Mozambique's Miracle: Gorongosa with True Africa

Gorongosa, Mozambique - E. O. Wilson

Gorongosa, Mozambique – E. O. Wilson ‘In the summer monsoon season of late November to mid-March, the rain clouds ride the trade winds of the Indian Ocean west into Mozambique. Crossing the coast, they refresh the miombo woodlands of the Cheringoma Plateau, then the savanna and floodplain grasslands of the Great Rift Valley. Finally they run aground on the slopes … Read More

Go on Safari in Kenya with the Born Free Star

On safari in Kenya with the Born Free Star, Virginia McKenna – follow the Adamson’s inspiring story. This October Cheli & Peacock’s camps, Tortilis Camp, Joy’s Camp and Elsa’s Kopje are offering the trip of a lifetime – an exclusive Born Free safari, led by Hollywood actress Virginia McKenna. The illustrious McKenna – well-known for her award-winning portrayal of Joy … Read More

World War History on Safari in Kenya

With the centenary of the First World War approaching in a few months the British Council has released an interesting report “Remember the World as Well as The War”, based on research carried out in Egypt, France, Germany, India, Turkey, Russia and the UK. John Worne, the British Council’s Director of Strategy, said: “Our research shows that the things we … Read More

Fancy a Fishing Safari?

Enjoy your fishing?  Traditional African safaris conjure up images of the Big Five – buffalo, rhino, elephant, lion and leopard – and yet avid anglers can take to the water, by sea or by river, and enjoy spectacular big game fishing to rival North America, the Caribbean and Australia. Red Savannah’s Africa specialist, Albee Yeend, looks at some of the … Read More

Rand Down = South Africa and Namibia Safaris Up

The fall in the South African Rand is even more reason to consider a safari in South Africa and Namibia this year. The rattled Rand’s value continues its downward spiral due to global and domestic issues, including labour disputes affecting South Africa’s key exports such as platinum. The Namibian dollar is closely tied to the South African currency which has seen … Read More

Demystifying the Okavango Delta's Enigmatic Waters

The Okavango Delta in Botswana is the largest and most beautiful oasis in Africa – an isolated, lush green paradise with some of the richest wildlife in the world. The seasonal flooding of its life giving waters have puzzled many a safari goer  – why & when does it happen & why do some lodges have water all year and others only during … Read More

Chongwe & Grootbos Favoured For Family Safaris

Searching for an unforgettable family safari?  Look no further!  The Safari Judges have spoken & their top 2 picks are Chongwe River House & Grootbos Garden Lodge. Family Traveller, the go to magazine for family holiday inspiration, asked the Judges: out of the fabulous lodges and camps shortlisted for the Best Safari Camp in Africa Award, which would be their … Read More

Back With a Bang: Whale Shark Season in Kenya

Its that special time of year again – whale shark season in Kenya. News just in from Diani Beach on Kenya’s South Coast, the first ‘Papa Shillingi’, as the whale sharks are known locally, translation: shark covered in shillings, was sighted off Diani beach. Local legend has it, God was so pleased when he created this beautiful fish, that he … Read More

Uganda Odyssey – Small Group Safari #1

Tree Climbing Lion in Ishasha

A 9 day small group safari that will take you on an adventure of a lifetime, encompassing Kibale Forest, Queen Elizabeth National Park and Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in southwestern Uganda.

Affordable Adventures in Zambia

Affordable Adventures in Zambia

Explore the wonders of some of Zambia’s best destinations without breaking the bank. – See more at:

Namibia Wing Safari: Luxury Adventure Holiday

Hot Air Balloon Ride

Namibia is a photographer’s dream and adventurer’s paradise. Stunning landscapes, nomadic tribes and rare endangered animals make for an incredible journey into the wilderness. Take to the air to experience the dramatic scenery from above and witness one of the most remote and inaccessible places on earth.

Desert Haze: Luxury Namibia Honeymoon Safari

Mowani Camp

For a luxury honeymoon safari that’s completely out of this world: think Namibia. Blissfully isolated amidst Namibia’s vast and beautiful landscapes, you’ll stay at the most atmospheric and luxurious of lodges.