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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Christmas in South Africa

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, oh what fun it is to ride on a surfboard in the sea, Hey! Ja…

Moholoholo Wildlife Centre EagleWhat the Moholoholo is Moholoholo?

Spectacular African Wildilfe image finds - these amazing photographs are enough to get anyone itching to get into the bush with a camera! Take a look at the selected wildlife photos and visit the photographers' blogs and Facebook Pages, or follow them on twitter.

White Rhinos in Khama Rhino SanctuaryOne of the best things about most African Safaris is that they help to support the game parks and wildlife projects visited on the tours, as well as staying at environmentally friendly camps and lodges. Here's one of our Africa's Eco-Safari Destinations - the Khama Rhino Sanctuary in Botswana.

Zanzibar IslandWhether you want to escape the winter chills or simply take a break and enjoy a change of scenery - these top African Safari Destinations are ideal for beach and wildlife holidays that you can afford!

Mosquito ImageAre you looking for an African Safari experience, without the hassle of taking anti-malaria medication? There are some malaria free game parks, especially in South Africa.

Gorilla Image by Chloe Cipolletta - WWFHere's some good news to start the week on a positive note - South Africa pledges to spend millions of rands on fighting Wildlife Crimes, UNESCO declares the tri-national park in Central Africa as the first multi-national World Heritage Site, a private South African company announces plans to take over several national parks throughout Africa to aid the game reserves and Namibia takes leading strides in Community Based Wildlife Conservation!

Lion in Kenya by Gin ChillaThe latest exhibition at the National Geographic Store on Regents Street in London, showcases stunning fine art photographs of Africa’s Wildlife in the Okavango Delta and other wilderness areas in Southern Africa.

Steve's Enduro Africa Site ImageIs off road biking your thing? Maybe it's time to take on the Enduro Africa Challenge - an off road ride that will get your pulse going and help raise money for charities in South Africa and Lesotho!

Lion Cubs in Namibian Game Park imageNamibia is the 2012 winner of the Markhor Award, an International Conservation Award for Outstanding Conservation Performance. One more reason to visit the popular safari destnation of Namibia!

Self Drive Budget Safaris in South AfricaSelf Drive Budget Safaris in South Africa give travellers the freedom to tailor their own experience, while taking the hassle out of planning everything and hunting for the best value accommodation and top attractions.
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