African Elephants: Defying the Odds

African Elephants: Defying the Odds

African Elephants, one of only a handful of keystone species (animals who have a substantial and unique influence over their ecosystem and are considered vital to its health), are remarkable creatures with the innate ability to alter their surrounding environment. They play a unique role in the way an ecosystem...
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...
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...
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 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...
And the Winner of the SafariBookings Rhino Donation Campaign is…

And the Winner of the SafariBookings Rhino Donation Campaign is…

SafariBookings chose three outstanding wildlife conservation organizations to compete in our first ever Rhino Donation Campaign. The three conservation organizations – Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), International Rhino Foundation (IRF), and Save the Rhino International were on the “ballot”...
The Difference Between a Black and a White Rhino

The Difference Between a Black and a White Rhino

SafariBookings wants to introduce you to Africa’s two rhino species – the black and the white rhino. Approximately 5,500 black rhino and 20,000 southern white rhino survive in the African wild...
SafariBookings’ 3 Contenders in the Rhino Donation Campaign

SafariBookings’ 3 Contenders in the Rhino Donation Campaign

Three conservation organizations – Endangered Wildlife Trust (EWT), International Rhino Foundation (IRF), and Save the Rhino International – will be competing in the SafariBookings Rhino Donation Campaign...
SafariBookings Launches Rhino Donation Campaign to Help in the Fight Against Rhino Poaching

SafariBookings Launches Rhino Donation Campaign to Help in the Fight Against Rhino Poaching

Rhino poaching has been in crisis mode in South Africa and other African countries for decades but has escalated in recent years. Conservationists and national park authorities have been pushed to the brink in their efforts to protect these majestic creatures from...