Top Family-Friendly Safaris

We know you’re probably thinking to yourself, is it actually possible to bring the whole family on safari? We get that question a lot because it’s not too often you hear the words “kids” and “safari” in the same [...]

Africa’s Travel Trends for 2017

We know that the way that people travel is constantly changing; we see this in the places that we choose to travel to where a destination that was once ‘off the tourist map’ is now a hot and happening [...]

First Rains of the Green Season at Hwange National Park

Marian and Mike Myers from Wilderness Safaris capture the first rains of green season at Hwange National Park - soggy baboons and all! At 3:00am in the dark stillness of a heavy summer night, a slight breeze lightly touched [...]

The Luxury of Going Back to Nature in Namibia

Ultimate Safaris' Marketing Director Birgit Bekker recently spent four nights at the //Huab Under Canvas in Damaraland, Namibia. Here is her amazing report from those five soul-enriching days, connecting with nature in Namibia! I couldn’t wait to finally see [...]

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: [...]

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. [...]

Vumbura Plains Managers Reach for the Skies

What a treat to float with the clouds as one of your morning duties… Vumbura Plains managers recently tested the guest hot-air balloon experience to ensure it delivers on our promise to valued guests. Testing the system involves an [...]

The Adventurer’s Guide To Island Hopping In The Seychelles

The Indian Ocean archipelago of the Seychelles is made up of some 115 islands, scattered across thousands of square miles of the Indian Ocean. Victoria, the capital, lies around 900 miles off Africa’s eastern seaboard. The Seychelles islands were uninhabited when [...]