Ready for River Journeys down the Luangwa

To be in the heart of the South Luangwa National Park at peak flood time, with the river as your only access to the first camp built in Zambia, is quite the safari experience. During Robin Pope Safaris’ annual River Journeys, guests get to explore parts of the valley which …

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Sunrise, Lady Luck and a Lion Kill

The early bird caught the worm on a recent sunrise cruise at Tongabezi Lodge. Two lucky guests who arose for the early morning wakeup call were treated to one of the most unique sightings of all time – lions along the Zambezi River’s edge. And it wasn’t just any sighting …

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Instagrammers Conquer Devil’s Pool

Real awesome. Real scary. Real spectacular. These are just a few of the descriptive ways brave swimmers have described their dunk in Devil’s Pool. Like clockwork, in mid August this natural infinity pool on top of the Victoria Falls opened for the season. Each year, with Mother Nature’s blessing, Tongabezi …

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A day on a mobile safari with Robin Pope Safaris

Robin Pope Safaris’ Mobile Walking Safaris have long been known as the best wilderness experience of the South Luangwa. Guided by highly knowledgeable and professional rangers, walking safaris offer guests a true taste of authentic Africa and often allow people to develop a much a more intimate understanding and connection …

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Celebrating Sunsets along the Zambezi River

A wise man once said: never go too long without watching a sunset. But as with any natural occurrence that happens every single day, it’s easy to take for granted. Africa is a land of stirring sunsets that dare not be forgotten or missed. Many activities enjoyed on a safari …

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The Lungwebungu Fishing Safari

The Lungwebungu Fishing Safari is the flagship fishing safari of Royal Barotse Safaris and offers a really unique, once in a lifetime fishing safari on the Barotse floodplains. With the increases in river usage, netting and commercial fishing, finding un-touched and remote fishing destinations is a real challenge and generally, …

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Come to Kasanka this Easter

We know how special it is to explore a remote and unique wilderness experience with a difference, which is why we are so passionate about welcoming guests to Kasanka National Park. It is a beautiful and valuable conservation area with diverse flora and fauna including a variety of wildlife and …

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Livingstone Heats Up!

We are halfway through spring and summer is fast approaching, if not already upon us, considering the temperatures that have been experienced in Livingstone recently!  The town of Livingstone, has a subtropical climate with hot and rainy wet seasons and very hot pre-wet seasons. At this time of the year, …

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British grandfather raises £15,000 after tackling the Zambezi

A retired policeman from Plymouth in south-west England recently raised £15,000 for charity after spending four days on Zambia’s mighty Zambezi River. Trevor Broome, aged 62, spent each night beside his raft on the river bank, as he and an international team navigated their way from Victoria Falls and through the …

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One Eyed Male Leopard – proving he’s still boss!

Leopards, an awesome sighting any day and almost a guarantee in the in Zambia, nicknamed the Valley of the Leopard.  Sleeping in trees, wandering about, on the hunt, mating and fighting, we thought we had seen it all this year. But the South Luangwa delivered again for this Norman Carr …

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Norman Carr Safaris Opens Operations in Liuwa

We are thrilled to announce that as of May 2015 we will offer safaris in Liuwa Plain National Park, Zambia. We are giving the existing camp, Matamanene a soft facelift and will be operating 4 and 5 night set departure safaris guided by veteran Norman Carr Safaris‘ guides; this will …

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2014 Swim for Nsumbu

The Swim Conservation Lake Tanganyika’s “Swim for Nsumbu” fundraising event gathers a small group of brave and conscientious people together for a 40 km open water swim in a portion of Lake Tanganyika to bring attention to the needs of Nsumbu National Park and raise awareness about the plight of …

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SLCS Fun Run

This year the SLCS fun run is even BIGGER and Better.. We have a chartered plane taking people there and have some great deals at various lodges

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Zambezi Tiger Fishing

Zambezi Tiger Fishing The Zambezi River is the fourth largest river in Africa and is home to one of the continent’s most sought-after fresh water game fish, the Tiger Fish (Hydrocynus Vittatus). Sometimes called the “striped water dog,” the Tiger Fish is an extremely aggressive predator that feeds on baitfish. …

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