What’s going on in the bush while you are sleeping?

There is so much going on overnight in the bush.

On this page we try to stay up to date with what’s going on in the different Reserves where our guides/rangers/guests travel regularly.

2019 South Africa – Timbavati Reserve

Timbavati Reserve, South Africa The van Buuren family was very fortunate to see so much wild life during their stay at Bateleur camp, Timbavati in South Africa.

2019 South Africa – Timbavati Reserve

The Karsten honeymoon couple were lucky enough to see these young lion cups close to mommy.

2018 Tanzania – Tarangire National Park

The Catsburg family sent us this fantastic photo of a Black Headed Heron with catch. A good catch !!

2018 Tanzania – Serengeti & Tarangire National Park

Our guest, the Catsburg family, shared some wonderful photos with us. the photos are taken during their amazing Tanzania holiday via AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2018 Zimbabwe – Zambezi National Park

Friend and guide Vusa Sibanda photographed this wonderful get together. Elephants and water are always a good combination

2018 Namibia – Etosha National Park

Always a treat when our clients provide us some of their personal photos of the safari time they had. Thank you for sharing these photos with us Annette Prins.

2018 Tanzania – Serengeti

These awesome black/white photos are taken by our clients the Okyay family during their holiday with us last August.

2018 South Africa – Hermanus

Its whale season at the moment (September) and we had the option to visit these giants of the sea in Hermanus ourselves. Photos taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2018 South Africa – Waterberg Mountains

Thanks to the Kromhout family we received some awesome photos from their visit to Bateleur Camp. They had the time of their lives during this holiday and luckily enough they left us a very good review.

2018 Tanzania – Southern Parks

Amazing photos taken by our very satisfied client Marcel koopmans. Together with his family he enjoyed the Southern Parks of Tanzania in combination with a private island Fanjove.

2018 Zimbabwe – Zambezi National Park

These nice photos are taken by our friend and great ranger Vusa Sibanda during one of his game drives from Old Drift Lodge

2018 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

These wild dog pups crow fast. Further and further out of their den. Photos are taken by ranger and friend David from Baobab Ridge Lodge

2018 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

This photo is taken by the van Paassen family during their holiday in South Africa in July 2018

2018 Kenya – Masai Mara

These amazing photos are taken by our guest mr Chum from the United Kingdom.

2018 Tanzania – Lake Natron

Our hidden bush camera was placed at Lake Natron for some days. Some interesting animals came to check it out

2018 South Africa – Thorny Bush Reserve

AffordableAfricaSafaris.com likes to go into the bush herself as much as we like it to prepare your safari’s.

2018 South Africa – Thorny Bush Reserve

These photos are taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com clients Carla Lansink

2018 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

These photos are taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com client Marieke Konings

2018 South Africa – Timbavati Reserve

Smelling whats going on in his territory. ​ Photo is taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2018 South Africa – Madikwe Reserve

How often do you see a Caracal when on game drive? I think a fantastic sighting and we thank Madelein & Claudia for sharing this great photos with us. Photo is taken by Claudia de Jong

2018 South Africa – Pilanesberg National Park

We like this Reserve a lot and we do advice our clients to go there if they want a short bush break. Photos are taken by Jenny Hoekstra

2018 South Africa – Timbavati Reserve

​Our clients shared these beautiful photos with us. Photos taken by the Vermin family

2018 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

2018 South Africa – Manyeleti Game Reserve

2018 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

Ranger and friend Steven Manyani saw these tree climbing young lions up in a tree to escape the ignoring flies.

2018 South Africa – Maseke Balule Game Reserve

It looks like they are greeting each other.

2017 Uganda – QENP & Murchison Falls

The photos above we received from our guests who travelled amazing Uganda

2017 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

To see the big migration is just amazing but if its this spectacular you don’t even want to leave anymore. Check out the video: https://youtu.be/7cwy9X3bEEI Photo and video taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2017 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

Our hidden bush camera reacts on movement. Every time again we collect the cameras and we are very curious what passed the camera.

