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#8 – A Day On A Mobile Safari

Guided by highly knowledgeable and professional rangers, walking safaris offer guests a true taste of authentic Africa and often allow people to develop a much a more intimate understanding and connection with the land. Read More >> Source: Zambia Tourism

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Off-Beat Africa: A Quartet of Quirky Safaris

Most African safaris involve your basic game viewing, a day or night drive into the bush – but that punches up to an altogether different level when you’re with an outstanding guide, one who can direct your gaze to the little as well as to the large wonders of the [...]

Tips From The Experts – What You Need To Know BEFORE Going On Your Next African Safari

When traveling, a good rule of thumb is to always be sensitive to the local culture. When on an African safari, that includes the animals you are watching. Don’t forget that you are in their habitat, so be respectful and don’t do anything to scare them. We’ve asked three rangers [...]

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Kids Go Wild: 10 Amazing, Family Friendly Safaris

Experience the thrills of the African bush with the entire family. Today, children are more and more able to get in on the action with many lodges and reserves welcoming children over the age of eight. Whether your family is looking to fully immerse in the culture and [become a [...]

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Shine Bright Like An African Starry Night

Today, an astounding 50% of the world’s population can no longer see the stars because of pollution. But in many remote areas of Africa, you will be amazed by the thousands of points of light that fill the sky without interference from city lights or smog. As stars have influenced [...]

Safari Corner: The Top 10 Types of Safaris

SAFARI! The word conjures romantic images of 19th-century explorers, Ernest Hemingway’s Kilimanjaro, the bush, big game, and Ralph Lauren clothing! But safari simply means “journey” in Swahili. A safari might be an overland exploration in a four-wheel-drive vehicle or a water expedition on the River Nile. Whether you’re a photo [...]

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African Rain: Still a Super Safari, With or Without It

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part blog post on safaris in Tanzania. Previous posts: part I) So many of this season’s drives have been spectacular, if not simply stunning, both in dry and wet conditions. In fact, even though safaris have become more confined to the inside [...]

  • A beautiful view of the Plantation lodge in Tanzania, Africa

African Rain: Still a Super Safari, With or Without It

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part blog post on safaris in Tanzania. Subsequent posts: part II) The thing about rain and tin roofs is that it can quickly become a deafening clatter. This morning, while lying in the snug comfort of my mosquito-netted bed, I was awakened [...]

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Safari Code Breaker

Dropping down over the Drakensberg escarpment, an immense shelf of land that gives way in great carved ravines to the vast plains below, I was awed by its magnitude. Instinctively, I felt my arrival in “the bush” and began to prepare my mindset for this first safari in Mpumalanga province, [...]

  • An elephant walking in the Amboseli National Park in Kenya, Africa

Booking a Safari

From my professional experience, I know that the way to go about booking a personal and unique safari is to imagine your overall experience and what you’d most like from it. You can then narrow down your options. This can include deciding on how you’d like to travel, letting your [...]

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