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Tanzania's Secret Safari Destination - The Southern Circuit
Tanzania's Southern Circuit may not be well-known but that is where many safari veterans go when they want to avoid the masses in Tanzania's more popular Northern parks. It is not only the absence of crowds that keeps experienced safari-goers coming back to the Southern Safari Circuit year after year, but it is also the rewarding game viewing experience and the chance to explore some of the country's most remote and beautiful landscapes.
Kruger Safaris June 2021 Highlights
Winter is generally one of the best times to go on safari in Kruger. And this year was no exception! The days were sunny and warm, the dry bush made it easy to spot game and the wildlife was prolific. Big Five, wild dog, cheetah and lion cub sightings were just some of the highlights from our June 2021 Kruger safaris.
Traveling during the pandemic
VIDEO: What's it like to travel during the pandemic? Is it safe to go on a safari to South Africa right now? We ask some of our recent guests who have done it.
How to avoid the crowds on a Serengeti safari
Every year, almost 200,000 safari-goers flock to the Serengeti in Tanzania to witness the wildlife drama of the Great Wildebeest Migration. If a safari in the Serengeti is on your bucket list but you want to avoid the hustle and bustle, take a look at our tips on how to avoid the crowds.
On safari at Tswalu in the green Kalahari – a magical paradise
The green Kalahari is a magical, ancient paradise in South Africa's Northern Cape Province. We interviewed our managing director, Onne Vegter, about his recent visit to Tswalu Game Reserve and asked him what he thought of Tswalu and the game viewing experience.
Is it safe to travel in 2021?
Is it possible to travel in 2021? Is it safe to book a trip now for later this year, or next year? Should I wait until the pandemic is completely over before making my plans, or should I book now? We get these questions often. Let’s answer them.
Zambezi water levels: How it affects your visit to Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls, one of Southern Africa's most popular year-round destinations, is also one of the world's most Instagrammed waterfalls. Understanding how the seasons and water levels of the Zambezi River will affect your visit is key to not missing out on everything Vic Falls has to offer.
When to visit: What is the best time for a safari to East Africa?
Birthplace of the African safari and home to the Great Migration, East Africa is one of Africa's premier game viewing destinations. We explore what you can expect from an East African safari throughout the year.
South Africa Opens Borders to All Countries
Best news in eight months! On 11 November 2020, South African president Cyril Ramaphosa announced the country would reopen its borders to all international travellers.
African Safari Travel: COVID-19 Entry Requirements by Country
As African countries modify their COVID-19 restrictions and travel requirements in response to drops in the number of infections and increases in vaccination rates, combining popular safari destinations in one itinerary is becoming easier. We summarise what you need to know about each of the most popular safari destinations in Southern and East Africa. [Last update: 15.11.2022]
SA Travel Update: Only 22 high-risk countries on South Africa’s travel ban list
The government of South Africa has reduced the number of high-risk countries whose travellers are banned from entering the county for leisure travel purposes. Can you travel to South Africa right now?
Here's the list: These countries are still banned from entering South Africa
South Africa finally announced on 30 September which countries' citizens would be allowed to enter the country on 1 October 2020, when our international borders reopen.