A BIG 7 Safari with Andrea, Alexandra and Irina

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Wednesday, 14th August 2019
Looking so pretty against the blue sky while on a Big 7 Safari in Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth.Looking so pretty against the blue sky while on a Big 7 Safari in Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth.
Captain Jake gives a safety briefing as we leave port on our voyage of discoveryCaptain Jake gives a safety briefing as we leave port on our voyage of discovery
Out to play on a Big 7 Safari from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of south AfricaOut to play on a Big 7 Safari from Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of south Africa
Happiness is? A Big smile on a Big 7 safariHappiness is? A Big smile on a Big 7 safari
Andrea,trying to hear above the sound of the water on the boat while on a Big 7 SafariAndrea,trying to hear above the sound of the water on the boat while on a Big 7 Safari
A baby Dolphin surfaces close to the boat in Algoa bay, Port Elizabeth South AfricaA baby Dolphin surfaces close to the boat in Algoa bay, Port Elizabeth South Africa
Dolphins in tight formation close to st Croix island in Algoa bay in the Eastern cape, South AfricaDolphins in tight formation close to st Croix island in Algoa bay in the Eastern cape, South Africa
Kelp gulls are dangerous predators of penguin chicks and eggs on St Croix Island in Algoa bay, Port ElizabethKelp gulls are dangerous predators of penguin chicks and eggs on St Croix Island in Algoa bay, Port Elizabeth
The start of the Woody Cape dune fields in the greater Addo national park from St Croix IslandThe start of the Woody Cape dune fields in the greater Addo national park from St Croix Island
The Alan Tours 9 seater 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser. Rough it up!!The Alan Tours 9 seater 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser. Rough it up!!
After lunch at the harbour restaurant we board the toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 tour vehicles for the short ride to the Addo Elephant National ParkAfter lunch at the harbour restaurant we board the toyota Land Cruiser 4x4 tour vehicles for the short ride to the Addo Elephant National Park
On safari in the Addo Elephant National ParkOn safari in the Addo Elephant National Park
Elephants enjoy the social interactions at the waterhole when the daily chore of finding food is forgotten and play becomes an important activityElephants enjoy the social interactions at the waterhole when the daily chore of finding food is forgotten and play becomes an important activity
Flat out! this young bull went walkabout from its family herd and only realised later that he had become seperated and came charging back screaming blue murder as if it was everyone else's fault but his ownFlat out! this young bull went walkabout from its family herd and only realised later that he had become seperated and came charging back screaming blue murder as if it was everyone else's fault but his own
A Bokmakeiri foraging in the sub-tropical thicket in the Addo Elephant national parkA Bokmakeiri foraging in the sub-tropical thicket in the Addo Elephant national park
The vegetation in Addo is referred to as Sub-Tropical thicket and the park is home to 5 distinctive biomesThe vegetation in Addo is referred to as Sub-Tropical thicket and the park is home to 5 distinctive biomes
Who me? couldn't be.Who me? couldn't be.
The Bat eared fox is a shy nocturnal predator of termitesand other insects which it locates by listening to their movements with there huge earsThe Bat eared fox is a shy nocturnal predator of termitesand other insects which it locates by listening to their movements with there huge ears
bateared fox out early to catch the last rays of sunshine in the Addo Elephant national park in the Eastern Cape of South Africabateared fox out early to catch the last rays of sunshine in the Addo Elephant national park in the Eastern Cape of South Africa
From the nearby waters of Algoa bay we find ourselves in the grasslands of the southern plains in the Addo Elephant National Park. Here Eland and Red hartebeest mix freely.From the nearby waters of Algoa bay we find ourselves in the grasslands of the southern plains in the Addo Elephant National Park. Here Eland and Red hartebeest mix freely.
Warthog are short grass specialist grazers, to the extent that they plough up the grassland keeping the soil aeratedWarthog are short grass specialist grazers, to the extent that they plough up the grassland keeping the soil aerated
The southern plains offer good game viewing with mixed herds of Zebra, Ostrich and a variety of species of antelope and predatorsThe southern plains offer good game viewing with mixed herds of Zebra, Ostrich and a variety of species of antelope and predators
There is always a lot of excitement around the Cape Weaver bird nesting colonies in the springtimeThere is always a lot of excitement around the Cape Weaver bird nesting colonies in the springtime

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