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August 15th 2022  |   Community Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Madagascar, Maldives, Seychelles  |  by   Becky Thomson

Across the Indian Ocean are some dreamy white-sand beaches backed by palms with their leaves swaying gently as the breeze moves them. Alongside these beaches, or perched on stilts over the brilliant blue ocean, are many incredible beach properties with superb restaurants, fully stocked watersports centres, and views to die ... Read more

August 5th 2022  |   Community Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Rwanda, Uganda  |  by   Jo Ainscough

The Gorilla Countries There are many more things to see and do in these two countries than gorillas, but they share a border and national parks that are home to this incredible primate. The two countries have incredibly lush landscapes with rich black soil that nourishes plenty of fruit and ... Read more

July 19th 2022  |   Community Safaris, Conservation Safaris, News, Zimbabwe  |  by   Francis Naumann

There is incredible diversity across Zimbabwe from the arid areas of Hwange National Park to the lush riverine landscapes alongside the Zambezi in Mana Pools, or the dramatic cliffs around Malilangwe. In each of these areas our clients enjoy fabulous hosting and guiding that gets them close to the wildlife ... Read more

July 18th 2022  |   News  |  by   Richard Smith

Summer 2022 update We have been pleased to see a sensible relaxation of the rules across Africa, the Indian Ocean and for return to the UK. While arrival testing is still required for those not fully vaccinated, including some teenage children, most countries have removed the need for PCR tests ... Read more

July 12th 2022  |   Community Safaris, Conservation Safaris, Kenya, News  |  by   Richard Smith

Kenya is one of our clients’ favourite countries. It not only has great wildlife and incredible scenery, but the camps host people superbly and the guides seem to be able to spot the flick of a leopard’s tail from half a mile away. Behind the scenes the properties we partner ... Read more

July 1st 2022  |   South Africa  |  by   Lucinda Rome

Often described as a world in one country, the landscapes of South Africa stretch from tropical white-sand beaches to snow-capped mountains and include spectacular views and wildlife-filled national parks and reserves. In contrast to these areas of natural beauty are cosmopolitan cities boasting excellent museums and world class restaurants. South ... Read more

June 17th 2022  |   Namibia  |  by   Richard Smith

Few people can name anywhere they might want to holiday in Namibia, except perhaps the dunes at Sossusvlei and Etosha’s mighty salt pan. Maybe then the remainder of this huge country is a secret, and to a degree that’s true. Namibia still gets far fewer visitors than its neighbours, South ... Read more

June 14th 2022  |   Botswana  |  by   Francis Naumann

Botswana is renowned for the density of its superb wildlife and with limits on the number of visitors in many of the better known regions, such as the Okavango Delta, demand for space in safari camps outstrips supply in most years. So, with this level of demand, how are there ... Read more

June 6th 2022  |   Kenya  |  by   Alice Gully

Away from the Masai Mara, the Rift Valley lakes and Amboseli National Park in the shadow of Kilimanjaro, Kenya has some little known parks away from the gaze of the majority of visitors. Meru National Park Meru National Park is a little visited gem which ought to be better known; ... Read more

May 23rd 2022  |   Unique Experiences  |  by   Jo Ainscough

Riding safaris are a popular and exciting way of viewing Africa’s incredible scenery and wildlife; here we explore and explain some of the common misconceptions surrounding a riding safari. Myth: I have to be a good rider to go on a riding safari Fact: While experienced riders can enjoy exhilarating ... Read more