Africa offers many wildlife experiences, so it can be difficult to ensure you are choosing the best option. Browse through are reviews to help you plan your African vacation!
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SHELDRICK ANIMAL ORPHANAGE
The Sheldrick Animal orphanage is a great option in Nairobi for either day visits, behind the scenes tours, volunteering, or for donating to the cause. Read the review for more information on the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.
Another great option in Nairobi is The Giraffe Centre. The centre is dedicated to the protection, and education of the importance of the endangered Rothschild Giraffes. Read the review to learn more about why we love this centre.
Lake Nakuru National Park
Lake Nakuru is a national park located a few hours outside of Nairobi. It is a prime location for suburb wildlife viewing including hoards of flamingos and even rhinos. Read our review to learn more about visiting Lake Nakuru National Park.
Lake Naivasha & Hells Gate National Park
Lake Naivasha is famous for its resident hippopotamus population, and over 400 species of bird, making it a great wildlife spotting location. Nearby is Hells Gate National park, the park which inspired The Lion King, and which is also a great spot for wildlife viewing! Check out our review to see more of what these two areas offer, and what practices we recommend avoiding.
The Serengeti is known as one of Africa's most famous parks, and is home to the worlds largest wildlife migration. The Serengeti has so much more to offer than simply viewing the migration. With an abundance of wildlife, and various trip options, the Serengeti can make for a fantastic wildlife viewing experience. Check out our review to see what we recommend.
Imire Rhino and wildlife conservation
If you are looking to volunteer in Africa for a worthy and ethical cause, then consider spending your time at Imire! Since 1987 they have been breeding and releasing the critically endangered black rhino.Work with wildlife, the local community or the equine project or simply visit Imire as a guest in their lodge. Check out our review to learn more about this amazing program!
Getting the chance to see Gorillas, who share 98% of our DNA, is an incredible experience. Trekking in Volcanoes National Park is a fantastic location to catch a glimpse of these amazing apes. Check out our review to see more of what we have to say about doing your Gorilla Trek in Rwanda.
Kruger National Park
Well know for being one of Africa's premiere wildlife viewing locations, Kruger National Park is not only home to the Big Five, but also the endangered African wild dog. Kruger will offer an unforgettable safari experience, all while contributing money to conservation! Check out our review for more information on making your visit to the park safe for the wildlife, but exciting for you!
Located just outside of Cape Town, South Africa, is the famous Boulders Beach. This area is home to the highest concentration of African Black Footed Penguins, and provides excellent viewing opportunities. Check out our review to see our recommendations on visiting the beach.
Etosha National Park
Famous for being home to Africa’s largest salt pan, this park is a major breeding area for flamingos and is home to some of the biggest elephants in Africa. You'll see plenty of wildlife on a visit to this park, look into observing watering holes at night! Check out our review for more information!