The Serengeti National Park is the most photographed and filmed game reserves in Africa. With an incredibly dense population of wildlife and never-ending rolling plains, the Serengeti offers an authentic and idyllic wilderness safari. This is the Africa many of us dream of: an abundance of wildlife, beauty, tranquillity and endless clear, summer days. The Serengeti National Park is located in Tanzania and is over 14 763 square kilometres in size. The park can be … > View More

    The Kruger National Park is the largest game reserve in South Africa and attracts over half a million tourists every year. Experience the thrill of being on safari, observing the big five as well as zebras, giraffe and rhinos and be inspired by an authentically African atmosphere. Kick back and relax while exploring the park with Nomad Tours; you’ll have the time of your life and a Kruger experience you couldn’t have imagined possible. The … > View More

    Mozambique is a world renowned destination for beach lovers, water sport enthusiasts and marine wildlife lovers, there are a multitude of islands and kilometres of sandy beaches to explore. Bazaruto island is without doubt one of the most well-known and sought after among travellers to the region. The sandy island is located 80km south east of the mouth of the Save River, it is the largest in the Bazaruto archipelago and is part of the … > View More

    Nomad Tours specializes in gorilla tours, taking our guests to the beautiful mountains of Uganda or Rwanda to see these majestic giants in their natural habitats. These creatures are extremely endangered – there are approximately only 600 left worldwide – and they are incredibly difficult to get to; making seeing the mountain gorillas a real once in a lifetime opportunity. Observing these endangered animals in their natural environment is humbling and extremely rewarding as they’ll … > View More

    The Garden Route can be found on the south eastern coast of South Africa and stems from Heidelberg in the Western Cape to the Storms River in the Eastern Cape. Here, you’ll be able to explore several different eco-systems and a variety of landscapes, all unique to South Africa and truly breathtaking. Offering stunning scenery, quaint and quiet seaside towns and a vibrant yet laid back atmosphere, the Garden Route is a truly idyllic getaway. > View More

    Ngorongoro crater tours are essential part of any visit to Africa. This UNESCO world heritage site holds a wealth of fascinating areas of interest for historians and the general public. Some of the oldest hominid remains have been found near the crater as well as artefacts dating back to early human evolution. The animal life is abundant and the craters amazing historical footprint extends into the animal kingdom too with fossilised remains having previously been … > View More

    The Namib-Naukluft National Park is bigger than Switzerland at 49,768 square km, making it the largest game park in Africa. Being in Namibia this national park is predominantly made up of fiery desert and burnt orange dunes and hills formed by the push and pull of the wind. Unlike most wild parks around the world that are filled with typical wild African and untamed animals, the Namib-Naukluft National Park is filled with animals of a … > View More

    Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous part of Tanzania, and is made up of several small islands, forming an archipelago. The islands lie between 25km and 50km off the coast of mainland Africa, and have become a popular tourist destination in recent decades. With African, Arab and Portuguese influences, Zanzibar is alive with a vibrant culture and diverse people. The largest and main island of Zanzibar is Unguja, which is unofficially known as Zanzibar amongst locals, the … > View More

    The beautiful Lake Nakuru can be found in the Great Rift Valley in Kenya. It is protected by the Lake Nakuru National Park and is one of the main centres of attraction in Kenya. While visiting the lake, you’ll have the rare opportunity to see hundreds of pink flamingos that famously line its shore, as well as other wildlife which make themselves at home in the area, including warthogs, baboons and black and white rhinos. > View More

    Hwange National Park, the largest park in Zimbabwe, is one of Africa’s finest havens for wildlife and is home to Africa’s Big 5 large concentrations of zebra and giraffe. Elephant make up the largest proportion of the biomass, and are so prolific that culling has been periodically considered. It is also home to many predators and endangered species – lion are sighted frequently, while leopard and rhino are seen less often. It is also the … > View More

