My safariLIVE Experience

Having been to South Africa and on safari a few times, I wanted a different, more immersive ‘safari’ experience. I wanted to feel what it was like to live in the bushveld and learn how safariLIVE operates, on and off camera. Honestly, I wondered how I’d be perceived as a ‘viewer in camp,’ how [...]

By |2019-01-29T07:50:05+00:00December 27th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, viewers|1 Comment

safariLIVES Episode 29 (24th December) CANCELLED

As the year winds down and with Christmas just around the corner, we’re letting the holiday spirit settle around Djuma and will be giving the hard-working elves of the safariLIVE crew an opportunity to take some time off. All this means is that the REGULAR SUNSET DRIVE show will be airing on Monday the [...]

By |2018-12-22T11:25:28+00:00December 22nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

The Extraordinary Capabilities of the Creepy-Crawly

Whilst doing some administrative jobs for the FC girls, I came across a page titled ‘Special Days Calendar’. I was tasked to make sure that all the days aligned and were, in fact, real events. Having gone through the list extensively I found that ‘National Pollinators Week’ was only officially celebrated in the United [...]

By |2019-01-29T07:54:04+00:00December 20th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on The Extraordinary Capabilities of the Creepy-Crawly

An Intern’s Insight into Life at Djuma

I came into this experience feeling confident; I have visited the Djuma Research Camp before, spent a fair amount of time in the Sabi Sands and I’m comfortable and happy in the bush. I was also familiar with Hoedspruit, which proved highly useful when one of the newer crew members came to pick me [...]

By |2018-12-06T15:01:37+00:00December 6th, 2018|Camp Life, crew, Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

Bidding goodbye to Brent

It is with great sadness that we bid a fond farewell to the man and legend known as Brent Leo-Smith. Brent has been with WildEarth for almost four years and what an incredible four years it has been. From trekking gorillas in Rwanda to cruising the vast plains of the Maasai Mara, searching for [...]

By |2018-12-06T10:51:45+00:00November 30th, 2018|crew, Featured, safariLIVE|20 Comments

An update on the WildEarth Schools Project

We are excited to announce that installations at two locations are complete. Hananani Primary School has been outfitted with four new computers and a television to view safariLIVE, and the Dixie community Youth Center has received high speed internet and a television as well. Conrad van Deventer, Mechanical Engineer, unloading equipment with [...]

By |2018-11-20T15:02:47+00:00November 20th, 2018|Featured, WildEarth|2 Comments

Character Feature: Naretoi the female cheetah

Like mother, like daughter. Naretoi, a female cheetah and daughter of Kakenya, is a relatively new addition to the Maasai Mara’s array of characters but like her mother before her, she has become a fan favorite. Born in 2014, Naretoi grew up under the care of her mother, living alongside her two sisters and [...]

By |2018-11-15T15:01:42+00:00November 15th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

SABC Rehearsals update

The first four episodes of safariLIVE on SABC 3 have been a huge success. So much so that we were the second most watched show on the channel for the month of October! As many of you know, South Africa is a nation obsessed with the bushveld, yet there are a few other things [...]

By |2018-11-12T12:33:02+00:00November 12th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|Comments Off on SABC Rehearsals update

SABC Rehearsals week 4

Our first three safariLIVE episodes broadcast on South African television could not have been better! Yet our picture perfect performance often relies on many hours of patience and practice. With episode four of our first live South African TV series quickly approaching, it’s time to brush the dust off our shoulders and get down [...]

By |2018-11-05T16:10:29+00:00November 5th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|Comments Off on SABC Rehearsals week 4

USA Daylight Savings time change November 2018

The Southern tip of Africa is halfway it’s transition from the cold dry season into our warm rainy season. Yet we’re not the only ones currently experiencing the winds of change. As of 4 November 2018 the USA comes out of Daylight Savings for the year. While this concept is difficult for us African [...]

By |2018-11-04T13:13:41+00:00November 4th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|1 Comment