African Desert Safari Destinations
Jun14

African Desert Safari Destinations

On a quest to discover the most scenically astounding areas of this great continent, we were naturally drawn to the unique presence of the Kalahari, which occupies much of southern Africa. This vast desert basin has varied habitats; from red dunes and spiny umbrella thorn trees, to rolling, grassy plains, and stark saltpans. It supports a wealth of wildlife, and even in its most desolate areas, it is the kingdom of beauty, alive with...

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Zoning in on Zanzibar – African Island Perfection
Jun05

Zoning in on Zanzibar – African Island Perfection

This great continent of Africa is one of the most expansive and unique wildlife destinations of the world, drawing travelers to its weighty heat, singing thornveld, vast deserts, tropical rain forests, mountains and valleys, and far-reaching savannahs throughout the year. Of course, a continent must have its coastlines, and associated islands, which have long since drifted off the mainland and developed their own pace of life. One of...

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Africa’s 5-Million Star Safari Lodges: 10 Best Starbed Experiences
May22

Africa’s 5-Million Star Safari Lodges: 10 Best Starbed Experiences

Maybe 5 million is undershooting the mark somewhat (100 billion is more accurate), but it certainly paints the picture we’re after: stars, upon stars, upon stars, twinkling in onyx skies, stretching from horizon to horizon. These are the views from Africa’s best starbed safari lodges and luxury camps, and they are some of the most humbling and unforgettable vistas you will ever lay eyes on. We went in search of these starbeds and...

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Where the Wild River flows: Rukiya Safari Camp
May16

Where the Wild River flows: Rukiya Safari Camp

Situated between whispering riverine trees, beneath the dappled shade, and overlooking the rushing Blyde River, Rukiya Safari Camp feels like a peaceful retreat designed to nourish the soul. It is surrounded by nature’s abundance, and built with sheer comfort in mind; from the natural wood and canvas tented structures, to the calming rimflow pool. Rukiya is located in the lesser known Wild Rivers Private Nature Reserve in the Greater...

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Horseback Safari Along Botswana’s Selinda Trail
May08

Horseback Safari Along Botswana’s Selinda Trail

When you’re standing face-to-face with your chosen horse, you’ll feel its warm breath permeating the cold mist rising off of the Delta’s tributaries. The soulful eyes of a horse invite you to tenderly stroke its muzzle while you establish an emotional connection with this regal beauty.  A powerful encounter between man and horse is one that is not easily forgotten.  Motswiri is an authentic safari camp located on the...

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Client Feedback : Wonderful Walks with Africa on Foot
Apr09

Client Feedback : Wonderful Walks with Africa on Foot

Liselle’s client, Gayl, enjoyed an intimate and personalised safari experience at the authentic Africa on Foot camp in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.  She was lucky enough to enjoy a one-on-one guided walk through one of the Kruger’s most pristine private reserves. Evening game drives proved to be quite successful in terms of game viewing, while the walk provided a more on the ground, educational experience. Africa...

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Will Thornybush Game Reserve Drops its Timbavati Boundary Fence?
Mar26

Will Thornybush Game Reserve Drops its Timbavati Boundary Fence?

The Timbavati Game Reserve shares unfenced borders with the Kruger National Park, the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve and as of recently, the Thornybush Nature Reserve! The Thornybush Nature Reserve has recently begun to drop their eastern boundary fence to the Timbavati Game Reserve and the fence removal is rumoured to face completion come early May 2017. However, we have heard rumours the Timbavati is in negotiations for Thornybush...

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