Wildlife | August 2012

On Arrival

The wheels of the tiny plane touched down on the narrow Singita runway situated in the Sabi Sand game reserve. My heart skipped a beat and my excitement levels were…
Wildlife | August 2012

Singita Sabi Sand

I’ve recently arrived back home from a remarkable trip exploring the unspoilt terrain of Singita Sabi Sand.  Home to three Singita lodges in 18,000 hectares, the reserve’s stretches of grassland…
Wildlife | July 2012

Exploring the Den

One of the guides informed me that there was an active hyena den site close to one of the major pans in the more central parts of the Singita Sabi…
Wildlife | July 2012

An Unexpected Find

While driving north along the Mozambique border in the Singita Kruger concession, I suddenly slammed on the brakes as my tracker raised his hand and gestured to his ear.  We…
Wildlife | July 2012

The Battle of Beasts

Even within the comfort of a vehicle, a lion is one intimidating animal.  At Singita we often have close encounters with these beasts as most individuals are fairly relaxed with…
General | June 2012

Grey Giants

Encounters with elephants are always a treasured experience.  These beautiful animals are not just impressive to the eye, but it is remarkable to witness their intelligence as well as the…
Wildlife | June 2012

A Private Life

Leopards’ private lives often remain a secret, however when you come to know some of the individuals and eventually gain their trust that secret may be shared. They are widespread…
Wildlife | June 2012

Drama in the N’wanetsi

The African bush never fails to surprise; a sentiment we observed from a small stagnant pool along the N’wanetsi River. It was a routine drive that turned out to be…
General | May 2012

Striking Gold

While driving through the Northern parts of the Lebombo concession, a guide calls in over the radio that he has just located two lionesses.  Both the animals were lactating as…