Lizzie Williams

Lizzie Williams

Member of the SafariBookings Expert Panel

South Africa South Africa
Expert Reviews:
90 Reviews

Originally from London, Lizzie Williams has worked and lived in Africa since 1995. She started out as a tour leader on overland camping safaris through the parks of East and Southern Africa, and is now a guidebook writer based in Cape Town, but spends considerable time on the road and regularly visits Africa's wild places. For Footprint, she is author of South Africa, Namibia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe, as well as Footprint Focus guides on specialist areas including Cape Town, Winelands & Garden Route, Johannesburg & Kruger National Park, Kilimanjaro & Northern Tanzania and Zanzibar & Pemba. For Bradt, she has written the only country-specific guidebook to Nigeria, for DK Eyewitness Travel, is co-author of Kenya and has contributed to many other guidebooks on Africa including the Rough Guide to Kenya and South Africa. Lizzie also writes for magazines and websites specialising in African travel.

Expert Reviews 90 – Written by Lizzie Williams

Botswana Botswana
Kenya Kenya
Malawi Malawi
  • Malawi country review

    A charming slither of a country with Africa’s third largest lake and fast-developing safari parks

Mozambique Mozambique
  • Mozambique country review

    Bordered by the Indian Ocean which is dotted with tropical islands offering beach holidays and burgeoning game-viewing

Namibia Namibia
South Africa South Africa
Swaziland Swaziland
Tanzania Tanzania
  • Tanzania country review

    East African landscapes at their best with the enticing additions of a Kilimanjaro climb or Zanzibar beach

  • Arusha National Park

    A scenic park with a range of interesting habitats in the shadow of Mount Meru

  • Gombe National Park

    A unique park to see the chimpanzees made famous by primatologist Jane Goodall

  • Lake Manyara National Park

    A diverse variety of landscapes in a small area, sheltered by the magnificent Rift Valley escarpment

  • Mikumi National Park

    A stretch of typical savannah with unexpected game-viewing on Tanzania’s Great North Road

  • Ngorongoro Crater

    A spectacular wildlife extravaganza in the densely-packed Ngorongoro Crater

  • Ruaha National Park

    Good variety of wildlife in formidable landscapes

  • Saadani National Park

    East Africa’s unique safari destination on the beach

  • Selous Game Reserve

    Pure and peaceful wilderness

  • Serengeti National Park

    A quintessential ecosystem of endless plains and spectacular rivers with awe-inspiring numbers of African animals

  • Tarangire National Park

    Famous for its large herds of elephant and impressive baobab trees, and wilder and less crowded than

Uganda Uganda
Zambia Zambia
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

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