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”

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?”

What’s the Deal? Elephants and Conservation

Saving animals is no mean feat in the wilds of Africa We all love elephants, don’t we? Of course we do. We’ve travelled far as a species, from when it was “acceptable” to naively support elephants exploited in brutally cruel circuses, to ensuring their survival in the wild. The general public have become far moreContinue reading “What’s the Deal? Elephants and Conservation”

5 Alternative Safaris To Try In 2022

Taking you off the beaten track… Now is your chance to try something new, refreshing and adventurous. Get out of your comfort zone, or simply settle straight into your domain. Whatever your fancy, you’ll be assured of an action-packed experience in Africa, a safari of your dreams. With so many experiences available in Africa, itContinue reading “5 Alternative Safaris To Try In 2022”

Electric Safari Vehicles? Yes please ⚡

Watt on EARTH is happening? Well this is exciting to see; green, sustainable energy being utilised within tourism. It’s a sign of more things to come and Better Safaris 💚 to see this. What is green energy and why we should invest in it? Safari camps across Africa have for many years, been eco-conscious andContinue reading “Electric Safari Vehicles? Yes please ⚡”

Safari: A Vegan Paradise

Possibly the best vegan travel experience in the world! As vegans, Better Safaris understand that familiar questions which we all have when travelling, whether to a local town or to the opposite ends of the world. Can I eat vegan here? The answer isn’t only an emphatic YES, but it’s quite possibly the easiest, mostContinue reading “Safari: A Vegan Paradise”