Studying Desert Giants: The Elephants of Namibia

It must be incredibly satisfying to spend your days exploring wide tracts of untouched land… In the case of Laura Brown and Rob Ramey, this means exploring desert dunes in search of elephants in Namibia, specifically the Kunene region [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Phenomenal Sequence of a Cheetah Taking Down a Springbok

Starting with the most amazing scenic flight over the rock desert to Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, you can’t help yourself but take dozens of pictures of the intricately patterned landscapes below. We arrived at Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp and went [...]

Elephants Without Restraint at the Waterhole

Restraint. ‘The action of keeping someone or something under control’ . That is the matriarch elephant’s role at this time of year when conditions are dry and harsh and the temperature is being dialed up daily. It is a year [...]

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: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]