Our First Horseback Safari At Ant’s Hill in the Waterberg Bushveld

Ants Collection Horseback Safari

We’ve been fortunate enough to have some incredible safari experiences over the years, but riding through the bush on horseback was a first. The Ant’s Collection located in the Waterberg in South Africa has been treating guests to horseback safaris for two decades. So for a long weekend, we were treated to some delicious food, …

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Drakensberg Mountains: An Escape in South Africa

The Drakensberg mountains in South Africa are a destination not to be missed. They can be found in all sorts of nature documentaries and travel books about Africa. Dramatic, weathered, and mysterious the Drakensberg conjures up the imagination. They culminate at their highest with the Drakensberg Amphitheater. One of the most photogenic natural landmarks in the world. …

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Inside South Africa’s Kruger National Park • Your Ultimate Guide

Kruger National Park

“The Kruger,” as South Africans know it, is one of the most world-renowned national parks to spot wildlife. It is the quintessential park to have a wildlife safari in South Africa. The park is roughly the size of Israel and visitors are almost guaranteed to spot the “Big Five” in one day. However, given the …

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An Amazing Safari at Jaci’s Tree Lodge in the Madikwe Reserve

For our first trip back to South Africa in three years, we took off into the bush to visit Jaci’s Tree Lodge in Madikwe. While many think of Africa’s National Parks for safari, there are some tremendous private game reserves such as Madikwe that promise to deliver visitors an unforgettable safari. Madikwe is the fifth …

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Gondwana Eco Camp • Eco-Tourism in South Africa Done Right

Ecotourism at Gondwana Game Reserve

We arrived at the Gondwana Game Reserve, eager and ready for our week at their new tented Gondwana Eco Camp to experience ecotourism in South Africa. We had only done one self-drive safari through Kruger National Park and were more than ready to see more giraffes, buffalo, and (maybe) even the elusive cheetah in South Africa. …

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