Kenia Safari - Facts About Kenyan Parks

Kenya Safari – Facts about Kenyan Parks


When you think of safaris images of a vast African savanna with roaming herds of zebra and gazelle with lounging prides of lions relaxing under the trees often spring to mind. African is a huge continent and home to many world famous wildlife reserves. Kenya may seem like a small country in comparison to other African countries but it more than makes…

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Lion Park Protest Pictures

Lion Park – Global March for Lions


It seems that the Lion Park Animal Rights Protest close to Johannesburg South Africa on 21 March 2015 was met by an equal and opposite reaction from across the road. Signs to the tune of “Please take a copy of our ‘Response to CBS’ to obtain the truth”, “Our cubs never end up being hunted” were displayed while songs were sung and taunts…

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Pilanesberg Game Reserve

Ready to Safari in Style? Try Pilanesberg Game Reserve


The Kruger is not the only safari experience in South Africa.  The Pilanesberg Game Reserve offers a similar experience in the North West Province.  It’s a lot closer to Johannesburg and Pretoria than the Kruger, making it a popular park with the locals.  But, you don’t have to take our word for it.  The Pilanesberg Game Reserve speaks for itself. You may…

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Hunting Lions in Africa - Is it a Matter of Right or Wrong

Hunting Lions in Africa – Is it a Matter of Right and Wrong?


Hunting in general is obviously a highly controversial subject and, if the focus is narrowed toward the sport killing of endangered species, it is a subject of even greater impassioned feeling with harsh judgment coming from those who deem it “wrong”. (Note that the African lion is considered “vulnerable,” which is not as dire as being “endangered”, although this classification is a…

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Kruger Park Road

Where Lions Walk Free – South African Holiday And Tour Destinations


Where Lions Walk Free – South African Holiday And Tour Destinations     South Africans, and visitors to our sunny shores, are indeed very fortunate to be able to easily get out into the wilds and have the privilege of seeing Africa’s most iconic animal, the African Lion, in their natural habitat.  There has been an horrific decrease in Lion numbers (down…

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Endemic Species

Are Lions Endangered


Are Lions Endangered?   This question can’t be answered with a simple “Yes” or “No”. What makes answering it even more interesting is if one looks at the various types of lions and what the term “endangered” actually means.     What Does Endangered Mean?   There are differences between the terms “endangered” and “critically endangered” or near-extinct. The International Union for…

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What You Need to Know about Travelling to Kruger South Africa

What You Need to Know about Travelling to Kruger South Africa


See Our Previous article – Kruger National Park: See Lions Where They Live When to Visit the Kruger National Park Animals   You’re welcome to visit the Kruger National Park any time of the year, but if lion spotting is your top priority, you’ll want to travel during the winter months.  South Africa is in the Southern Hemisphere; winter falls between April and…

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The Kruger National Park: See Lions Where They Live

The Kruger National Park: See Lions Where They Live


Want to visit lions where they live?  Fortunately, you can!  And the best place to start might just be the Kruger Park in South Africa.  It offers 2 million hectares of almost unspoilt bio-diversity.  That’s 19,633 square kilometres or 7580 square miles.  And, we say almost because you want somewhere to sleep and eat, don’t you? Established in 1898 as the Sabie…

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Safari to South Africa

African Holidays – Planning a South African Safari


If you ask people about their travel wish list, it’s more than likely that an African safari is near the top of that list. The pull of seeing animals of Africa in their natural habitat is quite strong, especially knowing that populations of many of these animals are dwindling and soon the only place to view them might be in zoos. You…

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What African Countries Have Ebola

African Countries with Ebola


If you are considering a trip to see Lions in their natural habitat, you may be anxious about Ebola Virus outbreaks in some African Countries. While Africa is a large continent with many countries, sometimes the news can make it sound like Ebola has taken over the whole continent. In reality, the virus has only been reported in a small handful of…

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