The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry (July Update)

The Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on the Safari Industry (July Update)

A survey run by SafariBookings.com, which involved 443 safari tour operators, has revealed that more than 90% have experienced a huge drop in new bookings. This decline is a direct consequence of the coronavirus pandemic. Safari operators typically made comments such as, “the tourism industry in our country is on its knees both on the international and domestic fronts.
Africa’s Best Safari Country of 2020

Africa’s Best Safari Country of 2020

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!
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...
Partnerships for Conservation in Rwanda

Partnerships for Conservation in Rwanda

“I remember that I was so angry when the government made us leave the forest. Us Batwa had lived there for generations, and the forest provided everything that we needed. There was clean water from the rivers, there were natural medicines from the plants and plenty to eat. I used to hunt duiker and other small forest antelope, but we never, ever touched the gorillas...
Walking Safaris and Deb Tittle's Mapazi Camp

Walking Safaris and Deb Tittle's Mapazi Camp

South Luangwa National Park is known as the home of the walking safari, pioneered by renowned conservationist Norman Carr back in the 1960s. Sue Watt recently visited Deb Tittle's Mapazi Camp, tracking big animals on foot and experiencing up-close encounters with Africa’s amazing wildlife...
The Best Malaria Free Game Reserves In South Africa

The Best Malaria Free Game Reserves In South Africa

One of the big advantages of traveling to South Africa, compared to other African safari destinations, is that a number of game reserves where you can see the Big Five are in malaria free areas. This is fantastic if you’re traveling with small children or want to avoid taking anti-malarials...
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!
5 Unforgettable Honeymoon Safari Destinations in Africa

5 Unforgettable Honeymoon Safari Destinations in Africa

Your honeymoon is perhaps the most important holiday of your life, the one you’ll want to remember forever. Romance, indulgence, beautiful settings, starlit skies, special moments…. these are the best ingredients for creating unforgettable memories to be cherished in the years to come...
5 Fascinating Facts About the Incredible Warthog

5 Fascinating Facts About the Incredible Warthog

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...
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...

About SafariBookings

SafariBookings is the largest online marketplace for African safari tours. Easily compare offers from 3,398 specialized tour operators. Make decisions like a pro by using our 57,566 reviews and 178 destination guides.
More About Us

All Blog Categories