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: [...]

7 Reasons Namibia Should Be On Your Bucket List

Namibia is a vast country in south-western Africa that only achieved full independence in 1990. Rich in mineral resources (especially diamonds) it has long been the ‘hidden gem’ of African and somewhat overshadowed by its higher-profile neighbors, South Africa [...]

5 Thrilling Adventures in Namibia You Must Try

Namibia is renowned for its spectacular scenery and landmarks – soaring red dunes, endless rolling gravel plains, ossified trees seen against cobalt-blue skies and the rusting ribs of shipwrecks jutting out of the Skeleton Coast sands. Add in the [...]

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. [...]

A Beginner’s Guide To Zimbabwe

If you're traveling to Zimbabwe, you probably like to take the road less traveled. Others followed the crowd, but you went your own way, breaking the mould and listening to your heart, always searching for something more. Zimbabwe is a place [...]