Discover our latest updates and news from our safari specialists.
COVID-19: Africa and your safari
For months, we’ve been monitoring the impact that COVID-19 has had on the travel industry. Here we discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has changed our travel plans for 2020, 2021, and beyond.
By Ellie | 31 March 2021
How to Be an Eco-conscious Traveler in Africa
Here we've listed our top 9 ways to become an eco-conscious traveler.
20 January 2020
Best Africa Safari Lodges for Solo Travelers
Our experts have divulged their favorite properties in Safari Africa that waive the single supplement. There has really never been a better time for a self-discovery adventure to Africa!
By Shona | 13 January 2020
Top 20 for 2020: What’s Hot This Year?
Here’s our guide to Safari Africa’s most exciting developments in 2020. Featuring new property openings and destinations set to enter our radar, this is the YZ hotlist for this year:
07 January 2020
Christmas Gifts for Travelers to Africa
With the festive season fast approaching, we’d like to share with you our top gift suggestions. Whether the recipient is a seasoned safari-goer or a first-timer, our safari-themed gift ideas are sure to be a hit this vacation season:
08 December 2019
Experiencing the drought in Hwange National Park and the Okavango Delta
Having just returned from a safari to Zimbabwe and Botswana, YZ’s Angela explains the impact that the drought in both areas had on her recent game viewing. She also discusses why you could consider travelling during the dry season:
By Angela | 04 December 2019
How Water Levels Can Affect Your April Botswana Safari
YZ’s Antonina discusses her recent experience of Botswana’s Okavango Delta and the game reserves that have been affected this year by low water levels.
By Antonina | 04 October 2019
Top Tips to Start Traveling Responsibly
And you may be surprised which is the most effective!
05 July 2019
Winners of the YZ Photography Competition
Here are the winners of the 2019 YZ Photography Competition, as well as a selection of the top 5 best images and the reasons behind why they were selected.
10 May 2019
What's New in Botswana?
YZ expert Lauren has just returned from a two-week adventure through northern Botswana, visiting newly opened properties in the Okavango Delta. She is one of very few lucky people to have seen these fabulous camps! Here are her first impressions…
By Lauren | 16 July 2018
The Orphans’ Project at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust
Yellow Zebra Safaris co-founder Julian witnessed first hand just how crucial the work at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is when a baby orphan elephant was rescued and brought into the centre.
25 June 2018
Top 10 Exclusive-Use Properties for Groups & Families
We list our top 10 favourite properties in Safari Africa, ranging from a show-stopping and epically luxurious five-star house to an activity-focused getaway pad.
By Shona | 25 May 2018
What's New in Zimbabwe?
Since its very recent regime change, in which President Robert Mugabe was deposed in a peaceful coup at the end of 2017, we have been in full preparation for the country’s making a massive comeback.
By Emma | 24 April 2018
Top 10 Eco-Properties in Africa
We fully embrace these properties for their efforts in becoming eco-friendly, and now we list our collection of favourite eco-camps and lodges here.
By Shona | 17 April 2018
New Planes, Trains, and Safari-mobiles
New direct flights, intrepid train journeys that blow the mind, and vehicle initiatives that are geared towards changing the future of safaris forever - here we bring you the most recent announcements for new planes, trains, and safari-mobiles:
By Shona | 20 March 2018
Kids Go Free
Check out our family safari offers and deals, including Kids Go Free and other discounts on family-friendly vacations to Africa.
By Shona | 20 February 2018
Top 10 Most Romantic Sleep-Outs and Star Beds
Here's our top 10 best star beds and sleep-outs in Africa. With large beds and mosquito nets, you can experience a night under the stars without sacrificing any of your favourite luxuries.
By Shona | 01 February 2018