What Makes Great Safari Guides And Why Are They Important?

What Makes Great Safari Guides And Why Are They Important?

The safari guide is arguably the most important part of the whole safari experience. Get a great guide and you’ll have an incredible time – regardless of the wildlife, the weather or the lodge. Here’s why they are so important...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Port Elizabeth

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Port Elizabeth

South Africa’s southern city of Port Elizabeth (PE) is well located near the eastern end of the Garden Route and a string of malaria-free wildlife reserves, most famously Addo Elephant National Park. Private game reserves near Port Elizabeth line the N2 highway and other roads between Addo and Grahamstown. These...
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!
How to Help Monitor Moremi’s Rhinos

How to Help Monitor Moremi’s Rhinos

Black rhinos are classed as critically endangered, with only around 4600 left, while white rhinos number around 20,000. Both are in danger, persecuted mercilessly for their horns by organized criminal gangs. Yet, some places have become a haven for rhinos, including Botswana...
Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Nairobi

Best Safari Parks and Game Reserves Near Nairobi

Nairobi is a city that lives and breathes wildlife, from the carved wooden hippos and lions for sale in every tourist handicraft shop to the real-life versions haunting the wildlife reserves near Nairobi. Kenya makes a superb base for day or overnight excursions to a diverse array...
Top 10 Best Places To Visit In Africa in 2020

Top 10 Best Places To Visit In Africa in 2020

Africa is home to dozens – make that hundreds – of national parks, game reserves and other safari destinations. Every last one of them has something to offer, whether it be a cast of charismatic large mammals dominated by the Big Five, the opportunity to track gorillas or chimpanzees, or more subtle pleasures such as...
10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Tanzania

10 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Tanzania

From the high snowy peaks of Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Meru to the palm-fringed Indian Ocean islands of Zanzibar and Pemba, Tanzania quite simply has it all. Many of Africa’s best and most popular tourist attractions are found within Tanzania, and the variety and quality...
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...
5 Best Places to See Gorillas in Africa

5 Best Places to See Gorillas in Africa

Gorilla encounters are the ultimate wildlife experience, whether they’re mountain gorillas, Western lowland gorillas or even the rare Grauer’s gorilla. The sheer majesty of the silverbacks, the playfulness of the toddlers and the tenderness of their mothers are just mesmerizing. So where...
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...

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