Camp Diaries

A day in the life of a safari guide in Africa

Posted on Thu March 26, 2020.

From the friendly knock on your door as a wake-up call in the early morning to their smiling faces waving you off as you say your final goodbyes, our guides are one of the staff members you spend the most time with over the course of your stay. Whether you are with us for two or five nights, these friendly characters are always on hand to share their passion for the African bush with their guests (as well as a few funny stories from their career around the dinner table!)

But what does 'a day in the life' look like for these khaki-clad, walking encyclopedias? Guide Elly takes us behind the scenes and tells us what it's really like to be a field guide at Klaserie Sands...

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Klaserie: A hidden gem in the Greater Kruger

Posted on Mon February 24, 2020.

It is hard to deny that the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve’s secret to unparalleled tranquillity comes from its lack of commercial development, but also its pristine and untouched wilderness. However, far less is known about this reserve in terms of being a premier safari destination, teeming with wildlife and boasting an unbelievable diversity of flora.

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Everything you need to know about the Pangolin

Posted on Thu February 13, 2020.

Today, on World Pangolin Day 2020, we want to take the opportunity to teach you a little bit about this bizarre, scaly mammal and raise awareness for the conservation issues currently threatening this species' survival in the wild.

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We've got the answers to all of your Bushwalking questions!

Posted on Mon February 3, 2020.

Bushwalks are by no means a novel safari concept but have only seen a marked increase in popularity in recent years – particularly among safari veterans who are searching for new ways to experience the African bush. As with all new ventures comes a myriad of questions – Is it safe? What can I expect? What should I bring?

Not to worry! We’ve taken the time to answer all of your bushwalk-related queries so you can relax and enjoy the journey of discovery and excitement that is walking in the African bush. Scroll down to find the answers to your questions below.

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A predator-packed game drive to end 2019 with a bang!

Posted on Mon January 6, 2020.

It was the last game drive of the year and we set out with a great deal of excitement and apprehension for what was to come. Little did we know, we were in for a predator-packed surprise...

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