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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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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