A newborn impala in Kenya, just minutes old, has its first clash with a martial eagle and survives!
On hearing reports of a huge male lion that had made his way onto the traversing area at Umlani, guests and guides go out in search of the magnificent male.
When you think of Botswana you probably picture spectacular vast landscapes, impressive wildlife and a luxury safari lodge offering ultimate exclusivity. You also might imagine sky high prices, and for the budget conscious traveller it is a destination out of reach. Well, Botswana Holidays are here to tell you that you’re wrong! Botswana on a budget can be one of the most rewarding trips you’ll ever do.
A new pride of tree-climbing lions spotted in South Luangwa!
2,000kms. 20 days. 2 burst tires and 1 unforgettably cold morning! A journey from Africa’s equator to the dusty plains in the shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro to the dazzling turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean… and a couple of extra stops in between!
The 2,5 million Ha Kruger to Canyons (K2C) Biosphere Region became a UNESCO Biosphere in 2001 and was recently ranked 11th best biosphere in the world.
Shared by Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Virunga conservation area is a supreme tourism spot in Africa offering a one-of-a-kind experience to travellers.
With 1,057 bird species, Uganda constitutes 50% of the Africa’s bird species and 11% of the global bird species count which makes her a complete birders’ paradise!
Eagles Crag is a luxury private lodge in the breathtaking Shamwari Game Reserve, home to one of the most successful private conservation initiatives in Southern Africa.
The sheer magnificence of the area is enough to warrant a trip alone, however, there’s something special about seeing the wildlife in the delta. Elephants spraying each other, water-loving lions swimming across channels, and more hippos than one could imagine. There’s always something spectacular to be witnessed.
Watch this video of elephants rejoicing in the mud after the rainfall at Amakhosi Lodge in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Trekking mountain gorillas is highly thought of as an experience of a lifetime, but knowing the best time to trek these endangered species is essential.
Soon you will discover how lodges and organisations in the valley are working together to create a positive impact on the community and wildlife through employment and education.
Two nomadic male lions fend off the resident male near Jackalberry Tented Camp in Namibia
A safari is an experience which can only be felt and understood when you actually do it! Many people dream of coming to Africa for a safari and this is not only because of the experience of being close to wild animals, but also the emotion of feeling alive.
The top things one can do on a 5-day gorilla safari in Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda.
Planning a hiking/mountaineering adventure in Africa? Learn more about the two best mountains that can be hiked during an adventure holiday in Africa.
At around 4:00am, 28th of August 2016, Eric Sagwe, the head ranger at Wildlife Works in the Kasigau Corridor, Kenya, received a phone call from a community member. A baby elephant had been hit by an oncoming large vehicle in Maungu.
From seeing tree-climbing lions to relaxing on a river cruise – here are some reasons why you should visit the Ishasha Region of Uganda.
The Hide seem to have some new maintenance managers! Check out this video of a pride of lions playing with some rubber pipes near camp.
A small group of budding photographers, led by Mike Kendrick of Wild Shots Educational Outreach, are taught about conservation through a Sabi Sand photography safari.
Meet the latest editions to the Kichaka guide team – together Moli and Jacques have over 45 years of experience in the bush, it doesn’t get better than that!
See one of the Big 5 and one of its Little 5 namesakes in the same spot at the same time.
When you talk about Rwanda, most people will think about gorilla trekking. But there is a lot to savour in Rwanda other than just the gorillas. The country has three national parks and lots of other attractions you can visit while on a Rwanda safari. Here are some of the best things you can do while on your trip to Rwanda.
On a solo safari, I knew I’d be missing out on the knowledge – and keen eyes – of a guide. But I wanted the adventure of driving myself and having intimate experiences with any wildlife I found.
Changa Safari Camp have put together some interesting facts about lions
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is well known for its high density of big cats and famous Kalahari desert animals. To experience these captivating scenes yourself, join Amazing Views Photo & Adventure Tours on an exclusive Kalahari photo safari and learn from the multiple award-winning professional wildlife photographer Hannes Lochner.
Pioneers such as Jan Oelofse, and the team at Mount Etjo, have proven that even in a dry county such as Namibia, making use of all facets that generate an income from wildlife can be re-used for its survival.
5 tips to help you prepare for your hike up Kilimanjaro
Rwanda is known as the “Land of a Thousand Hills” – an endless expanse of lush vegetation and mountainous terrain, a diverse natural beauty that lies within the great lakes region of central Africa.
Why you need to travel to Rwanda and go gorilla trekking in Volcanoes National Park.
A heated battle between two male zebra was caught on camera by Jaci’s Lodges in Madikwe Game Reserve.
They’re not everyones cup of tea, but like them or not, you have to admit that hippos are weighty creatures. Makakatana Bay Lodge have put together an interesting list of facts about these burley beasts.
A photographic river journey down the Luangwa River that is the highlight of David Rodger’s year!
A memorable experience with our closest relatives, the chimpanzees, will require the expertise and confidence of a host company and guide, such that Range Land Safaris provides
Is it possible to get to a safari lodge directly and quickly from an international flight? Tongabezi is the answer!
An infographic for travellers who want to experience the great river crossings, also known as the Great Migration.
From walking trails to horseback riding in the wild, specialised safaris provide a unique experience in Botswana!
When one sets out on a game drive you never truly know what will be in store for the day. Amazing sightings and observing wildlife interactions are all part of the African bush experience, and on one particular drive, my guests and I at Makakatana Bay Lodge in Kwazulu-Natal were treated to exactly that!
Located in the earthy foothills of Mt. Elgon National Park on the boundary of Uganda and Kenya, Sipi Falls is a little known jewel in East Africa.
Visiting Uganda’s Bwindi Impenetrable forest goes beyond just a gorilla experience. There is so much else to see, do and experience.
Tim Brown meets a journey of giraffe and takes a video of one bending down for a quick drink of water
Tanzania has all the exotic charm, mystique and wild flair to evoke travellers’ imaginations. Here are 10 fun facts about Tanzania that will make you want to visit!
Amazing locations, unique experiences and awesome comfort levels, make these lodges the ultimate Tanzanian destinations.
Light and subject combine to make for the perfect wildlife photography experience with lions in Madikwe Game Reserve.
South Luangwa’s green season is astonishing and is the perfect time to go on safari!