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Why Botswana is The Ultimate Safari Destination and On Trend

Escaping the rat race, if only for a few weeks, has never been more popular. Nor has choosing a destination which has no mobile coverage, offers a truly authentic and unique cultural travel experience and can be enjoyed by a multigenerational family. These are some of the top tourism trends that have been identified for […]

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Rhino family

Saving The Rhino Before It’s Too Late

Our rhino are disappearing, and their best hope of survival, perhaps, is tourism, more specifically Eco-tourism. More and more of our guests are seeing the merit in supporting safari tours that actively get involved with saving their one true resource – the animals. Camps can be built, and private reserves demarcated, but the rate of […]

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Uncharted Bushman Safari on to the salt pans of Kalahari

Uncharted Africa Safari Camps

Botswana has a unique and special appeal to the safari seeker, situated as it is on the edge of the vast Kalahari desert but within reach of the annual rains of sub-tropical southern Africa. This brings water to a thoroughly dry area, famously known as the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans – a vast, horizonless – former […]

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Leaping snorkeller in Northern Mozambique

Bush & Beach: The Perfect Combo for an African Holiday?

Safari might be top of mind when planning a vacation to Southern Africa, but the region also boasts some outstanding beaches and coastal regions. Just imagine immersing yourself in the raw African bush with its incredible concentration of wildlife on one day, and relaxing with a sundowner on a pretty beach on the next. This […]

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Victoria Falls

Which Side of the Victoria Falls is Best: Zimbabwe or Zambia?

Mosi-oa-Tunya – the smoke that thunders. That’s the local name for the world’s largest waterfall (measuring roughly double the height of the Niagara Falls), and it aptly fits the impression that David Livingstone would have had in first approaching this remarkable ‘discovery’. It, too, will be your first sight of the Falls – a continuous […]

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What Happens to Our Male Lions?

Forget Game of Thrones, National Geographic viewers are in for a treat with the latest film from renowned wildlife documentary filmmakers Derek and Beverly Joubert entitled ‘Game of Lions’ to be shown world-wide as part of their ‘Big Cat Week’. Filmed at Botswana’s Duba Plains Camp and the Selinda Reserve as well as in Kenya’s […]

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Boat cruise at Old Mondoro

The Lower Zambezi: Remote and Wild Africa at Its Best

The Zambezi River evokes images of a truly African watercourse, muddy brown, snaking and mysterious, it is the place of respite for thousands of thirsty animals. At Victoria Falls, it plunges over one of the world’s greatest waterfalls, then ebbs into the vast Lake Kariba before entering its most tranquil phase. From Kariba through to […]

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Cape Town Voted as The No 1 Destination to Visit in 2014

There can be few other cities in the world with quite the same vibrant mix as Cape Town. It has a certain ‘je ne sais quoi’ that you can’t quite put your finger on. It is beautiful, edgy, colorful, trendy, gritty and stylish all at the same time. It is also a city in transformation […]

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