A sighting of the King of the animal Kingdom is always humbling. Seeing a wild lion in person is something one can never quite prepare for. You know that they’re big, you know that they’re beautiful, but they are nowhere near as cuddly as The Lion King would have you believe. It’s not until you actually see these beasts with your own two eyes that you realise the raw power of their presence.
BREAKING NEWS: Media statement: Tourism leaders join the campaign against predator breeding and all exploitative wildlife activities
The global campaign to bring an end to predator breeding, canned hunting and exploitative tourism activities such as cub petting and ‘walking with lions’ gained further momentum this past week. At the We Are Africa Conservation Lab, almost every leading African-based safari and ecotourism operator attending committed to a statement pledging not to support any of these activities.
When it comes to safaris, people have some pretty bizarre preconceptions. These notions turn into excuses to never go on a safari holiday and that’s just ridiculous! Nobody should be deprived of an African safari experience just because of a few misguided rumours. With that being said, Journey's Discovering Africa expose the truth behind the 5 biggest myths about safaris…
Let's help Kickstart: Travel the Planet Overland
“How the heck did you get your wife to agree to this, how can you afford to travel the world with children, do you all sleep in that one tent, isn’t it dangerous to live like you do, simply - how?”
Wildlife Filming with the iOgrapher kit and an iPhone6
Safarian Mark Thorpe Filmed with an iPhone6 using a support case from iOgrapher and their kit Macro lens. Proving that the smart devices we carry around in our pockets today aren't just for 'selfies' and food photos.
The Zebras and the Crocodile
The Zebras and the Crocodile. A herd of zebras were enjoying a drink at the river, when suddenly...
Some landscape images by Safarian Nicholas Scott to inspire you to get out and enjoy nature this weekend!
Anti Poaching Lessons from Tanzania
A Tanzanian project has reduced elephant poaching numbers by two thirds within six years. It’s a model for all Africa.
I’ve Got My Eye on You…
This little Web-Footed Gecko (Pachydactylus rangei) has oversized eyes and no eyelids.
#LightAFire for Elephants & Rhinos
On April 30, Kenya will burn over 100 tons of elephant ivory and rhino horn.
The Dove Huntress of Savute, Botswana
Steve Stockhall captured all the action when a lioness decided to hunt the dove that were irresistibly drawn to the water.
A flight through the mists of Victoria Falls like no other - an image that will wet your appetite for an aerial adventure!
Sights of a monitor Lizard
Monitoring a monitor lizard at Queen Elizabeth National park Game drive with Gorillia Link Tours!
World Penguin Day...
Help celebrate it… just because these little guys are so cute.
The Gondarine churches of Ethiopia
An cultural collection of images by Passage to Africa Guide Michael Lorentz of his recent travels to Ethiopia!
Geladas, Walia Ibex in the Simien Mountains
Geladas, Walia Ibex and more of Ethiopia's epic scenery taken by Safarian Michael Lorentz in the Simien Mountains.
Great Migration Update
This weeks great migration update comes from Namiri Plains where guests have been enjoying their lunches outside with the herds in the background!
Elephant encounter during game walk in Botswana
Captured by Xiomara Bender on a safari guided by Johnny Ramsden of Royale Wilderness Safaris - we encountered this impressive elephant whilst out on a game walk!
A wonderful little gallery of images from Safarian Isolde's travels to the Falklands!
Great Migration Update : 11 April 2016
This week's Great Migration update is an exciting one! We have reports that a couple of thousand wildebeest arrived between the centre of the Serengeti and Moru Kopjes.
Moroc - motorbikers paradise
Travel enthusiast Andreas Bender experiences Morocco on a motorbike! Check out his gallery and be inspired to visit this colourful destination.
Acacia Adventure images
A recent adventurer, Diego Gozer, captured some amazing shots while on tour with Acacia Africa. They have compiled a gallery consisting of a few their favourite images!
Adventures in Uganda and the wild
Check out the many activities available on safari in Uganda!
Wild Gallery: Namibia - 2013
Plenty wildlife and dwarfing open spaces, have a look at what Namibia has to offer for any keen safari goer with Self Drive Africa Rentals!
In search of Namibia's desert Lions
Researching the desert lions in the Namib is more of a dedication than a job, says Barbara Waymauch. The people out there survive on the passion that feeds them to protect and conserve the lions of the Namib desert.
Wild Gallery: Sea and Sand
Check out these seascapes by Raymond Bilcliff and be inspired to visit your local ocean - or plan your next holiday by the sea!
Petition to Save The Presidential Elephants
Do you know what is happening to Zimbabwe's Presidential Elephants? Find out more and sign the petition, they need our help/
Cameras for Conservation Winners 2014 - Man & Environment
Take a look at all the Category winners in the Cameras for Conservation Photo Contest from 2014 - Man & Environment
Japan kicks off first whale hunt since UN court ruling
A Japanese whaling fleet is set to leave port on Saturday in the first hunt since the UN's top court last month ordered Tokyo to stop killing whales in the Antarctic. The departure of ships from Ayukawa in the country's northeast marks the annual start to a coastal whaling programme not covered by the International Court of Justice's landmark ruling - which found Japan's Southern Ocean expedition was a commercial activity masquerading as scientific research.
Great Migration Update -
Every week Asilia Africa brings us the latest migration news from the Serengeti National Park. This week their news and report comes from our guides at Dunia Camp, situated in the central Serengeti, known as Moru.
A spectacular gallery of images by our well travelled Safarian Andreas Bender, featuring portraits and landscapes from Africa.
Wild Gallery: New Zealand and Australia Trip
Have a look at Max Lipman's gallery from New Zealand and Australia, and be inspired to travel.
Tanzania Horseback Safari
Harness those equestrian skills and take to the Serengeti on horse-back. Experience the ultimate safari, that allows you to travel next to zebras and giraffes, ensuring a wildlife experience like you could only imagine.
Wild Video: Gorongosa National Park
Gorongosa National Park, in Mozambique, is perhaps Africa’s greatest wildlife restoration story, by adapting a 21st Century conservation model of balancing the needs of wildlife and people, they are protecting and saving this beautiful wilderness.
Wild Gallery: Okavango delta, Mombo camp
One Morning exploring the okavango delta from Mombo camp, as fortune would have it, Moa came across three predators in the same area, a lion, hyena and wild dog!
Wild Video: The Spider Who Couldn't Hide
Need a laugh? Watch this short video of the spider who couldn't hide!
Wild White Lion Cub
Roel van Muiden came across this very special sighting in July 2012, a wild white lion cub. He came across the young cub when he was guiding at Africa on Foot in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve.
Wild Gallery: The Magic of Botswana and Tanzania
A beautiful gallery of wildlife photography by Karin Van Couwenberg.
Rivington Pike and Winter Hill, West Pennine moors.
A few photographs taken as the sun faded one late afternoon on a visit to Rivington Pike, Winter Hill, in the West Pennines in Lancashire, England.
Wild Gallery: Kalk Bay, South Africa
A lovely gallery of one of the quaint coastal areas of Cape Town. Kalk bay is a stunning and small town by the sea, full of character and excellent sea food!
Ker and Downey Botswana: Kanana Camp
Read all about Clare's fantastic experience at the Ker and Downey Camps in Botswana's Okavango Delta. From lions to elephants and plenty of game viewing, have a look at what the Ker and Downey Botswana team have on offer.
Wild Video: Clash of Titans
In South Luangwa at the peak of the dry season lions reign in force and a lone buffalo is no match for the Mwamba-Kaingo pride. Watch this incredible footage filmed by Shenton Safaris, of a rival male trying his luck from across the river.