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.

Kruger National Park: My Panorama And Safari Trip

Folks, we have an announcement… Our Candice is engaged! And to give her new fiancé a taste of what the African safari industry is all about Candice put together a self-drive trip and a safari to the Kruger region and had the following to say about their trip: Over the past 3 years I’ve been Read More

New Immigration Law: Travelling To South Africa With Children Under 18

From the 1st of June 2015, amendments to South Africa’s Immigration Act comes into effect and there will be strict conditions for children under the age of 18 travelling into South Africa. There have been many complaints about the extra paperwork and effort required, but according to SA Home Affairs, the amendments have been enacted Read More

Botswana: 8 Reasons You Should Go

The Southern African country of Botswana is currently enjoying a golden period of tourism and is probably the African safari destination of the moment. With a friendly population, good infrastructure, unbelievable wildlife and a wide range of accommodation options, it has become the darling of the African continent. But just what makes Botswana so special? We look Read More

Dilaal Goes To The Land Of The Baobabs

In February Dilaal was invited by the Extraordinary Collection (who represent a collection of luxury lodges  in Southern Africa) to travel to Botswana and experience Ghoha Hills Savuti Lodge and Ngoma Safari Lodge.  Here are her comments and observations. Ghoha Hills Ghoha Hills is located in the Savuti area of the Chobe National Park and is Read More

Africa’s Finest: Kenya’s Top 4 Eco-Retreats

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In keeping with our commitment to supporting eco-friendly camps and sustainable tourism, we once again revisit the wonderful new safari book, Africa’s Finest. This full colour volume, authored by Colin Bell (well-known for his extensive work on rhino conservation), details the top safari outfits in Africa in an ‘industry-wide’ audit that assessed most camps according Read More

Cape Town Hotels With The Best Mountain Views

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To those that live here, it was no surprise that Cape Town was voted as the number one city to visit in 2014 by the New York Times. With the royal blue Atlantic Ocean lapping at the feet of one of the most iconic mountain ranges in the world, it’s hard to imagine otherwise. Trying Read More

Where To See Leopards in South Africa

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One of the largest draw cards for many visitors to South Africa is the opportunity to have a close encounter with animals in the wild. The country is home to a large variety of creatures, great and small, but has grown particularly popular for its abundance of big cats in the wild – lion, cheetah, Read More