These are a Few of our Favorite Things

2 min Read August 3, 2022

These are a Few of our Favorite Things

From canoeing down the Zambezi in Mana Pools to camping under the stars to horse riding over the dunes in Nambia, here are some of our favorite safari activities. Which are your favorites?  We would love to hear from you. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram, screenshot our checklists, check off your favorites, then tag us and share!


  • Canoeing down the Zambezi in Mana Pools
  • Sitting in silence with the Gorillas
  • Climbing Lion’s Head just after dawn
  • Kariba sunsets
  • Identifying a new bird each new destination
  • Sleepout on the Makgadikgadi Pans
  • Getting drenched from the spray of the Victoria Falls
  • Every restaurant in the Cape Winelands
  • The barefoot paradise of Mnemba Island
  • Game drive from Hoanib to the Skeleton Coast; Lunch on the beach


  • Seeing my moon shadow under an African Sky
  • Swimming in a river / natural rock pool
  • Feeling the wind on my face in an open vehicle
  • Campfires under the stars
  • Skinny dipping in the dark
  • Walking in the wind
  • Drumming outdoors & dancing on dirt
  • Being offered a “top-up” before my wine glass is empty
  • Biltong & Dried Sausage
  • Amarula on ice


  • Horse riding over the dunes in Namibia
  • Sunrise Ballooning over the dunes in Namibia
  • Picnic lunch in the Masai Mara
  • Chimp trekking at Greystoke Mahale
  • Sleepout under the stars in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve
  • Boma Dinner at Onguma Game Reserve
  • Microlighting in South Luangwa
  • Watching the sunset in Africa no matter which country
  • Fishing in the Okavango Delta
  • Rhino trekking



  • Watching wildlife grazing in the moonlight from the darkness of the tent
  • Snuggled under a blanket with a “bush baby” as we head out on a morning game drive
  • Running down a sand dune in Sossusvlei
  • Botanical gin with pink tonic water and an African sunset
  • Heli flip over the bush
  • Seeing the Milky Way and the Southern Cross
  • Taking outdoor showers
  • Exciting (and thrilling) bush walks
  • Swimming in the Indian Ocean



  • Eating lunch on a sand bar while soaking my feet in the Zambezi
  • The boat ride to Livingstone Island
  • Swimming in Devil’s Pool
  • Sleeping under a mosquito net
  • Silent safari in an e-Cruiser
  • Swimming in Lake Malawi
  • Listening to the sounds of the bush at night
  • Canoeing and boating on the Zambezi
  • Sitting on the banks of the Luangwa River watching the Carmine bee-eaters
  • The views out of the plane window as you near the airstrip
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