African Safari Consultants

African Safaris blog

Namibia’s best honeymoon lodges

Namibia is the perfect honeymoon destination for couples wanting to get away from it all, relax in pristine wilderness and be blown away by fabulous accommodation and superb hospitality. The desert landscapes, the unusual flora and fauna, the humbling 360’ views, never ending sand dunes, no other people for miles and starry starry skies are Read More

5 Things You Need to Know about Gorilla Trekking in Uganda & Rwanda

rwanda, uganda, gorilla trekking, African safari

Mountain gorilla numbers are up but they remain one of the rarest species on earth, with under 1 000 animals in existence today. We are fortunate to offer our clients the privilege of embarking on gorilla trekking adventures in both Rwanda and Uganda. The chance to witness these great apes in their natural surroundings is a 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

Singita: A Conservation Success Story

Singita have been a brand synonymous with luxury and are well known across the globe for their extraordinary safari experiences at their 12 award-winning luxury camps and lodges that span 3 of Africa’s best wildlife rich countries: South Africa, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Known for their unique safari camps and lodges surrounded by the vast wilderness of their reserves, bespoke Read More