Bush telegraph blogs

Delightful stories, highlights, offers, press articles and videos from the wilderness! Please select one of the categories below and enjoy.

  • Boating at Pumulani Lodge

    Easter Specials with RPS

    With Easter just around the corner, why not swap the city life for a wilderness escape! There is something rather magical about the vast landscapes,…

  • It’s time to book your dream holiday

    What do you feel like in 2023…? January is the month of planning, whether its resolutions or exciting prospects of travelling. We would like to…

  • The Ultimate River Safari

    The first week of January usually sets the tone for the rest of the year! A fresh start, with new perspectives, new beginnings, new goals…

  • A round up of 2022 highlights from our team

    And just like that, 2022 is nearly at an end, and boy what a year it has been for us! After the 2 year pause…

  • Discover a birders paradise

    We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again and again… The Emerald Season is the most UNDERRATED time of the year. From November through…

  • The uplifting journey of Tawanda at Johns Camp

    "A simply stellar safari experience! From the moment Tawanda, the manager, met us at the airstrip we knew we were in good hands." - JSunFla…

  • We are thankful for…

      While thanksgiving is celebrated primarily by our friends in North America, we have a lot to be thankful for, this year in particular and…

  • NEW: Wildlife Filming Safari

    Are you keen to explore the world of wildlife filming or make more of your videos from all your safaris…? Spend a week in the…

  • Christmas with RPS

    ‘The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner… Christmas is synonymous with family time, beautifully decorated spaces, copious amounts of festive…

  • The story of Luangwa River Camp

    Flashback to 2001, when a young couple decided to swop their city life and white-collar jobs in the UK for the Luangwa Valley in Zambia,…

  • Photographic Safaris with David Rogers

    “Africa changes you forever, like nowhere on earth. Once you have been there, you will never be the same. But how do you begin to…

  • A modern day Noah’s Ark

    Last week Malawi reached another conservation milestone as 263 elephants from Liwonde National Park were translocated to Kasungu National Park along with other wildlife including…

  • A lion renaissance

    Today is World Lion Day and we celebrate the King of the Beasts... Lions are the symbol of wild Africa and synonymous with strength, power,…

  • Classic Zimbabwe

    Nestled between the mighty Zambezi and the rolling Limpopo River, Zimbabwe has always been considered as one of the best destinations in the safari world. It offers…

  • The allure of Lake Malawi

    After operating in the Zambian wilderness for over 2 decades, we decided it was time to expand and include more of Southern Africa. It was…

  • The story of Tena Tena

    "Tena Tena Camp is altogether beyond superlatives, and must be one of the best safari camps in the whole of Africa!" - The Times, London.…

  • A safari with the stars of the silver screen

    Over the years an impressive amount of wildlife documentaries have been filmed in and around our properties in the South Luangwa National Park. This comes…