Hacienda Zuleta’s Andean Condor Huasi Project is internationally known for their work in rehabilitating the Andean condors. We caught up with Fernando, the owner of Hacienda Zuleta, to learn more about the Andean Condor and how all of us can be a part of the Andean Condor Huasi Project. Please note: This interview first appeared on Ker & Downey’s website on March 21, 2016. It has been updated to reflect the most recent news from the Condor Huasi Project. Hacienda Zuleta is one of Ker & Downey’s favorite properties in the world. An authentic 4,000-acre working farm, this homestead is […]
Rhinos Without Borders, with the goal of relocating 100 rhinos from South Africa to Botswana, is proudly supported by Ker & Downey. Africa is such a magnificent continent. It is vast with incredible wildlife. Flying over the Okavango Delta watching the herds of elephant trundle below will leave you awestruck. Seeing Africa for the first time breeds a strong desire to preserve it. A Mission to Move the Rhinos Rhino poaching is a pressing issue in Africa. In the 1900s, an estimated 50 rhinos remained in the wild. The numbers increased to 20,000 in 2008 through heroic conservation efforts. Unfortunately, […]
More than ever we are aware of the global community and our impact on the world. At Ker & Downey our mission remains the same, making lives better in our home, in our communities, and around the world.
UPDATE (April 16, 2020): For every booking made from January – March 2020, Ker & Downey was able to donate $3,500 to the Rural Fire Survey. With your support, we were able to give back to the communities who needed it most. We thank you for booking with us! When a crisis like Australia’s bushfires dominates the news, much-loved travel destinations can quickly be labeled no-goes. In recent years we’ve seen it happen after unrest in Egypt, natural disasters in Nepal, and fires in the Amazon, even when safe travel is possible. There are things you can do (and […]
In his own words, Ker & Downey’s Greg Jackson shares his experience from traveling to Uganda with the Ker & Downey for Africa 2019 team.
Bewitchingly beautiful, Namibia’s Damaraland region is an otherworldly landscape that needs to be witnessed. Join us on a bespoke journey to Namibia with the Desert Lion Project. This special conservation trip departs in November 2019; contact us to reserve your space, and keep reading to learn all about the trip.
WildAid’s star-studded Hollywood gala brought out LA’s stylish and conservation-minded set to support the organization and bid on a Ker & Downey journey to New Zealand. Read on to learn about our impact at the WildAid Gala 2018.
Ker & Downey’s Amy Willis traveled to Uganda on the Nets for Africa 2018 trip. Nets for Africa is Ker & Downey’s year-round philanthropy project. With your help, we provide insecticide-treated mosquito nets to protect against malaria and medical visits to African villages most in need. Photos by Nathalie Bonnete.
When you speak to Mary Fanaro, founder of the OmniPeace Foundation, it is easy to get swept up in her passion for Rwanda. Her dedication has inspired a whole slew of celebrities to support her schools in Africa—nine total that educate close to 3,000 children. We caught up with Mary to find out why she feels a pull to this part of the world.
Tanzania’s call of nature is strong. We keep coming back to this east African gem for its superb safaris and decadent properties. While you spend your days spotting giraffes, lions, and zebras, and your evenings watching the sun set over the Serengeti, you can feel at ease knowing that these properties focus on sustainable practices. When you’re planning your safari, consider these sustainable properties in Tanzania.