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Wild Planet Safari Blog

Welcome to the Wild Planet Safari Blog! This is our outlet to provide information, posts, updates, reviews and facts connected to Travel in Africa and African Wildlife. Our main author is Ryan Ker, owner and director of Wild Planet Safari. Please sit back and enjoy, feel free to comment on any of the posts.

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We find an unbelievable number of scorpions in the Lowveld, this summer we have had to relocate close to 30 from our office to the bush across the road. We have found a variety of species, some of them harmless and others quite dangerous. When we find them, we always
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Wildlife Photography Tips
1.Pre Focusing  What is Pre-Focusing? Pre-focusing is a technique not normally associated with wildlife photography. Sports photographers, on the other hand, use this technique to great effect all the time. It requires the photographer to focus on a spot where they anticipate the action to take place. For example, photographers
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Skukuza Rest Camp Review
Skukuza is the largest of all the rest camps in Kruger National Park and is used as the administrative headquarters of the park. There are over 200 accommodation units with an added 120 rooms in the new Skukuza Safari Lodge as well as a large campsite with over 70 sites.
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Kruger National Park is one of the most popular safari destinations in Africa, Kruger is home to all of the flagship species of animals that call Africa home and most animal population numbers and densities are higher in Kruger than any other National Park in Africa. Kruger National Park is
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News Wild Planet Safari Wild Planet Safari offers the most exciting, personal and reliable tours through South Africa. We are experts in the field of South Africa`s wildlife and culture and offer great value for money tours that are safe and comfortable. Choose from one of our many itineraries or
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8 Day Family Safari
The Journey Into the New Year. Welcome to 2019 and all the best to our Guests of past, present and future. 2019 is going to be an amazing and exciting year for Wild Planet Safari and all our guests who will be joining us. We have some very exciting new
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Let the Green Season Begin November is the start of the Green Season in Southern Africa, this is the time of the year that the seasonal rains start. The rain provides much needed water for all the flora and fauna in Africa`s National Parks, the animals start to move away
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Spring time Blooms Spring is here at last, it feels like it has been a long winter especially for all the herbivores pushing through the dry season. There are many beautiful flowers on view throughout the park adding the perfect mix of colours to brighten up the dry look of
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The Excitement of High Season The dry season is now moving along, the bush is dry and the wildlife sightings are reaching epic levels. This is the best time to visit Kruger National Park for predator sightings and our guests have enjoyed many close encounters in August. It is the
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Cheetah - 5 Day Kruger Group Safari
Winter in Africa It has been a few months now since we have released our last Bush Telegraph. Trust me it has been a wonderfully crazy few months. The Wild Planet Safari team has spent the whole of April, May and June in Kruger and a great time has been
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  I should preface this review by stating that this wasn't our first African Safari but to be honest it was the best from start to finish in every way possible. For those whom haven't experienced safari before you should know that is can be quite...More

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3/05/2019

  Had an amazing experience with owners and staff from day one: getting a quote, planning, communicating promptly and informatively! The safari was everything we were told it would be and way exceeded our expectations! Both owners and staff exceeded in service and experience! Very highly...More

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3/06/2019

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Wild Planet Safari offers the most exciting, personal and reliable tours through South Africa. We are experts in the field of South Africa`s wildlife and culture and offer great value for money tours that are safe and comfortable. Choose from one of our many itineraries or create your own personal safari. Whatever you may require we will strive to provide. Join us now for your true African Safari.
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We find an unbelievable number of scorpions in the Lowveld, this summer we have had to relocate close to 30 from our office to the bush across the road. We have found a variety of species, some of them harmless and others quite dangerous. When we find them, we always catch them with a pair of rubber tongs and a bucket, very easy and no danger at all, a far better option than killing them as they play a very important role in the ecosystems they inhabit.

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http://wildplanetsafari.com/scorpions/

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Hwange Park Tours. Always great elephant encounters as well as all the other species. A magical place. We were lucky to see this young male lion late evening.

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Our Rhino tours to Matobo world heritage park. We always get to connect with these wonderful animals. This time a mom and baby. Great to see protected and breeding well.

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