taken on a sunset drive from Satara in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. “One cannot resist the lure of Africa”Rudyard Kipling Specialists in Tailormade Safaris from Southern Africa’s Oldest… [Read More]

Skukuza Airport Re-Opened

Skukuza Airport

Celeste and I spent a few days in Kruger last week and went to visit the newly re-opened Skukuza Airport. This is a huge welcome for flights now between Skukuza and Johannesburg & Cape Town. There are 2 daily flights from Johannesburg and 1 daily flight from Cape Town. Below are the flight schedules. Flights… [Read More]