Here are some interesting facts about baobabs, Africa’s ancient trees.
I was used to working in the savannahs of eastern and southern Africa, where the animals I studied roamed in full sight. I was used to the relative comfort and safety of getting around in a 4×4, and my camera went everywhere with me. Then, in 2010, I arrived in the Central African country of …
Artist Alison Nicholls demonstrates how she adds watercolour to a pencil field sketch.
But going there none of the songs playing in the minivan were ones that I had requested. We were on a team-building trip, en route to Djuma Private Game Reserve. Africa Geographic’s advertising manager, Adie, had emailed the team asking for music preferences, but she had forgotten the Pink Floyd I requested. She played Steve …
Zakouma – a North African safari destination that stands shoulder-to-shoulder with the great wildlife and safari destinations of East and Southern Africa.
Unusual? Certainly. Ground breaking? Definitely. You see, at Botswana’s Chobe Game Lodge, every field guide is a woman. It’s refreshing really. Congregating in the lounge for their afternoon game drive, guests gather camera equipment and don sun hats before walking to the open game drive vehicles to meet the khaki-clad ladies. Every “Chobe Angel” is …
From the sedate to the downright terrifying, Vic Falls has it all for the adventure traveller and safari enthusiast
With the stadium lights of Durban fading into the night and the water lapping at the side of the boat, hopes were high for our small team. Little did we know this would be our last night of restful sleep for a long while. Using a minimal budget and a team of six divers, one …
I was enthusiastic about the Africa Geographic team’s bid to get me twitching because they weren’t so mischievous as to give me a rare bird challenge. The list was compiled to demonstrate the diversity and splendour of the region’s birds and there was the added prospect of seeing many lifers. I began preparing by searching …
Here’s why you shouldn’t cancel your African safari because of Ebola.
Alison Nicholls’ recreates her lion watercolour painting in studio in order to show us the stages of a field sketch.
A visit to Zakouma, central Africa’s last wildlife stronghold.
SCOTT RAMSAY’S PICK
OF SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL PARKS
AND NATURE RESERVES
A crocodile sends fish guts flying and leaves guests gobsmacked one fine lazy day fishing in the Chobe.
RANGER TRAINING IN RUAHA EVOKES THE PERIL AND BEAUTY OF WALKING SAFARIS
Africa Geographic is running an ongoing online survey aimed at finding out more about the modern day African traveller.
Here are five activities you’ll definitely want to try when travelling to Coffee Bay on the Transkei coast.
A touching moment between a rhino calf and a young giraffe is captured in a painting – reflecting the mood and this moment in Africa.
During a walking safari in the Delta we stop to appreciate the magnificent water lilies that litter the Okavango’s waterways.
The mosquito demands respect when travelling in Africa. Learn more about the deadly mosquito and malaria in this blog.
The plains adjacent to the Boteti River, which flows into the Makgadikgadi salt pans, in Botswana, are home to some of the most amazing wildlife in Africa and conservation tourism is helping to preserve this wild area and its animals.
Follow our travel expert, Christian Boix, as he goes on a guided walk in the remote and forgotten Upper Tsitsana Valley in Southern Drakensberg to see South Africa’s latest and largest rock art discovery.
Africa Geographic guests recently spent 5 days following elephants in Kenya’s Tsavo National Park on an 80km walking safari