Media & Press Releases

  • Travel with Purpose with Wilderness Safaris – Hwange Against All Odds

    Date: Jun 18, 2018

    Wilderness Safaris continues to celebrate 35 years of life-changing journeys with the launch of its next Travel with Purpose itinerary, Hwange Against All Odds. Taking place 13 – 18 September 2018, six guests will get the unique opportunity to travel to Wilderness’ private concessions in Hwange National Park to take part in the behind-the-scenes conservation and community initiatives that Wilderness has been involved in for more than 20 years.

  • Busanga and Shumba Open for 2018 Safari Season

    Date: Jun 15, 2018

    The 2018 safari season has kicked off in Zambia’s wildlife-rich Busanga Plains with Wilderness Safaris’ Shumba and Busanga Bush Camp now open until the end of October 2018. In addition to offering the most exclusive wilderness experience in this remote region, every guest visiting the Busanga Plains is a conservationist, helping Wilderness Safaris contribute more than USD500 000 to Kafue National Park every year.

  • Wilderness Safaris Wins National Energy Globe Award Botswana for Water Conservation

    Date: Jun 12, 2018

    Wilderness Safaris has won the prestigious National Energy Globe Award Botswana for its pioneering innovation in waste-water management and water conservation through the reduction of plastic water bottles – a project which was launched in the company’s Botswana region in 2012, and has subsequently been rolled out to all other countries of operation.

  • Wilderness Safaris Receives 19 TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence

    Date: Jun 5, 2018

    Wilderness Safaris is thrilled to announce that no less than 19 of its safari camps in four different countries have received the coveted TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2018, with nine camps honoured with a “Hall of Fame” certificate in recognition of consistent outstanding reviews for over five years.

  • Travel with Purpose with Wilderness Safaris – Frontier Ecotourism Presence

    Date: May 31, 2018

    In its ongoing celebration of 35 years of changing lives, Wilderness Safaris’ next Travel with Purpose itinerary, Frontier Ecotourism Presence, will explore Zambia’s million-hectare Busanga Plains.

  • Wilderness Safaris to Open New Camp in Rwanda’s Akagera National Park

    Date: May 28, 2018

    Wilderness Safaris will be expanding its ecotourism footprint in Rwanda by opening a new camp in Akagera National Park in mid-December 2018. In partnership with the Rwanda Development Board and conservation group African Parks the six-tented camp, called Magashi, will be situated in the north-eastern part of Akagera overlooking Lake Rwanyakazinga.

  • Abu Herd Grows with Birth of Paseka’s First Calf

    Date: May 25, 2018

    The Abu Herd continues to grow with the arrival of another male elephant calf, born to Paseka in the early hours of Friday, 27 April 2018 – a mere three months after Lorato gave birth to Motlotlo in January 2018. The calf has been named Shamiso, which means ‘Surprise’ in Shona.

  • Bisate Wins Global Prix Versailles Interior Award

    Date: May 24, 2018

    Wilderness Safaris’ Bisate Lodge was recognised as the World Winner for Hotel Interior Architecture at the Prix Versailles Awards World Ceremony, which took place on 15 May 2018 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. Bisate also received a special mention for winning the Hotel Interior Architecture Award in the Africa and Middle East category.

  • Wilderness Safaris Rebrands Rocktail

    Date: May 21, 2018

    After more than 25 years of managing and operating Rocktail in the Maputaland Coastal Forest, Wilderness Safaris has decided to rebrand this old favourite.

  • North Island Wins Gold African Responsible Tourism Award

    Date: May 15, 2018

    North Island, Seychelles has taken home a Gold Award in the ‘Best for Marine Habitat and Species Conservation’ category at the 2018 African Responsible Tourism Awards (ARTA).


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