Hippos grumbled and hyenas called as we waited for the hot air balloon to inflate and our safari over Kenya’s Maasai Mara to get off the ground.
Blog posts: Safaris
Gonarezhou National Park now stands alongside the Okavango, Mana Pools, and Kaokoveld as one of the finest wild destinations in Southern Africa. Here’s how it became such a success story.
Imagine spending 18 days in the Kruger National Park? That’s what we did this May: from north to south, here are our tips for the best Kruger campsites, and where to see wildlife!
Where are you most likely to spot a lion, a leopard, or a cheetah? Down to the individual riverbeds, roads, and waterholes, this is your feline roadmap from the experts.
Wondering where to find the best campsites in Kenya? Our ultimate guide lists the must-see Kenyan campsites for the adventurous traveller.
Ever wanted to get up close to elephants? Getaway’s Vuyi Qubeka did, so she headed to Namibia’s Zambezi Region. Photographs by Melanie van Zyl.
Hidden in the shadows of three of Africa’s other most famous parks is a game-viewing destination that isn’t privately owned nor is it completely beyond the budget of the average South African. Here’s why you should visit.
We scoured all of the places we reviewed in Getaway magazine over the last year to bring you the best mix of options for an affordable bush break this winter – whether you prefer camping, tented camps, or lodges.
Away from expensive, overcrowded East African safari destinations is Ruaha, a remote park that’s home to 10 percent of the world’s remaining wild lions.
The Okavango Delta is a World Heritage Site; a maze of waterways and floodplains that is celebrated for its value as a unique ecosystem, sustaining an unmatched variety of bird, animal, and plant life in Botswana. If you’re not checking the trees for some of Africa’s most colourful bird species… you ought to be!