We're often asked which is the best option to go for - uninterrupted Kruger Magic (Kruger National Park is the jewel of Southern Africa's national parks) - or absolute luxury at a private safari lodge at one of the reserves adjoining Kruger? Well, let's look at some of the finer points ...
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We're often asked if it's easy to travel and safari in Southern Africa as a family unit. Our answer? "Of course, yes!" But don't take our word for it ... see what the Feldman Family has to say.
We are often asked about health and safety precautions when it comes to going on a safari. Things like, what vaccinations are necessary? Which mosquito repellent to use? Which are the best anti-malarial drugs, and so on. We take a closer look at some practical advice ...
There's no contest that Kruger National Park is the top safari destination in Southern Africa. If it's not right up there on your bucket list, it should be! But what are the best ways of experiencing this wildlife wonderland?
Airbnb has become a very popular way to find accommodation anywhere in the world. The question is, when is it a good idea to use Airbnb and when is it perhaps a bad idea? Should you use Airbnb on your once-in-a-lifetime trip to Africa, for example? Let's examine the pros and cons.
Everybody knows about the bigger, more famous, game parks in Africa: Serengeti, Kruger, Masai Mara, to name just three. Here we bring you five of our favourite less well-known parks, and why they're worth a visit.
One of Kruger National Park’s cleverest spotted felines seems to have perfected a way to keep herself and her young cub fed on a regular, almost fool-proof basis.
The Sabi Sand Game Reserve is divided into the northern, western and the southern sectors. While there is somewhat of an overlap in the type of bush and wildlife you’re likely to see in each region, there are some practical differences and considerations ...
One of our guides managed to capture some incredible film and video footage recently on safari in the Kruger National Park - a leopard made a successful kill which was unceremoniously 'stolen' by lion, leaving the leopard hungry and frustrated - but lucky to escape with its life.
Virtually undiscovered by many, KwaZulu-Natal Province on South Africa's east coast offers a treasure trove of sights, history and culture - combining the best of beach, bush and battefields.
Talk about going on a safari in Namibia and the first name that comes to mind is Etosha National Park. But where exactly is Etosha - and why is it the number one destination for wildlife enthusiasts and photographers?
Wanting to go on safari but not sure how far your foreign currency will stretch? Then good news for you: South Africa has to be one of the most affordable safari destinations in Africa.
In part one of this two-part series, we looked at selecting the best destination or game reserve for your safari. In part two, we will look at how to choose the best lodge or camp for your safari. Grab a coffee and enjoy the read!
Choosing a good safari destination is key to ensuring a great safari experience. But where do you start? With so many different safari destinations to choose from, how do you choose the right one for your safari? This is part 1 of a 2-part series.
iSimangaliso was South Africa's first World Heritage Site, declared in 1999. Formerly known as Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, it was renamed in 2007 and its name now translates as ‘miracle and wonder’. Visit this wetland eden and prepare to be amazed by its abundant ecosystems, lakes, hippos, crocs, birds, dunes, ancient traditions, swamp forests, miles of unspoilt beaches and so much more.
The early days of safaris - typically in East Africa - conjure up images of elegance, mystery, and nostalgia, still evident in some of the finer safari lodges of today ...
Today's fast-paced living takes its toll. Every now and again, we need to step aside, step away and restore ourselves and our sanity. Here are our favourite 9 safari lodges where you can do just that ...
Come fly with us over Tanzania's endless Serengeti National Park in a hot air balloon! Watch as our hot air balloon bumps into a dead tree, giving us all a bit of a fright. Our pilot saw the momentary panic on people's faces as we approached the tree and said, "No worries, no worries," just before we crashed into the top of the tree, breaking off some branches.
South Africa's currency, the Rand, is steadily been losing value against the US Dollar, the British Pound and the Euro. More so this past week with the latest cabinet reshuffle. South Africa has never been more affordable - if you're paying in one of these top currencies. Let's take a look at just how cheap South Africa is at the moment.
The internet and online bookings have transformed the way people make travel bookings. In an age where we so easily book everything online, does it still make sense to book through a tour operator?
There is a growing trend toward booking at short notice. Even in the last 10 years, we have increasingly seen people contact us at short notice (less than 3 months before travel) to arrange their trip. It's easy to do nowadays. But is it a good idea or is it still better to book in advance?
Wild Wings Safaris is celebrating its 10 year birthday! In this blog, we look back on 10 amazing years of creating unforgettable safari experiences.
Of course, we are not talking about tipping over or tipping the bottle or tipping the scale. Tipping is a contentious issue because different countries have different tipping cultures. Find out what is customary on an African safari when it comes to tipping.
If you read part one of this two-part blog post, you will know by now what the most important secret is to a great safari experience. There are other factors of course that determine the quality of a safari, but let's continue with this key ingredient and see why it makes such a difference.