Frequently Asked Questions

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How is the wildlife?

Wildlife viewing in Africa is unparalleled if you travel to the right destinations at the right time! Each country has varied safari seasons and during the productive months you will be able to travel comfortably and see tremendous amounts of wildlife.

During an 7–10 day safari in Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania or South Africa, wildlife you are likely to see will include elephant, giraffe, lion, zebra, buffalo, jackal, hyena, warthog, hippopotamus, wildebeest, impala, tsessebe, kudu, waterbuck, red lechwe, steenbok, duiker, baboon, vervet monkey, tree squirrel, mongoose, crocodile and a wide variety of colourful and interesting bird species.

Animals that you may see with a bit of luck and during some night drives include rhino, leopard, cheetah, sable and roan antelope, sitatunga, bush baby, African wild cat, bat-eared fox, side-striped jackal, African wild dog, honey badger, genet, caracal, aardwolf.

White rhino can usually be seen in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park in Livingstone in Zambia, the Mombo area in Botswana, Malilangwe and Hwange in Zimbabwe, Lewa Downs, Lake Nakuru, Meru National Park in Kenya and in most major parks and reserves in South Africa. Black rhino can be seen in Mombo in Botswana, Lake Nakuru and Lewa Downs in Kenya, the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania, the Etosha/Ongava area and the Damaraland/Palmwag reserves in Namibia, Malilangwe in Zimbabwe and in certain reserves in South Africa.

Game viewing depends on which ecological areas are visited and some luck, but all these animals thrive in the regions we visit.