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Nestled in the northern end of Maputaland, lies Tembe Elephant Park, a unique community run safari lodge co-owned and managed by the Tembe Tribal community.

10 Questions with Jacqui Sebageni of Thousand Hills Africa, Rwanda

When you first meet Kigali-based Jacqui Sebageni you are immediately stuck by her elegance and how tall she is. Dig a bit deeper though and you’ll discover that she’s also [...]

15 things to do at Mokala National Park

By Roxanne Reid. Mokala is a malaria-free park that lies off the N12 about 75 kilometres southwest of Kimberley – a perfect stopover between Cape Town and Johannesburg. But don’t [...]

Best collective nouns for animals on safari

Collective nouns and the fantastically descriptive terms used to describe African animals.

Best places to explore on an African Safari this season

Game-hunting safaris are a thing of the past. Nowadays, adventure travelers want to explore Africa for its sheer beauty, abundant wildlife, and intriguing culture. Tanzania and Kenya remain extremely popular [...]

Getting to know your safari guide

Meet the latest editions to the Kichaka guide team – together Moli and Jacques have over 45 years of experience in the bush, it doesn’t get better than that! Read [...]

Going solo on safari in Kenya

On a solo safari, I knew I’d be missing out on the knowledge – and keen eyes – of a guide. But I wanted the adventure of driving myself and [...]

Hwange Elephant Movements – Not Just a Flight of Fashion

What do elephants and fashion have in common? Marian Myers reveals more in her article, detailing one of the elephant studies being conducted in Hwange National Park.

Damaraland Camp: A Revolutionary Community Conservancy Model

Set in the Huab River Valley you’ll find one of our favourite wilderness areas in Namibia. Damaraland Camp is not only about beautiful scenery and wildlife. It’s a living success [...]

The Way of the Wild

Kyle De Nobrega and Ruth Nussbaum of C4PhotoSafaris recently spent several days exploring our camps in Botswana. After packing up and heading to the airstrip on their final day, they [...]

What’s Cooking in the Delta? Savoury Summertime Recipes

While the summer season is not yet over in our camps, Freedom Nxele, our Botswana Premier Chef Trainer, is hard at work to bring wonderful new recipes to our menus [...]

Not One But Three in a Tree – Amazing Leopard Footage at Mombo

A leopard threesome… View Mike’s incredible photo sequence showing three leopards in a tree (two mating leopards and another male trying his luck).

My First Safari In Kenya

Coming from a lodge based background, doing two safaris daily for the past five years I was amazed how I could still be blown away to the extent that I [...]

Frizzy manes: Lion Update from Ngamo

The lions of Hwange continue to keep us enthralled with their movements. Mike and Marian report back on their recent visit…

Meet Rob and Ingrid Baas, GMs of Bisate Lodge

Kate Collins chats to Rob and Ingrid Baas, incoming General Managers for our newest lodge Bisate in Rwanda. Our Zambian and Namibian guests might recall meeting them in the Kafue [...]

Save up to 54% on South African national parks book

By Roxanne Reid. It’s February, the month of love. And because I love South Africa’s national parks and wild spaces, I’m offering a special price countdown deal on my e-book A [...]

Magic in the sands of Desert Rhino Camp

There’s magic to be found even in the most seemingly barren places on earth. Cayley Christos experiences one such magic moment during her visit to Desert Rhino Camp in Namibia. [...]

Mating leopards in a tree

Deon de Villiers has all the luck. Find out about his most recent sighting of two leopards mating at Mombo Camp.

8 best things to do on safari in Botswana

​By Roxanne Reid. Landlocked in the heart of Southern Africa, Botswana is one of the most diverse safari experiences on the continent. Every day will reveal something new and thrilling. [...]

Disconnecting on Safari: Why we do it

The Wi-Fi debate… Why we choose to disconnect on safari and reconnect with nature. Ilana Stein weighs up the pros and cons of having Wi-Fi connectivity in the wilderness.