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.

How your trip helps

WE’VE STARTED AN UPLIFTMENT FUND to raise funds to support causes that are close to our hearts We are currently raising funds to help a member of our staff purchase a proper home Zuki, our lovely cleaning lady, is a single mother who still lives in a township shack with her daughters and granddaughter. We’ve Read More

Lodges in Botswana with Air-Con

Botswana is a hot destination… and we don’t mean amazing wildlife, pristine ecosystems and fascinating cultures, but actual heat! For some, the thought of being hot on safari can be off‐putting, so it’s good to know that there are safari lodges and camps with air‐conditioning! The appeal of a Botswana safari is being the only Read More

Great value safari camps in Botswana

Most of the safari camps in Botswana are quite expensive due to their remote (and therefore exclusive) locations and the luxury levels of their suites and amenities. However, there’s a handful of camps that we recommend for those looking to stay in camps that have less frills but still offer a solid Botswana safari experience. Read More

Victoria Falls Activities

Victoria Falls is the Adventure Capital of Africa! Seeing the Falls (from either Zambia or Zimbabwe) offers more than just breathtaking views and the natural surroundings of the amazing UNESCO World Heritage site – it’s also a fun playground for adventure-loving travellers young and old. Here’s a list of activities on offer at Victoria Falls Read More

Permanent Water Camps of the Okavango

The Okavango Delta’s unique ecosystem is as a result of ebb and flow of water that flows down from the Angola highlands and gradually floods the delta. During the annual flood season many of the camps located in the Delta pan handle have access to water. But during the dry season, it is only the Read More

Ideas for an exclusive-use safari

Exclusive-use properties are ideal for multi-generational families, friend groups and those travellers seeking exclusivity and privacy when going on safari. There’s so much choice! From elegant bush villas and sprawling  homesteads to intimate luxury tented camps in remote locations in Southern and East Africa’s premier wildlife reserves. – Little Saseka – – Cheetah Plains – Read More

Tented Camps in the Kruger

Sleeping in a luxury tent or semi-tented structure out in the African wilderness is a thrilling experience you’ll never forget. Some are very luxurious with air-con and beautiful bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers and a deck with a private plunge pool. And some are more basic… Either way, there’s nothing nicer than falling asleep Read More

Activities when in Cape Town

Cape Town is a playground for visitors. With famous Table Mountain as the backdrop and a beautiful coastline, there are so many activities to choose from. You’ll be hosted by warm Capetonians who’ll proudly share their culture and stories and ensure you have incredible memory-making experiences. Here’s a list of activities and fun things to Read More

On Safari in Kenya with Camille

Camille was invited to experience a safari with Great Plains Conservation in Kenya. She loved it and came back with lots of renewed knowledge about logistics and updates to share with us.  Here’s a photo essay and some of her impressions. Kenya is great destination for a first-time safari as well as repeat safari aficionados Read More

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