Camp Diaries - Page 4

Self-drive or privately-guided safari: What's the difference?

Posted on Fri April 17, 2020.

It comes as no surprise that first-time safari-goers in South Africa have a hard time deciding on the 'best fit' safari for them, often left feeling overwhelmed at the sheer number of options available. There are different types of safari too, with the terms 'self-drive' and 'privately-guided' being thrown around most commonly on travel forums.

So, what's the difference? We asked guide Elly to clarify this topic to help you understand your options and how to get the most out of your safari experience.

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Play our Klaserie Sands Safari Trivia at home!

Posted on Thu April 16, 2020.

We have been running a weekly, interactive Safari Trivia across our Facebook and Instagram pages for a few weeks now and it is proving to be extremely popular!

So, we thought we would give you the questions to run your own trivia game at home with your family or friends. Some of the questions are easier than others, but there's no doubt that you will learn something new by the end!

Get your players to write down their answers so you can add up their score at the end. The correct answers are at the bottom of the page. Good luck!

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Your safari myths, BUSTED! Do female lions do all the hunting?

Posted on Tue April 14, 2020.

Is it true that female lions do all the hunting?
Is it true that hyenas are just motley scavengers?
Is it true that the 'Big Five' are the biggest animals in the bush?
Is it true that guide Matt keeps some secret road snacks hidden under his Akubra hat for in case of emergency?*

In this series of articles, guide Elly addresses some of the most common questions we hear on safari and takes the time to clear up a few misconceptions along the way. Want to see if your myth is busted? Then read on!

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Focus on Trees: The marvellous Mopane!

Posted on Fri April 10, 2020.

We continue our new "Focus" series with a plant that truly characterizes our area of the Klaserie: the Mopane tree!

One thing's for sure - if you have been on safari with Klaserie Sands, you will likely recognise this tree!

We asked guide Elly to give us her special insight into this life-giving tree...

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Focus on Wildlife: 7 fascinating facts about African wild dogs

Posted on Fri April 3, 2020.

We are excited to introduce our new "Focus" segment: a series of interesting videos and articles in which our guides explore new topics each week and open you up to the wonders of the African wilderness.

Whether your interest is birds, animals or plants, our guiding team are guaranteed to boggle your mind with some of their favourite wild facts about the things they see on safari each day.

We can't think of a better animal to kick off the Focus series than one of our 'safari royalty'- the African wild dog!

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