Get inspired – and prepared – for your luxury safari by reading some of our Art of Safari blog posts.

Art of Safari Blog

If you’re looking for information – like what to pack for a luxury safari – or inspiration – like an evocative account of spectacular safari sundowners – dip into our Art of Safari blog. Our posts are written by seasoned safari goers, who have plenty of interesting and instructive chronicles to share.

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Rhinos Without Borders

South Africa’s rhino are being poached at an alarming rate. In defense of these great beasts, two of Africa’s foremost tourism and conservation companies have joined forces to create Rhinos…

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Instagram Memories From Our Competition Winners

The winners of our recent 'Win A Safari' competition shared some wonderful memories of their trip. They spent an amazing week on safari and stayed at Tarangire Treetops, The Manor…

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Our Top-10 Safari Lodges For Getting Truly Remote

Even in the vast African wilderness, some of the more popular destinations can become a little crowded at times. However, if you have a hankering for the truly remote, there…

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Kids On Safari | Flight Of The Angels | Victoria Falls

A safari in Zimbabwe or Zambia is incomplete without a visit to 'The Smoke that Thunders’, the mighty Victoria Falls. When describing them, David Livingstone famously said, ‘No one can…

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Recent Articles

Elephants at Somalisa Acacia in Hwange National Park

Sometimes It’s Better To Stay In Camp

One of my favourite safari tips is to advise travellers not to overlook their safari camps. Most safari lodges are strategically positioned overlooking waterholes, rivers or spectacular sections of Africa’s…

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Wallpaper | A Journey Of Giraffe

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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The kids will learn loads when staying in the family suite at Phinda Mountain Lodge.

CANVAS ON: Kids On Safari

What can kids do on safari? Nothing much … except have the time of their lives, enjoy mind-blowing new experiences and see wild animals in their natural habitat! Enjoy watching…

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Helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls

Kids On Safari | Flight Of The Angels | Victoria Falls

A safari in Zimbabwe or Zambia is incomplete without a visit to 'The Smoke that Thunders’, the mighty Victoria Falls. When describing them, David Livingstone famously said, ‘No one can…

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Art of Safari | September Wallpaper | Elephants Drinking At Waterhole

Wallpaper | Elephants In The Dust

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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Competition winner memories | Art Of Safari

Instagram Memories From Our Competition Winners

The winners of our recent 'Win A Safari' competition shared some wonderful memories of their trip. They spent an amazing week on safari and stayed at Tarangire Treetops, The Manor…

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Art Of Safari | Wallpaper | Cheetah Coalition

Wallpaper | Coalition Of Cheetah

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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CANVAS ON: Romantic Safari Dinners

Whether you're travelling on an African honeymoon safari, or simply yearning for some intimate time with your partner, luxury African safari lodges take the art of romantic dining to an…

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Rhinos Without Borders | Art Of Safari

Rhinos Without Borders

South Africa’s rhino are being poached at an alarming rate. In defense of these great beasts, two of Africa’s foremost tourism and conservation companies have joined forces to create Rhinos…

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Top 10 truly remote safari lodges

Our Top-10 Safari Lodges For Getting Truly Remote

Even in the vast African wilderness, some of the more popular destinations can become a little crowded at times. However, if you have a hankering for the truly remote, there…

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Wallpaper | Malachite Kingfisher

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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Wallpaper | The Lioness

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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Canvas On: African Beach Holidays

Your African safari needn’t stop with game parks; there’s a whole new world to enjoy on Africa’s islands, beaches, and on and under the ocean waves. Spending time on the…

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Leopard stare wallpaper

Wallpaper | Leopards' Stare

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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The Wisdom Of African Proverbs

A common thread that unites Africa’s many diverse societies is the importance of proverbs. Known as the ‘daughters of experience’, they form a vital part of Africa’s rich oral tradition,…

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Wallpaper | A Dazzle Of Zebra

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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Scuba diving with Dugong on safari in Mozambique

Desperately Seeking Dugong On The Bazaruto Archipelago

The Bazaruto Archipelago, off the Indian Ocean coast of Mozambique, is a picture-perfect desert island haven where stress is washed away by lazy waves, and only the reef fish are…

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You can go on walking safaris from The Sanctuary at Ol Lentille.

Our Best Kenya Safari Ideas

What are the best safaris in Kenya? The answer is, undoubtedly, any safari that's been uniquely tailored to your specific desires and requirements! To guide you, however, our team has curated…

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Luxury African Safari

Wallpaper | Elephant Sand Bath

As much as we'd like it, we can't always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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What is the cost of an African safari?

What Is The Cost Of An African Safari?

Africa is a unique and diverse continent, with many countries and a staggering array of wilderness areas, safari lodges and experiences. Combine this with pricing that literally changes with the…

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What books to read on an African safari

Best Books To Read When Planning – Or On – A Safari

We’re often asked about good African safari books, or books about Africa, so we decided to reach out to safari-cum-book fundis to see what they recommend you read when you’re…

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Is it safe to travel to Africa on safari-

Is It Safe To Travel To Africa On Safari?

Sometimes we’re asked: ‘Is Africa safe?’ The answer is yes! Hundreds of thousands of safari goers travel safely to Southern and East Africa each year, and leave Africa with lasting…

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Wallpaper | Valentine's Inspired

As much as we'd like it, we can't always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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Gents, our advice on what to pack for a safari will have you looking like a safari pro in no time.

What To Pack For A Safari: For Men

When you’re deciding what to pack for a safari, remember to leave room for the memories you’ll make – and if you’re staying in luxury safari lodges, you’ll need less…

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Ladies, we’ll tell you what to pack for a safari that’s both practical and chic.

What To Pack For A Safari: For Women

Packing for a safari holiday can be daunting if you’ve never been on safari before – or even if you have! Luckily, not only is Anya Lotter a seasoned safari…

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best time to visit Namibia on safari

The Best Time To Visit Namibia On Safari

Being a desert country, Namibia has very clearly defined weather patterns, which makes the best time to visit Namibia on safari easy to determine. While the interior is best in…

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Seeing the Milky Way from Namibia is extraordinary.

The Namib Desert By Night

The cloud-free night skies above Namibia are especially impressive. The almost total absence of light pollution means that many more stars can be seen, while in the cool darkness, the…

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making luxury safaris more affordable

Making Luxury Safaris More Affordable

An African safari cost can be expensive, and while it’s worth every cent, there are many ways to experience the best that Africa has to offer while ensuring you get…

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Travel like a pro, knowing what to pack for an african safari.

What To Pack For A Safari: A General Checklist

Wondering what to take on safari? Check out our basic list of what to pack, and adjust it to your needs, taking into account any extreme environments you might be…

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Art of Safari wallpapers January 2017

Wallpaper | Journey Of Giraffe

As much as we’d like it, we can’t always be on safari. At Art of Safari we stay inspired by planning our next journey and by surrounding ourselves with amazing…

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