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Stories and Tips Kruger National Park

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How hard is it to do?

Written by samepenny on 19 Sep, 2001

I was tired when we got to Londolozi. Jet lag! If you can get a night's rest at the airport hotel in Johannesburg, you will start off your safari in better shape. I did participate in all activities. How could I…Read More

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Arriving at Londolozi: the adventure

Written by samepenny on 19 Sep, 2001

First, you have to get yourself to Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa. You can fly in to Cape Town on a South African Airways flight from Atlanta. That's my choice for the future. A good travel service can make the arrangements. Likely you will…Read More

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The Londolozi Model

Written by samepenny on 20 Sep, 2001

The greatness of Londolozi is that the animals are in their own home and the people are visitors. Every effort is made to reduce the impact of people, increase the well-being of animals and give work and educational opportunities to the local people of…Read More

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Big Five And Other Animal Sightings

Written by MikeInTown on 05 Nov, 2006

The Big Five animals are: lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, and Cape buffalo. Kapama is a Big Five game reserve that covers 32,000 acres of African wilderness. We were fortunate enough to have spotted all five by our second game drive.The animals are accustomed to the…Read More

The Beginning

Written by Norfin on 23 Aug, 2006

We were collected from our hostel in Jo'burg on Thursday morning, expecting the adventure of a life time and boy....did it do exactly what it said on the tin. James (our excellent safari guide) drove us to and through the Mpumalanga province, stopping off…Read More

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Spotting the Big Five: In the Road and in Trees

Written by kwasiak on 02 Aug, 2006

Before leaving for South Africa, a small group of us from my class went and saw the Wild Safari 3D, an IMAX movie about South Africa’s Big Five, but I never thought I would actually see all five in real life accept in a zoo.…Read More

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Ngwenya Lodge

Written by Johanjan on 28 Sep, 2004

In August 2000 my wife and I visited Ngwenya Lodge as part of a "get to know Mpumalanga resorts" exercise, while my eldest son and his family lived in Nelspruit. Each visit would combine a visit to the children (and especially the grand children)…Read More

Kruger National Park

Written by Des O'Loghlen on 02 Jun, 2004

We spent a lovely mid-week break at Sambonani Lowveld Lodge in the beginning of September. We hadn't been to the Kruger National Park for a few years and we thought it was a good way to start summer. Sambonani is next to Hazyview and is…Read More

Animals Galore

Written by Robyn S on 12 Jun, 2005

Kruger National Park is a very exciting place. We travelled in May, planning to arrive just after the rainy season. We timed it perfectly. The weather was fabulous. Temperatures were moderate. The skies were blue and endless. Crowds were nonexistent. Originally, we had planned to purchase several…Read More

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Cruising the Reserve

Written by albrigi on 29 Nov, 2000

We set out from Skukuza, which is where the plane landed in our rental car, heading north. The speed limit was 25 MPH so we drove along leisurely, looking left and right. Very soon, we spotted Impala - a ubiquitous form of "buck"…Read More

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