A multicountry Zambia and South Africa safari is the perfect journey for first-time safari-goers and veterans alike. Begin in the remote reaches of Zambia for several days of authenticity in the bush. The wilderness comes to life through walking safaris, game drives, and sunset cruises. Then take in Victoria Falls before flying to Africa’s southern tip for a unique ending to your adventure. Luxury Zambia and South Africa Safari with Ker & Downey Suggested journey at a glance: 12 days / 11 nights through South Luangwa, Livingstone, and Grootbos Private Nature Reserve There are many ways to experience a safari […]
The pangolin is an elusive creature that has quickly become one of the world’s most trafficked mammals. They are hard to spot in the wild because of their nocturnal behavior, but we’ve rounded up five places for you to travel to increase your chances of spotting the pangolin.
Longing for a winter vacation with no jacket required? It’s time to put away your snow boots and find your passport. Discover where to beat the winter blues and start making your own plans to get out of town.
With its multicultural mix of residents, it’s no wonder that the South African food menu is a delicious foray into its history and people. When you travel to South Africa with Ker & Downey, we have a few ideas of some South African safari food you should taste. Our South African Designer Ken Hermer shares some tips on what to eat when you visit Cape Town. “Having grown up in South Africa,” he says, “describing all these delicious foods have brought back the best of memories.”
Where to go on safari to avoid the crowds for an experience that’s wholly your own.
Shark cage diving is one of the most thrilling—and unpredictable—travel experiences in the world. To help you know what to expect, Ker & Downey has compiled some of our most frequently asked questions regarding shark cage diving off the Western Cape in South Africa.
A safari and cruise through Botswana, Zambia, and South Africa reveals some of the continent’s top highlights; Big Five safaris and incredible bird life, a cruise down the Chobe River, the mesmerizing Victoria Falls, all topped off with a few days in cosmopolitan Cape Town.
Some very real places played a part in the development of The Lion King, and although the pride lands you’ll see on screen are a mixture of fantasy and reality, they are sure to inspire you to see the true African wilds for yourself.
The thrill of an African safari is the opportunity to witness wild and wonderful creatures in their natural habitats, from floodplains to fantastic grasslands. And sometimes in the midst of spotting the usual suspects (like giraffes, elephants, and lions), you may catch sight of something more unique. See these bizarre animals on an African safari. It will give you something even more exciting to share with your friends back home.
If it’s your first time to go on safari, your list of wildlife to see probably includes the “Big 5.” Spotting them on the safaris of today can still be challenging… unless you know where to look.