Damaraland & the Skeleton Coast Off the Beaten Path

We waved our aircraft off from the Palmwag airstrip, brimming with the inevitable excitement that comes at the start of an expedition. Months of preparation, planning and poring over maps had led us to our start point. The mission: [...]

Damaraland & the Skeleton Coast Off the Beaten Path 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

Hidden Depths of South Africa’s Rocktail Beach

One of my favorite things about Rocktail – if you don’t include the wonderful people, gorgeous camp, canvas, wood and glass rooms that are just right, looking out over a swathe of green coastal trees to the glinting, white-flecked [...]

Hidden Depths of South Africa’s Rocktail Beach 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

5 Stunning New Lodges & Hotels in South Africa

South Africa’s breathtaking landscapes, great climate, buzzing cities and thrilling wildlife are making the country an almost permanent fixture on everybody’s must-go lists. This has inspired local hoteliers to take their game to the next level, and the last [...]

5 Stunning New Lodges & Hotels in South Africa 2016-11-16T22:19:29+00:00

12 Fantastic Wildlife And Adventure Books Every Traveler Should Read

On September 8th, we celebrated International Literacy Day – our inspiration for sharing a few of our favorite wildlife and adventure books with you. The following books have been chosen by members of the creative team at the Wilderness Safaris office in Johannesburg. [...]

12 Fantastic Wildlife And Adventure Books Every Traveler Should Read 2016-11-16T22:19:30+00:00

Thrilling Wildlife Along The Savute Channel

Without a doubt the Savute Channel is producing some of the most amazing game-viewing in years. In fact there is a beauty about its current state that is hard to describe… and we know from history that it is extremely [...]

Thrilling Wildlife Along The Savute Channel 2016-11-16T22:19:30+00:00

Spotted Hyaena: Africa’s Misunderstood Top Predator

Many tourists to Botswana’s beautiful Okavango will have the privilege of seeing spotted hyaena on safari, yet so often in Africa, these misunderstood predators barely get a second glance. People will queue for hours to watch the ears or a [...]

Spotted Hyaena: Africa’s Misunderstood Top Predator 2016-11-16T22:19:30+00:00

How To Dress For Winter On Safari

Everyone thinks Africa is ALWAYS hot. Well it is – in summer. But winter temperatures can be cold and there are parts that get very, very cold. And none more so than the Okavango Delta, the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, [...]

How To Dress For Winter On Safari 2016-11-16T22:19:32+00:00

How To Make The Most Of Your Visit To Azura Benguerra Island

Azura is the area’s first luxury eco-boutique retreat. Built entirely by hand in partnership with the local community, it has just 20 villas, each with their own private pool stretching out to the Indian Ocean beyond, and designed for the [...]

How To Make The Most Of Your Visit To Azura Benguerra Island 2016-11-16T22:19:33+00:00

Why Social Travel Planning Is The Key To Success

Some people enjoy cocktails or watch sports socially, but Jo Ann Baird plans travel socially. She's planned dozens of trips all over the world where friends, new and old, can meet and share adventures that create lifetime memories. As a [...]

Why Social Travel Planning Is The Key To Success 2016-11-16T22:19:33+00:00

Hwange Walking Safari Kicks Off

Themba Sibanda elaborates on our introductory Hwange Walking Safari, which takes in the wildlife abundance of the private Linkwasha Concession. This Exploration started with my guests checking in to Davison’s Camp on 30th June 2016. The whole party was filled [...]

Hwange Walking Safari Kicks Off 2016-11-16T22:19:33+00:00