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January 19th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Renate

Walking safaris are intense, thrilling and fascinating.  Walking with an expert guide allows you to hear, smell, touch, and see every detail of Africa. It enlivens the senses and you see the small things that are invisible from a vehicle. You won’t get quite as close or travel as far, ... Read more

January 15th 2018  |  Botswana, Kenya, Photography Safaris, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Renate

All safaris offer the chance for great photographs. Good guides will get you closer to wildlife than you might imagine and your biggest problem is likely to be sorting through the hundreds of photos you’ve taken.   One of the very best ways to get close-up shots – or just to ... Read more

January 12th 2018  |  Botswana, South Africa, Travel, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Sitting in the back of a vehicle, watching the African wildlife and scenery unfold before you is one of the true pleasures of a safari. If you’ve not done it before here’s a quick look at what to expect. Your first experience of a game drive is likely to be ... Read more

February 14th 2017  |  Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda, Unique Experiences, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

I love an African holiday planning challenge, and while most of what I do is help to plan safari holidays, as a (lapsed) marathon runner I also get asked for my input on marathons in Africa, so I’ve rounded up some brief information on five of the most iconic. We’ve ... Read more

November 7th 2016  |  Conservation Safaris, South Africa, Tanzania, Travel, Uganda, Wildlife Safaris, Zimbabwe  |  by  Renate

Seeing a giraffe on safari is mesmerising, especially for children. Immersing your family in the wildlife and their surroundings will ensure they appreciate them and later in life. Considered to be calm and thoughtful, giraffe safaris are suitable for all ages. Where can I see the biggest giraffe herds? Where can I ... Read more

August 19th 2016  |  Botswana, Conservation Safaris, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Wildlife Safaris, Zimbabwe  |  by  Francis Naumann

Elephants are some of Africa’s greatest migrants, and for centuries they have been known to move vast distances between favoured sources of seasonal food and water. Many of the continent’s largest escarpments and mountains have been mapped by elephants over the millennia, and their ancient pathways have often been used ... Read more

April 14th 2016  |  Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

Canoe Safaris Canoe safaris are a fantastic way to view wildlife - you are able to visit places not accessible by vehicle and can really get under the skin of Africa. The options below offer three different ways to paddle along the mighty Zambezi River and enjoy viewing animals from ... Read more

January 18th 2016  |  Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Think of romance and travel and what picture do you get in your head? A couple kissing in front of the Eiffel Tower, or smooching in a gondola on a Venice canal. But probably not a safari. However Africa will surprise you with the private romantic moments made for anyone ... Read more

January 12th 2016  |  Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar and islands, Zimbabwe  |  by  Charlotte Opperman

Year-round there is somewhere in Africa and the Indian Ocean with sunny days and great wildlife. Here are some of our favourite places to visit month by month. January – safari in Kenya and you’ll have superb wildlife. The Masai Mara is excellent and less visited at this time of ... Read more

January 6th 2016  |  Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe  |  by  Richard Smith

If you thought safari was all about wildlife drives and bush walks, think again. Here are some of the more unusual ways to experience Africa's wilderness: Take a houseboat in Botswana Moving along the Chobe River, Zambezi Queen is a 5-star, 42-metre long luxury houseboat offering unparalleled sophistication in one ... Read more