The Wildlife of Wilderness Safaris

    Our conservation footprint covers three million hectares (seven million acres) across nine African biomes and includes 800 bird species, 280 mammals, 220 reptiles and no less than 63 amphibians. Our aim is to help and protect both the creatures and the wild areas in which they live. Nearly every region where we have developed a low-density tourism operation is in an area of extremely high species diversity and is a key wilderness area. We are proud that our projects have helped to protect these areas and have often increased the amount of land under conservation protection.

    Special Sightings and Creatures

    It has been almost a year now since the release of the internationally acclaimed Vanishing Kings documentary which highlights the plight of a unique species, the desert-adapted lion of...

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    The Friday Photo is a new series that we are running that tells the ‘story’ behind the photo. In our first blog we featured Caroline’s humorous tale of her time spent in a Himba village...

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    A River Flows in the Desert

    Feb 4, 2016  |  
    The usually dry Hoanib River near the Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp is flowing strongly – the camp staff and guests cannot quite believe their eyes! Thanks to some unexpected rains in the...

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    Where Can I See It?

    Know what you want to see but not sure where to see it? Use our interactive trip planner to narrow your search.
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    What's Being Seen?

    Want to see what others have been seeing in and around our camps? Visit our blog to view safari albums from our guests
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    Intact Ecosystems

    What makes one area different to or better than another? What is an intact ecosystem?

    Wildlife News From The Camps

    Kwetsani Camp - December 2015

    Dec 17, 2015  |  
    Climate and Landscape The December rains eluded us – we had plenty of cloud build-up, even thunder and lightning – but we only had 34 mm of rain in total. This is really going to be a dry...

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    Pelo Camp - December 2015

    Dec 17, 2015  |  
    Climate and Landscape For most of the month, the average daytime maximum temperature was about 38° Celsius, with an afternoon high of 40° C for one week. The average minimum temperature was...

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    Little Vumbura - December 2015

    Dec 16, 2015  |  
    Climate and Landscape December was an extremely hot month at Little Vumbura with very little rain. There were a couple of days with very strong wind storms and a little drizzle but overall it...

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