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Safari Camp Stories: Can you feel the love tonight?

I like to think of the Lion King as one of the great nature documentaries of all time. Admittedly there are a few things that Disney missed the mark on (I’m not sure I will ever forgive the damage they did to the reputation of the fabulous spotted hyena) but there are some scenes that… Read More »

Safari Camp Stories: Reflections on the Year Behind Us!

With the festive season upon us and the end of the year approaching the Garonga Safari Team have looked back on the last 12 months and want to share some of our highlights with you all! We hope that you enjoy them as much as we did and we want to wish you all the… Read More »

Safari Camp Stories: The Garonga Pride Chronicles.

One of the most wonderful parts of my job is being able to watch animals as they grow and develop. I have been with Garonga for just over 2 years now and over that time I have watched the Garonga pride: add four brand new members to its ranks; seen the younger pride members develop… Read More »

Safari Camp Stories: Hanging Out with the Garonga Pride

by Samantha Hewitt, guide at Garonga One morning in mid-January, on a game drive with guests, we spotted some tracks of the two dominant male lions of the Garonga pride but didn’t follow up as they were walking in a very thick area that we decided was too dangerous for us to venture into. In the afternoon, we… Read More »

Tales from a Safari Camp: A Lion Cub Murder Mystery

On the 7th of July 2018 we came across a very sad sight on our morning game drive at Garonga Safari Camp. We found the bodies of two young lion cubs who had been killed…and so began our murder mystery.  Identifying our Suspects and Victims Unfortunately, life for a young lion cub is a tough… Read More »