Safari Camp


Andrew Harper’s Top 10 Safari Lodges and Camps

Over four decades, our editor-in-chief has stayed in hundreds of safari camps and lodges in Africa. Here are 10 exceptional choices.

Video: An Overdue Return to Southern Kenya

Our editor's recent trip to Southern Kenya reminded him of his first, 40 years ago. Here is video from his stay at three contrasting safari properties.

New Camps From Great Plains Conservation

Two new Great Plains camps are scheduled to open in 2021: Tembo Plains in Zimbabwe and Bayei Camp on Peperre Island in Botswana.

A New Desert Retreat in Namibia

The latest addition to Namibia's luxury portfolio is The Nest @ Sossus, a striking new villa for up to seven guests set on the Namib Tsaris Conservancy.

Singita Sabora Reborn

Luxurious Singita Sabora, in the Grumeti private concession, has been reimagined, with new pools, meditation decks, private lounging salas and fitness areas.

Jack’s Camp — Reinvented and More Alluring Than Ever

Jack's Camp, a collection of tents set at the edge of the vast Makgadikgadi salt pan, in Botswana, will be reopened after a complete rebuilding.

Mara Nyika: A Glamorous New Camp in the Maasai Mara

Mara Plains Camp has been joined by a glamorous sibling, Mara Nyika Camp, located beside a stream and surrounded by yellow fever trees on 50,000-acres in Kenya.

New Zimbabwe Safari Camps

Safari companies continue to invest in Zimbabwe. Great Plains Conservation have opened two new camps: Sapi Explorers Camp and Sapi Springs Camp.

The Rich Wildlife of Namibia: A Photo Essay

Namibia may be known for its otherworldly landscapes and harsh conditions, but the wildlife -- elephant, giraffe and more -- have adapted and are a joy to see.

Members' Choice 2018: Most Spectacular Wildlife Experience

Many of our recommended properties facilitate extraordinary wildlife experiences, but our members found these three to be the most unforgettable.

Last Word: Zimbabwe's Reason for Hope

The new president of Zimbabwe is an economic pragmatist who understands that safari tourism is essential to the financial future of the country.

How to Choose an African Safari

A safari can be a luxurious week-long affair or a demanding monthlong excursion. Here's how to choose the best safari for you and your family.

Africa Grand Awards 2016

Each year, we have the pleasure of singling out a number of particularly memorable hotels and resorts. These are the top hotels in Zimbabwe and Namibia.

Namibia: A Journey to the Skeleton Coast

Namibia feels like a country whose time has come. It is safe, well-organized and relatively prosperous, thanks to its deposits of gold and diamonds.

2013 Grand Awards: Mateya Safari Lodge, South Africa

Susan White Mathis, a native of Atlanta, had long been in search of a place to build an African retreat, and after an extensive search, she settled on Madikwe Game Reserve, a 185,000-acre tract of arid bushveld located an hour by light aircraft northwest of Johannesburg.

The Harper Big Five African Wildlife Experiences

It may be a cliche of Sunday night television, but the Great Migration remains the most stupendous wildlife show on earth.