serengeti wildebeest migration

Greatest Animal Migrations in Africa

Fruit Bat migration: Kasanka National Park, Zambia Zebra migration: Makgadikgadi, Botswana The Great Wildebeest migration: Serengeti, Tanzania Flamingo migration: Rift Valley, Kenya Southern Right Whale migration: Hermanus, South Africa Wildebeest migration: Liuwa Plain, Zambia

A maribou stork (of the ugly five) head and shoulders in profile with long speckled yellow beak

The Ugly Five: What Are “The Ugly Five” Animals?

These five types of animals were named ‘the big five’ by hunters from African’s colonial era, as they were considered the most difficult and dangerous African beasts to kill whilst hunting on foot…

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Collective Nouns For Birds Of Africa

Want to impress whilst on safari? Then here’s the perfect list to brush up your knowledge of collective nouns of birds you might see on safari. Whilst some collective nouns for birds are general…

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Safari Season: When’s The Best Time For Safari?

East and Southern Africa are the best areas for traditional safaris. As the two regions have differing wet and dry seasons you can essentially enjoy safari season at any time of the year, so long as…

How To Take The Perfect Safari Photo

Photographing wildlife is always challenging, so we’ve put together our top tips on how to take a steady stream of great wildlife photos whilst on safari that capture the amazing sights that await…

Family of 3 meerkats (of shy five fame) standing on hind legs looking alert

The Shy Five: What Are “The Shy Five” Animals?

These five types of animals have been named ‘the shy five’ as sightings of them are so elusive. The shy five group includes meerkat, aardvark, porcupine, aardwolf and bat-eared fox…

Collective Nouns For Animals Of Africa

Whilst some collective nouns for animals general and can be used for any subject – swarm, herd, etc. – many other collective animal nouns are specific to a single animal. Names for collective groups…

Four female runway models dressed in high-fashion - but very inappropriate - safari outfits

What To Wear On Safari

The type of clothing to take on a safari holiday will depend on a number of things, including the destination, time of year and what type of safari you’re going on. However, there are some fundamental…

5 two-man green safari tents pitches on flat grass and muddy clearing with trees in backgorund

Budget Safaris: 7 Tips For Finding A Budget Safari

Looking to organise a budget safari? Not all safaris have to cost you an arm and a leg. This blog post runs through a few pointers on how to save money on the next safari you book with 7 top tips…