Are you considering travelling to Africa in 2015? With so many options to choose from, how do you pick the right style of travel for you? There’s nothing more exciting than delving into a new continent and Africa’s wild game, untouched deserts, ancient cultures, bustling cities and exotic food are only one airline ticket away. The question is which tour? Acacia Africa help you figure out the answer in their latest blog post!
It is said that Sir David Livingstone, upon seeing Lake Malawi at night for the first time, was captivated by the lanterns used by the fisherman. It was as though the lights reflected down from the heavens and inspired the name “Lake of Stars”. On the shores of the lake, star gazing is a favourite activity. Read what at Pumulani Lodge Camp Manager Charl Grobler has to say about these twinkling sessions:
This leg of our Manfrotto mini competitions will close tomorrow, so get those entries in for a chance to win a Manfrotto Befree Monopod! Safarious has teamed up with the guys at Manfrotto as well as pro photographer Sue Flood to bring you a series of twelve Monthly micro competitions. This Month we would like you to create a gallery or a journal and submit your best photograph(s) in line with the theme: SUNRISE AND SUNSET
'Vanishing' new limited edition
A new and limited edition work by Heinrich Filter of a Black Rhino in bronze on a stone base. Heinrich is a talented artist, have a look at his sculptures, they make a beautiful and ever-lasting gifts.
Another breath taking gallery entered into our Manfrotto Sunrise and Sunset competition by Jan Veber! Have you entered yet?
Wildlife in Crisis: Markets, Responses, Solutions.
Join the Conservation Action Trust on the 18th, 19th and 20th May 2015, at the Centre of Criminology, at the University of Cape Town, South Africa for the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime.
Safarian of the Week: Steven Stockhall
Introducing Steven Stockhall the new Safarian of the week! Our way of highlighting the members on Safarious who embody the ethos of our brand. Find out about Steve and why we have chosen to highlight his profile!
Safarious is proud to host the Cameras for Conservation competition for 2015
Have you taken outstanding photos in Botswana? If you answered Yes then we have some good news for you! Sign up now and enter your favourite images from Botswana!
Another great showcase of what our friends at Canvas and Tent have been up to!
Private Safari in pictures
Phill Steffny takes you on a visual safari around South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Zambia in his latest gallery on Safarious!
Botswana III - 2015
Andreas Bender's latest gallery will have you chomping at the bit to visit Botswana!
Manfrotto - Sunset-Sunrise Entries
Another beautiful gallery of sunrise and sunset skies from around the world!
Feast your eyes on these competition entries by Debbie Pinard and don't hesitate to enter this month's Manfrotto mini competition, this theme is Sunrise and Sunset!
The winner of the third installment of our Manfrotto mini competitions has been announced, check the post to see if you are the proud new owner of a Manfrotto light weight 3N1 Backpack.
Ride Across Unspoilt Namibia
Experience the raw beauty of Namibia on horseback and journey through an untamed landscape with riding holiday specialist, Ranch Rider.
Another adventuresome gallery by Safarian of the week Andreas Bender! This time he shows off his travels in Scotland!
Safarian of the Week: Mark Thorpe
Introducing the intrepid, Mark Thorpe.The new Safarian of the week! Our way of highlighting the members on Safarious who embody the ethos of our brand!
Safarian of the Week: Andreas Bender
We are honoured to introduce to you Andreas Bender our first official Safarian of the week! "Safarian of the Week" is our way of highlighting the members on Safarious who embody the ethos of our brand!
Discovering Kidepo National Park
The alluring scenery of uniquely formed valleys, the untampered wilderness and freely roaming animals is the sight that welcomes you to Kidepo Valley National Park (KVNP) that is located in the furthest end of North Eastern Uganda.
Wild Dogs in Zarafa Camp
During his time as camp manager of Zarafa Camp, Linyanti - Botswana at Great Plains Conservation in 2012/ 2013 Willem was fortunate enough to get acquainted with two different packs of wild dogs.
The Simiens and Lalibela
A spectacular gallery by Markus Coerlin that will inspire you to travel and discover new places!
California Diver Magazine: Ocean Sanctuaries Announces Two Citizen Science Shark Programs
"With Spring and Sevengill shark season right around the corner, Ocean Sanctuaries has two citizen science shark monitoring programs for California divers to choose from. Read more about their programmes on Safarious
umSisi House – A Serene South African Sanctuary
"A beautiful house set amidst a lush garden of indigenous trees, vegetation and boulders.” - doesn't this look and sound like paradise?
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.