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  • Zambia at 60!

    "Ambition never comes to an end!" - Kenneth Kaunda As Zambia marks its 60th year of Independence, these words by the nations first president echo…

  • Its Monday and the rains are here

    Well, hello there. I hope that you are fabulously well and have had a great weekend. Here in the Luangwa, it has been raining on and…

  • Make this a year to remember with Robin Pope Safaris

    "The new year is a blank canvas; your actions are the colors that will fill it." - Unknown If your goals for 2024 include travel,…

  • A season for everyone

    "The beauty of the changing seasons lies in the fact that they are a metaphor for life itself, reminding us that nothing is permanent, and…

  • Celebrating 3 of our favourite

    August has a trio of special celebrations which serve as a powerful reminder of our responsibility to protect and preserve the incredible diversity of life…

  • Majete 20 Years on…

    Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi stands as a testament to remarkable recovery and restoration. Since African Parks took over its management in 2003, a remarkable…

  • Majete Transformation at 20 Years

    "Wildlife and its habitat cannot speak, so we must and we will." - Theodore Roosevelt Flashback to the early 2000s, Majete Wildlife Reserve in Malawi…

  • Exciting new experience at John’s Camp

    A new season and a new adventure at John's Camp! If you're looking for a unique and unforgettable way to experience the African wilderness, then…

  • Boating at Pumulani Lodge

    Happiness on the brightest star of Lake Malawi

    "Happiness is a day at the beach..." Pumulani Lodge, located on the sun-kissed shores of Lake Malawi epitomizes all this, and is the perfect place…

  • Who are you travelling with in 2023

    "If happiness is the goal, then adventure should be a top priority." – Richard Branson Whether alone, with family or friends, nothing says ‘adventure’ more…

  • Sharing the love of Africa with you

    February is the month of love and a time to appreciate the people close to your heart. Today we want to share the places that…

  • 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,…