    Etosha Pan National Park is a large endorheic salt pan which forms part of the Kalahari basin. It is a 120 km long dry lake bed, which is protected by the Etosha National Park home to some of the most phenomenal game viewing in the world. One of the elements that make the Etosha National park tours so memorable is that the camps sites within the park are built on the edge of water holes, … > View More

    Lake Naivasha is a beautiful freshwater lake in Kenya. It lies just north west of Nairobi and just outside of the town, Naivasha. Its name derived from the “Nai’posha”, the Masai word for “rough water”; a name which aptly describes the sudden storms which arise in the region. The lake has a vast surface area of 139 square kilometres and averages at 6 meters in depth. Lake Naivasha is home to over 400 different bird … > View More

    Knysna is a gem on the Garden Route and is flanked by George and Plettenberg Bay. The town resides neatly on the outskirts of the Knysna Lagoon and is surrounded by mountains that are home to the notorious Knysna Forest. The area has an incredibly laid back atmosphere and serves as both a permanent and holiday address for many locals and tourists. It is popular for its annual Oyster and Pink festivals and is a … > View More

    The plains of South Africa are renowned for their wildlife, with the Big 5 being the most popular. While many game parks offer fantastic opportunities to see these creatures in their natural state, few of them offer sightings as great as The Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park. Together these two intertwined reserves span over 96, 000 hectares and wildlife can be found on every part of this land. While Umfolozi is renowned for its vast wild bird population, … > View More

    The Matopos National Park, known by many as the Matobo National Park, is one of Southern Zimbabwe’s most beautiful and popular regions. Just 35 km south of Bulawayo, this National Park in Africa is easily accessed and a true gem to be explored. Made up of rolling hills, thick bush, granite rock formations and an abundance of wildlife, Motopas is without a doubt a truly enchanting piece of Africa. National Parks in Zimbabwe have worked … > View More

    Sossusvlei is one of the world’s most remote and beautiful places, synonymous with sweeping sand dunes and astonishing sunsets. The salt and clay pan is enclosed by towering, vivid red dunes, which some say are the highest in the world, presenting a breath-taking picture, as their crimson colour clashes with the cobalt sky. Although the area is accessible, the roads are in quite a bad condition, so if you don’t have a 4×4, it’s wise … > View More

    Travelling to the wondrous Swaziland is an absolute treat; its rural beauty is indescribable, it promises many wonderful sights and there is much to learn about the Swazi culture. A trip to Swaziland is never complete without a visit to their very first proclaimed conservation area, the Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary. The Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary was founded by Ted and Liz Reilly who turned their 450 hectare family farm into a sanctuary after witnessing the disappearance … > View More

    Khama Rhino Sanctuary in Botswana serves as a breeding ground and conservation area for 34 white rhinos and two black rhinos. Apart from these beautiful mammals, the garea is home to over 230 different bird species as well as other popular animals such as zebras, blue wildebees, springbok, gemsbok, kudu, leopard and ostrich. Experience the splendour of this bio-diversity hub during a day visit where you can enjoy a picnic with the family or visit … > View More

    Hell’s Gate National Park lies to the south of Lake Naivasha, and is mainly comprised of a savannah ecosystem which harbors a wide variety of wildlife. There are over 100 species of birds in the park, including vultures, Verreaux’s Eagles, Augur Buzzards, and swifts. African buffalo, zebra, eland, hartebeest, Thomson’s gazelle, and baboons are also common. The park is also home to klipspringer antelope and Chanler’s mountain reedbuck … > View More

    The Great Zimbabwe Ruins can be found in Southern Zimbabwe, about two hours from the country’s second largest city, Bulawayo. No visit to Zimbabwe or tour of Southern Africa would be complete without a visit to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins – a lost and ruined city that was once the home to Zimbabwe’s monarchy. The Great Zimbabwe Ruins were built between the 11th and 14th centuries and cover over 722 hectares. Once home to the … > View More