Rudyard Kipling's 'Just So' children's stories are among some of the British author's best-known works. Written back in 1902, these classics originally began as bedtime stories for his daughter and describe how animals came to acquire some of their most notable features. Inspired by these literary tales, Elly has put together a series of real-life 'Just So' stories, based on some ground-breaking scientific discoveries, to tell you exactly why some of your...
Defer to nature
at the luxurious Klaserie Sands River Camp
Experience deep immersion in nature
at the tented Klaserie Sands Safari Trails camp
Encounter breathtaking wildlife
in the heart of the Greater Kruger
Deep romance awaits
at our once-in-a-lifetime Starbed Experience
Klaserie Sands was founded in 2014 by husband and wife team, Louis and Lee-Ann Rautenbach. The brand consists of two intimate lodges – Klaserie Sands River Camp and Klaserie Sands Safari Trails - both of which are located in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.
As part of the greater Kruger National Park, both camps accommodate guests in authentic luxury, a deep immersion in untouched nature with vast expanses of wildlife-rich wilderness to explore by safari vehicle or on foot. With limited access permitted to the region, Klaserie Sands guests experience the advantage of unfettered access to exclusive sightings.
Renowned for being run by the hands and hearts that built them, Klaserie Sands River Camp and Safari Trails offer guests gracious and gentle service, family warmth and hospitality and a safari experience that is sacred, intimate and unforgettable.
Vultures are certainly not cute and cuddly, their apparent forboding of death giving them a rather sinister appeal. But these birds are actually extremely valuable and essential members of a healthy ecosystem and play a pivotal role in preventing the spread of nasty diseases in other animals. Here, we delve into the fascinating lives of vultures and discover how they eavesdrop on other birds to find food, why they are able to...
You've uttered your "I dos", opened all of the wishing-well cards and finally started to sink into that "Wow, I can't believe my wedding day happened so quickly!" feeling. But now, one of the best bits of your married life is about to begin: the honeymoon.