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The Garonga Diaries: A Feast For The Lions

Dear Garonga Diary, My name is Jaff and I am the head guide here at Garonga Safari Camp. This is my very first time to me writing a blog for the Garonga Diaries so I will do my best to give a brief of what has been transpired during the week. I’m also part of… Read More »

The Garonga Diaries: Lions, Mischief & Maintenance

A generally quiet week at Garonga (with the exception of some lion antics). The weather has become kinder and the extreme cold has departed for the moment. Every day now brings us 1 minute closer to summer. Fascinating I know. The main event this week has been the Garonga lion pride that cornered/ambushed a kudu… Read More »

Lockdown Reading with ‘The Garonga Diaries’

Written by Bernie Smith, Founder and Owner of Garonga Safari Camp. Having just completed our normal annual close down for a month with our spring cleaning, maintenance, deep cleaning by outside agencies, emptying of drains, cleaning and polishing of floors, it was a bit of a knock to now be given another few months (I’m… Read More »

Behind the Scenes: Meet the Safari Guide Team

Meet the safari guide team who hold the dreams of our guests in their hands, when they set out in search of the perfect safari experience. There is nothing quite like the excitement and anticipation of your first game drive. The wind in your hair and the scent of the bush whizzing past as you… 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 »