The Budget Safari Blog

The latest on travelling Africa the way it should be travelled – on a shoestring. Here lie tales of budget travel heroism, up to the minute travel news and despatches from tents on the front line of the safari dream.

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Adventure Travel in Africa

Africa’s Adventure Travel Hot Spots - Part

Africa abounds with adventure. Over the centuries, explorers have found the allure of the unknown reaches of…

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While everybody knows about Kenya’s big national parks, there are numerous private concessions connected to them. These hidden gems provide uncrowded safari experiences with the added bonus of night drives and nature walks.

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 The African continent is huge and whether you are travelling to Cape Town or Mombassa you are in for a treat of different biospheres. From Fynbos to Savannah, in this 3-part series, African Budget Safaris takes a look at what fauna and flora to expect at which destinations… Oh, and just to clear this up, there are no tigers in the African Jungle! 

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​ The African continent is huge and whether you are travelling to Cape Town or Mombassa you are in for a treat of different biospheres. From Fynbos to Savannah, in this 3-part series, African Budget Safaris takes a look at what fauna and flora to expect at which destinations… Oh, and just to clear this up, there are no tigers in the African Jungle!

From Kruger Park to Mapungubwe, Isimangaliso to the Cape of Good Hope, you can now visit all 19 of South Africa's National Parks on Google Street View.
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A blog on the differences between a safari to the Kruger Park and a safari to Botswana. Both are incredible, and each has its own special bonuses.

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From the littlest genet to the most enormous lion, the cats of Kruger are spectacular. Lithe and fierce, we discuss all things wildly feline in this blog.

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Forget paying for people to lock away your digital devices at a 'Digital Detox Camp'! Come on safari to Africa instead, where 'digital detox' is the order of the day.

Despite the catastrophic fires along South Africa’s famous Garden Route, there are still some hidden gems beckoning to be discovered.
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South Africans love a braai. In this blog we talk about all things braai. Prepare to be hungry for fire-cooked food by the end.

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Part two of Dan's adventures in Madagascar (day 5 to 9) from Antananarivo to the Fort Dauphin area and on to coastal Manafiafy and then inland to the Mandrare River. To discover the Spiny and Sacred Forests, meet the traditional Antadroy, glimpse the wild flora and fauna of Madagascar and more, see our intrepid explorer's tales and images...
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