Visiting Deadvlei - Planning a trip to visit Deadvlei in Namibia

Visiting Deadvlei - Planning a trip to visit Deadvlei in Namibia

No trip to Namibia is complete without setting foot in the Namib desert. This sea of sand stretches for more than 2000km along the Atlantic coast of Angola, Namibia and South Africa. Deadvlei in the Sossusvlei area is without a doubt the most iconic and accessible place to visit in this starkly beautiful region...
Kruger Park Activities - Things you can do at Kruger National Park

Kruger Park Activities - Things you can do at Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is the emblem of South Africa’s travel industry. This is the place to encounter all safari creatures big and small: elephant, buffalo, giraffe, lion, rhino, leopard, a dazzling array of antelopes, and much more. To really appreciate this vast ecosystem and all its attractions, you should...
The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry (November Update)

The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry (November Update)

A survey run by SafariBookings.com, which involved 303 safari tour operators, has revealed that more than 90% have experienced a huge drop in new bookings. This decline is a direct consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Safari operators typically made comments such as, “the tourism industry in our country is on its knees both on the international and domestic fronts.
Top 10 Best Masai Mara Safari Lodges & Camps

Top 10 Best Masai Mara Safari Lodges & Camps

The Masai Mara National Reserve with its abundance of wildlife and its surrounding private conservancies offer many safari lodges. You can stay in one of these lodges to get close to the action. Here are 10 of the best Masai Mara Safari Lodges & Camps...
Top 10 Best Safari Lodges & Camps Near Victoria Falls

Top 10 Best Safari Lodges & Camps Near Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls indisputably ranks among the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. When you see it, you’ll know why! Here, the mighty Zambezi River, a full 1.7km wide, tumbles over a 108-metre high cliff shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe to form the world’s largest sheet of falling water. Thinking of going there? So...
Top 15 Best Things To See and Do in Madagascar

Top 15 Best Things To See and Do in Madagascar

Madagascar, rimmed by an idyllic coastline, is a tantalising holiday destination. For many people, it’s the white sandy beaches, the snorkel-friendly coral reefs, the whispering palm trees and the tasty seafood that makes this Indian Ocean island so...
Best Places to See the Big 5 on Safari in Africa

Best Places to See the Big 5 on Safari in Africa

Going on safari in Africa has become closely associated with seeing the Big 5. Have you ever wondered what that is all about and where you should go? The term ‘Big 5’ originated in the early days of game hunting. Lion, leopard, elephant, buffalo and rhino were the most...
Everything you need to know before visiting Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls

Everything you need to know before visiting Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a stunning spectacle however you view it. Whether it’s from the bottom of the gorge, from spray-doused Knife Edge Bridge, or from the comfort of a plane or chopper. But when it comes to a breathtaking immersive experience, nothing is quite so full-on as a dip in Devil’s Pool. This oddly becalmed...
Best Private Game Reserves bordering Kruger National Park

Best Private Game Reserves bordering Kruger National Park

Greater Kruger, comprising the vast Kruger National Park and a cluster of bordering private reserves, ranks among South Africa’s most popular tourist attractions. But while the national park itself is perfect for self-drive safaris and budget package tours, the adjacent private reserves offer a more exclusive...
The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species

The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species

On 4 August SafariBookings expert, Anthony Ham, released his book, The Last Lions of Africa: Stories from the Frontline in the Battle to Save a Species. A work of narrative non-fiction, the book tells the story of five lion populations and the local people with whom they share...

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