10 Interesting Kalahari Desert Facts

10 Interesting Kalahari Desert Facts

The Kalahari Desert is a large semi-arid sandy savannah in Southern Africa. One of the most interesting Kalahari Desert facts is that it is not a desert in the strictest sense of the word, as it receives too much...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Johannesburg

Heather Richardson, July 10, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, South Africa, Travel Tips
From Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city, you don’t need to go far to get out into the bush. There are plenty of safari parks and game reserves near Johannesburg, all within a four-hour drive of the city. Day trippers can head to reserves just an hour’s drive away, whilst those looking to spend a few days on safari...
15 African Safari Photography Tips

15 African Safari Photography Tips

For most people, photography is an integral part of an African safari. The wealth of great photographic opportunities is inspiring, but for beginners, it is important to have realistic expectations. The media is saturated with beautiful wildlife images...
Top 10 Best Botswana Safari Camps & Lodges

Top 10 Best Botswana Safari Camps & Lodges

Heather Richardson, June 26, 2018 Categories: Botswana, Responsible travel, Travel Tips
When it comes to picking the best Botswana safari camps, there is a lot of choice. Botswana is known for its luxury boutique camps and lodges. The best manage to deliver excellent service and provide full amenities while being environmentally responsible. From the Okavango Delta to the unearthly Makgadikgadi Pans...
Top 10 Best African Safari Parks and Destinations of 2018

Top 10 Best African Safari Parks and Destinations of 2018

Jeroen Beekwilder, June 13, 2018 Categories: SafariBookings News, Travel Tips
SafariBookings.com conducted an in-depth analysis of 2,129 reviews to determine the best park for African safaris. With an outstanding overall rating of 4.9 out of 5, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania came out the clear winner (Serengeti also topped the Best Safari Parks list in 2015, when we last carried out this analysis). Rounding out the Top 3 parks...
Serengeti National Park Voted Best African Safari Park of 2018

Serengeti National Park Voted Best African Safari Park of 2018

Jeroen Beekwilder, June 13, 2018 Categories: SafariBookings News, Tanzania, Travel Tips
SafariBookings.com has compiled a definitive list of Africa's best safari parks. Our in-depth study included more than 2,000 reviews from safari tourists and industry experts alike. After an exhaustive analysis, Serengeti National Park in Tanzania was rated the best safari park in Africa. This reflects the continued popularity of this stunning park with safari-goers and industry experts alike...
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...