Birding in Mana Pools

Are you planning your post-lockdown travel itinerary? If you’ve decided on the far north of Zimbabwe, Mana Pools is the perfect destination for travellers who appreciate and are seeking a great diversity of bird species. This already bucket-list worthy destination has over 380 recorded bird species, spread across more than three different habitats from woodlands…
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Help Kicheche’s Conservancy Guardians Protect our Wildlife

“…Our conservancies need you now more than ever.” Iconic Africa would like to invite you to help us support an incredible initiative that is doing great work for wildlife and communities in Africa. We really believe in what Kicheche is doing and encourage you to get involved if you are interested and able to. The…
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South African Safari Specials for Locals

South Africans, are you ready for the ultimate safari special? Let us show you another beautiful day in Africa with these irresistible Winter 2020 bush deals! We have undoubtedly faced a challenging start to the year – as individuals and as a country, but we are hopeful that there will be a time to return…
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10 Things We Are Grateful For

With the South African National Lockdown extended an additional two weeks, many citizens have been left feeling overwhelmed and full of despair. We want our kids to return to school, we want to return to work and we want to feel the freedom of being in nature once more. While we continue to stay home…
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A New Addition to the Iconic Family

Iconic Africa is thrilled to welcome the splendid Mpala Jena to our portfolio and safari family… Mpala Jena Camp is an exquisite and exclusive canvas tented camp, located on a private concession within the Zambezi National Park. Overlooking a beautiful stretch of the Zambezi River shoreline, the four guest tents have been elegantly positioned under…
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Ocean Safaris Scuba Dive 2 Mozambique Zanzibar White Pearl

Fun facts about the Indian Ocean 

When you hear the word “safari” you immediately think of the Masai Mara, the Serengeti, or the Kruger National Park. However, the official dictionary definition of the word “safari” is “an expedition to observe animals in their natural habitat.” So why not explore the offshore wonders of the Indian Ocean from White Pearl, Mozambique, where…
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Okavango Delta – 10 Things You Didn’t Know

The Okavango Delta is one of Nature’s real masterpieces. Created as the Okavango River dissipates into the parched Kalahari Desert, adventurous travellers can explore the magic of this vast eco-system by mokoro, on foot or on a game drive during an Okavango Safari. Before we start learning amazing facts about this vast inland river, let’s…
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A Love for Africa Changes Lives

From Traveller to Fundraiser One of our recent travellers was so taken by her trip to Africa that she set up this incredible fundraising effort… Iconic Africa’s Julia Fryer showed one of our travellers, Toula Cassen, what Africa is truly about – wildlife, sunsets, people and heart! It is said that people visit Africa for…
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The Perfect Winter Tour – Durban, Cape Town & Phinda

Spend 11 days and 10 nights in KZN, Durban and Cape Town  Iconic Africa presents an outstanding Winter Special across two fantastic South African cities. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive safari before heading to Umhlanga Ridge and enjoying a relaxing 4 days at the 5* Oyster Box that has direct access to a beautiful piece of…
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Tips to consider when planning to climb Kilimanjaro

If witnessing the Great Migration, exploring breathtaking landscapes and sceneries or standing on the edge of a dormant volcano in Tanzania doesn’t conjure enough adrenaline to course your veins; if a heart-pumping activity is what you’re looking for and you’re ready to test your limits; why not add a Kilimanjaro trek to your Tanzanian safari……
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Most sensational spas in Africa 

Those travellers who have been to Africa on a luxury safari will know that the memorable moments that linger on are more than the sights and sounds of the bush, the wildlife passing by your veranda and the tantalising cuisine – it is that moment where you are pampered under the shade of a large…
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Traveller Review – Becky Rasor

Iconic Africa Traveller, Becky Rasor recently returned from her first time visiting Africa!  Her mum Danae Prousis took Becky, her sister Katherine and brother Greg on their first safari. This wonderful family quickly created lasting memories in the bush, met new people, and built relationships in such a short time at each location. They had…
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