Four spotted hyenas completed a journey of over 1 400 km to Zinave National Park, Mozambique – after decades of no carnivores in the park
Some say that the painted wolf (African wild dog) population in Mana Pools is the lowest in a decade. Why is this and how can we help?
North Luangwa in Zambia is remote and wild, accessible only by air or tough 4×4 vehicle – the perfect place for walking safaris
Botswana hosts two zebra migrations, one of which is the longest mammal migration in Africa. The zebras travel in search of water and grazing
The vast Serengeti in northern Tanzania is home to an extraordinary amount of wildlife and plays host to the greatest show on Earth – the Great Migration
What will a Covid-19 safari be like under South Africa’s levels 2 & 3 lockdown? We test-drive a lockdown safari in Timbavati, Greater Kruger
Two conservationists braved lions, hyenas & pythons on a 160km walk to raise awareness about poaching in the vast Kafue National Park, Zambia
Meet the famous Mapogos and other celebrity lion coalitions of the Greater Kruger – the warriors, the courageous and the notorious.
This travel diary to Busanga Plains in Kafue National Park (Zambia) will have you contacting Africa Geographic to arrange your next safari
Tracking gorillas, chimpanzees and a host of assorted monkey species in Uganda’s forests-a bucketlist experience for wildlife enthusiasts.
This interesting introduction to Kenya’s Maasai Mara will have you contacting Africa Geographic to book your next African safari
A horseback safari is an exhilirating way of journeying across the contrasting landscapes of Botswana and encountering up-close the wildlife that inhabit one of Africa’s most iconic destinations.
Baby elephants rescued from the mud in Mana Pools – the images tell the story. WARNING: Some may find the images stressful.
This is Bangweulu, where the water meets the sky. Owned by remote Zambian community members, this important wetland is one of Africa’s most successful conservation projects.
The annual summer rains bring new life to Murchison Falls and Mount Elgon National Parks, two of northern Uganda’s hidden natural gems that make for exceptional green season safari destinations.
The ultimate digital detox – camping in the glorious wilderness of the South Luangwa National Park.
A baboon kidnapped a tiny lion cub in the Kruger National Park, and was seen grooming the dying cub in a large tree
World Wetland Day: celebrating the freshwater lagoons, expansive floodplains and narrow channels of the Okavango Delta.
The ‘Greater Kruger’ refers to 344,000 hectares (860,000 acres) of protected land to the west of Kruger National Park that provides a larger area for wildlife to roam freely. This additional land is owned by private and local community property owners.
Victoria Falls is not running dry, despite what some international news media keep telling us. Here are the facts.
When we mention Sudan, most people don’t react positively, either because they don’t know much about the country, or they recall negative news reports about it. Ten years ago, when we visited the “kingdom of the black pharaohs” for the first time, there were very few tourists. Nowadays, fortunately, some prejudices have disappeared, and more […]
The Drakensberg, known in Zulu as ‘Ukuhlamba‘ – the ‘Barrier of Spears’ – is South Africa’s highest mountain range and should be on every hiker’s to-do list.
Taking a boat cruise on the River Nile is a great way to explore Murchison Falls National Park in Uganda.
Swahili cuisine is tasty, filling and plentiful. Here are six Swahili dishes you won’t want to miss on your travels in Tanzania.
Language and everyday culture are intertwined, so it’s worth learning some polite phrases in Swahili, as making the effort to speak another’s language is welcome in any country.
Standing proudly in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area of Tanzania is the Ngorongoro Crater. This highly visited African attraction is the largest unflooded and unbroken caldera in the world. Read on to find out more about this fantastic wildlife wonderland!
Ditching the confines of the game drive vehicle for a pair of walking boots as you venture out in the bush on a mobile walking safari is undoubtedly one of the most thrilling wilderness experiences in the South Luangwa National Park in Zambia.
Lions in Gorongosa National Park (Mozambique) are benefitting from better conservation measures, and show a population increase to 146, the nature reserve announced on Wednesday.
A total of 5,645 kilometres… That is 845 km more than the distance across the United States of America, 2,500 km further when travelling east to west across Australia, and 2,845 km more than the distance across South Africa. That distance does not even count all the little trips in between, including the time spent […]
The 10 best birding spots in Uganda, which hosts 1065 species – the ideal place to improve your life bird species list
Be inspired by this selection of images that capture Namibia’s extraordinary light. Expect a visual feast!
Join professional artist Alison Nicholls on a special Big 5 art safari in the Greater Kruger.
Once again Lemala Nanyukie has proven to be at the heart of big cat action, this time with a cheetah attempting to hunt gazelle right in front of the camp.
