Sangha River

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Jun 152011
 
Sangha River

Central African Republic – Congo (Brazzaville) – Cameroon
The Sangha Tri-National zone was created on the initative of COMIFAC, a conference of the ministers of forests from the countries in the Congo basin. The Sangha River Tri-national Protected area (STN) includes Dzanga Sangha Special Reserve in Central African Republic, Nouabale Ndoki National Park in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and the Lobeke [Curious? Find out more…]

Wildman Wilderness Lodge

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Jun 132011
 
Wildman Wilderness Lodge

Australia – Northern Territory
An agile wallaby is one of the cutest marsupials you’re likely to see. These little bounders with wide-open eyes and a curious gaze are gathering around my verandah as I try to sleep. The frogs are croaking and the dingoes are baying.
This is Wildman Wilderness Lodge, a collection of luxury African-style tents [Curious? Find out more…]

Airboat Expeditions

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Feb 092011
 
Airboat Expeditions

Costa Rica
Airboat Expeditions of Costa Rica explores the tributaries of the Moin towards the channels of the Tortuguero, the Tarcoles River and the Caño Negro Nature Reserve in northern Costa Rica.
Wherever airboats have been put to work, they have shown to be highly successful. For this reason – and for the first time in Costa Rica – [Curious? Find out more…]

Carmor Plains Wildlife Reserve

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Oct 012010
 
Carmor Plains Wildlife Reserve

Australia – Northern Territory
Carmor Plains Wildlife Reserve, operated by Australia Wide Safaris, comprises 100 000 acres of pristine outback. Only 210 km east of Darwin, a little over 2 hours driving or 30 minutes flight, the reserve is adjacent to Kakadu National Park, a World Heritage Site.
Scenic flood plains are entirely submerged during the summer rain [Curious? Find out more…]

Mlalazi River

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Sep 172010
 
Mlalazi River

South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal)
Umlalazi Nature Reserve

This unique coastal reserve stretches along the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast, just outside Mtunzini. Established in 1948 as a protected area, Umlalazi Nature Reserve covers 1028 hectares.
Offering several forms of relaxation, Umlalazi is home to one of the rarest birds of prey in South Africa, the Palmnut Vulture.
Along the river banks, African [Curious? Find out more…]

Ruvuma River & Niassa National Reserve

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Mar 072010
 
Ruvuma River & Niassa National Reserve

Mozambique – Niassa and Cabo Delgado Provinces

Ruvuma River
Formerly also known as the Rovuma River, this is a river in East Africa, forming during the greater part of its course the border between Tanzania and Mozambique (in Mozambique known as Rio Rovuma). It is 800 kilometres (497 mi) long, with a drainage basin 155,500 square kilometres (60,000 sq mi) in size. Its mean annual discharge is 475 m³/s [Curious? Find out more…]

Kariega River

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Mar 022010
 
Kariega River

South Africa – Eastern Cape
Kenton-on-Sea is a quaint seaside village situated between the Kariega and Bushman’s Rivers, along the Sunshine Coast – Eastern Cape, South Africa. These rivers are navigable for 16 and 30 kilometers respectively. Upriver, one can view a host of indigenous bird life from the colourful sunbird to [Curious? Find out more…]

Nov 122009
 
Gambia River

Gambia
The river is “The Gambia”. Literally, the country exists as a small strip of land area to either side of the river. People say: “The Gambia River is the Gambia and the Gambia is the River”. It is a major tourist attraction and the dominant feature running through the heart of the country.
This West African [Curious? Find out more…]

Tarangire River & National Park

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Oct 032009
 
Tarangire River & National Park

Tanzania
The Tarangire National Park was established in 1970 and excels in beauty and scenery. The park’s main feature is the Tarangire River winding like an enormous snake through the landscape, the source of life for the many animals that gather on the river banks in the dry season. Another mayor characteristic is the giant baobab [Curious? Find out more…]

Gombe Stream National Park

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Oct 032009
 
Gombe Stream National Park

Tanzania
The dwarf amongst Tanzania’s national parks, Gombe Stream National Park is only 52 km² in size. Situated on the eastern shores of Lake Tanganyika, the park was established in 1968 and is a mix of beautiful lush hilly rain forests, deep ravines and occasional grass lands.
It is the home of the Kasekela Chimpanzee troop, made [Curious? Find out more…]