2017 South Africa – Timbavati Reserve

Bateleur lodge (Timbavati Reserve), South Africa. Our clients just came back from a wonderful trip in South Africa. They had the time of their lives. Photos taken by our clients of the Berlijn party

2017 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

Mara Triangle, Masai Mara Kenya Photo is taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2017 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

Seronera at Serengeti National Park, Tanzania Photo is taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2017 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

Lake Manyara is well known for its spectaculair sun rises over the Lake. In the Reserves you can find the famous tree climbing lions as well if you are lucky. Photos are taken by our friend & ranger Steven Mayani

2017 South Africa – Ngala Private Reserve

​Sleeping is one of the things lions enjoy and do a lot. Also this youngster takes a nap during the day. Photo taken by Ranger & friend Roan du Plessis

2017 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

​We try to be in the bush ourselves as often as possible. We just love to take photos and enjoy the tranquility of the bush. Photos taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2017 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

Ranger James photographed these 2 giants who tolerate each other in the water during a hot day in the Mara. Photo is taken by ranger & friend James Kipiko

2017 South Africa – Klaserie Nature Reserve

A leopard took his fresh kill into a tree to protect it from being stolen by lions or hyenas. Photo is taken by ranger David

2017 Zambia – Busanga Plains

A more remote wilderness spot is nearly impossible. Musekese Lodge is open during the dry season. Photo is taken by owner Phil

2017 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

​The lions are waiting for the migration to arrive. Get yourself ready to experience this yearly spectacle. Photo is taken by ranger James Massek

2017 South Africa – Addo Elephant Park & Welgevonden

We saw lots of wild animals in Addo Elephant Park and Welgevonden. Wild Ivory Lodge was great, suburb food and an nice intimate lodge. Photos are taken by Han & Ursula

2017 South Africa – Ngala Private Reserve

​We at #AffordableAfricaSafaris.com encourage rangers to bring their own photo camera during their time in the bush. The reason why can be seen on the amazing photo above which Ranger Roan du Plessis made.

2017 Zimbabwe – Matetsi Private Reserve

Birding is for lots of people very inspiring. This also applies for our friend and ranger Visa Sibanda who photographed these 2 bee eaters. ​For birding safaris click here

2017 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

Ranger David of Baobab Ridge Lodge shot this wonderful leopard photo. What an amazing light with a beautiful animal. Photo taken by ranger David

2017 South Africa – Madikwe National Park

During one of our drives from #Madikwe River Lodge we came across this amazing wild dog pack. Playing and enjoying themselves, what an experience!!! Photo taken by Maico Voets

2017 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

Wildlife can look cruel in the bush but its necessary to let other young ones survive. Photos taken by Erik & Madelein

2017 South Africa – Madikwe Reserve

Via our most appreciated client we received some nice sighting photos. Madikwe is a great reserve to do your game drives. Photos taken by Leontine

2017 Rwanda – Volcanoes National Park

How special would you feel if you are face to face with a family of wild gorillas? We really felt humble and blessed with this amazing experience. Photo is taken by Claudia de Jong

2017 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

A famous Reserve which is worth a visit. Ranger Steven Mayani (photographed these photos) keeps us up to date with whats going on at Lake Manyara.

2017 Zimbabwe – Matetsi National Park

Amazing story told by a great ranger !!! (Must read) Never the same day in the world of rangers but some days stand out and we always live to tell those stories. It was so dry that year and most of the water holes were completely dry. Save for very few which were to be […]

2017 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

​We had the most wonderful safari experience in South Africa. We came across the big 5 during our stay at Baobab Ridge Lodge. Monique Zegers​

2017 South Africa – Timbavati Reserve

During our perfect family holiday we enjoyed South Africa to the max. We stayed in beautiful and friendly accommodations. Laura vd Tas

2017 Tanzania – Ndutu & Serengeti National Park

We received some more photos of 2 friends who were traveling to Tanzania last month. How special is this to see. Photos are taken by Erik & Madelein

