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Conservation at Private Game Reserves

Why private game reserves are critical for conservation Habitat destruction is the primary threat to wildlife biodiversity. It’s a hard fact that as wildlife areas sadly continue to diminish, so does South Africa’s wildlife. This makes game reserves like ours increasingly important for conservation.  When we became the custodians…

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Winter is safari season at Abelana

The sound of Africa is calling. It’s safari season! In South Africa’s Limpopo Province, the best safari season is the dry winter and spring months of June through to October. At Abelana Game Reserve, the dry winter months offer prime game-viewing opportunities as animals are coaxed out of hiding…

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World Wildlife Month – Commemoration Meets Action

World Wildlife Day was officially declared by the United Nations General Assembly on 20th December 2013, at the convention’s 68th gathering. It was decided that the commemorative day would fall on March 3rd every year – intended to raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants, which are facing…

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Wilderness Wedding Trends for Nature-Lovers 2021

It sometimes feels that we now live in an entirely new world, with fluctuating COVID-19 regulations dictating wedding size, venue choice and layout, with social distancing practices imposed on wedding guests. What’s emerged as a result of the pandemic is an exciting new outlook on weddings (and other events), as…

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COVID-conscious Tourism – A New Meaning to ‘Safe Travels’

Even with many nations achieving herd immunity through vaccinations, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people approach their travels. Intrepid travellers have adjusted their bucket lists to include destinations offering safety and assurance. We believe that, with our wide-open spaces and scrupulous tourism and hospitality COVID-19 protocols, South Africa…

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Business As Usual – In the Bush (Give Zoom the Boot)

According to studies conducted by Stanford University, a minimum of four consequences of prolonged video chats have been identified, a set of symptoms commonly known as ‘Zoom Fatigue’. As more and more business and student individuals are thrust into the world of online meetings, classes and conferences, this new…

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