10 Beautiful Islands Off the Coast of Africa

10 Beautiful Islands Off the Coast of Africa

When people think of Africa, they most likely imagine the savannahs, jungles and deserts of the main continent. Yet the islands off the coast of Africa are some of the most spectacular in the world, with stunning beaches, a host of marine wildlife, architecture and cuisines influenced by...
Best Places for Golden Monkey Tracking

Best Places for Golden Monkey Tracking

After a couple of hours of relentless marching up and down slippery, muddy jungle slopes during our golden monkey trekking, we finally got our first glimpse of the creature we’d been zig-zagging through the forest in search of. At first it was just a red-gold blur of movement through the trees, but as the monkeys grew...
The Best Northern South African Safari Parks, Besides Kruger

The Best Northern South African Safari Parks, Besides Kruger

Paul Smitz Category: Best Kept Safari Secrets
When the topic of watching wildlife in South African safari parks comes up, the conversation rarely ventures beyond Kruger. This world-famous national park seems to have a monopoly on South African animals, and those who are keen to see them...
Get Out Of The Vehicle And Do A Walking Safari

Get Out Of The Vehicle And Do A Walking Safari

‘Safari’ doesn’t have to mean driving around in an open-topped or open-sided vehicle. Walking or boating lets you connect with the bush in a completely different way...
Best Kept Safari Secret: Katavi National Park

Best Kept Safari Secret: Katavi National Park

Katavi National Park has some of Africa’s largest wildlife concentrations and some of its most remote wilderness. It is a difficult but amazing destination well off standard East Africa safari...
Hiking in Malolotja in Swaziland

Hiking in Malolotja in Swaziland

Malolotja is Swaziland’s premier nature reserve but, like Swaziland itself, is often overlooked. Visitors will find few other people and can enjoy fabulous scenery, hiking as impressive as the Drakensberg and a wide variety of rare and unusual wildlife.
Microlight over South Luangwa

Microlight over South Luangwa

A microlight flight offers a thrilling aerial perspective on the wildlife of Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, revealing both its wildlife and its unique geography.
Mapungubwe National Park in South Africa

Mapungubwe National Park in South Africa

A dose of history and culture in the veld, with a golden rhino, wildlife galore and views across three African countries.
A Different South Africa Holiday

A Different South Africa Holiday

South Africa is a very popular self-drive destination for tourists. Most people take a tour along the east coast, visiting a combination of places including Kruger Park and the Garden Route.
Walking Safaris Are Available In The Serengeti

Walking Safaris Are Available In The Serengeti

There are few activities more exhilarating than a walking safari in a park that's full of lions, elephants, and other big game.