EcoTraining Opens New Camp in Botswana

November 13, 2023 admin 0

Mashatu Game Reserve is a name that makes the heart beat faster for those lucky to have visited. Tucked away in a less-visited corner of Botswana, it features in Walking Safaris of South Africa on the grounds that it is easily accessible for South Africans, via the quiet border crossing […]

Tsala Trails Explore New Frontiers

November 1, 2023 admin 0

Organising a walking safari visit to some of South Africa’s remotest reserves has just become easier, thanks to the arrival of specialist walking safari outfit, Tsala Trails. Formed by a trio of Trails Guides, the company is bringing guests to Madikwe in North West, Welgevonden in Limpopo, Babanango in KwaZulu […]

Wilderness Backpacking with Wildside Trails

October 25, 2023 admin 0

The presence of “big game” is the ingredient that makes wilderness walking in Africa so special. And the chance to hike and camp out with the sounds of browsing elephants and roaring lions coming from the darkness adds an even more memorable dimension. There’s really only one destination that offers […]

New Trails Camp in the Great Karoo

July 1, 2023 admin 0

South Africa’s Eastern Cape has some of the country’s most spectacular and best-loved wilderness. Nama Karoo shrublands, stark dolerite-topped mountains, expansive grasslands and valleys of Spekboom thicket offer rich habitats for a wide range of wildlife from dung beetles and sugar birds to cheetah and elephant.  It’s an excellent safari […]

Five Ways to Save on the Cost of a Walking Safari

June 23, 2023 admin 0

They say it’s better to die with memories not dreams, and surely one of life’s great experiences is to spend time on safari in the African wilds. It can be a once in a lifetime experience, which is why we always encourage visitors to take the walking option when it […]

Victoria Falls Walking Safaris

May 24, 2023 admin 0

It’s the destination of a lifetime, and also an opportunity to experience an activity as old as humankind – walking in wilderness with Africa’s big animals. Table Mountain, the Great Pyramid of Giza, Victoria Falls: three great African destinations that are on every traveller’s lifetime wish list, each marvellous in […]