Our April Travel Report by Nicky Brandon, Ker & Downey’s Vice President of Sales and Business Development
While you can easily plan and book some vacations yourself, a South African safari is not one of them. A safari requires more involved details like inter-camp transfers and hiring a knowledgeable guide. What’s more, an intimate knowledge of the different regions goes a long way in making sure you are getting the safari you’ve dreamed about. This South African safari guide will lay out some of the important questions to ask yourself as you are planning your safari.
At Ker & Downey, we think Africa is always a good idea. We asked our staff to share their favorite Africa trip: from the safari experiences in the south and east, to the ancient history in the north, Africa certainly keeps us inspired.
Within the past three months, two experts from Ker & Downey traveled to South Africa. We caught up with them to see what it’s really like to travel to South Africa right now in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wonderful surprises are at every turn on this luxury Southern Africa Safari. It is sure to delight even the most seasoned South African travelers.
As the world begins to open back up and lift the COVID-19-related travel restrictions, do you know what you need before you begin traveling again? In part one of our Know Before You Go series for “On the Horizon”, Marketing Director Sara Kramer speaks with our experts Tiffany Dunn and MJ Eraci about how they prepared and what they are doing to stay safe during their upcoming trips to Rwanda, Kenya, and South Africa.
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, […]
You don’t have to be a professional photographer to get a great shot on an African safari. Sometimes, it’s just a matter of being in the right spot at the right time.
Even through lockdowns and travel restrictions, these conservation champions continued their much-needed work across the globe. While the coronavirus seems to be taking over the world, these Ker & Downey partners are proof that conservation still matters and that forces of good will always prevail.
South Africa travel is easily a safari hot spot with Cape Town being the perfect launching pad. A lot of us only think of the Kruger area and assume that Cape Town, despite being a beautiful city with Table Mountain, is merely a stopping point to get to the Winelands. There are actually a plenty of activities that make Cape Town a safari destination in its own right.