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Wildebeest antelopes in the savannah

Your guide to seeing the Great Wildebeest Migration in East Africa

    One of the most spectacular wildlife events on the planet and the greatest movement of land mammals on Earth, the Great Wildeebest Migration in East Africa involves the movement of more than 1.5 million wildebeest and 300 000 zebra and gazelle across the plains of the Masai Marai National Park in Kenya and the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. As […]

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Chobe Safari Budget

5 reasons to visit Chobe National Park, Botswana

Botswana’s first National Park, Chobe National Park, is one of the top safari destinations in Africa, with one of the largest concentrations of wildlife on the continent spread across a vast area of nearly 12 000 square kilometres. Located in the north of Botswana, Chobe National Park is famed for its elephants, its diverse habitats, […]

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Bronwyn’s Fear of the Bush

I blame my fear of the bush on growing up in a quiet suburban town where only squirrel’s and doves disturb the tranquillity. It’s not that I am afraid of animals, I’m just not used to them being in my backyard! After all squirrel’s and doves are predictable, bull elephants are not. I’m also used […]

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Etosha pan, Etosha National Park, Namibia

Etosha National Park, Why I love Namibia

After doing safaris all over southern and east Africa, Etosha National Park in Namibia remains one of my favourite National Parks. From the moment that I drove through the Von Lindequist Gate, at the park’s eastern entrance, and spotted a giraffe within seconds, I knew I was going to love Etosha. I’m partial to harsh, desert […]

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Magnificent views - Victoria Falls

A guide to visiting Victoria Falls

Africa’s most famous waterfall and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World is on many a traveller’s bucket list, for good reason. Victoria Falls, the planet’s biggest sheet of falling water, is 1.7 kilometres wide and 100 metres high, and the mist that it creates can be seen more than 50 kilometres away. […]

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Giraffes in Kruger park South Africa

Useful facts about Kruger National Park, South Africa

Kruger National Park is South Africa’s flagship wilderness area, and one of Africa’s most famous parks. For many safari tourists, Kruger is the top choice, with its abundance of wildlife, diversity of landscapes and excellent infrastructure and accommodation options. Want to learn more about this spectacular wilderness area? Here are some interesting facts about Kruger […]

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johannesburg-sunset

7 of the best things to do in Joburg, South Africa

Johannesburg – or Joburg as it’s known to locals – is usually not on the top of travellers’ wish lists for a South African safari trip. The city doesn’t have the beauty of Cape Town or the beaches of Durban and so it’s often just used as a quick stop over on the way to […]

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Pezula Tree House

South Africa’s best treehouses

If you’re bored of the usual hotels, lodges and campsites and want to stay somewhere completely different, why not sleep in a treehouse? There is a growing number of treehouse hotels and lodges spread all over South Africa, from bush getaways to beach escapes. Here’s our pick of South Africa’s best tree houses to stay […]

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The 6 most photogenic places in Namibia

One of the most sparsely populated countries in the world, Namibia is home to vast, spectacular desert landscapes, dramatic mountains, incredible wildlife areas and some truly breathtaking otherworldly scenery. It’s also one of Africa’s best countries for road tripping, as its changing magical landscapes unfurl ceaselessly as you drive near-empty roads. Here are the six […]

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overland safaris

Our best budget desert overlanding safaris

Desert landscapes are probably not the first kind of landscapes that come to mind when people think of planning an African safari. The quintessential African safari images in the popular imagination are usually of the East African open savanna dotted with animals and acacia trees. While we offer lots of safaris to east Africa and […]

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