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 National Women’s Day, South Africa – 09/08/2018

Celebrating Women…

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Welcome to our first ever published Newsletter – this month we are focusing on women because the Month of August is Women’s Month in South Africa with 9 August being National Women’s Day.

Throughout the year we will post several newsletters each month.  These newsletters will give you a great opportunity to take a couple of minutes and let your imagination wander to Africa…

Our Newsletters will generally be about interesting and exciting wildlife sightings we have encountered with our guest whilst on Safari in the Kruger National Park. We will talk about fascinating topics and most importantly things that inspire us. Inspiration is key!

With August being women’s month and our company being run by two women, we found it only fitting to focus on the topic of women.

Umfazi omandla” – The Zulu Word for “Mighty Woman”.

Women of all walks of life are precious beyond belief. Let’s take a moment a bow to the women who dare to be different and are not afraid to stand up for who they are and what they believe in. Let’s bow to the women who set the needs of others before their own but still know their worth and are not afraid to speak out and stand alone.

Happy Women’s Month 2018! We salute you!

Now having saluted our wonderful human women in the World, let’s avert our focus to the females in the Animal Kingdom.

The Female Lion

The word “lion” can revert to an individual who emanates strength and courage. (In the Human World, The Zodiac Star Sign Leo (23 July – 22 August) also means Lion – shout out to all the Leo’s out there.)

As you all know the female lion is called a lioness. Even though the Male Lion – better known as the King of the Jungle – wears his magnificent mane with pride and glory, he is still very much dependent on his female counterpart. Yet, after a successful kill done by his loyal females, the male simply walks in and takes what he wants, hence the saying “taking the lion’s share”. Talk about lazy. Well, lazy is an understatement. Cats sleep about 20 hours a day. All cats, even your precious little house cat.

Hunting: First of all they need to hunt before they can eat, right? Did you know 90% of the hunting is done by the Lionesses alone? Why, you may ask? It’s simple really. Lionesses are fast. Okay, okay, not cheetah-fast, but pretty fast indeed. The Lioness is designed for speed. She has a sexy, sleek body that can make her 30% faster than hubby.  Hubby is heavier and bulkier too! Not to mention the size and weight of that impressive mane he has to carry around all day. The Lioness has an average of about 45 mph speed in comparison to 35 mph of the male. The advantage is obvious. This is only one of the amazing facts about the lioness. Truly a force to be reckoned with…

And for all the men out there – look after your lioness and she will feed you well!

YES! We offer affordable Kruger National Park safaris

Our rates include the following:

  • Transfers from a pre-arranged pick-up location to Kruger National Park and back (this can be at your accommodation where you are staying, depending on the location). This includes Nelspruit | Kruger National Park | KMI Airport | Skukuza Airport | White River | Hazyview | Malelane | Komatipoort and Marloth Park

  • Full Day safari with a luxury open safari vehicle

  • An accredited & professional Field Guide doubling as the driver of the vehicle on the day of safari

  • A snack box per person consisting of various treats to munch on during the day of the safari

  • +- 8 Hours of sheer “entertainment” in the world-famous Kruger National Park (excludes travel time outside the park)

  • Assistance with Kruger National Park entrance/conservation fee payments, paperwork and permits

  • The use of high-quality, waterproof ponchos on-board the vehicle when needed

Please note:

Our area of operation covers Nelspruit and surrounding areas, White River | Malelane | Hazyview | Komatipoort | Marloth Park | Kruger National Park | KMI Airport | Skukuza Airport.

Please contact us if your accommodation falls outside of our area of operation.

We also conduct safari tours in the North of Kruger upon request and need. You also have the option to hire the safari vehicle privately, email us to find out more. Additionally, you have the option to add your Kruger entrance fee/conservation fees when you make your booking so you don’t have to go to the office on the morning of the safari to make payment for entrance fees.

