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Botswana Houseboat Safari

Botswana Houseboat Safari

Providing a unique river-based experience, a Botswana houseboat safari is ideal for discerning safari travellers and those in search of a more intimate and unusual approach to a safari. Usually a chef, guide and housekeeper ensure guests want for nothing, and the focus in on a personalised stay. Guests aboard a Botswana Houseboat can look forward to plenty of rest and relaxation.

Mahale Chimp Trekking

Mahale Chimp Trekking

Mahale Chimp Trekking in Tanzania is a lifetime experience. The Mahale Mountains which are home to the world’s largest known population of chimpanzees, with approximately 1000 individuals inhabiting the national park. Once you’ve found the Mahale Chimps you’ll have 1 hour to hang out with them and watch as they play, groom and forage on the floor around you.

Rubondo Island Chimpanzees

Rubondo Island Chimpanzees

The group of 16 Rubondo Island chimpanzees who were originally rescued and introduced onto the island were raised in European zoos. Many of the safari guests wonder how the chimps arrived on the island in the first place.

Ngorongoro Crater Rim or Karatu

Ngorongoro Crater Rim or Karatu

Magnificently panoramic and packed with wildlife, the Ngorongoro Crater is one of Tanzania’s most iconic safari destinations and perhaps the easiest place in Africa to see the Big Five – lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. But you need to make a decision about where to stay. Ngorongoro accommodation is neatly divided into two groups: […]

Serengeti Calving Season

Serengeti Calving Season

If you’ve ever wondered why nearly two million wildebeest put themselves through the ordeal of the migration every year, then the Serengeti calving season will show you why. The southern plains of the Serengeti turn green after the November rains, and fresh grazing is just what the wildebeest need for their energy-demanding calving season: several […]

Great Migration River Crossings

Great Migration River Crossings

It is early July in the northern Serengeti and the first few wildebeest are arriving at the banks of the Mara and Grumeti Rivers. More wildebeest quickly pile up behind them, shuffling nervously and peering closely at the murky brown water. None of them enters the river yet. Having eaten their way across the Serengeti […]

Lower Zambezi Fly Camping

Lower Zambezi Fly Camping

These are the only camps in the Lower Zambezi Valley to offer a location quite like that of these Islands. Set up on two private islands in the Lower Zambezi the Fly Camping Safari experience is a back to nature wilderness adventure. Game viewing is totally flexible but is primarily on foot or on the canoes; Game Drives, Boat Cruises […]

The Cape Town Water Crisis & Tourism

The Cape Town Water Crisis & Tourism

Cape Town has long made headlines as one of the world’s favourite holiday destinations but recent news has been dominated by one issue: the Cape Town water crisis and – specifically for this readership – its effect on tourism. There’s no doubt that the crisis is real: after three poor rainy seasons in a row, […]