JOURNAL


Sharing our thoughts
News

National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World


Great Plains Conservation have announced that Zarafa Camp in Botswana has joined National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, a prestigious collection of boutique hotels in remarkable destinations around the world. Zarafa Camp is amongst 14 new Unique Lodges members who have each demonstrated their commitment to authenticity, excellence, and sustainability, while offering outstanding guest

Read More

News

Pack for a Purpose in Africa


When travelling to Africa you can make a big impact on the lives of local children by taking along some much needed supplies. Many people ask us before they travel about how they can contribute, and what they can take that will be of benefit to the local communities in need. This is one way

Read More

Testimonials

David Baker


For 30 years Sydney-based public relations operator David Baker & Associates, a travel industry specialist consultancy, has been taking Australian journalists on familiarisation tours of southern and east Africa to publicise the wildlife, cultural and scenic aspects of those regions as a holiday destination for all Australians. Over the last 15 years most of those

Read More

Testimonials

Mike O’Connor


“Fiona organised a trip through southern Africa for me – Victoria Falls, Botswana safari, Chobe River houseboat, Cape Town, wine country, Blue Train and Pretoria. The experience was seamless and her input imaginative. She is highly experienced in organising African travel and it shows. I would have no hesitation in recommending her to anyone contemplating

Read More

Reviews

Zarafa Camp


  Flying in a five seater light aircraft over the world famous Okavango Delta in Botswana to Zarafa Camp, a member of the exclusive Relais & Chateaux portfolio, in the Selinda Reserve was a real adventure! It really is no wonder that luggage restrictions apply, as the plane was tiny and with the five of

Read More

Reviews

So Ezi Zambezi!


No Comments

On our arrival into Livingstone we were met and driven out of town to a lovely lodge called Tongabezi, right on the Zambezi River, where we were welcomed with a delicious lunch and drinks by the water on the terrace. After lunch we were then transferred by small motorboat to their exclusive island lodge nearby

Read More

Reviews

Waterways to Railways


No Comments

From the waterways of Botswana to the railways of South Africa … Flying in a five seater light aircraft over the Okavango Delta to Zarafa Camp in the Selinda Reserve was a real adventure and it’s no wonder luggage restrictions apply, the plane was tiny and with the five of us including the pilot, not

Read More

News, Zambia

Mighty Zambezi!


No Comments

I really had no expectations for my first visit to Zambia, I had done no homework as I had left all the arrangements to my wife! We flew into Livingstone Airport where we were met and driven out of town by mini bus to the ‘Islands of Siankaba’, a lodge that sits along the Zambezi

Read More

Testimonials

Jamie McAinsh


When planning our honeymoon to Tanzania and Zanzibar, Fiona was brilliant at organising everything from start to finish. She helped us choose the most suitable itineraries for the budget, and our activities, accommodation, safaris and diving were out of this world. We couldn’t have asked for a better person to introduce us to Africa. I’m

Read More

Testimonials

Alan McLean


Our ‘bucket list’ of ‘places to go’ and ‘things to do’ included an African safari to see the ‘BIG 5’, and climbing a mountain. We decided to do both in an extended trip to Africa and attempted to plan our own itinerary. This proved to be a challenge too great, there were so many places

Read More