The Kruger-2-Kalahari Blog is our mini-journal focusing on Nature Photography and five of Africa's most famous game reserves - the Kruger National Park, Kalahari, Etosha, Madikwe and Pilanesberg. It...
• lets you know whenever any new Web pages appear on Kruger-2-Kalahari, telling you about a new safari adventure with uploaded photographs
• keeps you up-to-date with other visitor's postings or news about the five national parks and game reserves
• provides safari updates on some of our latest trip reports to the four wilderness areas that you might otherwise miss
• lets you know when we send out the Lion's Roar e-zine
Food can make or break your African safari! Our safari dining experiences have been like a see-saw - some very good and some very bad!
A Travellers Palm is located in Phalaborwa, just 4 kms away from Kruger National Park.
Safari Safety - the chance of getting injured while on safari are very slim but it could happen to you, as it did to us.
Mhlati Guest Cottages - the Malelane Gate of the world-famous Kruger National Park is 2 km from their front door
Safari Car Hire - which is the best company to use for overland, 4X4 and sedan car hire when on an African safari? Here we
self-drive travel guidelines - be aware of the potential dangers and arrive safe to your destinations of Etosha, Kruger Park, Kgalagadi, Madikwe or Pilanesberg
Photography in Cape Town - an opportunity to practice before you get to the big-five reserves
The Photographers Guide to Etosha National Park - "Your time and money are valuable and the information in this book will help you save both."
Kalahari Anib Lodge - a lush oasis in the heart of the Gondwana Kalahari Park. Superb food, service and nice rooms!
Damara Mopane Lodge - a most unusual lodge where each chalet has it's own vegetable garden and scarecrow!
The Olive Exclusive makes the ideal stopover when visiting Etosha, Deadvlei or the Fishriver Canyon
Cresta Jwaneng is the ideal stopover when travelling to Etosha or Moremi and the Okavango Delta
Best Safari Tours and Activities - Kruger park, Desert & Delta, Pilanesberg, Etosha, Kgalagadi, overland - activities, adventures and safaris
Madikwe Game Reserve is South Africa's fifth largest reserve and offers luxury big-5 safaris where you are virtually guaranteed sightings of African wild dogs
The Kalahari / Kgalagadi is a wildlife photographer's dream destination. We provide hints and tips for visitors to this wonderful national park...
Etosha – the various waterholes in this world-famous park provide photographers with unique opportunities to get superb wildlife photographs.
The Kruger Park is, in our humble opinion, the best of all big-five African game reserves for many reasons...
The Pilanesberg is a challenging game reserve for nature photographers so it helps to know when to go and where to look for game…
Umkumbe Lodge Trip Report - Umkumbe Lodge must be the most affordable lodge in the Sabi Sand
Keep updated with the latest animal sightings from the Kruger Park, Kalahari, Etosha and Pilanesberg with our Safari Trip Reports
Photographing Namibia - the Gondwana Collection of lodges provides the ideal base to see and photograph Namibia
Buffelshoek Camp - five rustic A-framed Safari tents that borders Sabi Sand and Kruger National Park
Kruger Park Lodge is set in the lovely 4 star golfing resort and is just 12 kms from the Kruger Park's Phabeni Gate.
Rio Vista Lodge is the perfect base from which to explore the southern Kruger Park. The lodge overlooks the Kruger Park, so for wildlife photographers Rio Vista is superb!
Umkumbe Safari Lodge - one of the less expensive lodges in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve - but with no less leopards!
Idube Safari Lodge - one of the best safari lodges for photographing leopards, lions and wild dogs
Sabi Sand Reserve offers luxury, excitement, and amazing wildlife encounters on photo safaris.
Greenway Woods Resort is a good base from which to explore the south-western Kruger Park
Bongani Mountain Lodge - luxury high up on a hill in the bushveld!
Stoep Cafe Guesthouse offers self-catering accommodation for families and business travellers in Komatipoort and is just 10 kms from the Kruger Park
Casa do Sol Hotel and Resort is the ideal base from which to explore the south-western Kruger Park
Hotel Numbi is Situated 10 minutes drive from the Kruger Park's Phabeni Gate
Protea Hotel Kruger Gate - runs like a Hotel but has the warmth and look of a Safari Lodge with 5-star service and food!
Bushveld Terrace Hotel & Guesthouse - luxury accommodation just a stone's throw from the Kruger Park's Phalaborwa gate
Cu Guesthouse has the intimate and cosy Earth Restaurant & Bar. The meals are delicious and reasonably priced.
Lalamo Guesthouse is just 1.5 kilometers from the Kruger Park's Phalaborwa Gate
Tingala Lodge is situated on the 300 hectare Silonque game reserve and is just 12 kiometers from the Kruger Park's Phalaborwa Gate
The beautiful and restful Makalali Private Game Lodge is built under giant trees that guard the Makhutswi river
Pafuri Camp in the far northern Kruger National Park gives you access to Lanner Gorge, the fever-tree forest, baobabs and so much more!
Kambaku Safari Lodge - is named after one of the famous Magnificent Seven Elephants
Why African Safaris - top four reasons people go on African Photo Safaris
Lukimbi Safari Lodge - the food, service, rooms and animal sightings are all excellent!
Imbali Safari Lodge - exclusive lodge in the Central Kruger National Park on the banks of the N’waswitsontso River
Hamiltons Tented Camp - luxurious 4-star camp in the Kruger National Park
Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge - Luxury lodge on the banks of the Mluwati River in the Kruger Park
Kgalagadi Trip Report - !Xaus lodge is a five-star oasis in the Kalahari desert!
!Xaus Lodge is a luxury Kalahari game lodge in the Kgalagadi TFP for eco-tourists and photographers to the Kalahari
Ivory Tree Game Lodge - exclusive five star private game lodge situated on the edge of the Pilanesberg national park
Pilanesberg Private Lodge - if you want good food, good game-viewing and personal service then this is the lodge for you!
"Having a passion for the region myself and having had to learn about all the dynamics, waterholes and ideal routes to drive over a period of 6 years - I wish I had this guide on my first trip already!" - Morkel Erasmus, Secunda, South Africa
"Mario and Jenny take you to spots that are not always visited, and their descriptions of the more remote camps will allow you to make an informed decision without wasting time and money" - Bob & Sherry Shepardson, DeBary, Florida, USA
"Your time and money are valuable and the information in this book will help you save both." - Don Stilton, Florida, USA
"I highly recommend the book to anyone visiting Etosha National Park to photograph the animals - or anyone considering an African photography safari in the future." - Anne Darling, Cognac, France
"As a photographer and someone who has visited and taken photographs in the Pilanesberg National Park, I can safely say that with the knowledge gained from this eBook, your experiences and photographs will be much more memorable." - Alastair Stewart, B C, Canada
"This work is so much more than an eBook, because it is also a guide, a tutorial, an inspiration and a must-have for anyone interested in wildlife photography" - Findtripinfo.com, USA