Victoria Falls: The Ultimate Women Only Holiday

You know that saying “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey”? Well, a holiday at Victoria Falls is one long and beautiful journey filled with adventures, relaxation and the chance to make new friends while you are at it, all within a safe and comfortable setting. It is …

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What To See During Your Holidays In Zambia

Words by Hassan Khan Have you had enough of snow and White Mountains for your white holidays? If you have had it with winter vacations, snowboarding, and extreme heli-skiing, it is about time you plan a visit to the exotic land of Zambia, in the heart of Africa. Beautiful yet …

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What to Expect on a Family Holiday at Victoria Falls

Taking the family to Victoria Falls is a foolproof way to ensuring everyone has an unforgettable holiday experience whilst also creating different opportunities to spend quality time together.

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An Intimate Wedding near Sindabezi Island

This gorgeous couple tied the knot (again) near Sindabezi Island, the picture-perfect setting for a destination wedding.

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A Wild 15 Years of Luangwa Bush Camping

For anyone wanting a true bush experience but not quite sure they are willing to commit the whole way, Luangwa Bush Camping is the ideal solution. This year marks the 15th anniversary since Robin Pope Safaris took guests on the first Luangwa Bush Camping trip into the Nsefu Sector in …

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It’s all in the name – The Fuchs Elephant Charge 2019

Written by Sarah Davies Although arguably not the most vital, practical component of preparation, choosing your Elephant Charge team name often takes up the most imaginative effort. Since 2008 when the 4×4 motorsport event was first conceptualised, teams of up to six men and women have bravely taken up the …

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Revealing Victoria Falls’ Secret – the Lunar Rainbow

Victoria Falls is the only location in Africa and just one of a handful of places on earth where the impressive natural phenomenon of the ‘moonbow’ or lunar rainbow can be witnessed. Despite this, many people visit “The Smoke That Thunders” or Mosi-oa-Tunya without knowing of this magical sighting that …

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THE EXPLORER’S GUIDE TO VICTORIA FALLS

“Scenes so lovely they must have been gazed upon by angels in their flight” – David Livingstone A visit to Zambia is incomplete without witnessing this member of the Seven Wonders of the World. Having made the arduous journey from high in the Angolan mountains, collecting water from other rivers …

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7 STRESS-RELIEVING Reasons to Travel in Nature

As kids, most of us will remember being told to “go and play outside”. This instruction wasn’t just a means of your parents getting rid of you for half-an-hour, but rather that the fresh air, visual stimulants and physical exercise served to be beneficial to our well-being. We experience an …

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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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