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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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Is it safe to travel to Africa on safari-

Is It Safe To Travel To Africa On Safari?

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

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Elephants on safari in Samburu National Reserve | Art of Safari

A Gathering Of Elephant In Samburu

Kenya's Samburu National Reserve is renowned for its elephant, and decades of ground-breaking conservation work by the Douglas-Hamilton family has helped make them some of the most habituated in Africa.…

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Our Top-10 Glamping Safari Lodges

Our Top-10 Glamping Safari Lodges

We're not sure who invented glamping, but we're pretty sure that the African-safari industry perfected it. People have been camping in Africa's wilderness for centuries, but the more recent combination…

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African Safari Prices | Art of Safari

African safari prices – how much does a safari cost?

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

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Kingston Treehouse affords spectacular views over the Greater Kruger on a honeymoon safari

Our Top-10 African Safari Sleepouts and Star Beds

Spending a night under the African sky is a worthy bucket-list experience, and one you shouldn’t compromise on. There are many ways to approach this, from sleep-out decks to treehouses;…

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Relish a highly exclusive escape at Mwiba Lodge, a luxury Tanzanian safari lodge on a private concession. © Legendary Expeditions

Our Top-10 Safari Lodges in Tanzania

Hosting the lion’s share of the Great Wildebeest Migration, Tanzania is a safari destination second to none. But while the Serengeti is certainly a must-see, there are plenty of other…

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This romantic villa at Saruni Samburu is usually reserved for honeymooners. © Saruni

Our top-10 safari lodges in Kenya

Kenya is a true safari hotspot, peppered with impressive lodges in idyllic locales. So where to stay when visiting the country? We’ve put them under a magnifying glass and come…

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Our Top-10 African Safari Experiences

Phew, this is a tough one, as there really is a plethora of amazing things to see and do in Africa. We’ve thought long and hard though, and come up…

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Dine alfresco at Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge. © &Beyond

Our Top-10 Safari Lodges in Botswana

Botswana has to be one of our favourite safari destinations. From the watery wonderland of the Okavango Delta to the desolate wilderness of the Kalahari Desert, these are our top-10…

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Our Top-10 Romantic Safari Lodges

A safari, by nature, is already romantic. Certain lodges, however, excel at romance – or at facilitating it, in any event. We’ve carefully curated these top-10 romantic safari lodges in…

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Rise with the elephant when on safari. © Andrew Schoeman

A Typical Day on Safari

While there are many reasons to go on safari, game viewing is the main attraction. As such, safari activities are carefully planned around when the wildlife is most active. This…

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Karisia Walking Safaris

Official Safari Partner | Conservation International & Her Planet Earth

Art of Safari is extremely proud to have been selected as the official safari-travel provider for the Her Planet Earth team’s trip to Kenya in late 2019. As part of…

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Our Top-10 Glamping Safari Lodges

Our Top-10 Glamping Safari Lodges

We're not sure who invented glamping, but we're pretty sure that the African-safari industry perfected it. People have been camping in Africa's wilderness for centuries, but the more recent combination…

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Walking in the Sabi Sand Game Reserve

About safaris and rifles and how we feel about hunting

We’re sometimes asked if we sell hunting safaris at Art of Safari and, from time to time, what we think about hunting in Africa. The answers are simple. We don’t,…

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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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The best time to visit Victoria Falls | Art of Safari

The Best Time To Visit Victoria Falls On Safari

The simplest (if cheekiest) answer as to when is the best time to visit Victoria Falls on safari is any time, as it’s always a worthwhile and impressive addition to…

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African Safari Lodge Prices

African Safari Lodge Prices

Covering some 30-million square kilometres, Africa is enormous, and there are many thousands of safari lodges scattered throughout its national parks, reserves and private conservancies. These lodges cater for the…

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Elephants on safari in Samburu National Reserve | Art of Safari

A Gathering Of Elephant In Samburu

Kenya's Samburu National Reserve is renowned for its elephant, and decades of ground-breaking conservation work by the Douglas-Hamilton family has helped make them some of the most habituated in Africa.…

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Somalisa Camp | 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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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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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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