Safari/Adventure

The new Maasai Warrior School at Cottar’s 1920s Safari Camp in the Maasai Mara, Kenya, teaches children the traditional ways of the warriors, including making fire, throwing spears, shooting a bow...
Years ago, a mild case of sunburn might have been the most hair-raising experience of summer vacation, but today’s globe-trotters are seeking out journeys that go far beyond surf and sand. For...
The first couple of hours that we spend drifting down the Zambezi River pass with little action. They’ve been as uneventful as two hours spent drifting down the Zambezi can be, which is to say, they’...
On August 1, Mahali Mzuri , a Virgin Limited Edition property, opens on the Motorogi Conservancy in the Maasai Mara ecosystem in Kenya. It comprises 12 tented rooms, priced from $590 per person per...
Montage Laguna Beach and Deer Valley bring guests’ dreams to life through their Pro Series program. At Montage Laguna Beach, guests have a chance to surf with Endless Summer II legend Pat O’Connell,...
Whether you’re a first-time explorer or a seasoned safari-goer, Extraordinary Journeys ’ new Million-Dollar Safari will take you on an African expedition like no other. Led by the renowned private...
Lemala Kuria Hills has opened in Serengeti National Park in the Wogakurya Hills of Tanzania. Situated within the main migration corridor for wildebeest and in proximity to the Mara River, the remote...
A luxury camp situated on 60 acres of private land along the Luangwa River, Chinzombo has opened this month in Zambia. Designed to create an elegant and comfortable space with minimal impact on its...
Brimming with picturesque fjords, glistening glaciers, and exotic wildlife, Chilean Patagonia has long been a photographer’s paradise. Starting this September, shutterbugs of all skill levels can...
Segera Retreat has opened in a 50,000-acre wildlife sanctuary in Laikipia on the foothills of Mount Kenya, just 13 miles north of the equator, surrounded by a savanna and grasslands and home to an...
Kempinski Hotels opened its first property in Kenya last month, on the vast Olare Orok wildlife conservancy. The all-inclusive Olare Mara Kempinski, Masai Mara (from $435 per night) can accommodate...
Extreme Action: EpicQuest, a travel outfitter that pairs clients with skilled guides on extreme...
Ekorian’s Mugie Camp opened in Kenya’s Mugie Sanctuary, which is located near both Mugie Dam and Mount Kenya. Situated on 22,000 acres, the sanctuary is home to over 70 species of mammals and many...
Jupiter is barking. Somewhere within the thick maze of arrowroot leaves that blanket the Republic of the Congo’s Odzala-Kokoua National Park, we hear—and feel—the silverback gorilla and his dozen or...
Attention die-hard cyclists: Trek Travel , the Wisconsin-based company that organizes cycling vacations worldwide, is giving 20 people the chance to participate in the world’s first mountain bike...
Be one of just 20 guests to embark on a one-of-a-kind excursion through Ethiopia, Tanzania, and the Congo, featuring a private lecture with revered conservationist Jane Goodall and photography...
Nomad Tanzania is offering just eight guests the opportunity to capture a rare view of Tanzanian wildlife in an exclusive tour led by professional photographer Paul Joynson-Hicks, who has been living...
Nomadic Expeditions —known for its adventure trips through Tibet, China, Bhutan, Mongolia, and Siberia—celebrates its 20th anniversary with a unique trip through its home country of Mongolia. The...
BOTSWANA Abu Camp OKAVANGO DELTA Completely revamped in 2011, this 20-year-old camp remains the best lodge for hands-on interaction with African elephants. Join Abu’s herd for a ride or walk through...
Singita Lebombo and Sweni Lodges, Kruger National Park, South Africa Singita’s Lebombo and Sweni lodges—two sister camps located on the remote eastern edge of Kruger National Park—represent the...
After undergoing a complete redesign, Botswana’s San Camp reopened in July amid a thin stand of ilala palms on the fringe of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, one of the Earth’s largest salt flats. The...
Looking out to a cloudless sunset over turquoise water, Rachel Buchner recalls a rainy day about four years ago. Buchner, the general manager at Mozambique’s Azura resort, remembers this particular...
After a soft opening in April, Devi Resorts’ radical boutique hotel, the Rasa , officially opened in September. Comprising 40 canvas cube-like tents, the grounds spread across the rocky hills outside...
Sabi Sabi’s South African game lodge Earth Lodge has been renovated in a style that celebrates its natural surroundings, both in style and by adding several new activities for its guests. The new...
Pioneer Camp 1926 Londolozi (+27. 11.280.6655, www.londolozi.co.za ) is the newest of five individually run, small-scale safari lodges along the Sand River in South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve...
While Solio Lodge may have just opened last week, Kenya’s enormous Solio Game Reserve, where it is located, was established back in 1970. The ranch, which encompasses 45,000 acres with a 17,000-acre...
This opulent retreat in Kenya reopened under the Great Plains banner in 2008. The company is working with local Masai communities to decrease poaching in the area and protect the region’s lions and...
This 320,000-acre concession in northern Botswana includes three safari camps, the best of which is Zarafa ($1,035 to $1,484 per person), a refined four-tent outpost on the banks of a lagoon. Selinda...

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