Travel tips, where to go, and things you need to know to
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Wilderness Safaris Special – 6 Nights for Price of 5!

Between November 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018 stay 5 nights at the following Wilderness Safaris lodges and camps in Botswana, Zambia, …

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Tswalu Tarkuni Special – South Africa’s Largest Private Game Reserve

Want to visit somewhere really special? Space has opened up at South Africa’s largest privately owned game reserve – Tswalu! Owned by the Oppenheimer Family …

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Uganda Gorilla Permits Remain US $600 For 2018 / 2019

The East African country of Uganda, one of the few places on earth to view the rare mountain gorilla has …

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Wilderness Safaris Buys Air Botswana – or Not!

Over the last several months we have been following Wilderness Safaris’ bid to purchase Air Botswana and this past Friday …

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Gorilla Permit Increase in Rwanda

Rwanda has increased the cost of a gorilla viewing permit from US $750 per person per permit to US $1,500 …

Adult male Hippo (Hippopotamus amphibius) posturing in agressive 'yawn' behaviour. Luangwa River, South Luangwa National Park, Zambia.

Robin Pope Safaris Video Diaries!

One of our favorite partners in Zambia, the esteemed Robin Pope Safaris, have launched a weekly video diary. Each week a …

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The Right Way to Book an African Safari!

Here is another Ultimate Africa tip to help travelers get the best safari experience for their monies…   It is …

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Wilderness Safaris 2017 / 2018 – 6 Nights for 5 Special!

Wilderness Safaris has introduced a new special for travel between October 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018.   Guests who …

Left to right, Livingstone Island, Horseshoe and Rainbow Falls in Zimbabwe, Eastern Cataract in Zambia.  (Devil's Cataract and the Main Falls are out of view on the left.  In the foreground, Danger Point (Zimbabwe), the Knife Edge (Zambia).

Rafting / Devil’s Pool at Victoria Falls Closed Due to High Water

As happens each year at this time white water rafting and visits to Livingstone Island / Devil’s Pool have been …

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New $30 Per Person Botswana Tourism Levy

Botswana has introduced a new US $30 per person tourism levy payable by all international travelers upon arrival as of …

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