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30 August 2022

UPDATED opening & closing dates for Legendary Expeditions camps & lodges

Legendary Expeditions

The quest to share unscripted adventures with our guests continues, and we'd like to highlight a few updated camp and lodge opening & closure dates for 2023. To ensure that the quality of our offering is always up to standard, our properties will undergo seasonal closures for the below dates to make room for maintenance and improvements.

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29 August 2022

Take A Ride On The Wild Side

Natural Selection

Designed for small groups of trailblazers, adrenaline junkies and wildlife enthusiasts, our  6-night Okavango Delta Cycling Safari, is not only the first of its kind, but also a safari adventure like no other. Imagine exploring the ancient elephant paths that have shaped this pristine Botswana landscape for centuries by bike. Cycling alongside incredible sightings of wildlife, passing acacia woodlands, wandering riverbanks, mopane forests and savannah grasslands.

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23 August 2022

Wilderness Safaris' Commitment to Sustainable Energy Solutions Demonstrates Impactful Progress

Wilderness Safaris

As one of the world’s leading conservation and hospitality companies, Wilderness has driven a major solar conversion and sustainable energy programme in the majority of its camps across Africa. Committed to its purpose to help protect and expand the world’s iconic wild destinations, the business is dedicated to implementing measures to reduce any negative impacts on the habitats in which it operates. Simultaneously maximising the positive impact arising from its activities, Wilderness is currently saving more than 4 523 080 kWh (kilowatt-hours) of energy each year through the use of renewable resources.

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23 August 2022

New Manchester - Geneva route with Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines has increased its current 3 x weekly operation out of Manchester effective 30th October to 4 times a week.  Flights will operate on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

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22 August 2022

The Royals Visit Kigali

The Retreat and Heaven

It was a great honour to host Their Royal Highnesses Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at The Retreat & Heaven in June 2022

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22 August 2022

Taita HiIls Safari Resort & Spa - Refreshed, Renewed and Reopened

ARP Group

The long wait is over! We are happy to announce that we are now open and ready to welcome you back in the heart of Tsavo after a 2 month closure for various renovations to improve the experience for our guests. We can’t wait to share more of our enhanced and improved Resort.

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22 August 2022

Mozambique webinar with Crafted Africa

Crafted Africa

Here are a few highlights from our recent trip to Mozambique 🇲🇿 🏝 🐋 Crafted are specialists for Mozambique 🇲🇿 Malawi 🇲🇼 and Zambia 🇿🇲 and spend loads of time improving our destination knowledge, while having a blast!

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19 August 2022

Mara chaos

Africa Geographic

Listen up; I have something to say. My recent visit to the magnificent Maasai Mara was both epic and distressing.

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18 August 2022

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge upgrades their installed solar electricity generation capacity

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge runs on solar power, and we have recently upgraded our installed solar electricity generation capacity from 6 KW to 40 KW.

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17 August 2022

Wilderness Rwanda and CITW Facilitate Two Successful Conservation Camps for 80 Primary School Children

Wilderness Safaris

Confirming Wilderness Rwanda’s continued commitment to community upliftment and wildlife protection, the company’s non-profit Children in the Wilderness (CITW) recently ran two children’s Conservation Camps in partnership with Conservation Heritage-Turambe, the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International and Muhisimbi Youth in Conservation.

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12 August 2022

Ultimate Safaris Roars Into Action To Support World Lion Day 2022

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

To mark World Lion Day on August 10th, Ultimate Safaris is investing in a new state-of-the-art research and monitoring vehicle to keep track of the unique desert lion population of northern Namibia.

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12 August 2022

Revamped website for Hideaways

Hideaways

We are excited to launch our revamped Hideaways website to best showcase our collection of bespoke Hideaways safari lodges that are superbly positioned across the most exclusive wilderness areas, national parks and game reserves of Zimbabwe and Botswana.

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11 August 2022

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge now offers Wi-fi and improved connectivity

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge, Central Kalahari Botswana, now offers WI-fi connectivity in their Main Lodge area. Guests can now access the internet if they so desire.

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11 August 2022

Wilderness Safaris Pledges Ongoing Commitment to Lion Recovery Fund

Wilderness Safaris

To celebrate World Lion Day 2022, and in partnership with the Lion Recovery Fund, Wilderness Safaris has pledged its ongoing support of the Lionscape Coalition – an innovative group of leading commercial, conservation tourism companies, which have joined forces to help secure a future for Africa’s lions and their landscapes.

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10 August 2022

A lion renaissance in Malawi

Robin Pope Safaris

World Lion Day is celebrated annually on the 10th of August! As the lion population thrives in Malawi it is haard to believe that not so long ago there were no lions at all in Majete Wildlife Reserve or beyond.

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10 August 2022

CAMP SOSSUS - now family friendly

Ultimate Safaris Namibia

Our tribe at Ultimate Safaris is delighted with the response to our new CAMP SOSSUS and have now had time to settle into operations there to offer what is required for making CAMP SOSSUS even more family friendly.

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10 August 2022

Little Governors' Camp: Our stunning new mess tent and construction secrets revealed!

Governors' Camp

As Governors’ Camp Collection celebrates its 50th year in the safari industry, we are also delighted to share images of our beautiful new mess area at Little Governors’ Camp.

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05 August 2022

Unveiling The Hattons Lounge in The Beautiful Suburbs of Karen, Nairobi

Karen Blixen Camp

We'd like to introduce you to our new bar and restaurant - The Hattons Lounge - at our sister property in Nairobi, Karen Blixen Coffee Gardens & Cottages.

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05 August 2022

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge upgrades their Safari Vehicles

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge

Evolve Back Gham Dhao Lodge offers early morning, afternoon and night game drives in an 11 000- hectare private game reserve located on the northern boundary of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

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04 August 2022

Countdown to the Opening of the Largest and First Purpose-Built Spa in Victoria Falls

Africa Albida Tourism

Victoria Falls Safari Spa is taking shape very quickly, and is on track to open its doors in October, paving the way for a new standard in health and wellness in Zimbabwe’s leading tourist destination.

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04 August 2022

Ethiopian Airlines welcomes Bulawayo to the Network

Ethiopian Airlines

Explore Bulawayo with Ethiopian Airlines connecting 4 x a week from London-Heathrow commencing 30th October 2022 and connecting on the new additional Saturday service from Manchester Airport effective 5th November 2022.

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02 August 2022

Hemingways Ol Seki Mara’s New Look

Hemingways Collection

We are delighted to share Ol Seki’s exciting and refreshing new look which elevates the experience of staying at the camp substantially and, we believe, provides a new level luxury for camps in the Mara conservancies.

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