Marakele National Park, set in a stunning section of South Africa’s Waterberg Mountains, is home to a colony of Cape vultures.
A canoe safari going at nature’s gentle pace through an un-spoilt wilderness makes a leisurely alternative to regular game-viewing from a vehicle.
Sabi Sands is one of the best Big Five safari destinations in Africa. Unfortunately, though, it isn’t for everybody’s budget. What many overseas tourists do not know is that there are a handful of self-catering lodges in Sabi Sands that offer a much cheaper solution for families or small groups.
The Namib-Naukluft National Park – the Place Where There is Nothing is a wilderness of gravel plains, rolling dunes and horizons that melt and quiver in the heat haze.
Night drives, fantastic wildlife, dramatic landscapes and a future as one of southern Africa’s most promising reserves make the southern Tuli Block Botswana’s best-kept secrets.
Khutse Game Reserve is the Kalahari’s most compact public reserve. Here you can also tap into the detailed local knowledge of scientists studying lion and leopard.
The animals roaming the open sandy plains, overlooked by lonely dolerite koppies, include black and white rhinos, buffalos and antelopes such as roan, tsessebe and black wildebeest.
Ghana may not feature on too many people’s safari destinations lists, but located just six hours from London via plane perhaps it’s time it should.
When people think of safari destinations in Tanzania they automatically think of the Serengeti. And why not?
At Saadani Safari Lodge in Saadani National Park in Tanzania, you can snorkel over coral reefs in the morning and photograph elephants and giraffes in the afternoon. On most African bush-and-beach holidays, half a day or so...