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Great Wildebeest Migration

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Michael Laubscher | 

18 Feb 2024

Huge wildebeest herd spotted grazing near Gol Kopjes!

This herd was spotted near Gol Kopjes in the Serengeti National Park. This wildebeest herd has made a stop on their journey south to graze on these lush plains before moving on for calving. The wildebeest need to be alert in this area as Gol Kopjes is well known for having one of the highest densities of cheetahs in Africa!

This amazing video was taken by Michael Laubscher on the 18th of February 2024.

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Michael Laubscher | 

12 Feb 2024

Calf taking its first steps on the plains of Kakesyo!

A calf was born on the Kakesyo plains near the Ndutu area of the Serengeti National Park. Calving season is well underway as thousands of wildebeest calves are being born every day on the plains. This beautiful scene encapsulates the beginning of the first migration journey for these wildebeest calves as they start running with the herd within just a few hours of birth.

This stunning video was taken by Michael Laubscher on the 12th of February 2024.

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Safari Bando | 

23 Jan 2024

Herd spotted on the move in Ndutu

This herd was spotted in the Ndutu area of the Serengeti National Park. Wildebeest herds in Ndutu often congregate around Lake Ndutu where they merge and form gigantic herds.

This great video was taken by Safari Bando on the 23rd of January 2024.

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Michael Thomas | 

31 Dec 2023

Megaherd spotted on the southern Serengeti plains!

This megaherd was spotted in the Kusini area of the Serengeti National Park. The lush green plains of the southern Serengeti provided excellent grazing for this gigantic herd on the final day of 2023! The much anticipated arrival of the wildebeest megaherds in the southern Serengeti is now underway.

This fantastic video was taken by Michael Thomas on the 31st of December 2023.

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George Thoms | 

25 Dec 2023

Massive herd spotted at Ndutu Swamp!

This herd was spotted in the Ndutu Swamp area of the Serengeti National Park. These thirsty wildebeest stopped for a well-deserved drink on Christmas Day! This massive herd will now likely settle in the Ndutu area for calving season after which they will begin the migration route again with their new calves.

These two incredible videos were taken by George Thoms on the 25th of December 2023.

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Sidai Africa Safaris | 

13 Dec 2023

Large wildebeest herd spotted near Lake Masek!

This herd was spotted near Lake Masek in the Serengeti National Park. Herds have arrived in increasing numbers in the Ndutu area during the past week which means that new calves are not far away! This herd stopped for grazing near Lake Masek, one of the two lakes in the area.

This amazing video was taken by Sidai Africa Safaris on the 13th of December 2023.

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What Makes HerdTracker Migration Safaris unique?

Value for money

We want you to make the most of your hard-earned cash. Herdtracker Migration Safaris takes you to the location of the migratory herds in the Serengeti National Park.

Private safari experience

Private migration safaris offer four-star accommodation in the Serengeti, with all your meals, drinks ad full day safari experiences included. HerdTracker Migration Safaris offers exactly the same features at a reduced cost.

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HerdTracker Migration Safaris are scheduled to take place in February, April and July/August - statistically the best time to see the wildebeest migration.

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