African Safari Consultants

Client Feedback: Jim & Elizabeth – August 2011

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Great feedback from an African Safari Jeff and Lise, We are sorry to report that we are home. We are thrilled to report that every aspect of the trip was amazing.  I am in the process of downloading photos as we write this and can’t wait to go through them and relive every minute.  We Read More

My Favorite African Places

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That ultimate African destination With Irene causing havoc along the coast of the USA it is a good time to remind you of why you should visit our beautiful continent Africa!  I have also covered some good tips on how to choose your Safari in previous blog posts (so go back and have a look) which just Read More

A story about the Cheetah – a Safari highlight

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The beautiful Cheetah A newsletter popped into my inbox yesterday from a lodge in the KwaZulu Natal province of South Africa.  At the bottom they added some really interesting facts about Cheetahs which I didn’t know.  So I thought I would do a little research and see what else I could learn for myself. Here Read More

Client Feedback: July, 2011

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Safari Feedback We’ve had some travellers recently – clients who underwent intense pressure just to get to African shores due to the disruption from the volcanic ash – so thought we would share some of their feedback with you: Dear Liesl and Jeff: Since Saturday we are back in Lima, but, though we are very happy to Read More

Can we do more for our wildlife?

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Wildlife news and conservation stories are hot in the press at the moment.  With the recent  exposure of a Rhino poaching syndicate; the talk of Elephant hunting in East Africa; the sad poisoning of the Hoaruseb pride of Lions in Namibia; the burning of illegal Ivory by Kenya’s President with a street value of $100 Read More

Photo of the Week: Lion Cubs

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There has been a fair focus on Lions this week with the release of “The Last Lions” movie trailor featuring Ma di Tau. They are also one of the huge reasons people travel to Africa, to see these amazing creatures in their wild, natural habitat.  Part of the Big 5 (Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo & Rhino) group Read More

An unprovoked attack by an Elephant

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Not so long ago I wrote about an incident where a Lion attacked a guest on a Walk in Victoria Falls.  My main concern was that these are wild animals, we are in their territory and are WE not putting ourselves at risk, despite all the safety precautions, if something does go wrong?  It is our Read More