Going on Safari and What to Know Before You Go

Everything you need to know before heading out on safari from what to pack to safety tips and general health and visa requirements for travel in Africa.

Different Types of Safari Activities

An African safari offers many exciting activities, abundant opportunities to observe wildlife and view scenic and picturesque landscapes. Activities are based on...more

General Safari Safety Tips

If you are on a guided African safari, your chances of encountering problems are minimal. Tour operators make it their business to know the areas they travel...more

Malaria Precautions - Information and Medication

It is a well-known fact that malaria is one of the most serious and common tropical diseases in the world. However, there is no reason why this should deter you...more

Packing For Your Safari

On safari, most people wear shorts and a T-shirt during the day and put on long sleeved shirts and long pants in the evening for warmth as well as...more

Planning your Safari

When deciding on the type of African safari/ tour you want, there are a few points to take into consideration. Let our Destination Specialists assist you.....more

Safari Etiquette - Respecting Wildlife and Environment

There are certain rules and regulations that one should be aware of while on safari. One of the highlights of most safari's is going on game drives and bush walks...more

What Exactly is a Tented Camp

There is probably no other subject relating to African travel that is as misunderstood as that of 'the tented camp'. A huge range of products are hidden behind that one label...more

What to Bring on Safari - Your Packing List

Generally, casual comfortable clothing is suitable throughout the year but you may want to include items such as: Light cotton tops and cotton tops...more

When is the Best Time to go on Safari

Although much has been written about the best time of year to travel in Africa, most countries are a year-round destination...more

Where to Experience Your African Safari

The African Safari is one of the most sought-after experiences for travellers around the world but many wonder as to the best destination in Africa for a safari...more

Which Type of Safari Best Suits Your Needs

When you use the Siyabona Africa you have the assurance that your arrangements have been planned by professionals...more

Wildlife Photography Tips for a Photographic Safari

This is a useful guide to taking photos while on a safari. Read tips on how to take the best wildlife photos. One of the best pieces of advice...more

Your Health On Safari - About vaccinations and water precautions

Food and waterborne diseases are the number one cause of illness in travellers. Diarrhoea can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or parasites...more

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