Safari now available for the iPad®

Stay in touch with Africa

Travel to Africa's most mesmerising destinations every three months with Safari interactive magazine.

Safari is a dynamic travel magazine from the award-winning Africa Geographic stable. Safari is all about evocative digital story telling, with rich multimedia content and travel features packed full of videos, music and photography. Our team of Africa-trotting travel journos bring you spellbinding stories featuring sunsets over the Serengeti, gorilla trekking in the rainforests of Uganda, foodie finds from the souqs of Marrakech, and much much more. If your wanderlust yearns for Africa, feed it with Safari.

*** Note:
The rich multimedia content makes the app 80-150MB in size. We recommend downloading over a Wi-Fi connection.

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Highlights of the Safari interactive magazine app:

  • Evocative articles about traveling in Africa
  • Interactive story-telling featuring video and music
  • Exclusive interviews with stars and heroes of Africa
  • Regular competitions and travel give-aways
  • Special food focus featuring regional recipes
  • Photographic tips and pointers
  • Full 360° African panoramas
  • 48 hours in featured African cities

What's the cost?

App Store pricing

The Safari interactive magazine iPad edition has a free edition to test drive, and is also available via a single issue purchase at $3.99/£2.49, or an auto-renewable subscription as follows:

  • $12.99/£8.99 for one year (six issues).
  • payment will be charged to your iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase
  • your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
  • your account will be charged for renewal within the 24 hours prior to the end of the current period, at a cost of $12.99/£8.99 for a further year
  • you can manage your subscription via your iTunes account and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to Account Settings after purchase
  • no cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period
  • any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to the Safari interactive magazine iPad edition
  • The Safari interactive magazine reserves the right to alter the pricing at any time

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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  • How do I get Safari iPad app?

    You can download it from the App Store or from iTunes

  • What do I get with Safari iPad app?

    The app allows you to download and view issues of Safari on your iPad. You also receive one free issue.

  • Can I get a yearly subscription of Safari on my iPad?

    Yes, you may purchase a single copy or a yearly subscription.

  • How much does Safari App cost?

    A single copy costs $3.99/£2.49 and a yearly subscription costs $12.99/£8.99.

  • Will the app run on my iPhone/Android/Blackberry smartphone?

    No, the iPad app is designed for a bigger screen so that you get the best Safari experience.

  • Can I subscribe to Safari on my iPad

    Yes. You can purchase a subscription to Safari from iTunes or the app store on your iPad.

  • How am I notified when the latest issue is available to download?

    You will receive a notification in your newsstand that the new issue is available to download.

  • What do I do if I want to cancel my subscription on the iPad?

    Your subscription will automatically continue to renew until you cancel it through your iTunes account. If you would like to turn off the auto renew, you can make that change in the "settings" section of the app.

  • Can I share issues I purchased from my iPad app with a friend?

    No, sharing issues with a friend is not available at this time.

  • How are subscriptions renewed?

    Your subscription will be automatically renewed and your account charged with the price at that time. If you don’t want subscription auto renewed make sure you turn off the auto renew, you can make that change in the "settings" section of the app.

  • Can I purchase back issues of Safari on my iPad?

    Yes the app allows you to download and view back issues of Safari.

  • What if I need more help?

    If we have not answered your question to your satisfaction, please email us:

Safari interactive magazine on iPad®

Here's a little video showcase of what you can expect from the new Safari App. 

Screen grabs of Safari, issue 10.

Use the NEXT and BACK buttons below to reveal more highlights from the current issue of Safari interactive magazine.

  • Safari interactive magazine cover

    Cover: Safari, January-March 2013 issue is available on iPad now!

  • Safari interactive magazine: Madagascar: The Eighth Continent

    Madagascar: The Eighth Continent: Africa Geographic Travel Specialist, Christian Boix, explores one of the most exotic and radically different destinations in Africa.

  • Safari interactive magazine: African Food Markets

    African Food Markets: Assistant Editor Holly Meadows takes to the streets and lets her taste buds travel through some flavoursome, frenzied and full-on food markets.

  • Safari interactive magazine: Ocean Adventures

    Ocean Adventures: Editor Paul Steyn prepares his sea legs to get wet n’ wild along South Africa’s extraordinary coastline.

  • Safari interactive magazine: Wild Encounters:

    Wild Encounters: What happens when a hungry crocodile goes head-to-head with a pride of blood-thirsty lions?