The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry

The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry

This are the results of a monthly survey, involving hundreds of safari tour operators, regarding the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Africa’s safari industry. The survey was run by SafariBookings.com for 27 months in a row (from March 2020 to May 2022).
Africa’s Best Safari Country of 2023

Africa’s Best Safari Country of 2023

We have studied this year’s reviews to discover the popular vote for the continent’s best safari country. Go on, take a guess, who do you think won?! A country that is surely safari paradise – from its steaming, ancient deserts to its meandering, water drenched landscapes – claimed the crown as the continent’s number one safari country. Congratulations Botswana!
Best African Safari Country of 2018

Best African Safari Country of 2018

SafariBookings.com has been sifting through the many thousands of recent safari reviews on our website. We have analyzed them to find the popular vote for the continent’s best safari country. Can you guess which country won? A magical country that combines awe-inspiring deserts with an impossibly wet delta system came first, claiming this year’s award for best safari country of 2018. Congratulations Botswana!
On a Mission to Save the Rhino

On a Mission to Save the Rhino

Thanks to all of you at SafariBookings we (Save the Rhino International) received an incredible $10,000 as winners of the Rhino Donation Campaign last year, supporting our efforts to save the species and support rangers in the field. Now, six months after receiving this wonderful donation, we wanted to...
Serengeti National Park Voted Best African Safari Park of 2018

Serengeti National Park Voted Best African Safari Park of 2018

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...
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”...
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...
Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Upheaval in the Safari Industry as the Impact of New Tanzania VAT Tax Starts to Bite

Tanzania faces blowback from its recent VAT introduction with its all-important safari industry struggling to maintain its leading position in East Africa...
Africa's Best Safari Country of 2017

Africa's Best Safari Country of 2017

SafariBookings.com has conducted an in-depth analysis of reviews from safari tourists and acclaimed Africa experts to determine the continent’s best country for safaris. And the winner? Tanzania came out on top – the country is the clear winner and has been awarded our best safari country for 2017.
Rwanda Shocks Safari Industry by Doubling the Cost of Its Gorilla Permits

Rwanda Shocks Safari Industry by Doubling the Cost of Its Gorilla Permits

Rwanda has recently increased the cost of its gorilla permits to US$1500, catching the growing safari industry off guard. The price hike represents a doubling of the former cost of US$750 which was already more expensive than...

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