About Cameron Duncan

Growing up in Botswana, Cameron developed a love for the outdoors and wildlife from a very young age. Family trips around southern Africa further engrained his love for the continent and it’s inhabitants – human and otherwise. Now based in Cape Town, Cameron is passionate about music, writing and all things internet.

Rescuing a Five-Day Old Elephant Calf

Original Source: Africa Geographic The Kenya Wildlife Service and Amboseli Trust for Elephants rescued a five day old elephant calf back in November 2012 and the video is just too cute not to share. The five day old elephant was stuck in a big muddy pond where there used to be a swamp. The mother Read More

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The UNICEF Audrey Hepburn Society Ball

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) was created by the United Nations in 1946 to provide much needed supplies to children around the world who were afflicted by the devastation of World War 2. Today, UNICEF has National Committees in 36 countries and offices in over 190 with volunteers working tirelessly to provide food, education Read More

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Zambia’s Emerald Season

We’re just a few months away from the start of Zambia’s famed ‘Emerald Season’, which is when the heavens open and Zambia is blessed with life-giving rainfall from November to April. Particularly noticeable in the South Luangwa, the rains transform the valley into a lush, emerald green paradise from which the rainy season takes its Read More

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Devil’s Pool Opens for Season

One of the most popular destinations in Africa, the Victoria Falls in Zambia and Zimbabwe is a true wonder of the natural world. David Livingstone came across the falls in 1855 and named them in honour of his Queen at the time, while the indigenous people of the region dubbed it Mosi-oa-Tunya or ‘The Smoke That Read More

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Solio Lodge Celebrates Third Anniversary

Those planning an African Safari for later this year have a special offer available to them from the Solio Lodge in Laikipia, Kenya! They are offering a ‘stay 3 pay 2’ special that is valid until December 15 (saving as much as $710 per person!). Opened in August 2010, this is the only game lodge Read More

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Healing Africa’s Elephants

  The Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique is a renowned success story in terms of private investors partnering with the state to preserve precious wilderness and wildlife. The last few years have seen the National Park enjoy a sustained period of regeneration after decades of civil war left it ravaged, with both animals and vegetation Read More

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ASC now on Instagram

Africa is a beautiful continent with countless photographic opportunities almost everywhere you turn. It’s for this reason that we’re pleased to announce we’ve joined the hugely popular photo sharing app Instagram, under the username AfricanSafariGuru. Now we’ll be sharing all our exciting bush moments as they happen, then and there. Our team of safari gurus Read More

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Why We Love Botswana

Botswana is undergoing a tourism renaissance of sorts at the moment, with the country enjoying its most popular spell in decades.  In this post, we’ll attempt to explore a few of the reasons for this success and try to understand just what it is that’s convincing more and more people to travel to one of Read More

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King of Another Kind – The NEW Mara Plains Camp

The Masai Mara is well known for its astounding wildlife numbers and one of the highest densities of predators in the world. But as of July this year, it is also home to the new Mara Plains Camp, Great Plains Conservation’s latest in bespoke safari experiences.  Emulating the style and community of its Botswana camp, Read More

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UNESCO Designates Lewa Wildlife Conservancy a World Heritage Site

Lovers of African safari tours will be happy to hear that the Lewa Wildlife Conservancy and the adjacent Ngare Ndare Forest have recently been designated as an extension of the Mount Kenya World Heritage Site – an ecologically important and beautifully preserved site. “UNESCO’s decision recognises Lewa’s and Ngare Ndare’s steadfast commitment to conservation and Read More

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