Entries tagged: luxury safaris

Top Safaris Around the World

Top Safaris Around the World

Safaris aren’t just for the African bush. We’ve rounded up some of our top safaris around the world for your next Ker & Downey journey. A Jaguar Safari in the Pantanal July through September is jaguar spotting season in Brazil’s Pantanal. The Pantanal wetlands in Western Brazil have been described as ‘the Okavango Delta on Steroids’ because of its astounding birdlife. It has recently become a mecca for wildlife enthusiasts, thanks to the Onçafari Project – a pioneer venture in partnership with Caiman Lodge to study the behavior of the elusive and incredible jaguar. With radio collars and careful monitoring, […]

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Congratulations Safari Awards 2017 Winners

Congratulations Safari Awards 2017 Winners

This year the Safari Awards celebrated their tenth year of recognizing the best in the safari business. Here are some of Ker & Downey’s favorite properties and winners from the Safari Awards 2017. Angama Mara, Kenya | Best New Safari Property At just over a year old, Angama Mara is making waves in the safari world. Together African tourism pioneers and owners Steve and Nicky Fitzgerald have helped establish over 60 luxury safari properties in Africa and India and Angama Mara is the culmination of their 30-year career. Ker & Downey’s President David and his wife Gana recently returned from […]

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2016 Safari Awards

2016 Safari Awards

The 2016 Safari Awards were held recently, awarding winners in 18 categories ranging from best safari experience to best community focused properties in Africa. The winners are some of the best in the business, and we’re proud to partner with many of the properties to bring you the best safari. Last week we looked at Zarafa Camp, winner of the ‘Best Safari Experience’ for the 2016 Safari Awards. Today, we’re taking at look at some of the other 2016 Safari Award winners, who we’re proud to partner with to bring you the best safari experience each time you travel with […]

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Time to Book Your Botswana Safaris: Botswana Tops Lonely Planet's Places to Visit in 2016

Time to Book Your Botswana Safaris: Botswana Tops Lonely Planet’s Places to Visit in 2016

Botswana safaris may be all the rage in 2016. Lonely Planet just released its list of top destinations for 2016 and Botswana tops the list. It’s not hard for us to see why. Botswana has long been one of our favorite destinations. Here’ are Ker & Downey’s top 5 reasons why you should go. Wide Open Spaces Botswana is one of the last untouched areas in Africa with over 17 percent of its land set aside for national parks. Its concessions aren’t bound up by fences, so the wildlife roams free. What makes Botswana unique is its concept of “low-volume” tourism. […]

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