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Hiking trails criss-cross the peninsula and include the most iconic destinations: Table Mountain of course, but also Lion’s Head, Cape Point and – beyond Cape Town – the Cape Winelands and Whale Route. Different kinds of hikes too: half-day and full-day hiking; easy, moderate or challenging hikes; and walks focussed on wildlife or bird watching.
Experience Okavango Delta Ballooning, in one of Africa’s great wilderness destinations, epitomises the very best of game viewing, flying over a landscape flooded with water and winding channels, dotted with islands, and combined with large expanses of woodland forests. This age old ballooning adventure explores the Okavango Delta in a completely unique way offering a […]
If you’re planning to travel to Africa in 2019, then it pays to know what happens where and when. A continent of dazzling diversity, Africa is a destination where each month delivers something special; the trick is to match your month of travel with the best experience at that time. Use our African Travel Calendar – a month by month guide.
The Livingstone Island tour is offered 5 times on a daily basis. A twin-engine boat will take you on a thrilling journey through the fast-moving channels of the Zambezi River. On the island you will be given a guided tour, learning about its history from ancient times when it served as a sacrificial site to the present day and its World Heritage status.
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 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.
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: […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]