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

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 [...]

Phenomenal Sequence of a Cheetah Taking Down a Springbok 2016-11-16T22:19:27+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

5 Stunning New Lodges & Hotels in South Africa

South Africa’s breathtaking landscapes, great climate, buzzing cities and thrilling wildlife are making the country an almost permanent fixture on everybody’s must-go lists. This has inspired local hoteliers to take their game to the next level, and the last [...]

5 Stunning New Lodges & Hotels in South Africa 2016-11-16T22:19:29+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

What You’re Missing When You Book Last Minute

In today’s fast-paced culture, planning far in advance isn’t common. I mean, speaking as part of the Millennial generation, I can barely handle all the information being thrown at me in the moment, let alone decide where I’m going to [...]

What You’re Missing When You Book Last Minute 2016-11-16T22:19:40+00:00