News and Blogs

News and Blogs

Michele travels to Malawi – November, 2015

  I decided to combine some of my annual leave with a work trip and, joined by my husband Garry, spent just under two weeks exploring some of Malawi’s highlights. Our work trips are often rather... Read More



Michele returns to Zimbabwe – September, 2015

  You can imagine my elation when it was decided that it was time for me to do an educational to Zimbabwe – my beloved home! Having worked at Safari Consultants for over thirteen years, I longed... Read More



Mary travels through northern South Africa and into Mashatu – October, 2015

  For me, self-driving in South Africa is a joy; courteous drivers, well sign posted routes and long empty stretches of road through breathtaking scenery. It allows you to combine contrasting areas... Read More



"Tigers" return to the Great Karoo courtesy of Samara

  ‘Have you heard about the fight with the “tiger” at Apies Kloof?’ was the question repeatedly asked at the Stock Fair this morning. And indeed the story is one of the most sensational which... Read More



Rob visits Victoria Falls, Zambezi and Hwange national parks – June, 2015

  In the late 1990’s Zimbabwe was booming as a tourist destination and Victoria Falls and Hwange were key components in almost any safari itinerary. In late 2013 I visited Mana Pools and Matusadona,... Read More



Rob getting up close and personal with Africa's wildlife

  Can you get too close to Africa’s dangerous wildlife? On a recent trip to Botswana I enjoyed two wonderful wildlife encounters that had me almost within touching distance of two of Africa’s... Read More

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Rob into the wilderness of Botswana – April 2015

  As I set off once again into the wilds of Botswana, I pondered on why I am still so enthusiastic to explore this patch of wild Africa. I quickly realised the answer was simple. Botswana offers what... Read More

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Volcanoes Safaris - Working with Local Communities in Uganda and Rwanda

  The idyllic Virunga Lodge in Rwanda is situated high on a ridge with stunning views of the Virunga Volcanoes and the twin lakes Bulera and Ruhondo. It is a popular destination for tourists who... Read More

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'Munget Lemouyo' - the Samburu coming of age celebrations

  The Samburu people are an ethnic group from central Kenya, cousins to the better known Maasai tribe of southern Kenya. The Samburu are also known as the Butterfly People due to the bright red colours,... Read More

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African Parks to run Malawi’s Liwonde and Nkhotakota parks

Wonderful news received today that the African Parks Foundation has concluded a public/private partnership with the Malawi Government and their National Parks to manage Liwonde NP and Nkhotakota WR for... Read More

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