Wildlife

Lions vs leopards – an unforgettable safari encounter!

Posted by Emily on Thu February 1, 2024 in Sightings Report and Wildlife.

Big cats hold a special place in our imagination, with lions and leopards often being the most sought-after sightings on safari. Revered for their incredible beauty and ferocious power, it’s no wonder that we are fascinated with them. Yet, as much as we dream of the perfect lion sighting or a bucket-list leopard in a tree, we rarely dare to think of seeing both at once.

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The Klaserie Private Nature Reserve - What you should know!

Posted by Emily on Thu January 4, 2024 in Safari Factfile.

As part of the world-renowed Greater Kruger, the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve – sometimes known as the Klaserie Game Reserve – is an unparalleled safari destination offering game drives in an unfenced, ‘Big Five’ wilderness. Primely located in the heart of the lowveld, this stunning nature haven borders the Timbavati Nature Reserve and Kruger National Park. However, with a strong ethos in conservation and ‘low-density’ tourism, the Klaserie Game Reserve has kept a low profile for many years – often being referred to as South Africa’s ‘best kept secret’. Let’s find out a little more about the place we call home…

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Debunking common wildlife myths!

Posted by Emily on Sat July 1, 2023 in Safari Factfile and Wildlife.

Did you know the cheetah is not actually the fastest animal on the planet? That accolade actually belongs to the Peregrine falcon, which can dive at speeds reaching a colossal 390km/h! Keep reading to uncover the truth behind more common myths and misconceptions about African wildlife.

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What will I see on safari?

Posted by Emily on Sat June 3, 2023 in Safari Experiences and Safari Factfile.

For many people researching their first trip to South Africa, a common question is “What will I see on safari”? The answer actually depends on a lot of factors. So, we’re here to unpack it for you and tell you what you can expect.

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African wild dogs risk it all to cross the flooded Klaserie River!

Posted by Emily on Sun March 19, 2023 in Sightings Report.

February 2023 will always be remembered for the arrival of the once-in-a-decade floods that inundated the Klaserie with a staggering torrent of water. However, at Klaserie Drift Safari Camps, the flood brought with it something even more spectacular. Keep reading to find out more...

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