2017 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

Lodge manager Jess from the beautiful Baobab Ridge lodge saw this leopard up in the tree. As a bonus the leopard made an wonderful jump. Photo taken by Jess Watt (Baobab Ridge Lodge)

2017 South Africa – Simbavati Private Reserve

I received this photos from a client who is enjoying Simbavati Lodge in South Africa at this moment. A beautiful start of a game drive to see this beautiful lion in the tall grasses. Photo is taken by Laura van der Tas

2017 South Africa – Ngala Private Reserve

Who is in charge of the water hole? Photo is taken by Ngala ranger Roan du Plessis

2017 Tanzania – Ndutu & Serengeti National Park

We received these awesome photos of 2 friends who are traveling in Tanzania at this moment. How special is this to see. Photos are taken by Erik & Madelein

2017 South Africa – Ngala Private Reserve

To see 2 wild animals from the big 5 in 1 shot a very rare. Ranger Roan du Plessis was on the right spot on the right time in the dry river bed. Roan’s guests couldn’t believe their luck. Photo taken by ranger Roan du Plessis

2017 Zimbabwe – Matetsi Private Reserve

Elephants and water/rain is always a guarantee of good photograph oppertunities. Photos are taken by Ranger Vusa Sibanda

2017 South Africa – Ngala Private Reserve

​These 2 new borns are the welcome additional cubs of the Birmingham Pride in Ngala Private Reserve. How beautiful are these 2 guys… Photos are taken by ranger Roan du Plessis

2017 Tanzania – Lake Manyara & Serengeti National Park

One of our clients who travelled with us previously send me these 4 beautiful photos. The photos are taken during their amazing holiday in Tanzania arranged by AffordableAfricaSafaris. Photos are taken by mr Althoff

2016 Zimbabwe – Matetsi Private Reserve

Our friend and great ranger Vusa enjoyed his Christmas time in the bush with his Matetsi Lodge guests. A perfect way to spend your Christmas days. Photo taken by ranger Vusa Sibanda

2016 South Africa – Manyeleti Private Reserve

A huge treat if you can enjoy your time this close to a relaxed rhino. Keeping an eye on us he was posing just the way we love it. Photo taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2016 South Africa – Madikwe National Park

Nothing beats a proper African sun set. Photo taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

This African Barred Owlet was nesting at Baobab Ridge Lodge. Flying in and out constantly to feed the chicks. Photos are taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris

2016 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

Our partner in Tanzania saw this during his days of. Spending some time in the Serengeti is always a good plan. Photos are taken by Jurie

2016 Zimbabwe – Matetsi Private Reserve

Ranger Vusa Sibanda saw these lions up in a tree during one of his drives. He didnt hasitate to grap his camera and take this beautiful photo. He had never seen lions do this in Matetsi Reserve. Photos are taken by Ranger Vusa Sibanda

2016 South Africa – Ngala Private Reserve

The best way to spot leopards is always in a tree. Checking the area for danger and food.

2016 Zambia – Liuwa Plains

Cheetah sightings is becoming better and better in Liuwa. Very good chance of cheetah if you find him you can watch it as much as you want in plain hunting oribi and wildebeest calfs. A reedbuck jump in tall grass to scan around as he run away in liuwa. Photos are taken by ranger Friday […]

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

Giraffes dont have too many worries if you look at the preditors around in the bush. This healthy male giraffe takes it easy and rest a bit on the ground. Did you know that a giraffe has as many neck vertebrae as a human (7). Photo is taken by friend and ranger James Kipiko

2016 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti is always a very good choice to spend your holiday. Our client mr Speur had the time of his life while driving around with one of our best rangers Paul. Photos are taken by M. Speur

2016 Namibia – Etosha National Park

Near one of the water holes our clients came across this lion. A good looking king of the jungle. Photo made by client Anouk Kleyn Molenkamp

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Private Reserve

​The last couple of days we at Baobab Ridge Lodge were very fortunate because we had some serious rains. Strangely enough only this reserve had some rain. Due to this rain all the water holes filled up nicely with fresh water and if the Elephants find this fresh water the fun can start cause Elephants […]

