African Safari Consultants

Our African travel blog features a smorgasbord collection of articles ranging from updates from the bush, safari stories, travel tips and advice, conservation matters, industry gossip and insightful news and reviews about travel in Southern and East Africa. With contributions by travel experts with a passion for Africa, you will be inspired, informed and prepared for your next African adventure.

On safari in Botswana with Desert & Delta

We were recently invited by Desert & Delta to join a small group of Africa travel agents on a ‘Fam Trip’ to Botswana. Here are our impressions. Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe National Park Chobe Game Lodge was our first camp. We were surprised and delighted to be met by a female guide driving an open Read More

Hwange National Park – Why go

Finally, Zimbabwe’s time as a premier Southern African safari destination has arrived. Having emerged from decades of political turmoil, Zimbabwe is coming into its own and  now is the time to book a luxury safari to Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe and experience privacy, great hospitality and outstanding game viewing opportunities. Located in the heart Read More

Zeitz MOCAA: Africa’s First Major Museum Of African Art

Cape Town consistently rates amongst one of the world’s most breathtaking cities, and now there’s another reason to visit the vibrant ‘Mother City’ – the opening of the internationally acclaimed Zeitz MOCAA Museum of African Contemporary Art. Housed in the architectural masterpiece that was once a grain silo in the V&A Waterfront’s Silo district, this Read More

Africa’s Top 10 Romantic Star Bed Experiences

Africa’s abundant wildlife and her natural beauty are something to behold anyway…but nothing is quite as thrilling or romantic as spending the night under a canopy of twinkling stars with just the vast African wilderness and the sounds of the bush at night (owls, bushbabies, nightjars and even the far-off roar of lions) for company. Read More

Sustainable Tourism On The Rise In Africa

In a world where it’s never been simpler to travel, a growing trend is an increased desire to look after our planet and a mindset shift towards ‘green’ or ‘sustainable’ travel. More and more travellers (especially those opting to visit Africa) feel a responsibility to ensure that their ‘tourist dollar’ contributes to environmental conservation and the community development. Africa Read More

3 Authentic Cultural Interactions

With hundreds of different ethnicities, Africa is blessed not only with mesmerizing landscapes and wildlife but with an extraordinarily rich tapestry of cultural heritage. For most travellers, the wildlife takes centre stage with many overlooking this continent’s intriguing history and fascinating heritage. Great empires have left their mark with crumbling ruins and many of Africa’s Read More

Experience The Wonder Of Luxury Train Travel In Africa

There’s something quite extraordinary about sitting on a train, listening to the gentle clickety-clack of the train on the tracks and seeing mesmerizing landscapes sweep past you. We get quite a few requests about train travel, and while there are numerous luxury train routes across the world, we want to showcase what makes Africa such Read More

UPDATE on Cape Town’s Water Crisis

IT’S BEEN RAINING! We are please to report that due to sustained and heavy rains over the last few months, Cape Town’s dams have collectively increased by over 20 percentage points. ​ With several months left in the winter rainfall calendar, it is now clear that Cape Town will continue to have enough water for its Read More