South Africa

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!  From African Safari Consultants to you, we hope you had a romantic, fun-filled day with your loved ones.  In the spirit of Saint Valentine, enjoy this heart-warming shot from former African Safari Consultants client (and good friend) Kimberly Fairbank, shot while on a photo hunt in Londolozi.  Happy Valentine’s!

ASC Pic of the Week – Stephen Raffay Photos (Part 2)

Another incredible collection of photos from photographer Stephen Raffay!  This week, we have 2 more breathtaking photos from Stephen, a former (and current) ASC client, using our services to plan his yearly trips to Africa where he captures the beautiful images that you see below.  His portfolio is stunning, and Stephen was nice enough to …

ASC Pic of the Week – Itchy Leopard

It’s hard not to love all of the big 5, but there is something very unique about the leopard.  This large, beautiful cat roams the savannah alone; and while it’s general demeanor lounging in the trees or playfully taunting its soon-to-be dinner might give off a sense of carefree laziness, leopards have a very real …

Big News From SAA!

Starting May 1st, South African Airways will offer round-trip nonstop service between New York’s JFK and Johannesburg’s OR Tambo airports.  This new nonstop service will eliminate a once-necessary stop in Dakar, Senegal on the northbound flight, making the trip more comfortable while also eliminating more than 90 minutes. More than ever SAA is the premier …

ASC Pic of the Week – Stephen Raffay Photos

This might be the best “Pic of the Week” we’ve had yet!  This week, we have photos from renowned professional wildlife photographer Stephen Raffay.  Stephen is a former (and current) ASC client, using our services to plan his yearly trips to Africa where he captures the beautiful images that you see below.  His portfolio is …

The Cape Voted 2nd Best Food/Wine Destination

Tripadvisor recently launched the top food and wine destinations in the world and competition was fierce!  The Cape claimed 2nd place, and topped the likes of Florence, Chicago, San Francisco, Siena and Melbourne. Tripadvisor stated: “South Africa’s most popular tourist destination offers the urban thrills of Cape Town, its adjacent wine country and an aura of the rich …

Tanda Tula’s Overnight Walking Safari

Tanda Tula Safari Camp is the first in the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve to offer overnight walking safaris, an incredibly unique experience. Itineraries are individually tailored to suit guests’ requirements.  A 4 night package is generally recommended, with 2 nights at the base Tanda Tula Safari Camp and 2 nights in the bush at the remote Machaton Hide.  All the …

Meet the ASC Team – Edward

Edward fell in love with Africa from a very young age.  In fact, from birth.  Born and raised in Cape Town, he moved to Virginia during elementary school.  With a Swedish father, American mother, and family spread across the globe, travel was an integral part of Edward’s life from a young age, and he grew …