Camping in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – animal encounters at Mata-Mata campsite by 14 year old Rhian

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What do you expect to see at a rest camp in a national park? Maybe a few springbok or birds? What we saw over 3 days camping in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park at the Mata Mata Rest Camp was absolutely amazing. After we arrived and finished setting camp, my brother Kai cut open a plastic water bottle and filled it …

Whitewater rafting Victoria Falls by 16 year old Kai

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Up nice and early and we were off! Off on a cheeky bit of whitewater rafting Victoria Falls for my 16th birthday.  I’d always wanted to go whitewater rafting at Victoria Falls, but last time we went, I was too young. Now, finally that I’m over the minimum age of 15, I could live my dream. And what better time …

How a bad start became the best Kruger night drive ever

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A big thank you to 12 year old guest blogger Nicky for this fabulous blog – we are so happy that your last night drive in Kruger became the ‘best Kruger night drive ever’!! As we drove in silence slowly down a dirt stricken track each of our  eyes was ready to see something spectacular. Then, when my eyes  looked …