Best Southern Circuit Safaris In Tanzania

Best Southern Circuit Safaris In Tanzania

Sue Watt, April 19, 2018 Categories: Tanzania, Travel Tips
Discovering Southern Circuit Safaris in Tanzania: Ruaha National Park and Selous Game Reserve. Tanzania has just about everything you could wish for in an African safari holiday. Safaribookings, the largest online safari marketplace for safari tours, has declared it Africa’s best safari destination following a thorough analysis...
Best Game Reserves for Safaris Near Cape Town

Best Game Reserves for Safaris Near Cape Town

Heather Richardson, March 27, 2018 Categories: Family Safari, South Africa, Travel Tips
Combining a visit to Cape Town and a safari is easier than you might think, with several game reserves just a short drive from the Mother City. Many of these offer the opportunity to see the Big Five: lions, elephants, rhinos, buffalo and leopards. To help you plan your trip, we’ve picked some of the best game reserves for safaris near Cape Town...
Unique Safaris That Get You Away From The Crowds In Style

Unique Safaris That Get You Away From The Crowds In Style

Philip Briggs, December 27, 2017 Categories: Kenya, Travel Tips, Zambia
When you contemplate booking an African safari, it’s the obvious icons that spring to mind – Serengeti, Masai Mara, Kruger, South Luangwa, Okavango and the like. But...
Top 10 Tips for a True Taste of Africa

Top 10 Tips for a True Taste of Africa

Your first African safari – or second, or third – can be a life-changing experience. Coming from media-dominated Europe or North America, the remote and untrammeled African bush possesses a thrillingly timeless and offline quality.
A Field Guide to Safe Self-Drive Camping Safari

A Field Guide to Safe Self-Drive Camping Safari

Christopher Clark, November 3, 2015 Categories: Safe on Safari, Travel Tips
I’ll never forget my first big self-drive camping safari trip through southern Africa. I was certainly jumping in at the deep end: a seven week, 12,000 km odyssey through Botswana and Zambia with a small team of travel experts...
10 (or more) Ways to Help Your Guide (and Yourself) on Safari

10 (or more) Ways to Help Your Guide (and Yourself) on Safari

Patrick Brakspear, October 20, 2015 Categories: Responsible travel, Safari Planning Guide, Safari Tours, Travel Tips
Your guide is probably the most important single factor in ensuring that your safari is an enjoyable and interesting experience. A good guide will without doubt make all the difference in ensuring that you get the most out of your safari...
10 Tips on Vehicle Etiquette on Safari

10 Tips on Vehicle Etiquette on Safari

Patrick Brakspear, September 28, 2015 Categories: Safari Planning Guide, Safe on Safari, Travel Tips
Most of your time on safari will be spent in the back of a safari vehicle which you will likely share with a number of other keen ‘safari goers’ – it is worth keeping a few basic rules of vehicle etiquette on safari in mind...
Safari Safety: Keep Your Window Closed!

Safari Safety: Keep Your Window Closed!

This week, Alan has a rant about some basic safari safety, reflecting on some recent incidents, while recalling his own experiences. Seriously…going on safari isn’t rocket science. The animals are wild, often unpredictable and driven by instinct...
10 Things NOT to Expect on Safari

10 Things NOT to Expect on Safari

Patrick Brakspear, August 9, 2015 Categories: Responsible travel, Safari Planning Guide, Safari Tours, Travel Tips
1. To be driving off-road. In most National Parks and Game Reserves your guide is not allowed to leave the road. This varies between countries – in parts of Zambia and Kenya for example, limited off-road driving is permitted. Your guide...
10 Reasons to Use an Africa Travel Specialist

10 Reasons to Use an Africa Travel Specialist

Patrick Brakspear, July 19, 2015 Categories: Safari Planning Guide, Travel Tips
In recent times the internet has certainly changed the travel industry. More and more we find ourselves booking our flights on-line, arranging car hire and booking hotel rooms over the internet...