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Know Before You Go

Whether you're preparing for your upcoming safari or just want to learn more about Southern Africa, be sure to check out these useful resources. Learn about African animals and habitats, browse helpful packing tips and read inspirational travel stories that will bring the wilds of Africa close to your heart. The links below open each article in a new tab.
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Wildlife Guide

Wildlife Guide

Discover fascinating facts about elephant herds, lounging leopards and the other wildlife you may encounter on your Southern Africa safari.
African Wildlife Trivia Quiz

African Wildlife Trivia Quiz

Take our African safari wildlife quiz to put your knowledge to the test, then share it with your family and friends to see who knows the most about life on the savanna!
Zambia & Zimbabwe Weather & Climate

Zambia & Zimbabwe Weather & Climate

Discover the typical weather conditions during the dry and rainy seasons. 
Packing List

Packing List

We’ve made a comprehensive list of all the clothing and gear you’ll want to pack so you'll be well prepared for your Southern Africa safari.
Travel Stories & Articles
Traveler Story: Fascinating Wildlife in Zimbabwe

Traveler Story: Fascinating Wildlife in Zimbabwe

—By Carolyn Knoll
"On an early morning in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, our guide took us to the spot where he had heard an update about the lion pride we had...
Zambia: A Hidden Gem

Zambia: A Hidden Gem

—By Rick Guthke
The Busanga Plains within the remote Kafue National Park in Zambia is extremely remote and secluded. Getting there takes a 1.5-hour light aircraft flight...
Avid Photographer? Put Your Camera Down (Sometimes)!

Avid Photographer? Put Your Camera Down (Sometimes)!

—By Wendy Worrall Redal
Most serious adventure travelers take pleasure and pride in documenting their exploits through...
10 Things to Take On Your Africa Safari

10 Things to Take On Your Africa Safari

—By Wendy Worrall Redal
Are you planning an African safari? You’ll no doubt be consulting detailed packing lists that advise you to bring various essentials such as binoculars...
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