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Checking in at Uthando

Here at African Safari Consultants, we pride ourselves on giving back to the community. It is for this reason that we regularly partner with the Uthando Organisation and help out where we can with one of their many worthwhile initiatives. We just received their latest newsletter, and thought we’d share with you the great things …

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Safari Icons: Norman Carr

Every year, millions of people visit the continent of Africa to take in the awe-inspiring natural beauty of its fauna and flora. Whether it’s the plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya, the roaring cascade of the Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe/Zambia or the vast deserts of Namibia, Africa has long since had a hold on …

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Uthando: Jungle Gym Jollies

A little while ago, the African Safari Consultants Facebook page received a tremendous outpouring of support which truly overwhelmed all of us here. To give something back, we decided to partner with the Uthando Organisation and help them out financially with one of their current projects (more here). We’re pleased to be able to report back …

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Earth Hour: Switching Off For Change

The 31st of March marks the day of the internationally observed Earth Hour – a community driven initiative to both raise awareness about the dangers of global warming and unabated consumerism, as well as to demonstrate the power of collective action. Organised by the World Wildlife Federation (WWF), the event takes place at 20.30pm on …

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Londolozi Client Feedback

Tom and I are now at almost the end of our time at our Londolozi stay and it has been absolutely incredible. I never dreamed of seeing all the things that we have seen:  a lion pride eating a giraffe that they killed a couple of days before, a small herd of about 20 elephants just walking …

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Multi-Generational Safaris

A travel trend that is being bandied about, we unpack multi-generational travel to Africa… More and more parents (and grandparents) are wanting to take the entire family on a meaningful trip to interesting destinations where it’s not just about the pretty views from the hotel, the activities on offer on the beach and the choice of great restaurants nearby. People are wanting to experience new places, by …

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Mmmmzoli’s

Last week Thursday, my colleagues and I were due a company lunch to talk Social Media and the like. Our Chief Safari Guru, Jeff, was down from New York for the week and was itching to do something a little different. Jeff had recently heard from a friend of his in New York about this …

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Facebook Special Deals

Southern Africa  -  7 Country Special  12 wild areas across 7 African countries and 27 camps to mix and match – at unbeatable prices. Create your own safari from the top lodges and camps in private concessions and game reserves in Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Stay in your choice of a phenomenal array of Wilderness Safaris …

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Zambia: The Land of Plenty

Zambia is a land blessed with natural beauty and an abundance of wildlife. The country also enjoys the title of one of the World’s fastest economically reformed countries (World Bank, 2010) and is regarded as one of the safest destinations to visit. The multitude of attractions and activities make Zambia an ideal travel destination for …

From Cape to Kruger: Valentine’s Day Special

It’s Valentine’s Week and love is most definitely in the air. From New York to Cape Town, the ASC offices have been celebrating the special ones in our lives. In keeping with the loving spirit, we’ve put together an amazing Cape Town & Safari Combo special for honeymooners or couples looking for a romantic African retreat.   Your …