Author Archives: Mark Booysen

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Intaka Island

Right in the middle of urban suburbia is the last place one would expect to find a beautiful wetland that plays host to over 120 bird species and 177 species of indigenous fynbos plants – […]

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Pilanesberg National Park – Feb’18

Just back from another amazing trip to Sun City and Pilanesberg National Park – this trip included our best ever leopard encounter to-date so please read on! As an avid birder I really look forward […]

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Birding Velddrif

Velddrif is a coastal fishing town located on an estuary where the Berg River flows into St. Helena Bay. There are over 350 bird species that call this sleepy coastal town home as it is […]

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De Kelders Seascapes

De Kelders is a coastal village in the Overberg which is located 19km south-west of Stanford. The name is the Afrikaans word for “the cellars” which is derived from the caves found in the sandstone […]

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First Ever Leopard Sighting!

Pilanesberg National Park is a malaria free park situated in the North West Province in South Africa, a fascinating fact is that it is positioned on a crater of an extinct volcano that last erupted […]

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Franschhoek Motor Museum

The Franschhoek Motor Museum, situated +- 1 hour outside of Cape Town, offers visitors the opportunity to travel back in time when viewing these classic cars – some of them dating back over 100 years! […]

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Arniston Seascapes

Arniston is a small seaside fishing village close to the Southern Most Tip of Africa – Cape Agulhas. The village was named after the vessel called the “Arniston” that wrecked in 1815 killing 372 of […]

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