Mountain Gorilla in Volcanoes National Park Rwanda

Game Report from Governors’ Camp

The season for African Safari tours is about to be in full swing, with last month’s rainy season bringing flurries of birds and wildlife to the East Africa region. The Governors’ Camp Collection was recently honored with the Best International Wildlife Resort award in Lonely Planet’s Magazine India 2013 Travel Awards, having recently hosted a …

Exclusive Offer from Cheli & Peacock

An essential packing item for any African Safari is a great pair of binoculars. In a new partnership with German optics leader Carl Zeiss AG, Cheli & Peacock Safaris and The C&P Portfolio are now offering a pair of Conquest HD 8×42 binoculars, worth over US$1,000. Any couple that books a safari with them for …

The Namibian Oryx.

Special Discoveries in the Serengeti

Anyone planning on going on a Tanzania Safari will now have the opportunity to explore the remarkable wilderness, wildlife, people and culture from the first lodge-based conservation research and education platform in the Serengeti. Launching next month, the Discover Centre at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti will be inviting guests to participate in specialist research …

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Kenya Prepares to Host World Travel Awards

For many people, Kenya is a top choice for their first African safari, and for good reason. The Kenya Tourism Board, less than a year after winning the award for Africa’s Leading Tourism Board, now looks forward to hosting this year’s World Travel Awards Africa Gala Ceremony. “World Travel Awards is coming to Kenya at …

Cheetah v Gazelle

Though the electric speeds of the cheetah are well-known, witnessing an adult cheetah in full flight is still one of the rarest and most exhilarating sights in Africa. Reaching speeds of up to 60mph, cheetahs are the fastest animals on land but can only maintain such speed for short distances. Their efficiency in the hunt is therefore …

Highlights of Southern Namibia

The sleeping giant of Southern Africa, Namibia is beginning to enjoy a resurgence in tourism thanks in part to it’s diversity, relative inexpensiveness and good infrastructure. From the colonial charm of Swakopmund, to the vast expanse of the Namib, to the abundance of game in Etosha, Namibia offers something for everyone. These are the top …

Female Elephants Rescue A Drowning Calf

We came across this Youtube clip the other day and had to share it –  it really demonstrates just how tight knit a community an elephant herd is. While going for a refreshing drink with her family, a calf loses her footing on the muddy banks and falls in the dam. Quick to react, her …

Adrenaline Activities in Victoria Falls

Aside from being the perfect destination for a family safari or a honeymoon safari, Victoria Falls also offers plenty to the adrenaline junkie keen on some adventure. Whether you’re frothing for some foam in the white water rapids of the mighty Zambezi, or fancy a helicopter flip above the falls, Victoria Falls and Livingstone have …

Devils Pool

The famous Devils Pool is a natural rock pool that lies right on the very edge of the Victoria Falls. The pool is accessible only during the dry season (usually September to January) and offers visitors a unique, thrilling opportunity to swim in the mighty Zambezi river just metres from the 100m/300ft drop! Accessible from …