Africa’s Best Safari Country of 2024

Africa’s Best Safari Country of 2024

Botswana has been voted Africa’s best country for a safari. Coming in second, not far behind Botswana, was Tanzania, followed by Namibia in third place. Every year SafariBookings performs a study to...
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!
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).
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...
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.
Africa's Decreasing Elephant Population: Country-by-Country Analysis

Africa's Decreasing Elephant Population: Country-by-Country Analysis

The elephant has been an icon of African wildlife for many years. To see one in the wild is often a primary reason for people to do an African safari. But will it be around for many more years?
VAT Changes in Tanzania Affect Tour Operators and Safari Tourists

VAT Changes in Tanzania Affect Tour Operators and Safari Tourists

The Tanzanian government has thrown the safari industry into a state of confusion by introducing a value-added tax (VAT) of 18% to many tourist services previously exempt from VAT. The changes became applicable as at 1 July 2016...
The Most and Least Loved Safari Tourists

The Most and Least Loved Safari Tourists

Over 400 African safari operators participated in the largest survey of its kind to reveal the most and least loved safari tourists. The results are in and ...
Serengeti Voted the Best Safari Park of Africa of 2024

Serengeti Voted the Best Safari Park of Africa of 2024

SafariBookings.com has published the definitive list of Africa's best safari parks. The in-depth study analyzed more than 3,000 reviews from safari tourists and industry experts alike. After careful consideration, Serengeti National Park...
Four South African Parks in the Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa

Four South African Parks in the Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa

No less than 4 South African parks have been awarded a top 10 position in the definitive list of Top 10 Best Safari Parks of Africa. MalaMala, Sabi Sands, Phinda and Kgalagadi all received a top 10 ranking. No other safari country...

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