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Spirit of Sibella the cheetah lives on with the birth of grand-cubs

Samara Private Game Reserve

24 February 2017

Spirit of Sibella the cheetah lives on with the birth of grand-cubs It has certainly been an auspicious start to 2017 for Samara Private Game Reserve, with the discovery of newborn cheetah cubs on a mountain slope within the Great Karoo reserve. The cubs’ mother, Chilli, is the last daughter of the legendary Sibella, who became a beacon of hope and inspiration for a species on the brink of extinction. ... read more

AirKenya serves Loisaba, Laikipia, Kenya with daily flights

AirKenya Express

24 February 2017

AirKenya will effective 1st June 2017, operate a daily service into Loisaba with a minimum of 2 passengers. AirKenya will continue to fly daily into the North who's stops include Nanyuki, Lewa Downs, Samburu, Meru and now Loisaba with a minimum of 2 passengers. Passengers who wish to proceed to the Masai Mara may do so direct from the North (Loisaba, Meru, Lewa Downs, Samburu) to the Masai Mara. ... read more

Wilderness Safaris Announces Bisate Lodge GMs

Wilderness Safaris

23 February 2017

Wilderness Safaris is delighted to welcome Rob and Ingrid Baas as the General Managers for Bisate Lodge, due to open in Rwanda on 1 June 2017.    “After spending several years managing our camps in Kafue National Park in Zambia and driving our guest experience to new heights, we are thrilled to welcome Rob and Ingrid back to Wilderness Safaris as the GMs for Bisate. With their combined passion and respect for Africa, its people and wildlife, and their extensive ... read more

Great Plains Conservation opens first permanent stables in the Maasai Mara

Great Plains Conservation

23 February 2017

Great Plains Conservation is delighted to announce the opening of the first permanent riding stables in Kenya's Maasai Mara. Ride Kenya - Mara is a stand-alone riding stable of 16 horses, offering morning or afternoon rides in the wildlife-rich Maasai Mara and exclusive Mara Conservancies for any competent horse rider (min. age 14+, max. weight 95kgs, max. group size of 8 riders) staying in any camp. ... read more

Step Back in Time with the Zu/’Hoasi Bushmen of Botswana

Rhino Africa

23 February 2017

The Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana is one of the most remote wilderness destinations in Africa, a land hidden from civilisation and forgotten by time. This sense of isolation and insulation from the outside world is best exemplified by the Zu/’hoasi Bushmen. Uncharted Africa’s Jack’s Camp offers guests the opportunity to spend some time with the tribe learning about their culture and traditions, and offers a window into the past. ... read more

Africa's Gold, Celebrating Lions

Africa Geographic

22 February 2017

Africa's Gold - A celebration of lions throughout history read more

Wilderness First Responder Training Course

African Environments

22 February 2017

African Environments Ltd is facilitating again this year some advanced first aid training in partnership with Sentinel Outdoor Institute from the USA. Courses range from one day Basic First Aid, through to the flagship course – the 10 days Wilderness First Responder – which is fast becoming the world standard for outdoor professionals. We hope that more guides gaining this qualification will help to raise standards across East Africa. ... read more

Safarilink Departure Lounge

Safarilink Aviation

22 February 2017

Safarilink is delighted to announce that we have finally been granted KAA approval to board passengers on domestic services directly from our dedicated and secure lounge. Safarilink invested over $100,000 in state of the art security equipment to comply with KCAA and KAA stringent security conditions – a process that started over two years ago! The equipment, together with extensive CCTV coverage in both the external perimeters and internal areas of the lounge meet more than ... read more

So You’ve Heard of the Great Migration… but what about the Zebra Migration?

Rhino Africa

21 February 2017

The Great Migration, often called ‘the greatest wildlife show on earth’, is one of Africa’s most renowned attractions — consisting of over a million wildebeest along with huge numbers of gazelle and zebra, it’s not hard to see why. But wildebeest are not the only mammals that make such an incredible annual trek… Recently, researchers have discovered that zebras make an impressive journey of their own in Botswana. ... read more

Segera Retreat Launches Yoga and Meditation Retreat

Wilderness Safaris

21 February 2017

Segera in Kenya is offering guests the opportunity to experience a ‘Sacred Safari’ from 22 – 27 May 2017. Internationally renowned healing artists, Jodina Carey and Andrew Clark, will guide guests through a week of yoga, meditation and live crystal sound baths, surrounded by Segera Retreat’s botanical gardens and 20 000 hectares of pristine African wilderness. “We are delighted to have holistic healers of such a high calibre at Segera. ... read more

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