2016 Zimbabwe – Matetsi National Park

Not to happy to see us, I guess. We spend some time in the bush to track the lions down before the afternoon drive. This beautiful male showed us his appreciation. Photo taken by ranger Vusa Sibanda

2016 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

We always like to receive photos from our guests. The photos showen here are taken by mr Speur who travelled with us to Tanzania some months ago. Photos are taken by mr Speur

2016 South Africa – Pilanesberg National Park

​Driving around in Pilanesberg will always give you wonderful photographic opportunities. Take your time and you will see many animals. Try to avoid the busy weekends and you will have a wonderful time. Photo taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2016 Zambia – Kafue National Park

​Our rangers found these 2 beautiful leopards hiding in the bush. ​We had enough time with them cause nobody else was in the same area. Thats the beauty of being in Kafue National Park. Its not crowded with other vehicles.

2016 South Africa – Kleinbay

​Our latest client mr Seinstra just send me these 2 wonderful photos. He just joined the morning boat cruise we booked for him. ​Its whale watch season at the moment so we can guarantee you whales until the end of October. Photos taken by mr Seinstra

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Nature Reserve

At first ranger David thought he passed a big rock but his second thought was slightly different. He stopped the vehicle and saw a very rare sighting…. this is a Pangolin !!! Photos are taken by ranger at Baobab Ridge David.

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Nature Reserve

The wild dog pack with only 3 adults dogs had a den with 9 pups. Since the adult pack is rather small they need to go out hunting with the 3 of them on a regular base. Especially now they have the pups. During hunting time the pups are very vulnerable because they are left […]

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Reserve

The migration is in full swing in the Masai Mara and this cheetah is waiting for an opportunity to make his move and go for the kill. Always on the look out on something which give you some elevation. ​Photo is taken by friend and ranger James Kipiko

2016 South Africa – Panorama Route and Timbavati Reserve

While traveling in South Africa you have the opportunity to see the most impressive landscapes available on this globe. Just an amazing route to drive is called “Panorama Route”. Stunning views and great roads to drive. Combine this with a Nature Reserve like Timbavati and you have it all. Photos are taken by Affordable Africa […]

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

This cheetah is waiting for the migration to arrive. The wildebeest are crossing the Sand River and the Mara River into the Masai Mara right now. With some elevation this beautiful cheetah has a better overview of the area. Photo is taken by friend and ranger James Kipiko

2016 Kenya – Samburu Reserve

​Buffalos can stair at you like no other wild animal. Sometimes you just wish that you could read their mind… Whats going on in that head? When we saw the first buffalos of this herd we thought that there were only a few of them but it was a mega herd of buffalos. They came […]

2016 South Africa – Mayeleti Game Reserve

We stayed at Honey Guide Lodge in the hidden treasure Manyeleti Reserve. Just before we left for South Africa we bought ourselves a camera bush trap which takes photos on infra red movement. Some nice photos came up at the Honey Guide water hole where we left the camera for some days.

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

The Gnoe migration is on its way back to Kenya’s Masai Mara again. Our rangers in the field told us that a large number of Wildebeest already crossed the Mara river and are back in Kenya. A spectacular sighting which is a “must see” for all wildlife friends. Are you interested? Please contact us and […]

2016 South Africa – Ngala Private Game Reserve

Our friend and great ranger Roan du Plessis came across this lion pride. He was just in time to take this photo while the lioness yawned. ​Photo is taken by ranger Roan du Plessis (Roan’s photos are for sale)

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Nature Reserve

​During our fantastic holiday in South Africa we visited Klaserie Nature reserve. We saw the most amazing animals all around us. We had a great time with our family thanks to AffordableAfricaSafaris.com (AAS) Photos are taken by Yessin & Selim Beyhan

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

The small hut you see is actually the waiting “room” at the Mara Triangle airstrip. ​I am wondering where these waiting “passengers” are going or do they expect visitors? Photo is taken by Mara Triangle.

