41 Safari Animals and Where to Find Them

Safari in this day and age is about preserving the land and its inhabitants, that is, African safari animals. The romance of a wildlife safari is unmistakable. It had long been about the hunting of animals for the rich and adventurous back in the day, but with a growing appreciation of conservation, the idea has …

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What is a Safari in Africa REALLY Like?

An African wildlife safari is a truly extraordinary experience, but what is a safari really like? Many safari goers are first-time travelers to Africa and have little idea of what to expect on safari. We didn’t know the first time we set out on safari in South Africa and blasted The Lion King soundtrack. Now, …

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20 SPECTACULAR Safari Movies To Watch Before Your Safari

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There’s nothing better than watching a good safari movie to get you excited to visit Africa. Before we went on our first safari, we binged watched all of these safari movies to prepare ourselves for what was to come. Of course, nothing can truly prepare you for the magic you will experience on safari, but …

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A Magical Safari In Zimbabwe With African Bush Camps

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A safari in Zimbabwe is an excellent decision for exploring Southern Africa’s wilderness and wildlife. The country is a stunning safari hub, offering breathtaking landscapes and memorable wildlife encounters. Despite its historical challenges, Zimbabwe remains one of our favorite destinations in Southern Africa and a sanctuary for intrepid explorers. Its primary draw lies in untouched …

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Guide to African Safari • 12 Safari Tips for First Timers

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Getting ready to go on your first African safari? In this post, we share our best African safari tips to know when you are preparing for a safari. We’ll never forget our first safari in Africa. It was our third day on the continent, and we drove off headstrong into Kruger National Park at sunrise, …

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Where to Have the BEST Safari in Africa (2024)

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Choosing where to have the best safari in Africa can be difficult. There are so many countries to choose from, parks to explore, animals to see, safari lodges, and a variety of unique activities to partake in that make picking one place almost impossible. If you’re just starting out in your safari planning, I recommend …

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Our Entire Africa Travel Story • What We Never Shared

Back in 2016, we had an urge to travel around Africa. We didn’t want to visit one or two countries or hop on an overland tour. We wanted to travel to Africa ourselves and see what it was really like. So we bought a truck in South Africa and traveled around 14 countries for one …

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A Masai Mara Safari in Kenya: All You NEED to Know

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It is undeniable that the Masai Mara National Reserve is one of the most well-known parks in Africa. My first thoughts of going on safari in Africa were of Kenya and its wide-open grasslands. The fact that Kenya is home to the original safari and the Masai Mara is the epicenter of the industry should …

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20 Amazing African Safari Honeymoon Ideas

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As a young traveling couple, we are often asked about honeymoon destinations. The question, “Where would you recommend for an African safari honeymoon?” often pops up in our inbox. We love shedding light on the best African safari honeymoon destinations. Given the proximity to North America, many North Americans turn to the Caribbean or Europe. …

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How To Check Gorilla Trekking In Uganda Off the BUCKET LIST

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Gorilla Trekking in Uganda is surreal and unlike any other experience in Africa. The atmosphere of the trek through the jungle mist is unreal. With each step your anticipation builds and the reward of seeing the last remaining mountain gorillas in the world is spectacular. The setting, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, is arguably one of the most mystical in …

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