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.

Q&A with Camille Rowe, Africa Travel Specialist

“…When I was about 6 years old I went on my first ‘real’ safari to Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. That is where my love and passion for safari started.”   Speciality Destinations :  Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Travel, Multi-generational Families, Out-Of-The-Ordinary Travel, Fly-In Safaris, Read More

Q&A with Daisy du Plessis, Africa Travel Specialist

….”I think travellers will rely on travel experts more, since one has to navigate constantly change requirements for every country, plus we have contacts with various suppliers, when we need assistance with changes or travel issues…”     Speciality Destinations : Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Read More

Q&A with Ilze Fox, Africa Travel Specialist

….”So often our clients email us after their trip to say that it’s been a life-changing experience, and I want to say “I told you so!” Africa will change your outlook on life, challenge you to think outside of your bubble and remind you of what’s important in life. “   Speciality Destinations : Botswana, Read More

Q&A with Lise Kargaard, Africa Travel Specialist

” ….nothing beats the personal connection. These experiences change lives. “   Speciality Destinations : Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Travel, Small Special Interest Groups, Multi-generational Families, Out-Of-The-Ordinary Travel, VIP Travel Facilitation, Fly-In Safaris, Photographic Travel, Wine, Food, Art, Adventure, Private Villas, Walking Safaris, Gorilla Trekking,  Honeymoons, Read More

Q&A with Liesl Matthews, Africa Travel Specialist

“…..As I sit here in the office planning people’s next safari trip, I am travelling vicariously in each itinerary. I am so ready to go exploring again, as long as its not my own backyard, I will go anywhere right now! “     Speciality Destinations : Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Read More

2021 travel Ideas

So much has changed in the way we work, interact, and play. How – and why – we travel has changed too. In 2020, we discovered amazing virtual travel experiences, wanderlusted after thousands of travel photos and videos, and pored over a global glut of online articles, blogs and research. It’s safe to say that travel, journeys Read More

Why now is the best time for East Africa

East Africa is considered one of the best destinations to travel to right now  –  Kenya and Tanzania have proven to be safe for international safari travellers and our partners and ground handlers have implemented the necessary health protocols for every point of your journey. With incredible wildlife, stunning scenery, fewer visitors and natural social Read More

The Kruger – South Africa’s ultimate safari destination

The Kruger National Park, Kruger Park Concessions and the Greater Kruger (the game reserves that border the National Park) are loved and renowned all around the world for being the best safari destination in South Africa! Here’s why… SUPERABUNDANT WILDLIFE Of course, the first reason rests in the vast Kruger region’s unrivaled variety of animals who Read More

10 Best Places To Experience In South Africa

We know that you are seeking open spaces and fresh air. With South Africa’s borders open for international travel we thought we’d showcase our selection of the top 10 luxury safari lodges in South Africa. Now, more than ever before, is the time to start planning a special trip somewhere life enhancing, meaningful and memorable. Read More

Why it’s safe to travel with us

So many people are keen, now more than ever, to book a trip somewhere life enhancing, meaningful and memorable.  Africa is on the top of best-places-to-travel-to-when-the-worst-of-Covid-is-over.  We know that travel will bounce back, and we are prepared.  So are our suppliers and ground handlers. Along with our safari partners on the ground in Africa, we’ve Read More