2016 South Africa – Ngala Private Game Reserve

Our friend and great ranger Roan du Plessis saw this young lion cub who tried to get his daddy’s attention. You may decide if this was a happy daddy or not… ​Photo is taken by ranger Roan du Plessis (Roan’s photos are for sale)

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Nature Reserve

We came across this elephant this morning. He was curious and watchful. The reserve is very dry so many animals try to find the water sources available. They are suffering. Photo is taken by Irene Beyhan (AffordableAfricaSafaris.com client)

2016 Zambia – Kafue National Park

Near Musekese Lodge (the place to visit in Kafue National Park) the owners Phil and Tyrone placed a camera trap to see whats going on when they are not around. This beautiful Impala was curious enough to check the camera out. Photo is taken by the camera trap

2016 South Africa – Ngala Private Game Reserve

Ranger Roan du Plessis photographed this beautiful shot of 2 leopards during one of his game drives. We always like it when our rangers like to take photos as well because this means that they are aware of how to position the vehicle for the best opportunity. Photo taken by ranger and friend Roan du […]

2016 Zambia – Kafue National Park

Many open billed storks passed by in the afternoon on their way to their sleeping place around the edge of the open area. Photo is taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com

2016 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

One of our rangers shot this photo. Soon we will have new lion cubs to enjoy in the Ndutu area in beautiful Serengeti. Photo is taken by Jurie

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Reserve

After looking around to organize a trip to Africa with my 2 daughters and husband, I contacted Marcel to ask him for advice. Right away I felt like he understood me, so Marcel together with Joash made the perfect package and for the right price. We went on a 11 day journey with 5 days […]

2016 South Africa – Kruger National Park

If you as heavy and big as this elephant the only option an elephant has is to find something strong enough to lean against and have the opportunity to relax one of his legs. ​This ellie found himself a watertank in the reserve and enjoyed it to the maximum. Photo is taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com (AAS)

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Nature Reserve

Our game drives in Klaserie Nature reserve were just amazing. Our ranger told us lots of interesting facts about nature and he showed us the wild animals up close and personal. We have seen the magical big 5 in this reserve. We had a great time during our 17 days holiday in South Africa organized […]

2016 South Africa – Madwike National Park

​On one of our drives we came across this zebra who probably just heard a nice joke or the sighting from his point of view towards us was very funny. We never found out what the reason was but we had a good photo anyway. ​Photo is taken by Claudia de Jong

Lee Whittam

Lee Whittam is one of the best wildlife photographers we know at AffordableAfricaSafsris.com (AAS)

2016 Tanzania – Serengeti

Via this message we would like to thank you for all you have arranged for us. My daughter and I had just a great holiday all arranged by you. For my daughter this was her first safari experience and she could not belief her eyes of all the sightings all around her. It gave her […]

2016 South Africa

For security reasons we can only tell that we photographed this beautiful Rhino in South Africa. Photo is taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com (AAS)

2016 South Africa – Cape Point

Having a date and wanting some privacy these Baboons found a lovely spot to watch the endless ocean in front of them. Its only a pity that many tourist know this spot as well so the romance disappeared quickly. Photo was taken by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com (AAS)

2016 South Africa – Ngala Private Reserve

It’s not every day that we get to see 3 leopards in one sighting. This may not last too much longer with the Black Dam leap of leopards as the cubs will soon be reaching independence. At this stage, 15 months old, the young male is noticeably larger than his mother. Photos are taken by […]

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

This cheetah family is watching some antilope in the far distance but also keeps a watchful eye on us. Photo is taken by our friend and ranger James Kipiko.

