Our Blog: Trip Reviews
Discover our latest updates from our clients featuring safari reviews and incredible photos.
Client Review: Traveling During The Pandemic by Esther P. and Tracy C.
Read our client review of their trip during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out how they managed COVID travel restrictions in Kenya and Zimbabwe.
12 October 2021
Client review: Tanzania – a beautiful discovery
Micheline traveled to Tanzania on a safari designed by YZ expert Charlotte, and explored Lake Manyara, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti National Park.
24 February 2020
Hiking through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda: Buhoma to Nkuringo
YZ Sales Manager Emma embarked on a walking safari from Buhoma to Nkuringo – an incredible hike through Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to see the local wildlife, with a chance of spotting mountain gorillas.
By Emma | 20 February 2020
The Bauer Family Vacation to Tanzania
YZ clients the Bauer family recently returned from a vacation to Tanzania. They explored Lake Manyara and the Ngorongoro Crater, spotted the Big Five in the Serengeti, and relaxed along the white sands of Zanzibar. Here’s their firsthand account:
29 January 2020
Client review: Witnessing the circle of life on safari in South Africa
Michelle O'Dea and her husband travelled to South Africa for their two-week honeymoon, and witnessed the circle of life whilst staying at &Beyond Ngala Safari Lodge in the Greater Kruger’s Timbavati Game Reserve.
09 January 2020
Rare Wildlife & Big Game – a client experience of Victoria Falls and Botswana
In September, YZ client Jill W travelled to Victoria Falls and Botswana, where she and her husband spent some time in Chobe, Moremi, and the Okavango Delta, spotting rare wildlife and plenty of big game.
08 January 2020
Client review: The Clark couple’s vacation to Tanzania
YZ clients Nora Clark and her husband recently returned from a trip to Tanzania. They explored Lake Manyara, the Ngorongoro Crater, and the Serengeti, before relaxing along the shores of Zanzibar. Here’s their review of the trip:
27 November 2019
Fly camping in the spectacular Selous: a client review
Jenny Bolton-Clark and her husband journeyed to Tanzania’s southern Selous Game Reserve, where they stayed at Sand Rivers and went fly camping. Here’s Jenny’s description of the 24-hour experience.
26 November 2019
Client Review: South Africa Safari with the Frohlich Family
The Frohlich family traveled with Yellow Zebra to South Africa, where they spent some time experiencing the country’s culture in Johannesburg, its wonderful coast in Cape Town, and its famous wildlife in Kruger. Check out their review here:
10 October 2019
$7,000 Per Night – Find Out Why This Lodge Is Worth The Expense
The sky-high rates of Botswana’s top lodges have been a contentious issue in the travel industry for years. As a number of properties cruise into the multi-thousands per night, YZ co-founder Julian explains why it’s worth paying those prices:
By Julian | 02 September 2019
Client Review: Off the Beaten Track in Tanzania
YZ clients Rick and Dorothy F. just returned from safari to Tanzania, where they explored paths less traveled in the Southern Circuit of the Selous Game Reserve and Ruaha National Park.
07 August 2019
John & Jac’s Honeymoon to South Africa
Heading off the day after their wedding, John and Jac travelled to South Africa for a Winelands, Cape Town, and safari honeymoon with Yellow Zebra. Here Jac reviews their trip, detailing their favourite highlights and recommendations:
22 July 2019
We Lost Our Hearts in Zimbabwe!
YZ client Claudia B. just returned from a safari to Zimbabwe, where she witnessed one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls, and went on a safari in Hwange National Park and Mana Pools.
20 May 2019
Into Africa: Client Review of Trip To Kenya and Zanzibar
YZ client Greg and partner Tina traveled to Kenya and Zanzibar in January 2019. From spotting the Big Five within 24 hours of safari to having a very special Maasai name-blessing ceremony, they enjoyed some amazing adventures.
20 February 2019
Journeying to Odzala-Kokoua National Park to See the Lowland Gorillas
Here’s YZ gorilla expert Linda’s experience of visiting the lowland gorillas in the Republic of the Congo’s extraordinary reserve, Odzala-Kokoua National Park.
31 January 2019
A Weekend Getaway in the Winelands: A Couples’ Retreat
Antonina and her partner spent a short but sweet few nights in South Africa’s Winelands. Check out her experiences and her recommendations for a weekend break in this wonderful destination:
By Antonina | 03 January 2019
Tony And Terry M’s Nomad Safari
Tony and Terry M traveled with Yellow Zebra to Tanzania on a Nomad safari in November 2018. Among the favorite properties they visited were Ruaha’s Kigelia Camp and Selous’ Sand River:
03 December 2018
Sue and Bill’s photo diary: YZ client vacation to Tanzania
Sue and Bill traveled with Yellow Zebra to Tanzania on a couples safari. Among the favorite properties they visited were Machweo House, Plantation Lodge, Nasikia Mobile Migration Camp and Pole Pole.
12 November 2018
Visiting the Linyanti During Green Season
The green season marks the start of the rains in the Linyanti, but don't let that put you off, as the region is transformed from a dry and thirsty region to a lush emerald bounty bursting with colour.
By Lauren | 14 September 2018
Client Review Inga Lim
Inga Lim travelled with Yellow Zebra to Tanzania for a family safari. Among the favourite properties she and her family visited were Lemala Kili Villas, Nasikia Tarangire Ndovu Camp, and Kaskaz Mara Camp.
10 August 2018
Client Review: Sherry's Bucket List Conquered in Kenya
This client review is about Sherry's love of birds and her recent trip to Kenya. As well as visiting the Maasai Mara, Laikipia and Meru, Sherry managed to tick off 222 birds during her safari with Yellow Zebra:
21 June 2018
The World Pursuit’s Safari Experience with Yellow Zebra
After travelling around Africa extensively with our own vehicle and crisscrossing over 14 African nations, we need only describe the ease of journeying through Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Tanzania with Yellow Zebra Safaris in one word – amazing!
21 August 2017
The Eastern Cape - to Safari or not to Safari...
The Eastern Cape of South Africa is undeniably gorgeous, offering visitors a smorgasbord of experiences.
By Kelly | 20 June 2017
A Tanzanian Adventure of a Lifetime with Yellow Zebra Safaris
Nothing can quite prepare you for touching down on sun-baked Kiba airstrip in the heart of the Selous Game Reserve...
09 February 2017
Q&A: Cape Town and Victoria Falls
We put safari specialist Wies to the test with a Q&A session, where he shares his best experiences and a few top secrets in Cape Town and Victoria Falls.
By Wies | 05 October 2016
Hot Air Ballooning Over the Maasai Mara
Putting helicopters and bi-planes aside, hot air balloons offer a peaceful experience of game viewing – combine this with an African sunrise and you’re in for the trip of a lifetime!
By Julian | 04 August 2016
A Day on Safari - A Client's Perspective
We've heard about a day on safari from a guide's perspective and from one of our team's perspective, but we wanted to hear from a client's perspective.
By Julian | 10 December 2015
Andrew Pryor's Honeymoon Experience
Andrew Pryor travelled with Yellow Zebra for his honeymoon to Tanzania and Uganda. Here is his review of the trip, including highlights of seeing the Ngorongoro big tuskers, the Great Migration and a silverback mountain gorilla.
09 September 2015