Category: Trip Reports

Beho Beho Ruaha and Selous Safari-65

A week in the Selous Game Reserve

Earlier this year, and it seems like an age ago already, I hosted a week long private Guided safari in the Selous Game Reserve. Beho Beho, and specifically Bailey's Banda, was our base for this safari which had two objectives. The first was to find and photograph the Wild Dogs of the region (Selous is known for its wild dog population) and the second was to reccie the region for…


Trip Report: May 2019 Botswana Wilderness Tour

I have to admit that Botswana's Okavango Delta has a special place in my heart and the tours that I host there twice a year continue to deliver incredible sightings and experiences. I'm bucking the trend and sharing a slightly different take on the trip report for this years first of two departures. Rather than a day by day breakdown I've put together a highlights video which is then followed…

Michael Laubscher - Wild Eye - MADIKWE

Magical Madikwe – Trip Report May 2019

Hello all I am back in office for only 4.5 days before a walking adventure in the Makuleke concession, Northern Kruger this coming Saturday. Before I go I would like to share some incredible moments captured during the two Madikwe Safaris I hosted this month. When I say two weeks, these were separate weeks of 5 guests on each & what an incredible time we had. The month of May…


Trip Report: Best of Botswana 2018

Anybody that has been on safari in Botswana would agree that it is possibly one of the most diverse wildlife destinations in the world! Irrespective of the time of year visited, Botswana will offer any wildlife enthusiast an authentic, immersive and memorable experience - it truly is beautiful! This years' Best of Botswana safari was certainly no exception! The lengthy 15 day itinerary was well planned out to ensure that…


Trip report: South Luangwa Photo Safari 1-8 October 2018

As nature lovers and wildlife enthusiasts we are constantly looking for new adventures and destinations.  Destinations that will take your breath away.  Places that are wild, undisturbed and still fairly unspoilt and exclusive.  South Luangwa is one of those places. During the first week of October, three guests and myself travelled to South Luangwa, spending the first three nights at Tena Tena Camp and then the next four nights at…

Lion & Ellie

Trip Report: Hwange Safari, October 2016

Do you love elephants? Read on... Do you love lions? Absolutely read on... Do you love staying at a safari camp where animals constantly visit? No doubt the trip report for you... I have been to Hwange several times over the last few years, but no single visit could compare with what I found this time round. I have never visited this region of Hwange before. Boy, where has it…

Michael Laubscher - Wild Eye - Amboseli & Lake Nakuru

The Best Of Kenya Highlight Video

Hi everyone I have decided to put together a safari highlight video of one of my all time favourite itineraries; The Best Of Kenya  [embedyt][/embedyt]   I hope you enjoyed a few of my highlights & do hope to share more incredible moments like this with YOU in the near future! Until then; Happy Snapping! Michael 

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Best Of Serengeti: Trip Report 08 March 2019 – 20 March 2019

A trip like no other! In March, I headed up to Tanzania to host our Wild Eye - Best of the Serengeti Safari with Johan van Zyl. This is a safari that we have hosted over the last couple of years, but my first time hosting this specific safari and what an experience it was going to turn out to be! The safari takes places over 4 different destinations within…


What One Can Expect On A Private Guided Safari In Botswana

Benefits of a Private Guided Safari with Wild Eye Peace of mind:  From the moment you start planning your private safari until you say goodbye your private guide will be there every step of the way, so you don’t have to worry about anything other than enjoying your experience. Experience:  Whether you are travelling to different destinations or you are returning for a second or third safari the continuity provided…