Privacy in the heart of the African bush

Following the successful opening of Sanctuary Tambarare in Ol Pejeta Conservancy last year, Sanctuary Retreats is delighted to announce the opening of a brand-new two-bedroom Private Villa at this exceptional camp in July 2023. Sanctuary Tambarare is located in a secluded spot in the wildlife-rich 90 000-acre Ol Pejeta Conservancy where the Big Continue Reading

Top 5 African travel destinations to visit this August

Depending on where you go, the worst of the winter chill is over, the skies are clear, and the weather is generally stunning to cater for those looking for some much-needed sun after the colder months. Using the interactive 3D view feature built into Petal Maps, you can easily pan, Continue Reading

Kenya’s wildlife populations are declining markedly as livestock numbers grow

Over the past four decades populations of almost all the common wildlife species in Kenya have fallen to one third or less of their previous levels. Concurrently, livestock numbers, most notably sheep and goats, increased by 76.3%. In our new study we reviewed changes in animal populations over 40 years. Continue Reading

Masai Mara, Kenya

Picture just one safari destination and chances are it’s this one – if only because many a TV documentary has made Kenya’s teeming savannahs, flat-topped acacias and lazing predators emblematic of a continent. The Masai Mara is a northern extension of Tanzania’s Serengeti, and the huge herds of wildebeest and Continue Reading