2016 South Africa – Ngala Private Game Reserve

This morning ranger Andrew Nicholson saw this beautiful leopard. Ngala is just the right place to see this illusive cat. ​Photo is taken by Andbeyond ranger Andrew Nicholson

2016 Namibia – Etosha National Park

Sossusvlei is a must visit in Namibia. The huge red dunes and the spectacular place called Dead Vlei. An 4×4 is needed as well as an early wake up to enjoy the sun rise at Dune 45 or even better in Dead Vlei. Photos are taken by Claudia de Jong

2016 South Africa – Klaserie Nature Reserve

This beautiful, in full pride, male Kudu was keeping watch over his females. A nearly too old young elephant tries his luck with his mom for milk. ​These are just 2 out of the many photos we have taken during our wonderfull time in South Africa organized by AffordableAfricaSafaris.com (AAS) Photos are taken by Debbie […]

2016 South Africa – Madikwe Private Game reserve

One of the big male lions is showing off. His territory is getting smaller because the younger generation male lions is taking over. Some interesting times will approach to see have this will end. Photo is taken by Affordable Africa Safaris.com (AAS)

2016 Tanzania – Lake Manyari National Park

We know that Lake Manyara is famous for her tree climbing lions but we are always pleasantly surprised if we see the entire pride hanging in a tree. ​Being lazy on a Sunday afternoon. Photo is taken by ranger Steven Mayani

2016 Zambia – Liuwa Plains

On the Liuwa Plains in Zambia we see hyena’s all over the place. When the days are hot, like today, they are often found cooling themselves in the shallow water of the river. Photo taken by friend and ranger Friday Zulu

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

A bull elephant is re-decorating the waterhole area. It looked much better the moment he was done doing this Photo is taken by our friend and ranger James Kipiko

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

Two bull wildebeest are fighting each other over territory. A short fight and the loser had to go. Photo is taken by our friend and ranger James Kipiko

2016 Zambia – Kafue National Park

A majestic male lion is scanning the horizon. We enjoyed our time this close to a huge predator which was so relaxed. ​Photo is taken by owner and ranger Phil Jeffrey of Musekese Camp

2016 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

After resting in the tree this lioness saw dinner passing by in the distance. It was time to be more active because she was hungry. Photo is taken by ranger James

2015 Zimbabwe – Hwange National Park

This lioness had to feet her sub-adult cubs. They are already big enough to fight each other over a piece of meat. Photo is taken by ranger Fanela.

2015 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

How amazing is it to see a serval cat during the day. This was our first sighting of such a beautiful animal. A beautiful Eland watching us when walking away from our vehicle. Did you know that an Eland can weight up to nearly 950 kg. Photos taken by Claudia de Jong

2015 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

We know that Lake Manyara is famous for her tree climbing lions but we are always pleasantly surprised if we see one of our lions hanging in a tree watching us. Photo is taken by ranger Steven Mayani

2015 Zambia – South Luangwa National Park

This group of lions needed to get their feet wet to be able to follow a herd of Buffalo. If you want to hunt you need to do things cats don’t like, crossing rivers. Photo is taken by ranger Friday Zulu

2015 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

I saw this cheetah catch a nice meal. After 10 minutes the cheetah was chased away by hyena. Lucky enough the cheetah had a full belly already. This photo is taken by ranger Paul Nyalusi

2015 Zambia – South Luangwa National Park

Two young male lions succeeded to kill a puku antelope at night time. Photo is taken by ranger Friday Zulu

2015 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

After our coffee break on a beautiful sightseeing spot we climbed back in the vehicle to drive a little more before heading back to the lodge. Just minutes away from the sight we just had coffee we saw this elephant taking it easy as well. Just relaxing hanging over a hill. Nice to get the […]

2015 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

During lunch time we saw this sunbird busy around the plants flying up and down all the time. He hardly gave us the oppertunity to photographe the little bird. Photo taken by Affordable Africa Safaris

2015 Zambia – South Luangwa National Park

Last week ranger Friday was out in the bush with some guest during a walking safari. Suddenly he stopped his guest and asked them to go low to the ground. In the distance he saw some Buffalo grazing but some birds around the Buffalo made alarm calls. Ranger Friday recognised the sound before he saw […]

2015 Zambia – Kafue National Park

During the boat cruise safari we saw this majestic male lion relaxing along the river. No worries at all just enjoying the view over the water or was he spotting tourists in boats? He is one of the resident male lions in the Mesekese camp concession. With the dry season in full swing the permanent […]

