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 [...]

Studying Desert Giants: The Elephants of Namibia 2016-12-09T14:59:40+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

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 [...]

Elephants Without Restraint at the Waterhole 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

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: [...]

Damaraland & the Skeleton Coast Off the Beaten Path 2016-11-16T22:19:27+00:00

10 Amazing Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Giraffe

The giraffe is one of the most iconic species of Africa. As the tallest mammal on Earth, these creatures are both weird and wonderful with their long legs and necks, large eyes, long eyelashes, striking coat patterns, ambling gait [...]

10 Amazing Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Giraffe 2016-11-16T22:19:37+00:00

Segera: A Wildlife Conservation Success Story

Images and post courtesy of Wilderness Safaris. The clouds of dust thrown up by the thundering hooves of millions of zebra and wildebeest as they migrate in a perpetual loop between the Mara and the Serengeti tend to obscure [...]

Segera: A Wildlife Conservation Success Story 2016-11-16T22:19:47+00:00

How The Fearless Honeybadger Earned Its Reputation

Images and post courtesy of Wilderness Safaris. The mid-morning air had a nip to it in the middle of winter at Deception Pan, deep in Botswana’s Kalahari Desert. As the pride of lions lay snoozing in the sun, another [...]

How The Fearless Honeybadger Earned Its Reputation 2016-11-16T22:19:47+00:00