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African Safari Travel: COVID-19 Entry Requirements by Country
October 28, 2020

As more African countries open up, each with their own COVID-19 restrictions and travel requirements, it's hard to keep track and choose a suitable destination for your next safari. We sum up what you need to know for each of the most popular safari destinations in Southern and East Africa.

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Covid-19 travel: What to expect from travelling to South Africa
September 29, 2020 by Dianne Kokkonidis

South Africa is reopening its borders to international travellers from low risk countries on 1 October 2020. Which countries are deemed high risk? What restrictions can visitors to the country expect and what measures have been put into place to ensure their safety?

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Wild Wings Wins Another TripAdvisor Award
August 27, 2020 by Onne Vegter

Wild Wings Safaris has won a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence every year since these awards were started. We have won the Hall of Fame Award twice, and we are proud to have once again received recognition from the TripAdvisor community.

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When will South Africa reopen for tourists?
June 8, 2020 by Onne Vegter

Unsubstantiated news reports have been doing the rounds that South Africa might only open to international tourists from February 2021. Is this accurate? When exactly will South Africa open again for inbound tourism? We discuss what we know at this point, and why South Africa might reopen for tourists as soon as September 2020.

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South Africa's Lockdown Through the Eyes of a Nature Guide
May 30, 2020 by Dianne Kokkonidis

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, South Africa went into lockdown. The result was devastating. Overnight, visits to national parks and game reserves stopped, safari lodges closed their doors and millions of people lost their livelihoods. One of those affected, wildlife guide Frank Watts, put pen to paper and documented his emotional experience of life in South Africa during the lockdown.

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5 of the Best African Safari Tours
April 22, 2020 by Onne Vegter

Our handpicked list of the 5 best African safari tours gives you five great safari options to choose from, each of them "best" for a specific reason. Right now, during the Covid19 pandemic, you can book any of these tours without paying a deposit. This is a great time to start planning for next year!

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COVID-19 message from Wild Wings Safaris
March 14, 2020 by Wild Wings Safaris

We care deeply about the safety of our guests, safari guides and employees who are more than simply individuals to us, but members of a worldwide family whose enthusiasm for exploring Africa is heartwarming. With this in mind, we'd like to share with you how we are managing the Covid-19 crisis.