Safari Stories

Safari Stories

The Safari Stories podcast is a collection of stories from the people who witnessed the sightings whilst on safari. Each week the Safari Stories podcast will bring you new and exciting stories from the bush to your living room. Be sure to subscribe to the Safari Stories Podcast to ensure you don't miss an episode.... Show More

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July 6, 2020 26 min

This episode of the Safari Stories podcast features Martie Goddard who was lucky enough spend 264 days in the park in 2009 and blogged about it on the SAN Parks website. Martie shares some of her personal wildlife stories from within the Kruger, including the time she was charged by a leopard and rhino. She also shares how she got up to speed with camping after embarking on her journey with very little experience.

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June 30, 2020 35 min

This episode of the Safari Stories podcast features Jean Graham who is the owner / operator of DiscoverKruger. Jean shares some of her personal wildlife stories from within the Kruger, including the time she saw lions steal a leopards kill, close encounters with leopards and seeing lion, leopard and cheetah all in one drive.

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DiscoverKruger Website (http://www.discoverkruger.co.za/)
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This episode of the Safari Stories podcast features Danny Broome who is the co-creator of the KrugerExplorer App. Danny shares some of his personal wildlife stories within the Kruger, including the time he saw a pack of 30 wild dogs including pups, a hyena kill and many other exciting tales. He also shares some background on the KrugerExplorer App, how it was created and some of its features.

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This episode of the Safari Stories podcast features Diressh Parbhoo. Diressh has been going to the Kruger National Park for many years and in that time he's witnessed some amazing sightings. Diressh shares some of his philosophies for having successful sightings and provides some examples to support his philosophies.

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This episode of the Safari Stories podcast features Sheila Newby Grobbelaar from Sheila's Africa Facebook Page. Sheila has spent a lot of time in the Kruger National Park and various other national parks, including living in the Kruger when her father worked there. Sheila shares some incredible stories with us including various leopard sightings and seeing the white lion.

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This episode of the Safari Stories podcast features Mark Roxburgh from Kiwis Abroad - Our Kruger National Park Adventures. Mark has spent a lot of time in the Kruger National Park, including spending 8 months in the Kruger in 2018. Mark shares some incredible stories with us including close encounters with elephants, wild dog sightings and numerous leopard sightings.

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From the first time Gemma visited the Kruger National Park she fell in love with it and since then has made regular trips from the UK to the Kruger. During her visits she has had some amazing sightings and on today's episode she shares some of those sightings with us. She shares stories like coming face to face with a hyena in camp, watching wild dogs retrieve their kill from a dam and eat it, watching lions on a kill from camp...

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May 20, 2020 47 min

Neil has been going to the Kruger National Park for over 60 years and in this episode we talk about the changes to the park over this time. Neil then speaks about some of the amazing sightings he's had over this time, including the time he saw a python catch an impala and the time he saw a crocodile catch a zebra.

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Irving has spent 23 years working in and around the Kruger National Park, much of the time taking people on walking safaris. He shares some great stories including being charged by a male lion known as Scar whilst on foot, witnessing a leopard kill on foot and some funny stories like the time he witness a warthog chase an elephant.

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Ricky from Big on Wild fell in love with the Kruger National Park and nature from a very young age and he joins us to share some amazing stories that he has experienced. Some the stories he tells us about include the time he witnessed lions stealing a leopards kill and the time hyenas and lions battled if out for a buffalo kill.

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Graeme has a true passion for nature and this can be felt in the way that he tells his stories. Graeme has spent a lot of the time in the Kruger National Park and this has resulted in some magnificent sightings. Graeme shares some really great stories with us including the time a leopard was right next to his car at Biyamiti Weir and the time the white lion almost got ambushed by 3 other male lions.

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Dana has a truly incredible story to tell. After an initial trip to South Africa, she returned to America, sold her possessions and moved to Africa. She is the author of three books about her experiences and today we get to hear some of these stories. Dana has traveled extensively and this makes for some great stories. Today we hear many stories including a lion kill right outside her tent and finding a black mamba by herself.

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Jan operates a safari company, Sentashya Safaris out of Marloth Park which is just south of the Kruger National Park. Jan goes through his extensive experience with working in the bush and includes walking safaris in the Kruger. He goes through some amazing stories, like getting charged and hit by a rhino, having lions charging him and some guests whilst on foot, with an interesting rescue. Definitely an episode not to be missed.

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The host of Safari Stories shares why he started this podcast and some of his personal stories whilst on safari. Some of the stories you will hear about include hippos running on the road, encountering elephants on foot and having a male lion walking towards you in the Kruger National Park.


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John Lister - Safari Stories Host / Creator
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Linda, together with her husband and 2 children are living in the Kruger National Park. Hear all the amazing stories she has about nature whilst raising a family in the bush. She has a blog called Our Life in Kruger and she shares all her stories as a way of maintaining the stories for when her children grow up.

For more about Linda's stories please visit:
Our Life in Kruger website - (http://ourlifeinkruger.co.za/)
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David goes through some of his favourite stories whilst on safari. He has spent a lot of time in the Kruger, particularly when he managed a game lodge on the Southern border of the park. From his time there he has accumulated many great stories and he shares some of them with us today.


For more about David's stories please visit:
Croc Bridge Blog website - (https://crocbridgeblog.wordpress.com/)

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