Map of the world

  • Where to watch BIRDS and

  • other wildlife in the world
  • Photograph of Lion

    A magnificent male Lion resting by a trackside in Meru NP, Kenya, photographed by Nigel Wheatley.

    AFRICAN SAFARIS

    The destinations listed and linked below are the ones we believe are the best in Africa to go on safari.

    If there are any other destinations you think should be on the list then please Email us.

    The destinations are listed alphabetically with very brief summaries. For more details click on the destination name.

    Botswana
    Arguably the best place to look for African Wild Dog, with Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, African Elephant, Giraffe, Hippopotamus and Spotted Hyaena also possible.

    Kenya
    Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, African Elephant, Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Spotted Hyaena and White and Black Rhinoceroses, plus localized species such as Grevy's Zebra, Beisa Oryx and Gerenuk help make Kenya the best overall wildlife experience in the world and therefore A Top Ten Destination.

    Namibia
    Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, African Elephant, Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Spotted Hyaena and Black Rhinoceros, plus Gemsbok and Meerkat.

    South Africa - Eastern
    Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, African Elephant, Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Spotted Hyaena, and White and Black Rhinoceroses, plus Meerkat.

    Tanzania - Northern
    The greatest diversity and numbers of large mammals on Earth make this A Top Ten Destination. They include Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, African Elephant, Giraffe, Hippopotamus, Spotted Hyaena and Black Rhinoceros.

    Tanzania - Southern
    Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, African Elephant, Giraffe, Hippopotamus and Spotted Hyaena in an uncrowded land.

    Zambia
    Lion, Leopard, African Elephant, Giraffe, Hippopotamus and Spotted Hyaena in a country renowned for its walking safaris.