Category Archives: South Africa

Where to go on Safari in Africa

Safari jeep in front of African elephants

Once you’ve decided an African safari is your dream holiday (and who can blame you?!) the fun can really start. But where to go on safari? There are numerous places in Africa that offer opportunities aplenty to see all of the Big 5, as well as many other endangered and beautiful species.  This post shares | Read more…

How to Plan a Safari: The Ultimate Planning Guide

Two zebra standing guard in front of an Acacia tree in Africa

If you’re a first-time safari goer, you’ll be forgiven for wondering how to plan a safari. With an almost unlimited combination of potential destinations and tour operators, choosing the right safari for you can be a daunting task.  But, never fear, because here at Really Wildlife, we’ve put together the ultimate safari planning guide to | Read more…

How much does an African safari cost?

An acacia tree in silhouette in front of an African sunset

When planning a safari, one of the most common questions is “How much does a safari cost?” I also regularly hear “Is it possible to go on an African safari on a small budget?” Well, never fear. We’ve got all the information you need to plan your safari right here!  This post splits out a | Read more…

Safari Packing List: What To Pack & Wear on Safari in Africa

Man, boy and girl on safari wearing traditional safari clothes

What to pack for a safari is something many travellers and safari-goers agonise over.  The weight limits of small planes, the need to squeeze your bag into tight spaces and the changeable weather conditions can make it tricky to choose what to wear in Africa, let alone what to pack. This safari packing list shares | Read more…

Private Nature Reserve vs. Public National Park?

blonde woman looking out over private reserve with binoculars

The word private has got so many positive connotations – peace, tranquillity, luxury, and personal service. Let’s face it, people tend to prefer private over public in most situations: private bathrooms, private transfers… But, would you rather choose a private nature reserve or public national park when on safari?  In my experience, there seems to | Read more…

The Best Luggage for Safari Holidays

Safari duffel bag

Wherever you’re heading on your wildlife travels, picking the best luggage for safari is essential.  Most safari companies specify a number of rules your safari luggage should follow, regarding the weight, material and features, in order to help it squeeze into cramped places in luggage compartments and your tent.  But you also need to make | Read more…

Africa on Foot review: boutique safari lodge in South Africa

Entrance of Africa on Foot boutique safari lodge, South Africa

If you’re planning a safari holiday to South Africa but aren’t sure where to stay, this Africa on Foot review might just help you decide! Africa on Foot is a small, private camp located in Klaserie Private Game Reserve, Greater Kruger. It shares unfenced borders with Kruger Park, meaning the animals that call it home | Read more…

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