He emerged silently from the gloom and ambled towards us with that gentle rocking gait that big bull elephants use to cover vast distances with minimal effort. His white tusks glowed in the moonshine, but otherwise, he was just a huge dark grey smudge that loomed larger by the second. The eight of us sat […]
Perhaps one of Tanzania’s lesser-known national parks, Tarangire is an incredible East African safari destination with diverse wildlife and landscapes.
Akagera National Park in Rwanda is a success story in the making – where wildlife conservation, tourism and community upliftment are one and the same.
Black and white portrait photography is a simple aesthetic that can speak volumes. The lack of colour introduces an authentic perspective, where the use of light adds mood and intensity. This is how German photographer Victoria Knobloch approaches her work. With her direct and straightforward photographic approach, she reveals the uniqueness and natural beauty of everyday […]
The upcoming summer rains in Zambia will soon usher in the country’s magical Emerald Season, where certain parts of the South Luangwa National Park transform into a verdant, watery oasis.
The energy in the air is feverish, filled with anticipation and burgeoning adrenaline. The chorus of thousands of voices echos through the dust as the herds make their way towards the banks of this legendary river, signalling what’s to come. If the conditions are favourable, what follows will be the breathtaking pinnacle of nature’s greatest spectacle, […]
Flowers and plants captivate me, skulls, skins and bones fascinate me. To me, they are potent symbols of life and death, inseparable and complementary. Living with my life partner Clive Stockil in the Lowveld wilderness of Zimbabwe, I am an artist and a naturalist, celebrating the indigenous plants and wildlife in the wilderness and in my […]
Get the most out of your Zambian safari with these five useful tips.
Elephant conservation in action: Collaring elephants in Gilé National Reserve in Mozambique.
It was pitch dark and a bit chilly as I made my way cautiously to the outside privy, scanning the inkiness with my head torch for predators and things that go bump in the night. There had been plenty of hippo and elephant activity all night, and so I was wary. And there she was, […]
Discovering Monduli Juu in Tanzania – an off-the-beaten-track campsite run by the indigenous Maasai people.
The town of St. Lucia is one of those hidden little gems with unique opportunities to experience nature in all its magnificence.
Always expect the unexpected out in the African bush! A camera trap reveals out of the ordinary behaviour as a hippo robs a leopard of its kill.
A rare sighting indeed at Lemala Nanyukie Tented Lodge in Tanzania, where this melanistic serval has been seen regularly over recent weeks.
Absolutely sensational! That is the only way I can describe my week at the Oltepesi Tented Safari Camp in the Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya, with professional wildlife photographer Arnfinn Johansen, his partner John Siololo and the team at the Oltepesi camp. The Africa Geographic team arranged this fantastic safari. I had very high expectations […]
Nothing quite beats the sensation of watching newborn turtles climb and clamber towards the beginning of their ocean lives. It is a tough journey, however, and to make it to the shoreline there are many obstacles that need to be overcome.
Namibia is a photographer’s paradise, where in the north you will find both fantastic scenery as well as unforgettable encounters with Africa’s magnificent wildlife.
With lush, green landscapes creating a breathtaking setting for countless photo opportunities, the green season in Botswana can be regarded as an exceptional time of the year to visit.
Explore the top attractions in five of Uganda’s best national parks.
Incredible sighting as a dwarf beaked snake and a barking gecko cross paths in the Kalahari desert in a classic predator-prey encounter.
We bounced across the water on the lookout for our quarry. We had been searching for a while now and were starting to lose hope of any success when suddenly there came a shout: “There’s one!” Just below us, swimming effortlessly in the pristine water, was a gentle giant – a whale shark. In no […]
Whale watching season is in full swing and here we take a closer look at St. Lucia in KwaZulu-Natal – one of the best places to spot migrating whales and their young.
Hunting in Botswana: Human-wildlife conflict scientist takes a deeper look at whether the historic hunting ban was good or bad for elephants and people.
5 Great activities at Uganda’s Jinja, making this town the adventure capital of East Africa.
This walking safari got off to a rollicking start. The previous day I met up with my UK-based Africa Geographic colleague and long-time friend Christian Boix, two safari first-timers and our trail guides Hanri and AD and spent our first night in the mobile camp deep in the Greater Kruger. The husband and wife first-timers […]
The Zambian government has halted plans to build the proposed Ndevu Gorge hydroelectric dam across the Luangwa River – helping to secure the benefits it provides to wildlife and people.
Cuteness alert! Our CEO finds a tiny African wildcat kitten in his garden near the Greater Kruger, notices signs of possible inbreeding with domestic cats.