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 […]

Take a Walk in an African Parks Park

March 27, 2023 admin 0

“Before 2019, I have found more than twenty poached elephants and several wounded and dying. Since African Parks has taken over, they have not lost a single elephant”. Bruce Cronje has been walking and guiding in Matusadona National Park on the southern shore of Lake Kariba for over twenty years […]

New Multi-day Trail in the Limpopo Borderlands

February 21, 2023 admin 0

There’s beauty in African borders. Not at the crossing points and their tiresome bureaucracy in scrappy towns; but the borderlands themselves can be areas of wonder, simply because they are often marginal and left to nature. South Africa has almost 5000km of land border and its greatest parks are all […]

A Time for Trails in Liwonde

January 31, 2023 admin 0

When the water levels fall, the walking can begin. Marshes and pans shrink, small rivers turn into dusty dongas and large ones can be waded. The bush thins too, reducing the chances of unexpected close encounters with grumpy animals. Instead of watery floods, remote fly-camps are bathed in starlight from […]