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12 African Safari Myths to Ignore

12 African Safari Myths to Ignore

First-time travellers coming to Africa for a safari generally find that the moment they click on the web to find out more about what to expect from their tour, they are greeted by a huge selection of information, some of which is true but a lot of which is based on...

Booking a Kruger Park Safari Before the Rush

Booking a Kruger Park Safari Before the Rush

For globetrotters with Africa in mind, a Kruger Park safari is a quintessential experience.  But the Kruger's spectacular wildlife viewing and stunning landscapes also draw a sizeable crowd, especially during the peak winter season, which is now, in 2024, upon us. ...

The Affordable African Dream

The Affordable African Dream

Let's face it, with all of the talk of "luxury lodges" and "five-star experiences" that one sees in the media, it often sounds as though all safaris are nothing more than an indulgence reserved for the elite.  But at Royal Safaris we beg to differ!  The Kruger...

The Amazing Cheetah

The Amazing Cheetah

The Amazing Cheetah Cheetahs are amazing animals but are very difficult to see, but you can try to spot one while on a safari with us. The body of a cheetah is designed for speed. It has long legs in comparison to its greyhound-like body; it has a large heart and...

5 Spiders you can see in the Kruger

5 Spiders you can see in the Kruger

5 Spiders you can see in the Kruger Spiders can be found everywhere, but these spiders are commonly seen while on a safari with us. Baboon spider: Baboon Spiders appear to be huge and frightening, but they are actually very docile when left alone. Even when we are in...

The outcast of the Savannah

The outcast of the Savannah

The outcast of the Savannah Hyena’s are assumed to be the lowest ranking animal in the animal kingdom, therefor we see them as outcasts of the savannah. Every animal in nature has a specific place to which it belongs. They may associate with vultures and serve as part...

The Majestic Leopard

The Majestic Leopard

The Majestic Leopard Leopards are a part of the big cats with their golden, spotted bodies and elegant, however they have vicious hunting techniques. Leopards are commonly considered to be an African species, but they can be found all over the world. Despite their...

All about the Warthog

All about the Warthog

All about the Warthog Warthogs are, like their cousins, plump, hooved beasts with wide nostrils at the end of the snout. According to the Animal Diversity Web, they have no hair, except for a mane that runs down the spine to the middle of the back. Their tails finish...

All about the Honey Badger

All about the Honey Badger

All about the Honey Badger Description Honey badgers are land, quadrupedal creatures that can be about 60-70 cm long with a cylindrical body. Their forefeet are long and wide, with sharp claws used for digging and scaling. In comparison, there are smaller, restricted...

The Pride of the Kruger National Park

The Pride of the Kruger National Park

The Pride of the Kruger National Park Out of all of the many, many animals in the Kruger Park, there are very few that are as synonymous and iconic to the Kruger National Park, than the Lion. The Lion is a powerful member of the Feline family and is also the second...

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