REVIEWS


Fantastic experience

We really enjoyed our safari with Liz and the web photographer. They pointed out many sightings which we would never have seen on our own. We saw 3 leopards, many elephants, rhinos, cape buffaloes, giraffes, zebras, hippos and different types of antelopes and birds.
They provided binoculars which helped a lot, especially when observing the leopards in the reed!
The service is top: on time, friendly, very informative and you get a feeling how much they enjoy “going the extra mile” for the customer. They tried to keep ahead of the crowd and do not enter thru Numbi gate which is usually very crowded. Its great the park fee is included in the price because then you do not need to queue at the entrance like in the case of some of the other operators. We will definitely recommend you!

dorischristina2015, TripAdvisor
Emocional experience

When we thought about that trip, my wife, my stepson, our friend and I ,had never imagined how amazing could be , and how deep can touch us. From the first moment when we founded Lizelle, our guide at the Malelane door, the magic begins to happen.She was so unreal in some way, that my wife said ( in Portuguese,) she seems to be a caracter from a movie!, We had very good luck , and in just 2 full days, 20 hours total, we could see the real big five, including black rhino and leopard, and many many other species, of course. Lizelle was so nice, so professional and so dedicated that we are recommended to our friends around the World to do the same program.. .. we will repeat it for sure. There is not words, not video or pictures, that can transmit this experience, .. believe me, after you live it you will understand it .

FellowTraveler507918, TripAdvisor
Great services! Amazing commments

The guide was very friendly and helpful!
She really knew the way around the park and we were able to see a big variety of animals

344hama, TripAdvisor
Super accommodating and informative.
Liz was super patient in making sure we get the morning bush walk and night drive within limited dates. They know lots about every animal we saw. I love that they provide parkas for their guests because it gets super chilly as the truck moves. Their truck is clean and not loud like other trucks which tend to scare the animals away.
Zzame Em, Google Review
Leading Safari Company

Lion Roar Safaris offers safaris in Kruger Park. In an excellent car and with professional equipment we discovered in a small groupe the big 5. The guide was an expert and is very customer oriented.

DutchAdventurer, TripAdvisor
Spectacular day in the Mighty Kruger!

Even if the weather was cold during the day, the spectacular sightings we had made up for it all. Luckily this company is not one of those that rush from one big sighting to another but rather take it at a slower pace and therefore not miss even the small things like some bird species and trees and plants, lizards and much more.
Oh and I am so glad their Photographer was also on board with her very sharp eye sight. She spotted plenty of animals where the rest of us missed them…especially that Cheetah! And she took the most beautiful pictures (and some short videos clips) of all our sightings that day. We were surely one lucky group of people seeing all those magnificent wildlife, especially the Elephant Calves, Wild Dogs as well as Hyena Pups!
Oh and let’s not forget the snack bags that was packed for us!!
The Guide was very informative and interactive with our group. Evidently her kindness and helpfulness is not only restricted to the time a guest is on her vehicle still busy on the Tour but even helping when one of our group members was staying over at a place in the Kruger Park, she assisted him from booking in at the camp to taking him to where he would be staying, to briefly showing him around on what is where and available to him in the camp. And this all took merely a few minutes.
I would definitely be recommending Lion Roar Safaris.

Grifinne, TripAdvisor

Best experience ever!

Lizelle was very informative and made sure we had the best views of all the animals!

Johan , Google Review
Amazing experience

Staff is professional and on time.
We saw a lot of animals like lions cheetah hyenas rhinos elephants hyppos and many others.
Really an amazing day!! Thank you!

valeva2019

Some of the services Lion Roar Safaris Offer…

Upmarket Luxury Safaris  I  Tailored Safaris  I  Professional Personal Holiday Photographer   I  Hire a Professional Field Guide  I  Hire a Private Safari Vehicle   I   Accommodation in and around Kruger   I  Photographic Safaris   I   Safari catering – picnic lunches, dinners and BBQ’s and more…

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