Take a live safari from your lounge

Chris Erasmus is bringing you a live safari!

Freelance WildEarth presenter Chris Erasmus has a desirable job. For three hours in the morning and four hours every afternoon, he’s in the bush exploring and adventuring while taking viewers on an authentic safari unfolding as he goes. It’s all happening live and entirely spontaneously. ]

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Chris Erasmus – Photograph © Vinicio Herrera
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Leopard, Pridelands – Photograph © Wille van Eeden

“We are essentially guiding guests from wherever they are in the world,” says Chris. “The cameramen and presenters are on foot in the bush, so there’s a lot of focus on smaller creatures. But we aim to show viewers the broader ecology, from insects to elephants. It’s an opportunity to track elephants and other large mammals from your couch.”

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WildEarth team filming at Pridelands – Photograph © Christoff Els

As a professional safari guide, Chris started his career in 1999 and has guided guests across the Greater Kruger National Park, Timbavati, Waterberg, Klaserie, Kalahari and more.

“It has been a great journey, and I am still at it,” he says. I love having guests in person, as you can see their instant reactions, but TV has its unique vibe and is addictive and fun with a regular and dedicated following. I love walking, and I love trails,” says Chris, “so I truly love doing WildEarth and taking guests viewing from all over the world along with me.”

Our favourite moments with WildEarth | EcoTraining Highlights

In today’s Highlights video, we join WildEarth Presenter / EcoTraining Instructor Michael Anderson to look at some of our favourite moments with WildEarth. Great excitement lies in the authentic unfolding while filming in the bush.

A Natural Partnership exists between EcoTraining and wildlife broadcasting experts, WildEarth. WildEarth is an ecosystem of LIVE wildlife streaming, bringing the Safari experience to you! EcoTraining, in partnership with wildlife broadcasting experts, WildEarth, brings you a 24-hour-a-day channel that delivers authentic live and interactive wildlife experiences.

Join our expert EcoTraining Guides on Pridelands Conservancy twice daily as they bring an African safari LIVE to your home. Watch them in action here:

About the Author: 

Keri Harvey is a Travel Writer and Photographer.

For Keri, travel is life, like breathing. She is a modern-day nomad from her home in the Cape to Cairo, Abidjan to Zanzibar, into the Middle East, Europe and Asia. With about 50 countries visited date, her stories are told on blogs and websites and in over 3 000 magazine feature articles spanning over 20 years.

Previously an award-winning editor on various South African lifestyle, travel and wildlife publications, Keri has worked freelance since 2001 and published articles in over 100 magazine titles. Every day, Keri wakes up to write or to travel, and her greatest wish is to inspire people through her stories to pack their bags and allow the travel bug to bite.

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