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Giraffe

The giraffe is a wonder of evolution, and a vital part of Africa’s ecosystems. Read all there is to know about the planet’s tallest creature

THIS WEEK

Rhino poaching on the rise in Namibia; exploring the forest kingdom of Kibale NP; and Photographer of the Year is open! – this week with AG

Kibale National Park

The forests of Uganda’s Kibale National Park are an oasis for countless primate species, including chimpanzees, and an array of fauna and flora

THIS WEEK

Busting safari myths; coexistence with crop-raiding elephants in Amboseli ecosystem; and can you help save these wild dogs? – this week with AG

Seven safari myths – busted

Can you separate fact from fiction when it comes to the tall tales told about Africa’s wildlife? Our experts bust common safari myths

THIS WEEK

Treehuggers + a guide to your mid-year safari + marvellous warthogs + are black kites pyromaniacs? – this week with AG

Warthog

Warthogs are the fast and courageous tusked pigs of Africa. Known for their haggard looks, the warthog is an entertaining sight on any safari

Safari Season – visit Africa in Jun, Jul, Aug

When is the best safari season in Africa? We answer one of the most common safari questions with a comprehensive look at the best African destinations and when to visit them in June, July and August.

THIS WEEK

Announcing Photographer of the Year 2023; fab photos from our 2022 Photographer of the Year winner; and delving into the complexities of giraffe social structures – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

All about African penguins; the best spots for your 2023 safari; celebrating our 16 million followers; Maasai Mara photographic safari & special offer Zanzibar beach holiday

African penguin

The African penguin is an endangered bird found along the coasts of southern Africa, drawing thousands of tourists every year

Safari Season – visit Africa in Mar, Apr, May

When is the best safari season in Africa? We answer one of the most common safari questions with a comprehensive look at the best African destinations and when to visit them in March, April and May.

THIS WEEK

Our 2023 resolution is to continue to uncover new, responsible safari options and fascinating stories for you – our tribe of passionate travelling conservationists.

THIS WEEK

Ultimate bush + beach safari combos; human population growth threatens Africa’s habitats and species; the year that was & the sound of reindeers (or elands?)

Ultimate bush and beach combo safari

Bush or beach? There’s no need to choose! We bring you the best combo safaris featuring epic beach & bush destinations for the ultimate African holiday

THIS WEEK

Remarkable Virunga; your say on safari discounts; good news for big cats in the USA; and COP19 – win or fail? This week with AG

Virunga National Park

Virunga NP offers unparalleled biodiversity. Rain forests, gorillas, endemic birds, bubbling volcanoes, and safari favourites await

THIS WEEK

Kruger’s declining rhinos, the best malaria-free safari destinations & a southern African mega safari – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

Trekking Tsavo in the footsteps of tuskers, affordable Madikwe & empowering women in tourism to aid economic recovery – this week with AG

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Niger’s daring translocation to save the West African giraffe, another iconic tusker dies, temporary relief for Africa’s zoo-bound elephants, all about Cape porcupines, & adventures to Zim & Kenya – this week with AG

Cape porcupine

Cape porcupines are fascinating creatures. Protected by deadly quills, they are the largest rodents in southern Africa

THIS WEEK

CoP19 proposal to uplist hippos, photo safari at Oltepesi, giant elephant birds, art on safari, and humans reach the 8 billion mark – this week with AG

Hippos to be uplisted? CITES CoP19

Ten African states have proposed the transfer of the hippo from CITES Appendix II to Appendix I ahead of the 19th Conference of the Parties. What does this entail?

THIS WEEK

Magical Bazaruto; mitigating human-wildlife conflict in Namibia, bidding farewell to fallen tusker Dida, Okavango Delta safari and more – this week with AG

Bazaruto Archipelago National Park

Mozambique’s Bazaruto Archipelago has the ingredients of a sublime safari: fascinating creatures, breathtaking scenery & amazing biodiversity

THIS WEEK

Africa’s disappearing lions; jaw-dropping special offers in Botswana for SADC residents; Maasai Mara champagne safari; Mozambican beach bliss; and searching for gorillas in Mgahinga – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

Tragic loss in Kasungu following elephant translocations, the rare species of Selati Game Reserve, scary snakebite stats, and an epic cross-country South African safari – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

The forest whisperers of Kenya’s tropical coast, elusive aardvarks, specialist photographic safaris & slurping elephants – this week with AG

Aardvark

The elusive aardvark is a keystone species, shaping the landscape around it and providing dwellings for other mammals, reptiles and birds

THIS WEEK

Armchair conservation; Zambia’s untamed Kafue National Park; deadly domestic cats; and festive season safari tips – this week with AG

Safari Season – visit Africa in Dec, Jan, Feb

When is the best safari season in Africa? We answer one of the most common safari questions with a comprehensive look at the best African destinations and when to visit them in December, January and February,

Kafue National Park

Kafue National Park is Zambia’s oldest and largest national park – known for sweeping plains and wetlands, and abundant and unique wildlife

THIS WEEK

Explore Kenya’s Gedi Ruins, the state of Africa’s rhinos, awesome special offers to Botswana for SADC residents, and roaring roosters – this week with AG

The state of Africa’s rhino

Here’s our analysis of the IUCN report containing the most recent rhino numbers, trends, poaching incidents, conservation measures & trade updates

