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 [...]

Top Family-Friendly Safaris 2016-12-20T21:20:26+00:00

Gift a Getaway: Travel Gift Certificates from Alluring Africa

Giving someone the world is the most wonderful gift of all Some of the best presents can’t be wrapped up or stuffed in a stocking. When looking for a memorable gift, there are very few that are as unique [...]

Gift a Getaway: Travel Gift Certificates from Alluring Africa 2016-12-09T15:06:52+00:00

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 [...]

Africa’s Travel Trends for 2017 2016-12-09T15:04:21+00:00

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 [...]

First Rains of the Green Season at Hwange National Park 2016-12-02T19:55:57+00:00

The Beauty of the Busanga Plains

It has been a year since I visited the Busanga Plains in Zambia and whilst the area is moderately drier than last year, the abundance and diversity of bird and mammal life seem to have increased since my last [...]

The Beauty of the Busanga Plains 2016-12-09T15:05:26+00:00

5 Reasons SkySafari is one of the Most Unique African Safaris

Looking for the ultimate safari experience? Let us introduce you to SkySafari by Elewana, one of the most unique African safaris. SkySafari is crafted to whisk you on an Africa safari in supreme comfort and style aboard the SkySafari [...]

5 Reasons SkySafari is one of the Most Unique African Safaris 2016-12-02T15:32:21+00:00

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 [...]

The Luxury of Going Back to Nature in Namibia 2016-12-08T19:06:51+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 Pack For Kids On Safari

The Ultimate Winter Packing List... No matter how many times you have travelled to Africa on safari, seeing it through the eyes of children is like seeing everything for the first time! Can you remember your first giraffe? Even for [...]

How To Pack For Kids On Safari 2016-11-16T22:19:35+00:00

Can You Break Down The Cost Of My Trip To Africa?

This is a tough one to explain, because in America, the “build-your-own” concept is commonly offered when it comes to customized products or services. We see it on menus at restaurants -- create-your-own sandwich, pizza, burrito bowl -- or select [...]

Can You Break Down The Cost Of My Trip To Africa? 2016-11-16T22:19:38+00:00