Mokoro tour along the Okavango Delta

My African Adventure: Mokoro Ride along the Okavango Delta Tour in Botswana

I think my favorite day of this entire trip was when we went out on the Okavango Delta in a mokoro boat. As soon as we set off, I slumped into pure relaxation and just took it all in. It was SO peaceful. Read more about our Okavango Delta Tour and view several images I took...
Our first giraffe sighting in Africa

The First 2 Days of my African Adventure | Johannesburg & Balule

The first 2 days of our African safari adventure were relaxing, emotional and extremely memorable. Maybe it was the amazing African sunset or our first elephant sighting during our sunset game drive, or even the yummy pap we ate at our first traditional African braai. I even made...
2,353km of traveling for the first two legs of my Southern African vacation.

How to Plan a Trip to Africa

How did I Plan a trip to Africa? I only had 3 weeks. The first thing I did was prioritize destinations into 3 categories.
What vaccinations I need for my trip to Africa

Immunizations: What do I need for Africa?

Jessica starts her journey in almost 2 weeks! Read about what she went through to get her vaccinations...
South Africa is on your bucket list?

The Safari Hat

Welcome to 'Jessica in Africa' - an online journal about Jessica's (Safari With Us' Content Marketer) upcoming trip to South Africa starting in one month! Today, she wants to tell you about my new safari hat.
Sneaky Little Monkey at Tremisana, Kruger National Park

My 4 Hour Bush Walk Adventure at Kruger National Park

As we were driving along, Rex shouted at Murray (our guides) to slow down and right next to the track was a small pack of lions. The male was peering out behind a termite mound, whilst a couple of youngsters who were about a year to 18 months old were playing around waiting for...
Graffiti and Barbed Wire in Soweto

Soweto Tour: Not Your Typical City Sightseeing Adventure

Soweto is a very thought provoking and meaningful tour, which gives you a true insight into the former apartheid regime. Despite the poverty and tragic history within Soweto, the locals were some of the most welcoming and caring people I had encountered in South Africa during my...
Safari With Us won the Nature Tour Operator of the Year for Johannesburg in the 2016 Holiday & Tour Specialist Awards!

Safari With Us won the Nature Tour Operator of the Year for Johannesburg

The Luxury Travel Awards is an international awards program in recognition of all holiday & tour options from large operators to small, independent guides. We were nominated earlier this year and couldn't be more proud to be a humble winner!
Poaching Crisis in Africa - African Wildlife Conservation

Endangered African Wildlife | 3 Engaging Solutions to the Poaching Crisis

If poaching continues like it is today, several animals species will be completely wiped out soon. Not tomorrow, not next year, but within our lifetime. This is unacceptable! It's time for us to rise up and do something about it. Even you don't have money to donate, you can still help.
Invest in Adventures - Experience an African Safari

What Makes You Happier? Investing in Adventures, Not Things

Researchers say that investing in experiences (outdoor activities, traveling, learning a new skill) brings people more happiness than investing in material things.
Shoot Pictures, Not Animals - Ban Trophy Hunting

Safari With Us Is Now Listed As An Ethical Tour Operator

The Campaign Against Canned Hunting (CACH) has officially added Safari With Us to their list of Ethical Tour Operators. Safari With Us does not promote tours to parks that offer lion cub petting or walking with the lions.
My Tree House Marcs Camp

Our 3 Day Kruger National Park Safari – Day 3

Marcs Treehouse Camp We transferred to Marcs Treehouse Camp the day before from our game drive in Kruger Park. It was almost dark when we arrived. It is a nice cosy camp where you feel welcome and close to nature at the same time. We collected our luggage and headed off to our...
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