There’s no beating the freedom of driving oneself around Kruger. However, to deepen one’s experience of the bush, the visitor should take advantage of the guided game drives offered by most of the camps in Kruger Park.(South Africa) The best option is to go for the early morning or evening drives.

Firstly, there is a chance to experience the Kruger bush in a way that is completely different to what happens during daylight hours, and secondly one has a guide on hand to explain what is happening and to answer any questions.

Most of the predators hunt during twilight or night-time, and one will also see many of the smaller carnivores – such as Civet or Genet – that one would not normally see by day.

The sound of the bush is different at night which is both a time of danger and respite.

Early morning drives leave at around 04h30 in summer and 05h30 in winter.
This photo was taken during one of these unforgettable experiences!
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  • AngieDavies
    AngieDaviesabout 3 years ago

    Beautifully composed shot! The tree in silhouette has such magnificent character! Love the color of the sunrise too!

  • Thanks so much Angie, your kind words are so welcome and appreciated!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Beatrice Cloake
    Beatrice Cloakeabout 3 years ago

    So atmospheric, it is gorgeous!

  • Many thanks Beatrice!! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 3 years ago

    A beautiful silhouette Liz, nothing like early morning to see things in a fresh light (excuse the pun!)

  • :-) Thanks Maree!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Pieta Pieterse
    Pieta Pieterseabout 3 years ago

    Besonderse foto – sprekend van salige rustigheid!

  • Baie dankie Pieta, ek het so van die boom gehou!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 3 years ago

    2 DAY ! 2011/07/18


  • Thanks so much Magaret!!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • trish725
    trish725about 3 years ago

  • Many thanks Trish! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 3 years ago

    Congratulations Liz! Well done!!

  • Ai, ai! Jou aanmoediging en ondersteuning is ’n riem onder die hart!! ;-)

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonabout 3 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL work,

  • Many thanks Ann!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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