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March 27th 2020  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

Weekend 28/29 March update - We are closed this weekend. As our work now is based around working with suppliers to rearrange holidays, and they are also away from their desks, we will take these two days to catch up at home and come back on Monday firing on all ... Read more

March 10th 2020  |   News  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Africa’s pristine wilderness areas, islands and beaches house some of the most romantic hideaway retreats anywhere in the world. For honeymooners, it’s a veritable paradise with all sorts on offer from dreamy star beds to dazzling private villas. We’ve done the digging to find the best honeymoon offers: A Botswana ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   Interviews, Unique Experiences  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Conjure up an image of a safari guide and you’re most likely to come up with versions of a rugged, khaki clad fellow with binos slung around his neck and a rifle across his shoulder. That’s pretty much spot on apart from the man bit! There is in fact a ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   Interviews, Zambia  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Deb Tittle is without question one of Africa’s leading safari guides.  Over the last 22 years she’s led nearly 3,000 walking safaris through the African wilderness.  Having honed her skills working with renowned safari guides Robin Pope and Derek Shenton, she now runs her own operation at Mapazi Camp in ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Alice Gully

A safari is one of the best holiday investments you can make for your family.  Few other holidays offer such a fabulous departure from every-day life as a safari, with activities enough to please everyone from teen to granny.  With opportunities still available in the summer holidays and October half ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   Christmas Safaris and Holidays  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

The beaches running along the Southern and East African coastline rival any of the best beach hotspots around the rest of the world. Whether you want to go for a fly and flop holidayor are keen to add some R&R to your safari there are options a-plenty. We’ve picked out ... Read more

March 6th 2020  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

A safari is different from a ski holiday or a fly and flop on the beach in that, traditonally, there's been no discounting in a last minute scramble to fill beds. The best safari camps are small, typically accommodating fewer than 20 people, with some having only three tents. Many ... Read more

February 7th 2020  |   Conservation Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

'Eco' and 'conservation' are big words in the safari industry right now, with camps and lodges keenly aware of the need to protect the delicate environments in which they operate.  There are myriad interesting schemes on the ground - the following is just a small snapshot of some that have ... Read more

February 7th 2020  |   Interviews  |  by   Jess Hills

Jess has recently returned from a South African riding safari with Wait a Little, who run superb rides in Big Five wildlife areas adjacent to the Kruger National Reserve.  She and co-owner Gerti Kusseler had a chat one evening over a sundowner. How do you choose the horses? We’ve got ... Read more

February 6th 2020  |   Family Safaris  |  by   Charlotte Opperman

Heading off as a family in the summer and at Christmas is obvious, but there are plenty of other school holidays to use for a safari, and lots of places with great wildlife and weather to use them. February Half Term Skiing can break the bank in the February half ... Read more