Our Favourite African Reads

We know all fervent travellers need to feed their wanderlust – and it is difficult during a global pandemic. There are only so many pictures to scroll through and songs to listen to.

So we have put together a reading list of some of our favourite books that will most certainly transport you to Africa or at least give you a small taste of its magic that will let you explore and experience, open your mind and change the way you view the world.

Even if you can’t travel right now, you can still experience new things with a good book…

Changing a Leopard’s Spots: The Adventures of Two Wildlife Trackers by Alex van den Heever and Renias Mhlongo

Iconic Africa Kruger National Park Leopard

Out of Africa, by Karen Blixen

Number One Ladies’ Detective Agency, by Alexander McCall Smith

The Elephant Whisperer: My Life with the Herd in the African Wild, by Lawrence Anthony

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Expedition to the Baobab Tree by Wilma Stockenström

Londolozi Tree Camp Bush Dinner Kruger Park

Born Free: A Lioness of Two Worlds, by Joy Adamson

We hope these books inspire you to visit when we can again but for now that they give you some hope.