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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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Mombo Trails Camp and the Reconstruction of Mombo Camp – Update

The Botswana government has finalized the Mombo lease and given Wilderness Safaris permission to start rebuilding both Mombo and Little …

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Best Spots on Earth for Lion, and Leopard!

On March 2, 2017 Wanderlust Travel Magazine came out with an article noting the top 5 spots on earth for …

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African Wild Dog Event in Seattle Raises $36,605!

On February 24, 2017 a fundraiser for endangered African Wild Dogs was held in Seattle. For the 3rd year in a …

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