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 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 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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]