Welcome to our World Escapes

Creating sustainable adventures that positively impact our planet Better Safaris are thrilled to officially unveil our World Escapes This unique collection of sustainable world adventures, falls into Better Safaris’ philosophy of sustainability, conservation and importantly, pushing boundaries within the travel sector in striving for better. For too long, we feel that travelling has been aContinue reading “Welcome to our World Escapes”

The Ethics of Safaris

A safari is sacred. It shouldn’t be a zoo. This is our honest opinion. Yet too often we are faced with the challenge of making any product on the market “affordable”. When it comes to nature, this can be the wrong approach with great risk to wildlife and nature that we claim to wish toContinue reading “The Ethics of Safaris”

A Little Rain Never Hurt: Green Season Safaris

After all, Gene Kelly already sang in the rain, so imagine how good a safari is in the rain? In all likelihood, you won’t get rained on, but a safari during green season is Africa’s best kept secret. We often see rain as bad, not wishing to get ourselves or our belongings wet, misinterpreting theContinue reading “A Little Rain Never Hurt: Green Season Safaris”

Why Do We Travel Anyway?

Infusing our personal ethics into how we travel What’s missing from this definition of ‘travel’? : to go on a trip or journey : to go to a place: to go through or over (a place) during a trip or journey: to move from one place to another Sustainability?Conservation?Ethics?Climate Change? We often miss the obvious,Continue reading “Why Do We Travel Anyway?”

Sunday Safari: A Private Affair

Escaping into nature can cure one’s tiredness, reinvigorate, educate and forge strong couple or family bonds A private safari may not be the first thing that comes to your mind, but escaping into nature can be a more personal, cherished experience than you can imagine. Offering an opportunity to set your own schedule, whilst ensuringContinue reading “Sunday Safari: A Private Affair”

Botswana’s Best Safari Parks

Nature has never been so mesmerising as what you will see in Botswana Botswana has long been a safari enthusiasts dream, and thanks to various news stories, thrilling nature films and conservation documentaries (such as National Geographic’s Into The Okavango) that expose us to our natural world, travellers are increasingly becoming aware of just howContinue reading “Botswana’s Best Safari Parks”

Sunday Safari: Where To Find Lions?

Place yourself in Africa and hear the mighty roar of a lion Travelling can have many questions; where to go for this, that or the other. When travelling to Africa, wanting to view your favourite animal is a common question we get from our clients. Lions, forever seen as an animal of dominance, pride andContinue reading “Sunday Safari: Where To Find Lions?”

How To Better Your Wildlife Photography

Understanding your subject + thinking outside the box can get you results Photography is a journey, you are always improving, understanding, learning and capturing different images as you progress your photographic journey. After all, isn’t that part of the fun? Whether you photograph local wildlife, or love to travel, understanding the principles of photography isContinue reading “How To Better Your Wildlife Photography”

How Eco Tourism Contributes to Local Healthcare & Education

Travel should not purely be about oneself, but about the impact of your travel Here at Better Safaris, we don’t believe in travelling for travelling sake, but about how we travel to more positively impact our world, ethically, responsibly and sustainably. One dimension to our travel is by ensuring that an impact is made withinContinue reading “How Eco Tourism Contributes to Local Healthcare & Education”

What Makes Us Ethical?

Words like sustainability, ethical and conservation can often be used by companies to “green wash” their true agenda’s Make no mistake, it can be a difficult task to understand which travel company to book with, which foods to buy and which service company to support. So it’s vital that as consumers of any product orContinue reading “What Makes Us Ethical?”