Creature Feature: Bathroom critters

The bathroom isn’t normally a space thought to be host to a wide variety of life. It’s not supposed to be at all, one might say. But here at Djuma, I’ve encountered a wide variety of creatures (mostly insects) residing in the three bathrooms of safariLIVE’s campsite. Mostly, I see them during the night, [...]

By | 2018-10-25T13:06:43+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

The thermal drone is going strong and carrying on!

As mentioned in last week’s blog, we’ve officially welcomed back the thermal drone! It is an amazing piece of equipment, which allows us to look for animals in the African wilderness from a perspective high above the ground. So, get ready to take to the skies once again. The thermal drone helps us to [...]

By | 2018-10-22T15:26:24+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

SABC Rehearsals Week 2

Our time on SABC 3 has officially kicked off and with that comes a slight adjustment to our regular show times for the coming weeks, as we make sure we’re ready to deliver the best possible LIVE animal action to our local screens. We will be doing two sets of private rehearsals during the [...]

By | 2018-10-21T15:14:21+00:00 October 21st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New faces on safariLIVE!

With Tayla and Scott recently leaving our ranks, we’ve been busy scouring the land for bright, talented wildlife fanatics to join the team as presenters. And boy, did we strike gold! Our search has brought us not one or two, but THREE new faces who are currently with us as trainee guides. Better yet? [...]

By | 2018-10-20T06:27:50+00:00 October 19th, 2018|crew, Featured, safariLIVE, Uncategorized|18 Comments

We welcome back the thermal drone!

Get your pilot’s goggles ready safarians, we’re welcoming back the thermal drone! This incredible piece of technology allows us and you to experience the wonders of the African wild, not only from a bird’s eye perspective, but also in a way that does not disturb the natural behaviour of the animals we have all [...]

By | 2018-10-16T13:48:48+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

SABC Rehearsals week 1

The upcoming SABC broadcasts are a huge milestone for the safariLIVE family! We are extremely excited to be able to broadcast our LIVE, interactive safari experience on South African television for the first time. This does of course mean that once again, we need to polish our performance and make sure that we are [...]

By | 2018-10-14T13:52:30+00:00 October 14th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|5 Comments

safariLIVE will now be broadcast on South African TV

This October marks a month of change for safariLIVE and it is truly an exciting time for us all. As of 21 October we will officially be broadcasting our LIVE and interactive safari experience to South African audiences for the first time on LIVE television! WildEarth comprises of mostly African born and raised staff [...]

By | 2018-10-12T18:06:24+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|7 Comments

Summer safari time change October 2018

Spring is in the air and summer is fast on its way to full bloom in the Lowveld! This means an adjustment needs to be made to both our Sunrise Safari and Sunset Safari scheduled times. In order to make sure you experience the best of what the African wild has to offer we [...]

By | 2018-10-13T13:10:55+00:00 October 12th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, viewers|4 Comments

Character Feature: Horned Visitors

Of all the animals to visit our camp in Djuma, most are on the small end of things. While we of course are careful of the larger animals we share the reserve with, it is rare we actually encounter them, more often finding evidence of their passage such as dung or tracks. But sometimes [...]

By | 2018-10-05T15:49:29+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, safariLIVE|0 Comments

What is World Animal Day and Why It Matters

World Animal Day is upon us and we’ve certainly been celebrating in a way only we can, but aside from having an excuse to “mouth trumpet” like an elephant, what is the deal with ‘World Animal Day’ and why should anyone care about it? In short: World Animal Day is a day in which we [...]

By | 2018-10-04T14:48:24+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment