The past few days, I’ve been exploring the southern areas of the great Kruger Park : a bastion of conservation and one of our country’s most valuable assets.
Tembe Elephant Reserve is very different to anything I have experienced so far on my Year in the Wild journey. It is a fairyland, where Africa’s largest animal – the elephant – found sanctuary during the Mozambican border war.
I’ve really missed the smells, sounds and sights of 'real' Africa, and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Game Reserve in Kwazulu-Natal is the start of my sojourn into these classic wildlife areas of South Africa.
The Ukhahlamba Drakensberg is a rich landscape with a mosaic of waterfalls, hidden caves, crystal rivers, rock pools, open grasslands and lush forests. It's also a place to relax and make sense of it all.
Mkhambathi Nature Reserve in the Eastern Cape is one of the most photogenic, pristine and priceless places I have been to. Here's why.
The huge iSimangaliso Wetland Park in KwaZulu-Natal is a truly impressive stretch of land, ocean and fresh water lakes and rivers.
I had no idea what to expect when visiting the Great Fish River Nature Reserve in the middle of the Eastern Cape. What I found was thicket, lots of it.
Most famous for it's elephant conservation project, the Addo Elephant National Park in the Eastern Cape is one of South Africa's best-loved parks, but it hasn't been an easy journey.
Kogelberg Nature Reserve's diverse range of endemic flora packs quite a punch for such a small area.