How the Ruaha Carnivore Project is saving Tanzania’s Lions

How the Ruaha Carnivore Project is saving Tanzania’s Lions

Mention the word safari, and most people would instantly think of lions – it’s hard to imagine a wild African landscape without them. Yet these kings of the jungle are fighting for survival – they could be extinct within the next 30-40 years...
10 Best Places To Visit In Africa

10 Best Places To Visit In Africa

Philip Briggs, May 1, 2018 Categories: African Hotspots, Travel Tips
Africa is home to dozens – make that hundreds – of national parks, game reserves and other safari destinations. Every last one of them has something to offer, whether it be a cast of charismatic large mammals dominated by the Big Five, the opportunity to track gorillas or chimpanzees, or more subtle pleasures such as...
Best Southern Circuit Safaris In Tanzania

Best Southern Circuit Safaris In Tanzania

Sue Watt, April 19, 2018 Categories: Tanzania, Travel Tips
Discovering Southern Circuit Safaris in Tanzania: Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve. Tanzania has just about everything you could wish for in an African safari holiday. Safaribookings, the largest online safari marketplace for safari tours, has declared it Africa’s best safari destination following a thorough analysis...
Best Game Reserves for Safaris Near Cape Town

Best Game Reserves for Safaris Near Cape Town

Heather Richardson, March 27, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, South Africa, Travel Tips
Combining a visit to Cape Town and a safari is easier than you might think, with several game reserves just a short drive from the Mother City. Many of these offer the opportunity to see the Big Five: lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalo and leopards. To help you plan your trip, we’ve picked some of the best game reserves for safaris near Cape Town...
5 Fabulous Facts of the Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus Strepsiceros)

5 Fabulous Facts of the Greater Kudu (Tragelaphus Strepsiceros)

Mike Unwin, February 27, 2018 Categories: African Wildlife, Kenya, Mammals
At SafariBookings we love Africa! And not only for the big five. Today we’ll take a closer look at the Greater kudu. The spectacular spiral horns of this handsome antelope – the longest of any antelope – have long made it a favourite among safari-goers and trophy hunters alike...
Conservation And Gorilla Tracking Safari In Bwindi National Park

Conservation And Gorilla Tracking Safari In Bwindi National Park

Book a gorilla tracking in Bwindi National Park in Uganda and meet gorillas up close. Coming face to face with a mountain gorilla is the ultimate wildlife encounter. Some 880 gorillas roam the rainforests of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and they’re found nowhere else on earth...
The Masai Mara Conservancies

The Masai Mara Conservancies

Stuart Butler, January 30, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, Kenya, Responsible travel
If your impression of Africa is of tawny coat lions streaking after wildebeest then the place you’re thinking about is most likely Kenya’s Masai Mara Conservancies. Perhaps the single most famous protected area in Africa, the Masai Mara offers a wildlife bonanza like no other...
Living With The Marsh Lions

Living With The Marsh Lions

Brian Jackman, January 22, 2018 Categories: African Wildlife, Conservation, Kenya
Four decades have passed since expert writer Brian Jackman saw his first wild lion but the memory never fades. “He was a big pride male Marsh Lion in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve, sitting on a termite mound on a cold, bright dawn with his mane backlit in the morning sun...
5 Unforgettable Honeymoon Safari Destinations in Africa

5 Unforgettable Honeymoon Safari Destinations in Africa

Sue Watt, January 9, 2018 Category: Other
Your honeymoon is perhaps the most important holiday of your life, the one you’ll want to remember forever. Romance, indulgence, beautiful settings, starlit skies, special moments…. these are the best ingredients for creating unforgettable memories to be cherished in the years to come...
5 Fascinating Facts About the Incredible Warthog

5 Fascinating Facts About the Incredible Warthog

Mike Unwin, January 4, 2018 Categories: African Wildlife, Mammals, Other
The common Warthog is a popular porker! It was catapulted into celebrity by the unforgettable Warthog named Pumba in Disney’s Lion King. It’s unmistakable, with its incongruous combination of delicate hindquarters and huge head...