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The Migration has Arrived at Singita Lamai!

The progress of this year’s wildebeest migration in Tanzania has been closely tracked by the staff at Singita. Moving through much of the Serengeti just last month, the herds have been surrounding many of their lodges and camps lately, and have now reached Lamai. photo credit: Singita As you can see from this amazing photograph, there …

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Nick Brandt: Africa’s Black and White Photography Master

  The beautiful continent of Africa has been in our hearts since day one. With an unmatched passion and enthusiasm for her wildlife and natural environment, Africa became our primary focus and we set about on our path to promote the continent to all those we encountered. Nick Brandt, a London based wildlife photographer, shares …

Leopard Feeds on Impala in Crocodile’s Mouth

Leopards are not usually the pushy types – leaving that sort of things to the more brutish lions – but this young male spotted in Zambia recently seems to have a little more nerve than most. Filmed by lucky safari goers at Mfuwe Lodge in the South Luangwa, this leopard begins feeding on an impala …

The Great Masai Mara Migration Has Begun!

It is now peak African Safari season – the annual Wildebeest Migration at the Masai Mara is a natural cycle that replenishes and renews the grasslands of East Africa. Each July, around 1.3 million Wildebeest gather in the Serengeti to calve. They slowly mass into a huge single herd, until the dry season withers their …

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Elephant Calf ‘Charges’ Car

There are few things cuter in this world than an elephant calf. With their oversized ears, clumsy demeanour and awkward trunk movements, they’ve yet to come to grips with just how to use their powerfully built frame. Usually never more than a few metres from their mother or siblings, they live a sheltered life until …

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Gorongosa National Park: The Return to Glory

The Gorongosa National Park in Central Mozambique is a remarkable success story for African wildlife conservation. Lying at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley – an active continental rift zone – the park covers some 1500 square miles of grasslands, savannahs and dry forests. The Gorongosa National Park once supported one of …

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Top 5 Lodges for a South African Wine Safari

Renowned global wine authority, Wine Spectator, features South Africa in their July 2013 issue and we couldn’t be more pleased. We’ve long said that South African wines are amongst the very best in the world, with the country producing wines of equal or greater quality as established producers such as the United States, Australia and …

The Mashutu Hide: An Elephant Photographer’s Dream

Elephants are one of the most intriguing of the African animals to sit and observe, with their complex hierarchal structure and extremely social herd activities. Elephants love being with one another and their interactions often uncannily reflect our own. The Mashatu Game Reserve – in the northern Tuli Game Reserve of Botswana – is renowned for both …

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Rand hits new low against the Dollar: 5 Great South African Safari Specials to Take Advantage

With the South African Rand currently at a four year low against the US Dollar, there has never been a better time for Americans to visit the beautiful country of South Africa. With some of the best game viewing in the world and some of the finest, most luxurious safari lodges and camps, the Rainbow …