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Botswana Family Safari benefits with Ker&Downey

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BOTSWANA FAMILY SAFARI Family safaris in Africa are incredible opportunities to spend quality time together experiencing completely unique things that will make for life-time memories. These are some of the…

Black Rhino population increase

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Some good news….Black Rhino population increase We have a long way to go, but we’re getting there…thanks to hugely dedicated organisations such as Rhino Conservation Botswana… Due to hunting and…

Some fun with Collective Nouns of African Animals

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Some Fun with Collective Nouns of African Animals I love hearing new collective nouns for animals in Africa.  Here are a few for you to learn… A Cloud of Bats…

Walking Safaris in the Wilderness

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Many destinations in Africa offer wonderful walking safaris.  Zambia and Zimbabwe are stand-out walking destinations – they offer a real, authentic true wilderness which is remote and unspoiled.  Walking in the African…

Botswana and its Tourism Model

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Botswana and its tourism model… Sometimes it’s difficult to understand why the prices of safaris in different places vary so much.  Botswana is one of the more expensive safari destinations…

Unique additions to your Tanzania Safari

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Tanzania safari activities Tanzania is a safari destination that won’t disappoint. It is incredibly diverse – from the red soiled ground with a very healthy elephant population of Tarangire National…

Dinaka Camp, Kalahari region, Botswana

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Dinaka Camp, Kalahari, Botswana The Kalahari region never disappoints – with such a unique bio-diversity filled with stunning landscapes and incredible skies.  Combining the Kalahari region with an Okavango Delta…

Rwanda and Mountain Gorillas

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Rwanda and Gorilla experience Spending time – even if limited – with a family of mountain gorillas is a truly special experience, and one that will be treasured forever. Having…

Fynbos and more

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Grootbos Nature Reserve, Western Cape, South Africa In May 2017 I had the privilege of spending a few nights in Grootbos Private Nature Reserve, which is located near Hermanus on…

Africa Safari Destination Ideas

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Where in Africa  With so many amazing and authentic experiences available in Africa, here are some Africa safari ideas to whet the appetite to create life-long memories.  You could experience The…

Family Safaris in Africa create long-lasting memories

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Guests of ours, Mary and Brian, travelled to Botswana recently on their second multi-generational family safari with their son and grandchildren.  These trips together are not only incredibly fun for…

Elephant encounters

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I have always been completely fascinated by Elephants, and my very first wildlife encounter on my first trip to Tanzania was a surprising close encounter with a herd of them,…

Mobile Exploration Safaris

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Mobile safaris have to be one of the best ways to get a true wilderness safari experience. In fact some of the best safari operators started out by running mobile…

An enriching safari

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Recent guests of ours had a truly fabulous safari in Zimbabwe and Botswana – and captured some amazing images. They had not travelled to Africa before, despite it being a…

Best of Cape Town in 3 days

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Best of Cape Town in 3 days Cape Town is repeatedly voted the world’s favorite city and for good reason it has an incredible variety of many remarkable experiences, ideally…

Safari brilliance in Hwange

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Safari brilliance in Hwange I have just returned from 3 days of safari in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, where I was fortunate to stay with Wilderness Safaris at their Linkwasha…

Mombo Magic

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Mombo Magic I have just returned from my visit to Botswana and was fortunate enough to have Mombo Camp on my list of camps to visit. Mombo is arguably one of…

Leopards on Safari

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Leopards on Safari Even though reasonably common and widespread, the leopard is quite a rarely seen species – so seeing leopard on safari is a great privilege and very memorable….

General Traveller Tips

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General Traveller Tips Here are some general traveller tips to help you have a successful holiday…. Documents Scan or photocopy your passports, visas, tickets any pre-paid travel vouchers and, medical…

Multi-generation safari holidays

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Multi-generation Safari Holidays Multi-generation safari travel (also affectionately known as S.K.I. ‘spend the kids inheritance’) is fast becoming a really popular holiday choice amongst families of all ages. With the…

Special Moments on Safari

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Special Moments on Safari You’ve arrived in the African bush, in the ‘’middle of nowhere’’ and go on your first safari game drive. Anticipation and excitement creeps in as you…

Family Safari in Africa

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Family Safari in Africa We truly feel blessed that we have been able to watch our children grow in the African bush.  A family safari is special time together. Having the…

Why have a Summer Safari

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Summer Safari Whilst the ‘’green season’’ is not the peak season to visit Southern Africa, it is a really super time to travel, as you can enjoy discounted rates (especially…

Mombo Camp – place of plenty

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Mombo Camp – place of plenty Situated in the heart of the Okavango on Chiefs Island in a private concession lies a magic piece of paradise that is called Mombo camp….

African Wild Dog – A Top Favourite…..

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African Wild Dog – A Top Favourite….. Its social pack structure, beauty and intelligence make the African Wild Dog or African Painted Wolf (Lycaon Pictus) one of the most interesting…

Food Delights on Safari

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Food Delights on Safari A number of people often wonder what type of food they might get served on safari in Africa. Some are worried from a health point of…

South Africa – offering something for everyone….

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South Africa – offering something for everyone…. South Africa is a truly vibrant and exciting destination, with something to please everyone. Below are some of the experiences on offer on a…

Thinking of going on safari…let us give you some advice

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Thinking of going on safari…let us give you some advice Safari tips and advice Going on safari or a holiday to Africa has to be one of the most rewarding…

Wilderness Safaris Botswana aircraft fleet

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February 2015 – Wilderness Safaris Botswana and Wilderness Air Botswana will increase it’s aircraft fleet this yearannounced plans to increase its aircraft fleet with the addition of seven brand new…

Clever elephant!

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With the recent ‪#‎Oscars‬ and the upcoming Logies, we thought we’d share one of our favourite best acts in nature. Usually elephants shake the palm trees for the fruits to…

Tips for travelling on safari

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Tips for travelling on safari Here are some tips for travelling on safari, to help avoid some common mistakes. Take a journal, no two days are the same and there…

Safari means…?

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SAFARI – The Swahili word safari means ”journey” (originally from the Arabic word safarīyah).