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Africa

As vast as it is diverse, encompassing desert, savannah, rainforest, mountain ranges, lowlands, stunning coastline and vast inland lakes, Africa is a continent rich in dramatic scenery and natural beauty. Visiting Africa, you can see the world’s most prolific concentration of wildlife in their natural habitat, experience the warmth of African tribal people and their diverse cultures and beliefs, travel through stunning landscapes and challenge yourself with some amazing adrenalin-fuelled adventures.

Photo Showcase – Wildlife spotting in Africa

Africa has some of the most beautiful and fascinating animals in the world. Nowhere else can you see such a diverse amount of wildlife in one place. From the famous ‘Big 5’ (lion, leopard, elephant, rhino and buffalo) to the … Continue reading

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Protecting the future generations of the African lion

Since 1975, the African lion population has decreased by an estimated 80-90%, and numbers continue to fall.  The African Lion and Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) is working to conserve this iconic species before it is too late for the King … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – Amongst the mountain gorillas

For years the mountain gorilla has been hunted and exploited by humans, and with less than 900 thought to remain in the wild a close encounter with one of these majestic creatures is truly a once in a lifetime experience. … Continue reading

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Taking steps towards a future for the African lion

The African lion has long been on the losing side of an intensifying conflict with people, and if we do not take action now we could soon lose this majestic creature. The African Lion & Environment Research Trust has been … Continue reading

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Video of the Week – cage diving in South Africa

This week we’re featuring one of our favourites – a video of our man Miles and folks from Flight Centre cage diving in South Africa while on the Garden Route Discovery tour. Certainly not for the faint of heart! Learn … Continue reading

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A journey up Kilimanjaro – Africa’s highest peak

  Our very own Charlie Bridger attempted the climb up Kilimanjaro last year with her brother to mark his 50th birthday. They took the Machame route up – and as Charlie says, it a bit of a tough old trek, but certainly possible for … Continue reading

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Walking with Lions

Check out these photos from our Walking With Lions tour in Antelope Park, Gweru. The pictures really speak for themselves. The chance to get this close to big cats on safari is a once-in-a-lifetime deal, and supports a critical conservation … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase – Migration of the Berbers

On The Go is proud of our bi-annual trips to participate in the migration of the Berbers, either ascending (in May) or descending (in September) from the High Atlas into the Dades Valley. This five day trek protects families and … Continue reading

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The New Seven Wonders of Africa

For anyone who has been watching the incredible ‘Africa’ series on the BBC, you’ll be aware of the wonders of Africa – official or not. The African continent is incredibly diverse, supporting a range of distinct and rare wildlife in … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Africa

The Africa documentary series has been on for a few weeks now (for those of us with access to BBC), and we’re just in awe of the place. Take a look at this trailer – we defy you not to … Continue reading

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