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The Spider Monkey Song

Watch and listen to this awesome spider monkey song.

The 60-second Biography

Martin Hatchuel Executive summary Freelance writer & communicator for hire: specialist in tourism. Background in science, with a powerful ability to translate scientific concepts and jargon into language the lay public can understand. Also experienced in project management of web sites (with strong abilities in developing site architecture, creating content, etc.) and of print and advertising projects (brochures, adverts, etc.). And I enjoy making photographs and videos, and writing st...

More On Deterring Visiting Baboons

WHEN BABOONS ARE RAIDING YOUR HOME: The first question to ask yourself when you feel that your wild neighbors are crossing boundaries, entering your property or home and taking what you feel should belong to you, is “what is attracting these baboons here?” Once you have discovered whether it is an exotic fruit tree, your compost heap, black garbage bag or the fruit bowl left on your kitchen table, you then have the choice to remove the attraction. The answer to avoid having your prop...

Island Of Lemurs: Madagascar Official Trailer #1 (2014)

The island of lemurs - Madagascar

Birds Of Eden A Must See

When you are in South Africa, you should stop by The Garden Route and visit Birds of Eden.  This award-winning sanctuary is the World's largest single dome free-flight bird aviary.

Laughable, Risible And Amusing Complaints Made By Holidaymakers To Travel Agents

1.I was bitten by a mosquito - no-one said they could bite. 2.I think it should be explained in the brochure that the local store does not sell proper biscuits like custard creams or ginger nuts. 3.It's lazy of the local shopkeepers to close in the afternoons. I often needed to buy things during "siesta" time - this should be banned. 4.On my holiday to Goa in India, I was disgusted to find that almost every restaurant served curry. I don't like spicy food at all.

Braaivleis + National Braai Day

The word braaivleis (English  /ˈbraɪfleɪs/; Afrikaans pronunciation: [ˈbrÉ‘e.flæɪs]) is Afrikaans for "grilled meat." A typical braai on a small braai standThe word braai (plural braaie) is Afrikaans for "barbecue" or "grill" and is a social custom in Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The term originated with the Afrikaner people, but has since been adopted by South Africans of many ethnic backgrounds. The...

Golden Hands Of Eden By Dylan Cherry

Dylan Cherry filmed this stunning video while he studied at the Beyound Borders Film School

Make It A Beautiful Day!

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Make It A Beautiful Day!

Watch this to put a smile on your face....

Location Scout Garden Route

location scouting in The Garden Route.

South Africa From Above - 6 Unique Journeys From Cape Town To Drakensberg Inc.

Awesome video footage of South Africa

Wave Rock Lodge Close To A Living Forest Named Monkeyland

Wave Rock Lodge is situated in the most sought holiday vacation destinations named Plettenberg Bay. Plettenberg Bay is in the Garden Route (Western Cape). International tourists family holiday.

Met De Kinderen Van 10-14 Jaar Naar Monkeyland En Birds Of Eden

A Monkeyland and Birds of Eden video filmed by a Dutch visitor.

Cunning Capuchins

This fun film was made by a student from the Beyond Borders Film School

If You've Got It - Flaunt It!

This fun film was made by a student from the Beyond Borders Film School.

Tsotsis In The Treetops

This is a fun video filmed by a student who attended a Beyond Borders film school workshop.

Learn Some Bird Business

What is special about birds? Birds were able to become flying machines largely through the evolutionary gifts of feathers, powerful wings, hollow bones, warm blood, a remarkable respiratory system, and a large, strong heart. These adaptations all boil down to the two prime requirements for any flying machine: high power and low weight.

Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil

Mizaru, Kikazaru, Iwazaru are three names not many people know. But add 3 monkeys and various hand signals concerning the face and everyone remembers with shame the holiday photos’ poses.   Mizaru covers his eyes, and sees no evil, Kikazaru covers his ears, and hears no evil while Iwazaru covers his mouths and utters not a word of evil.Together, these three monkeys embodies the proverbial principle of “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil”   The sourc...

Skal Garden Route Member In Miami To Receive International Award

Skål Garden Route is delighted to announce that the South African Animal Sanctuary Alliance (SAASA), owners of Monkeyland in The Crags, 2 more sanctuaries in Plett (The Crags) & 1 in Ballito, KZN is the winner of the 2019 Sustainable Tourism Award in the category Major Tourist Attractions. Lara Mostert was in Miami to collect the award on behalf of SAASA.