Bevan crossing the uMkhuze river into the Fig Forest

Hike a 900-year-old Fig forest: Mkhuze Game Reserve

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When last did you come across a living organism that is over 900-years old? We were amazed to discover that Africa’s last ancient, indigenous fig forest can be found in Mkhuze Game Reserve right on Durban’s doorstep. Highlights Discover a wild Sycamore Fig forest that is over 900-years old. Explore Big 5 territory on foot. […]

The most excitement we got from these young lions

Kruger National Park: South Africa’s largest game reserve

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The Kruger National Park needs no introduction so Bevan and I spent some time exploring this famous park to find out what all the fuss is about. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) South Africans love the bush. I’m not sure exactly why that is, considering a vast percentage of us live in […]

Elephant mother and calf in the Kruger National Park

Nothing Hazy about this View: Hazyview The gateway to Kruger National Park and more

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Hazyview is generally known as a gateway town to the Kruger National Park. However, after a few days exploring the town and its other surrounding regions, we discovered that there is quite a bit more to Hazyview than meets the eye. (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) Getting to know Hazyview Hazyview is […]

Ithala Game Reserve

Ithala Game Reserve: The valley of a thousand mountains

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Ithala Game Reserve totally blew us away! (Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for our latest travel videos!) Ithala Game Reserve just outside Louwsburg in northern KwaZulu-Natal is a relatively new reserve. Established in 1973, the land previously had a number of uses including gold mining. Evidence of varied and poor land use management is visible in some […]

Nyamiti Pan in Ndumo Game Reserve

Ndumo Game Reserve: 10,000 hectares of awesomeness

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Bevan and I had never visited Ndumo Game Reserve before. I think this has a lot to do with its location on the South Africa-Mozambique border; if we were that far north in KwaZulu-Natal, it would be because we were en route to Mozambique’s beaches. Given our personal bias to the sea, I can’t say […]