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Botswana

Supporting conservation and communities

Commitment to local conservation and community projects are things we look for when choosing our partners on the ground in Africa, together with superb accommodation and exceptional service, of course!
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How to Plan a Safari the Right Way

When it’s time to attack your bucket list and plan a safari, you want to make sure you get it right! After all, for most of us, a safari is a once in a lifetime opportunity. But to plan a safari the right way, you need to know certain things and as NZ safari tour...
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Hwange, Zimbabwe

7 Tips for Taking Photos on Safari

As much as it’s about being there and seeing everything in person, taking photos on safari is also important. As well as providing you with memories of your African adventure, you can also share them with others, turn them into large wall canvases or even sell them to fund your next safari adventure. Whether you...
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Botswana and Zimbabwe, Hwange lions

What Are the Big Five & Where Can I See Them?

On an African safari, seeing the Big Five game animals ranks highly on most people’s lists. A term originally coined by big-game hunters, the Big Five are said to be the most dangerous African animals to hunt on foot. However, this term is now used to talk about five of the most popular African animals....
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How to Stay Healthy on An African Safari

One of the questions we get often asked by clients is how they can stay healthy on an African safari. After all, when you’re out on safari, there is limited access to medical support. Clients want to know how they can prevent themselves from becoming sick with illnesses we don’t see here in New Zealand....
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safari in Africa

Travelling Solo on Safari in Africa

A safari in Africa ranks high on your bucket list. The problem is, you are travelling alone and are not sure if you should head off on a safari or not. You may be concerned about your personal safety, or anxious about how you’ll cope organising your travel, accommodation and food. The good news is...
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single-use plastic bags

Africa bans single-use plastic bags

Single-use plastic bags are banned in Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, Morocco… Plastic bags are everywhere these days, and while they may seem like a cheap, easy way to carry our goods, they are wreaking havoc on the planet in a number of ways. The Namibian Government has announced a complete ban on plastic bags in...
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8 Important Holiday Tips for Seniors

Most of our clients fit into the ‘mature’ category, so feel we’re well-positioned to share eight important holiday tips for seniors with you. In amongst our personal safety and travel advice tips, the major message we want to share is that age is no barrier to experiencing the adventure of a lifetime!  Top Holiday Tips...
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South Africa E-Visa

Hopefully it will soon be easier for New Zealanders to get a South African Visa! South Africa Online Visa to be piloted in New Zealand Need help planning your African Safari? We are your African safari experts. We don’t sell the world, we specialise in Africa, and we spend several months there every year. We...
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