Posted on March 13, 2017 by Tasha Eygelaar -
Kings Pool in Linyanti
Kings Pool Camp is located in the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve. A vast private concession in the northern part of Botswana. On the western boundary of Chobe National Park. Named for Scandinavian royalty, this luxurious and stylish camp overlooks the Linyanti River and the oxbow-shaped Kings Pool Lagoon.
The Linyanti Wildlife Reserve has abundant wildlife in a wide variety of species. But is most noted for its very large elephant population. Which can reach enormous densities during the dry winter months. Spectacular wildlife viewing is available on day and night game drives and walks. Depending on water levels, seasonal boat cruises along the Linyanti River are also on offer.
Kings Pool Camp has 9 well-appointed tents of canvas and thatch. Including one family unit. Each Tent has a large bedroom area and lounge. Folding doors lead to a veranda with a private plunge pool and a separate thatched sala to soak up the views. Spacious en-suite bathrooms with double showers and hand-basins. As well as an outdoor shower.
The main area has a lounge, dining room and pub. These areas are on expansive raised decks to enjoy the view and possible animal sightings. There is also a communal pool and an open-air ‘kgotla’ for dining under the Botswana stars. Raised walkways allow the elephants and other animals to wander freely through the Kings Pool Camp to and from the water.
Activities include day and night game drives in open 4×4 Land Rovers. Walking safaris are also available. And 3 different hides are available for a close up game viewing. An original underground hide, with the water at eye-level lets you see massive elephant feet and trunks almost within touching distance while safely inside. Elegant boat cruises along the Linyanti River (water levels allowing) on colonial-style barge, the Queen Sylvia.
Posted on March 13, 2017 by Tasha Eygelaar -
The Narina Lodge
Situated in the heart of Kruger Park’s prime game viewing territory. Staying at Narina Lodge is an indulgence for all the senses. The Lodge is situated in the southern section of the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. For the romantic at heart looking for an intimate and chic bush experience. Lion Sands Narina Lodge is simply a dream come true.
Perched among a canopy of 100 year old trees overlooking the Sabie River. The style of Narina is that of a luxurious tree-house. The Lodge is constructed on stilts. Unobtrusively blending between the riverine trees on the banks of the Sabie River. The raised wooden walkways connects the main lodge area with 9 luxurious suites, with magnificent views.
Lion Sands Narina Lodge has nine private suites, making it a very personal experience. complete privacy, and whether you choose to spend time at your private plunge pool overlooking the River, reclining on the couch in your lounge, lazing on your bed with a good book, or soaking in a bubble bath, you will not be cheated of the breathtaking panorama. Like the bird it was named after (the Narina Trogon), the lodge is unobtrusive, yet undeniably beautiful, blending perfectly with the riverine forest vegetation.
Life at Narina has a timeless quality, where you can get lost in a moment, and take the time to really explore this piece of Africa on the banks of the Sabie River. With 5000 hectares of wild bush in this private concession within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, you can go exploring off-road and follow the footsteps of the leopard, track down a herd of elephant or simply wait for them to come to you.
Posted on March 9, 2017 by Tasha Eygelaar -
Africa on Foot Camp
Africa on Foot’s location is in a prime wildlife area. Located in the heart of the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve. Africa on Foot offers guests the opportunity to experience a professional Big Five walking safari in the Kruger. The Klaserie shares unfenced borders with the Kruger, which means wildlife roams freely throughout.
The atmosphere at camp is relaxed. The focus is on authenticity and the “bush” as opposed to premier luxury. Guests will be made to feel like they are part of the Africa on Foot family. There are only five chalets which means a personalized, intimate service. There are 2 chalets available for families with adjoining rooms and space for 4 people. For the more adventurous there is a comfortable treehouse is beautifully constructed just outside camp for adventurous guests wanting to sleep out in the wild. Tree house which can be booked at no extra cost. On balmy summer days guests can relax at the splash pool and enjoy a traditional South African barbecue (braai) around the camp fire area in the boma.
On a walking safari guests will be led by experienced and professional game rangers through a wildlife area rich in game. Including lion, leopard, elephant, rhino, buffalo as well as hyena, hippo, giraffe, zebra and a whole host of other wildlife. In addition to walking safaris, Big 5 game drives and night drives are offered allowing guests to participate in a full spectrum of safari activities.