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Mokoro on the Okavango Delta

By Dan Hopkins | November 19, 2017
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The Okavango Delta is a vast swampland covering over 9,000 square miles of northern Botswana.  Abundant populations of bird (herons, storks, cranes, pelicans) and animals (elephants, hippos, crocodiles, antelopes) can be found here, along with a high diversity of plants (fan palms, date palms, papyrus, mopane).  Moremi Game Reserve is…

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Great White Shark Cage Diving

By Dan Hopkins | November 14, 2017
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Looking for an adrenaline packed natural history experience?  You should try Great White Shark cage diving if you’re in the Cape Town area.  This unique day trip gets you up-close and personal with the magnificent Great White Shark from the safety of a cage. Great White Sharks Great White Sharks…

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The Green Season in Botswana

By Dan Hopkins | October 26, 2017

The dry, winter season (June-October) is widely considered to be the optimal time for game viewing in Botswana.  The low grass and lack of vegetation make the animals easier to see.  As water sources deep in the bush dry out, animals are forced to congregate in large numbers around permanent…

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The End of Low Season Gorilla Permits?

By Dan Hopkins | August 26, 2017

UPDATE (Sept 29, 2017):  The Uganda Wildlife Authority has announced an increase in the price of gorilla permits that will now cost a flat fee of $600 in both low and high seasons for all visitors effective immediately on all 2018 departures.  November, 2017 is your last chance to take…

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