Four Cap Classique-filled days spent discovering vineyards that are making a difference in the beautiful Cape Winelands.
The waterside wonders just beyond Cape Town.
Chris and his father went on a fantastic Uganda safari to see shoebills in Murchison Falls, chimpanzees in Kibale & mountain gorillas in Bwindi.
Anatolian shepherd dogs in the Namaqualand National Park – an innovative project aiding in conservation.
An intrepid team of ten travellers take on Uganda’s Rwenzori Mountain Range. Persevering with altitude sickness and equipment issues, they make it to the peak of the Margherita Glacier and are left in awe by these Mountains of the Moon.
The only current English guidebook I could find on Gabon describes it as “an oasis of stability and prosperity in a region that has had more than its fair share of trouble”. It is indeed a remarkable country and was at the top of my African wish-list for many reasons: 80% covered in dense forest, …
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park – a land of thirst with boundless wildlife.
GETTING UNDER THE SKIN OF SOUTH AFRICA’S VIBRANT EAST COAST CITY
From bush breakfasts to nights spent under the African stars. Find out what makes a luxury African safari…
The hike along the Shipwreck Trail from Port Alfred to Fish River is by no means an easy feat but it’s worth it.
Stunning pictures of the wild horses that gather at the Garub Waterhole in Namibia.
An exhilarating day spent hiking, abseiling and kloofing in the Kogelberg Nature Reserve.
Discovering the fossils of the Mesosaurus in Namibia.
The sensational experience of tandem skydiving over the Namib desert.
Exploring Coffee Bay and surfing the Wild Coast’s Hole in the Wall…
From Garamba’s dark history to its blossoming future, here are 9 facts about this park in the DRC.
In the highlands of Ethiopia, American scientist Meg Lowman is working with local forest ecologist Alemayehu Wassie to protect ancient church forests. As in many developing countries, much of Ethiopia’s original forests have been cleared for subsistence agriculture and for harvesting timber and firewood, diminishing northern Ethiopia’s forest cover from 45% of its territory in …
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