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5 reasons to go on a Zambian adventure with Pioneer Safaris


If you’re looking for a unique safari experience in Zambia that is flexible to your needs, Pioneer Camp, Lodge and Safaris may have just the thing for you.

An affordable family safari


The Harkins family had such a good time on a trip with Lelobu Safaris, that they’ve decided to turn it into a biannual event. They’ve also got 5 tips on how to do this kind of holiday on a budget.

Safari vehicle safety stepped up

The safety of open safari vehicles (OSVs) has come under scrutiny and new regulations have been introduced.
© Stefan de Villiers

Issues concerning open safari vehicles and their safety are being addressed in a new self-regulation project, which will take effect from the start of August.

Happy 20th birthday, Pioneer!

Cosy dinner at Pioneer Lodge, Camp and Safaris

Pioneer turns 20 and celebrates by reminiscing over the years gone by and redecorating their chalets.

Wildlife within the greater Kruger National Park

© Johan Smalman

All things bright and beautiful the Timbavati has it all!

10 reasons to go on a bush walk


10 reasons to take a walk on the wild side on safari…

Family friendly safari in Botswana

Catering for everyone

Taking small children on safari is not always easy but this family found a solution in the Okavango.

Time flies when you’re on safari

Sighting elephants in Chobe

A fantastic full day spent on safari in Chobe National Park.

Safety with lions on safari

Wild Wings Safaris

Following the recent fatal attack in a lion park, Wild Wings Safaris explores why open safari vehicles are still safe.

Safari season in Tanzania

donkey safari

June to October is the ideal time to go on safari in Tanzania.

Changing perceptions of Kenya


Times are changing in Kenya as traditional ways of life blend with a modern way of thinking.

A digital detox on safari

safari pool

Berenice disconnects from the digital world on safari in Kruger National Park.

7 leopards, an aardvark and a caracal in South Luangwa


Fortune falls on guests at Nkwali Camp in South Luangwa, Zambia.

Getting closer to the African wilderness

Watching elephants from a private deck

Recently refurbished Tanda Tula Safari Camp offers an unforgettable experience of the African wilderness.

What to expect when dining in the bush

safari dining

A closer look at what to expect during bush dinners on your African safari.

Abandoned by mum on an Okavango evening

bush camping

Rachel speaks about her amazing mum and how she demonstrated one night that even the best mothers among us are human too!

Staying on the roads while on safari


Rhino Post Safari Lodge explains why staying on the road on safari is best for the wildlife and the guests.

Will you be ‘Meerkating’ your safari?

meerkat app

With the advent of live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope how are safaris likely to change over the next few years?

A spontaneous student trip to Akagera


Sneaking out in the middle of the night to go on spontaneous student safari in Rwanda!

A Kgalagadi safari in pictures


Photos of a three week safari in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.

What is a game census safari all about?

horseback safari

Thrill seeker safari lovers have a chance to become part of wildlife conservation management while giving their hearts a reason to skip a beat in the bush.

5 reasons to visit the Waterberg in 2015

The Waterberg, in South Africa’s Limpopo province, is a safari to add to your bucket list!

5 ways to avoid paying a single supplement

Here are five ways for single travellers to find deals without paying a single supplement.

A guide to planning your Botswana safari

Some tips for making the most out of a Botswana safari.

Planning a family-friendly safari in Botswana

Here is what you need to know for planning a safari with children.

Three incredible game drives in the Sabi Sands

Two amazing leopard sightings in two days!

9 odd questions guests ask on safari

On our scheduled Kruger Park safaris, our guides sometimes battle to keep a straight face when they get questions like these…

A response to the hunting debate

A response from well-known conservationist Gail Potgieter on the hunting debate.

Catch and release tiger fishing, and more, on the Okavango

The Okavango Delta is a fisherman’s dream but there is also so much more on offer.

Safari engagements at Rhino River Lodge

Two couples tell us about their safari proposals at Rhino River Lodge in the Zululand wilderness.

5 reasons why a safari is the best way to celebrate New Year’s Eve

If you’re thinking of doing a safari over New Year, here are five reasons you should book it – now!

5 strangest animals to see on safari

Africa has many animals that are considered strange but the following five are very unusual. If you do spot any of these animals on safari consider yourself very lucky.

Canoeing with elephants in Malawi

During an early morning canoe safari guests to the Tongole Wilderness Lodge were recently thrilled by a spectacular sighting of a breeding herd of elephants.

Is safari travel safe during Ebola?

Here’s why you shouldn’t cancel your African safari because of Ebola.

South Luangwa’s emerald season and river journeys

Discover South Luangwa by way of a river journey in Emerald Season discover a landscape that is alive with greenery and wildlife.

10 reasons why your safari should include time in a hide

10 reasons why safari hides are not just for bird watchers and wildlife documentary photographers.

Go glamping on safari

Go safari glamping and find out why this accommodation option is better than staying in a lodge.

March countdown begins with a great competition

The countdown to this Saturday’s Global March for Elephants and Rhinos has kicked off this week with the announcement of a fantastic, world-wide competition, valued at US$60 000!

A Luangwa guide’s tale

Meet Frederick ‘Fred’ Phiri, a safari guide from Nkwali Camp in Zambia’s South Luangwa.

Kenya: Removing the blinkers

Discovering that there is more to Kenya than what meets the eye.

The food on safari

Jennifer Goetz describes her apprehension and subsequent delight regarding the food on safari.

Video footage emerges showing why Tanzanian hunting company was banned

Motherboard has gotten its hands on some horrifying video footage of hunting and wild animal abuse in Tanzania with a company known as Green Mile Safari.

Why I love Kruger

Janine Mare explains why Kruger National Park holds a special place in her heart.

How to prepare for a photo safari

Some tips and tricks on preparing for your first photo safari along with a list of what you should pack.

Walking safaris in the Kruger region

Getting a closer look at the African bushveld and all its components is one of the highlights of a safari holiday. Walking in a Big 5 reserve offers an element of excitement and speaks to some of the keenest adventurers.

Kariega Game Reserve photographic safari

Guests comment on a successful photographic expedition to Kariega Game Reserve

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