Walking Safaris and Deb Tittle's Mapazi Camp

Walking Safaris and Deb Tittle's Mapazi Camp

Sue Watt, August 20, 2019 Categories: Sue Watt's Responsible Travels, Zambia, Other
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 2019

Best African Safari Country of 2019

Jeroen Beekwilder Category: Other
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

Sue Watt, January 9, 2018 Category: Other
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

Mike Unwin, January 4, 2018 Categories: African Wildlife, Mammals, Other
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...
Africa's Best Safari Country of 2017

Africa's Best Safari Country of 2017

Jeroen Beekwilder, July 18, 2017 Category: Other
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.
Why Patience Is a Virtue on an African Safari

Why Patience Is a Virtue on an African Safari

Paul Smitz, June 13, 2017 Categories: Beginner's Guide to Safari, Other
Some African safari-goers make wildlife spotting sound really easy. Ask them if they saw any elephants and they’ll say, ‘Dozens, in the first few minutes, right outside the camp’. What about...
Rwanda Shocks Safari Industry by Doubling the Cost of its Gorilla Permits

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

Alan Murphy, May 23, 2017 Category: Other
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...
What Should You Do When You Encounter An Elephant On A Self-Drive Safari?

What Should You Do When You Encounter An Elephant On A Self-Drive Safari?

Paul Smitz, May 9, 2017 Category: Other
My first trip to Africa, many moons ago, was an extended 4WD tour of Zambia, with some cross-border trips into Botswana, Namibia and Malawi thrown in for the sheer hell of it. The first of those excursions took me to northern Botswana’s fabled Chobe National Park...