2015 Zambia – South Luangwe National Park

Slowly decending from a tree this leopard came to the ground to start the hunt. Soon we lost her out of sight because she went into the thick bushes. Photo taken by ranger Friday Zulu

2015 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

We saw this male lion well fed relaxing in a tree. Not far from this tree we found the buffalo carcass which he killed during the night before. Photo is taken by ranger Steven Mayani

2015 Zambia – Lower Zambezi National Park

This elephant gave us a beautiful outline with in the background a sunset. Another magical moment in the Africa bush. Photo taken by ranger Mwila Zulu.

2015 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

The migration is in full swing at the moment in Masai Mara national Park Kenya. As far as your eye can see you see wildebeest and zebras. The migration is followed by lions from other areas and even other countries because you need to be where the food is must be their thought. Photo taken […]

2015 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

While driving along the lake side I saw these lions into the tree. One of them was about to jump which she did seconds later to receive a better spot in the tree. A beautiful sighting which we enjoyed to the max with all our clients in the vehicle. Photo taken by ranger Steven Mayani

2015 Zambia – Lower Zambezi National Park

During the morning drive we came across this beautiful young female leopard who was curious about who was watching her in her territory. She came closer and closer so we could see her clearly. This is just the start of the day you want every day. Photo taken by ranger Mwila Zulu

2015 Tanzania – Mikumi National Park

We took this photo during our holiday in southern Tanzania organized by Affordable Africa Safaris. We spend some days in Selous and Mikumi National Park before we flew to Zanzibar for our last part of our holiday. Photo taken by Heidi Maas an Affordable Africa Safaris client.

2015 Border Serengeti National Park – Masai Mara National Park

The migration is in full swing. The first groups of gnoes and zebras arrived in the northern Serengeti (Tanzania) and crossing the Mara river into the Masai Mara National Park (Kenya). A spectacular sighting when many wildebeast are crossing the Mara river with the crocodiles waiting for their change to grab a meal. Some of […]

2015 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

During one of the spectacular crossings we saw this strange sighting. What is happening here? The croc holds on tight to his catch the wilde beast which was crossing the river but it looks like the wilde beast called in reinforcement of a hippo which tries to come in between them both. Photo taken by […]

2015 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

What’s better than spending some quality time in the bush together with your family? Today we were witnesses of the important lesson mother cheetah gave to her sub-adults cubs. She did the hunting but let her 4 cubs finish the job. An important lesson learned today by the cubs because it isn’t easy to bring […]

2015 Tanzania – Lake Manyara National Park

This park is well known for its tree climbing lions and today we found one high up in a tree. A beautiful sighting for the guests and myself ofcourse Photo taken by ranger Steven Manyara

2015 Kenya – Masai Mara National Park

Right next to this bush we saw a mother cheetah relaxing with her cubs. Ralaxing but alert of what’s going on around her and her young. Photo taken by Marianne

2015 Tanzania – Serengeti National Park

The guest were very surprised, and me to, that we saw this big male lion in a tree. Away from the annoying flies he was scanning the horizon. Photo taken by ranger Kaanaeli

2015 Zimbabwe – Hwange National Park

While driving one of the many sand roads we came across the lioness with her 2 cubs. The lioness was really relaxed and let us see her cubs clearly. We enjoyed her company for a while before we went down to the river for our well earned sun downer drink.. Photo taken by ranger Vusa […]

2015 Zambia – South Luangwa National Park

During the morning drive in South Luangwa N.P. we saw a herd of Buffalo heading to the river to drink. At the same moment we saw the Buffalo I heard some impala alarming. We rushed to the scene and we saw the leopard catching the impala. What a sighting this was! Photo taken by ranger […]

2015 Zimbabwe – Hwange National Park

During one of my drives we came across the cheetah brothers. Nice and lazy they enjoyed their rest but still alert all the time. Photo taken by ranger Vusa Sibanda