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

    Tense Standoff at Toka Leya

    Mar 22, 2018  |  
    Toka Leya Assistant Manager Takudzwa Gonese reports on some incredible wildlife encounters at this usually serene Zambezi riverside camp last week… One evening recently, as I was leaving my...

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    During the week we had the pleasure of watching this incredible footage captured by Vumbura Plains Guide Emang Letlhare. Emang and his guests happened to spot the lioness on their morning...

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    Lions at the Lebala

    Mar 9, 2018  |  
    Ruth Thackray, Food and Beverage Manager at Vumbura Plains South, recalls one of her most memorable visits to the camp’s airstrip... So Thursday rolled around once more, which meant it was...

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    Where Can I See It?

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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

    Bisate Lodge - February 2018

    Feb 9, 2018  |  
    February was a very exciting month for everybody at Bisate. We welcomed new managers Hadley Pierce and Jomi Krobb, who will be taking over the management of Bisate. Rob and Ingrid will...

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    Climate and LandscapeThe Kulala Reserve experienced an incredibly hot month and temperatures in the high 40° Celsius weren’t out of the ordinary. Usually the westerly winds cool down the area...

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    Climate and LandscapeWe had some good cloud cover here at Desert Rhino Camp this month and everyone expected a good rain storm, but it turned into a disappointing false hope. WildlifeThe...

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