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Frequently asked questions

This page is dedicated to answering your most common questions about travelling in Africa and embarking on a safari adventure. We understand that planning a trip to this beautiful continent can come with various queries and uncertainties. That’s why we’ve curated this comprehensive list of frequently asked questions to provide you with valuable insights, tips, and guidance for your upcoming journey. If you have any specific concerns, our expert team is always here to assist you in making your African safari experience memorable and worry-free.

What are the differences between East Africa and Southern Africa?

How to choose between Kenya and Tanzania or South Africa, Botswana and Zambia.

What should you pack for your green season safari?

Special considerations for hotter, rainier weather.

What should you pack for your gorilla trek?

How to be comfortable and protected on treks through Africa’s rainforests.

What should you pack for your high season safari?

How to dress for a mid-year safari during Africa’s winter season.

What should you pack for your walking safari?

With a free checklist to ensure you have all you need for walking from camp to camp.

High season vs low season: What are the pros & cons?

What to consider when choosing between peak and green season.

Are safaris family-friendly and what age is appropriate to go?

Is it safe for kids to go on safari? The best places and top tips from our own families.

What are the best places for a family safari with kids?

Our five top tried-and-tested countries for a family-friendly safari.

How do the Victoria Falls work?

Why the Falls ebb and flow through the year and what to do in low-water season.

What should you know about self-driving in Africa?

What you need to be aware of before embarking on a self-drive adventure.

Is Kruger Worth It?

Public vs private, do you really see rhino and what about malaria?

How Do I Combine Different Countries on Safari?

Realistic advice on seeing several safari destinations on a single trip to Africa plus the top items that make cross-border travel much easier.

Are Safaris Safe?

How you are protected and kept secure while enjoying wild animals, remote locations and nature’s elements.

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