As many countries brace themselves for the third wave, borders continue to be closed and our tourism industry struggles to stay afloat, now more than ever is the best time to seize every opportunity we can to explore the wonders and beauty of our own country. She has so much to offer. So much hidden treasure to reveal.

In the April edition of Wildside we invite you to step out of your comfort zone and try some new experiences.

Why don’t you saddle up and experience a horse back safari at Babanango Game Reserve or get your trail running shoes on and hit the trails at Thanda Private Game Reserve.

We also take a closer look at a joint scientific study published by Blood Lions and World Animal Protection. The study highlights how the captive lion breeding industry in South Africa is posing serious health risks to thousands of tourists, industry workers and communities.