Saturday, 20 January 2018

Namibia: Hotel Zum Kaiser Hotel Swakopmund | Отель Зум Кайзер Намибия

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Hotel Zum Kaiser Swakopmund, Namibia

A stay at Hotel Zum Kaiser is the perfect for all clients as it is walking distance from the beach, Swakopmund town centre, shops, activity providers and renowned restaurants.
The exclusive Hotel Zum Kaiser houses 21 luxury rooms uniquely combining modern furnishings with a touch of classic elegance creating  a truly authentic and intimate ambiance - Ideal  for those more at ease in small, personal establishments.
The incredible views from our Rooftop terrace over the Atlantic and town of Swakopmund, have lent us to be a popular venue for sundowner functions and even intimate engagements. Our Bistro Zum Kaiser and Conference venue are ideal for small functions, cocktail parties, themed birthdays, product launches, baby showers and even small weddings!
The possibilities are endless and our team eagerly awaits to assist with any special requirements.

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Botswana: Savute Elephtant Lodge renovations | Савуте Элефант Лодж Ботсвана

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Savute Elephtant Lodge in Chobe National Park to Undergo Complete Renovation

Belmond has announced the $6.5 million rebuild of it’s Savute Elephant Lodge, located in the north of Botswana in the Chobe National Park. 

Sean Clark, the director of sales and marketing, said that the rebuild would be guided by the best  sustainable building practices and that the lodge is set to reopen in June 2018. 

The renovation will involve a complete redesign of the lodge’s public areas and guest rooms, and when complete, would boast a spa, interconnecting family rooms, a wildlife-viewing hide and a fire-pit with a view over the famous Savute Channel.
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Friday, 19 January 2018

Namibia: Mowani Camp photo gallery | Мовани Кемп Намибия

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Photo gallery - Mowani Camp Damaraland, Namibia

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Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Namibia: special from Atlantic Villa Swakopmund

Namibia: special from Atlantic Villa Swakopmund

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Sunday, 14 January 2018

News from Machaba Safaris - Verney’s Camp | Вернейс Кемп Зимбабве

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News from Machaba Safaris

Machaba Safaris is launching a new camp in Hwange National Park, in Zimbabwe - Verney’s Camp.

The booking sheets are open and the Camp is opening on the 1st May 2018. We are offering overnight site inspections from mid-April for those of you coming out to the trade shows over that time. 

Verney’s Camp is built in the classical Machaba style with large spacious tents on wooden decks,  pathways meandering through the teak forest beneath which the camp resides. The main areas and fireside overlook a large waterhole, typical of Hwange National Park. This waterhole teems with wildlife in the drier months. Game drives and walks with armed rangers will be the standard offering with night drives and stargazing in the evenings.

Verney’s Camp is situated in the central eastern part of the Park, on a private concession of 10 000 hectare’s deep within the National Park.

The camp is comprised of 10 luxury tents, two of which are family tents. The camp holds a maximum of 24 guests.

Pilot and guide accommodation is also available as is a private vehicle option.

Be sure to keep an eye out for updates as we will keep you posted on the progress.

Currently the back of house has been completed with the Decks of the main area and tents to follow.

We are offering free transfers from Hwange Main Camp to Verney’s Camp, for those driving in or been driven in. 

For those flying, access is via the Manga airstrip, which is a short drive away from camp, please contact reservations for rates.

Get your bookings in now while we still have space. Bookings can be made through the usual Machaba Safaris channels.

We look forward to hosting your guests at Camp and look forward to you all visiting us personally.
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Botswana: Under One Botswana Sky's Rra Dinare photo gallery

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Under One Botswana Sky

Rra Dinare - Setswana for Father of many Buffalo
After welcoming its first guests on 1st June, Rra Dinare's official photos can now be viewed. As expected the first month's wildlife highlights included magnificent sightings of large buffalo herds, breeding herds of elephants, lion, wild dog, leopard and aardwolf.
Due to the areas diverse combination of wetlands and drier Acacia and Mopane veldt, which attracts a variety of animal and bird species all year round, bird-watchers enjoyed a mixture of sightings of aquatic species including Open Billed Storks, Hammerkops, egrets, ibis, herons, ducks and forest/savannah dwellers including raptors, shrikes, drongos, sunbirds, woodpeckers, orioles, Ground Hornbills,ostrich, korhaan, Kori Bustard etc.
Under One Botswana Sky's second camp, which is currently being built on the banks of the Gomoti River, is scheduled to open at the end of 2017 and will be common rated with Pom Pom Camp and Rra Dinare. The second camp will consist of 9 tents. Both camps are set in this exclusive and game-rich area of 27,700 hectares (67,000 acres) bordering the world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve on the remote south eastern side of the Okavango Delta.
With the highly complementary addition of Ra Dinare to its portfolio of camps and lodges in Chobe and the Okavango, Under One Botswana Sky can now offer a complete Okavango Delta circuit – Rra Dinare (Eastern side of the Delta), Pom Pom Camp (Western side of the Delta) and Moremi Crossing & Gunn’s Camp (Central Okavango Delta). Rra Dinare is now featured in the Green Desert Safari which is Under One Botswana Sky's fully inclusive fly-in Botswana safari circuit offering competitively priced 4, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 12 night safari itinerary options.
Opening Offer - Book a minimum of 2 nights at Rra Dinare and 2 nights at Moremi Crossing or Gunn's Camp then the intercamp charter currently valued at US$ 110.00 per person will be free of charge.
Rra Dinare  -  Fast Facts

° Game-rich private concession of 67,000 acres
° Adjacent to the Moremi Game Reserve
° Located in south eastern side of the Okavango Delta
° Camp overlooks Gomoti River's seasonal flood plains
° 20 mins charter from Maun + 45 mins game drive to camp
° Lounge, bar, dining room, lapa with camp fire
° Swimming pool, Curio shop
° 7 tents, 1 double tented family tent (+ 1 guide tent)
° Each tent has large private lounge and verandah
° Spacious bathroom, double vanity, flush toilet, 
° Outside enclosed shower
° Ceiling fan and safe
° Complete Okavango Delta circuit
° Common rated with Pom Pom Camp
° Additional Opening Offers for families and groups

Wildlife & Activities
As mentioned the mixed habitat and river system attracts a wide variety of game all year round. Familiar favourites include: elephant, buffalo, giraffe, kudu, impala, tsessebe, hippo, crocodile, genet, honey badger, aardwolf and a host of plains game. Rare antelope breeds including roan, sable and eland, not normally seen in the Okavango region, occur here. As the Gomoti is the main water source in the area, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog come down to the riverside to drink and hunt. The area is also a bird-watchers paradise due combination of the wetlands and the drier Acacia and Mopane which are perfect environment for a both the aquatic and forest/savannah species.
° Game-rich private concession known for its diverse bird & wildlife
° Favoured area for tenacious old buffalo “dagga” boys and buffalo herds which often make for exciting predator interaction
° Game drives, on and off road, with trackers
° Nocturnal safaris - opportunity to look for the more elusive and rare nocturnal creatures such as aardvark, leopard, porcupine and pangolin
° Seasonal mokoro trips
° Seasonal game walks with armed guides

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