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Photo Boot Camp Safari – 9 days May 2019

An exciting time to be in Zimbabwe as the season changes from summer to autumn. You will be hosted by an Australian professional photographer for this exclusive tailormade safari in May 2019.   Space is limited to only 8 people. Photo Boot Camp Safari 9 days May 2019

Safaris with a Purpose – Guided Photographic Safaris -Part 2

This is the second of a 4 part blog series on Safaris with a Purpose. There are very few safari operators in Africa that cater to the discerning traveller and simultaneously guarantee award winning images to take away with you. This safari with a purpose is for any aspiring photographer wishing to fulfil their dream of taking ultimate iconic images. Great Plains Conversation is just one of theses companies that offer guided photographic safaris to Kenya and Botswana from November – March every year. The experience is totally unique, creative and a whole heap of fun. We guarantee that guests […]

Planning a photographic safari on Lower Zambezi – Zimbabwe ?

Look no further than African Bush Camps very own Kanga Camp – a private, owner-run African-based safari company offering you an authentic safari experience. In Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe, African Bush Camps offer visitors a riverside experience with Zambezi Expeditions and/or an inland safari experience on a private concession at Kanga Camp. The main area of Kanga Camp is a 12-bedded tented camp delicately built on decking around the edge of the Kanga Pan. Two of the luxury tents are Honeymoon suites or Family Units, with private dining and seating areas. A relaxing lounge area raised on decking under […]

Watching the seasons change at Mana Pools

We are delighted to share this informative Guest Blog from Eddie Mudzimu from Wilderness Safaris, based at Ruckomechi Camp writes about the changing seasons in Mana Pools National Park:- “From one season to the next in Mana Pools, changes arrive, not only affecting the weather, the landscape and the general feel of the area – but also the quality and the quantity of game on offer. As we head into our winter months and begin to feel a chill in the mornings and evenings, we watch the vetiver grasses drying – but are not deceived as beneath these grasses lie […]

Guide to major routes into the Victoria Falls & wild areas around Zimbabwe

Planning a photographc safari can sometimes be a daunting task- international flights, connections, transfers and travel times can be overwhelming. With new routes opening up and top airlines flying to more destinations and increasing the frequency of their flights to Southern Africa’s major travel hubs, there are so many options to choose from. Safari-Logistics-Route-Map African Bush Camps have compiled the following handy graphic guides to the major routes and airlines that serve the Victoria Falls and its surrounding pristine wildlife areas in which the company operates within Zimbabwe (as well as Botswana and Zambia). Wild Zambezi has reproduced those sections […]

Updates on proposed Uganda Gorilla Permit Fee increase

Good news..!!! The Uganda Wildlife Authority has issued a statement to clarify any misleading information about the price in Uganda for Gorilla Permit Fees. They advise that the fees remain unchanged for the period 2018 and 2019. They continue to take bookings for up to two years in advance. The gorilla Permit Fees are $600 for foreign non-residents and $500 for foreign residents. They believe that maintaining the current Gorilla Permit rates will enable more people to participate in gorilla tourism, and foster continued sustainability of Gorilla conservation.

Recommended Tipping Guide when on an African Safari

These are rough guidelines and suggestions on gratuities while travelling around Africa on a per person basis meaning per person travelling so if you are a couple, multiply by two etc. NAMIBIA Porters N$10.00 per person Car guards N$5.00 per evening out Guides N$100.00 per person per day Professional guides N$150.00 per person per day Hotel / camp / lodge staff US$4.00 per person per day   ZAMBIA / BOTSWANA / MALAWI / ZIMBABWE / MOZAMBIQUE /INDIAN OCEAN ISLANDS Porters US$ 2.00 per person Guides/Trackers US$7.00 per person per day Professional Guides US$15.00 per person per day Hotel / camp […]

Yoga and Mother Nature

Yoga is an ancient Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline that includes meditation, breath control and specific body postures, and is widely practiced for health and relaxation. Yoga teaches you how to harmonize the body with both the mind and your breathing techniques by means of a series of body positions called asanas, and by meditation. The origins of Yoga probably date back some 6,000 years, but the discipline was not introduced into the West until the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. It has only become really popular as a system of physical exercise since the 1980’s.  This popularity followed […]

FREE Ebook – Take Amazing Photos with your Mobile Phone.

We carry our mobile phones around with us whereever we go, so why not learn how to take great photos with them. Pop your email address onto the form and we will email our Free Ebook right away straight to your Inbox.

Upcoming yoga retreats 2017

Elephant Whisperer Wilderness Retreat – Zululand, KZN, South Africa LOCATION: Thula Thula Game Reserve, Zululand, South Africa DATES: 3 – 7 July 2017   Join us for 5 glorious days in South Africa on safari to see elephant up close and personal while enjoying gourmet cuisine, 2 yoga classes, a game drive and a bush walk everyday and of course some well deserved rest and relaxation. Price: US$1950 per person sharing Discover your Inner yogi – Yoga safari – Phinda, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa Join our exclusive 5 day Yoga Safari on a magical experience among the coastal forests […]