Creatures of the night

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A great night sighting of a fabulous porcupine – South Luangwa Natinonal Park, Zambia As the sun sets over Africa a whole new group of animals and birds emerge from their day time sleep. Hyenas, lions and leopards are masters of the night – taking advantage of the cover of darkness and the cooler temperatures to hunt down their prey …

What does ATAS accreditation mean?

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Travel Africa is proudly ATAS accredited … but what does that actually mean and why should it give you, our clients, peace of mind?   The peak industry body for travel agents, the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA), has developed a new voluntary accreditation scheme known as the AFTA Travel Accreditation Scheme, or ATAS, as a mark of quality …

The role of Lady Luck

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One of the most important factors in looking for animals in southern Africa is often the one thing most out of your control – Lady Luck! Here’s one example of how Lady Luck can play her cards. We were driving down the Auob River Valley in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park early one morning and our daughter Rhian was being rather …