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.

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

Gratuity Guidelines

We always give our guests written guidelines on how to handle gratuities, so please check the ‘tipping guidelines’ in the travel documentation provided by your consultant. Gratuities are not included in your trip cost. You are under no obligation to tip. Subject to the service received, this is entirely discretionary and feel free to adjust 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

Wellness Safari ideas

Adding some pampering onto your safari will really enhance your trip. It’s a heavenly match!  Here are 6 safari spa destinations on our radar. These safari spas are committed to eco-friendly and sustainable practices by using locally made products and supporting local conservation efforts. Just being on safari is a transformative experience. Now just add Read More

My Bush & Beach trip to Tanzania

I was invited by Selous Safari Company to experience the ultimate Tanzanian Bush & Beach safari circuit. A combination of an adventurous safari that included the Ruaha National Park, Nyerere National Park (formerly known as the Selous Game Reserve) and Fanjove Private Island in the Songo Songo Archipelago, just off the coast of Tanzania. JONGOMERU  Read More

My Incredible FAM Trip To Botswana

I recently joined a Wilderness FAM trip to Botswana. (view the detailed virtual itinerary) It has been a few years since I have been to Botswana, so I was very excited. We arrived into Maun and headed over to the Wilderness Safari’s air-conditioned lounge (which was very welcome in the heat of November).  We enjoyed Read More