Gedi Ruins

Gedi was an important medieval East African city of trade. Today, you can visit Kenya’s Gedi Ruins to discover a lost Swahili civilisation

THIS WEEK

Wall-to-wall wildlife action in Khwai, leopards and lions surviving snares, a Southern African mega safari and a quick trip to Okavango Delta – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

Exploring Kenya’s ancient Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, the ultimate in beach holidays, good news for planet Earth, nocturnal elephants and saving rare cycads – this week with AG

Arabuko-Sokoke Forest

Kenya’s ancient Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, home to endangered creatures found nowhere else on earth, is a birder’s dream

THIS WEEK

Gorilla trekking in Bwindi, the ultimate beach holiday in Mozambique, the miniature owls of Africa and giant otters – this week with AG

The miniature owls of Africa

Africa hosts a variety of miniature owls. From scops-owls, to white-faced owls & owlets, here is the rundown of these small, endearing birds

THIS WEEK

Tips on where to safari right now, planning your festive adventures, all things snakes, and a different perspective on Pongola’s elephant crisis – this week with AG

Safari Season – visit Africa in Sept, Oct, Nov

When is the best safari season in Africa? We answer one of the most common safari questions with a comprehensive look at the best African destinations and when to visit them in September, October and November.

THIS WEEK

Primate quest in Central Africa, why lions target particular types of cows, a safari with Jamie in Sabi Sands, a champagne safari in the Mara, and tricksy, fibbing hyenas – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

Our favourite bushveld dining spots, Kalahari’s vanishing hornbills, insider safari tips, the beginning of the end for captive lion breeding, and another leopard incident in Greater Kruger – this week with AG

Dine out in the bushveld

No African safari is complete without a dining experience out in the wilderness. Here are our favourite spots to enjoy dining in the bushveld

THIS WEEK

A healing safari in Zim, Hawaii’s conspicuous African chameleons, Maasai Mara migration madness and the birth of a rhino calf – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

Moving elephants across Malawi, running for rhinos in Timbavati, the ultimate Serengeti migration safari and examining spider’s dreams – this week with AG

THIS WEEK

We’re exploring wild and wonderful Akagera National Park in Rwanda, delving into new research on the behaviour of wild dog pups, and searching for new responsible safaris for you – this week with AG

Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park is Rwanda’s last refuge for savannah-adapted wildlife, and safeguards Central Africa’s largest protected wetland

THIS WEEK

Our favourite tented camps, the wonders of giraffe evolution, celebrating rangers and an art safari in Timbavati – this week with AG

Africa under canvas

Camping in the bushveld is an immersive experience. Here are the best tented camps in Africa – from basic budget options to luxurious glamping

THIS WEEK

An in-depth look at leopard habituation, a guide to vibrant Majete & an epic Big 5 safari in South Africa – this week with AG

Majete Wildlife Reserve

Malawi’s Majete Wildlife Reserve is a booming Big 5 destination. Be drawn by epic scenery, cheetahs & wild dogs, & the mighty Shire River

THIS WEEK

Fascinating behaviour observed in Kgalagadi cheetahs, self-medicating chimpanzees, big cats adopting orphans & gorilla trekking in Rwanda

THIS WEEK

Explore Northern Madagascar, question the role of trophy hunting in lion conservation & head to Mara for a champagne safari

Northern Madagascar

Northern Madagascar – biodiversity, lush rainforests, mangroves, azure lagoons, palm-fringed beaches, lemurs and ferocious fossa

THIS WEEK

Explore Kenya’s resilient Meru National Park, read about Pongola Game Reserve’s elephant management crisis, and plan an epic photo safari to Maasai Mara – all this week with AG

Meru National Park

Meru National Park is a resilient expanse of vital Kenyan wilderness. This Big 5 safari destination of ‘Born Free’ fame is a land reborn.

THIS WEEK

Surviving post-pandemic Zim, gorilla trekking in Volcanoes NP, & learning lessons about context in Luangwa NP – all this week with AG

Volcanoes National Park

Volcanoes National Park is a leading gorilla trekking destination in Africa. This volcanic landscape offers stunning scenery & biodiversity

THIS WEEK

The science behind hunting tuskers; sleep out under the stars; spot shoebills; & a Big 5 safari in Madikwe – all this week with AG.

Sleep out under the stars

Stargazing under African skies from a comfortable bed will add magic to any safari. Here are our top spots for sleeping out under the stars

THIS WEEK

Greater Kruger’s latest wildlife count, celebrating magnificent hippos & searching for lowland gorillas – all this week with AG

THIS WEEK

Photographer of the Year announced, plan your dream safari, speedy evolution & 3 epics safaris – all this week with AG.

THIS WEEK

Photographer of the Year finalists, rhino-horn consumers and the great trade debate, and gorilla trekking in Rwanda – all this week with AG.

THIS WEEK

Of mammoths and tuskers, visiting south and central Madland, and contemplating horny toads – all this week with AG.

South and central Madagascar

South and central Madagascar is popular with tourists who enjoy the spiny forests, elegant sifakas, ring-tailed lemurs and desert canyons

THIS WEEK

The Top 101 Photographer of the Year entries (4 galleries), an in-depth look into famous leopard Hosana’s death, & delving into Namibia’s iconic Himba tribe – all this week with AG.

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