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

Character Feature: Avoca Males

Animals can at once seem very alien to us while paradoxically full of personality. We can only guess at what really goes on inside their minds but nonetheless, they seem to radiate characteristics and quirks that make them more relatable to us, showing them as thinking, feeling creatures despite their differences to humans. This [...]

By |2018-11-01T13:00:19+00:00November 1st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on Character Feature: Avoca Males

SABC Rehearsals Week 3

We’re about to head into our third episode of safariLIVE on SABC 3 and we couldn’t be more thrilled with how the show is going. Nonetheless, if it looks seamless it’s because a lot of hard work and practice has gone into getting the show just perfect for local screens. Because of this, we [...]

By |2018-10-30T08:40:11+00:00October 29th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|1 Comment

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+00:00October 25th, 2018|Camp Life, Featured, safariLIVE|2 Comments

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+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on The thermal drone is going strong and carrying on!

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+00:00October 21st, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE, Uncategorized|Comments Off on SABC Rehearsals Week 2

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+00:00October 19th, 2018|crew, Featured, safariLIVE, Uncategorized|20 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+00:00October 16th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|Comments Off on We welcome back the thermal drone!

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+00:00October 14th, 2018|Featured, safariLIVE|5 Comments