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We’re making headlines! If you’d like to know what others are saying about CW Safaris, look no further. We’ve been featured in a wide range of media outlets, blogs, and magazines—including Men’s Journal, New York Magazine, Boston.com, and The New York Times. Here are some recent examples of our coverage in the press.

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Travel Weekly

Active Packages from CW Safaris

November 2015

The rise of active safaris as fitness vacations has increased greatly over the last year, according to a number of travel agents and tour operators. They say travelers want authentic and unique excursions for wildlife sightings and cultural experiences while staying active and fit on vacation.  

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Luxe Getaways

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Namibia Safari Experience

November 2015

Vast even by African standards, Namibia is an ageless land of colorful deserts, huge mountains, and magnificent, rare animals. CW Safaris has created a special once in a lifetime Namibia safari experience for those who are eager to be involved in wildlife conservation in Africa.

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NY Times

Tour and Resort News: Fresco Painting in Rome; Motorcycles in India

October 2015

A new safari to Namibia from Country Walkers Safaris gives travelers the chance to actively participate in preserving the local wildlife. Namibia: Conservation in Action is a nine-day trip from July 8 to 16 next year and includes stays at five different properties.

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USA Today

10 amazing new guided adventure trips

May 2015

A dhow is a traditional sailing vessel used in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean. CW Safaris' new-for-2015 excursion through Mozambique's Quirimbas Islands combines traditional dhow sailing with snorkeling, swimming and kayaking on a private-island hopping "dhow safari." Guests on this small-group guided trip will explore coastal areas and villages by day, then overnight on uninhabited tropical islands. Departures are available throughout the year.

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National Geographic

Best Tours in Africa 2015

April 2015

"Discover the subtropical Quirimbas Archipelago aboard a dhow, snorkeling pristine reefs and lounging on white-sand beaches. Retire to mobile eco-camps on uninhabited islands to sleep under starry skies."

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Grootberg Lodge, Damarand, Namibia

February 2015

"When I gazed out from the veranda of my solar-powered hut with a comfortable bed, nothing beat the view of the Klip River Valley — that is, when it was finally illuminated by the sun. With a poolside view like that, it almost made me forget that there were excursions available."

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Men’s Journal

How Geographic Ignorance is Killing Africa’s Tourism

December 2014

"South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool told USA Today that ignorance is the problem, not Ebola. "Ironically it's not the epidemic of Ebola that is the problem," he said. "Anyone who would even look at a map would know the tourism industry in most of Africa is suffering from an outbreak of ignorance."

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On Safari, Meeting Namibia's Most Laid-Black Rhino

November 2014

"After decades of being illegally poached for their prized horns, only about 5,000 black rhinos are left in the world. Scarce across the continent, the largest free-roaming population can be found in Damaraland, a desert region of northwestern Namibia."

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Men’s Journal

Africa's Desert Safari

March 2014

"Sandboarding, surfing, and riding horseback through dunes – a Namibian adventure is unlike any other African safari. After years of being overlooked in favor of Kenyan savannas or Ugandan rain forests, Namibia has recently embraced the continent's most overlooked geographical feature – the desert..."

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New York Magazine

Zambia by Foot

April 2013

"Move alongside antelope, impala, baboon, and rare African Pitta birds inside Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park, a game reserve turned environmental haven that nineteenth-century Scottish explorer David Livingstone called 'impossible to describe [in] its luxuriance.'"

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Men’s Journal

Walk the Wilds of Zambia

March 2013

"Walk the wilds of Zambia. Leave the Land Rovers to the tourists: Get a real sense of southern Africa’s remote bush on a walking safari across South Luangwa National Park."

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Gay Travel: Adventure Travel Is Good For Your Health

July 2012

"Every minute of walking can extend your life by 1.5 to 2 minutes, according to the Framington heart study. Country Walkers which began 33 years ago with the simple idea of exploring the work actively, introduced safari walking tours in 2012."

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Incredible Adventures That Sound Impossible, but are Completely Accessible

June 2012

"Running not your thing? You can slow down the pace — but not the thrill — in the wilds of Africa. Most safaris are done within the safety of a sturdy and elevated 4×4, but you can leave that comfort and security by going on foot with a walking safari."

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World’s Most Scenic Walks

April 2012

"For 66-year-old Mary, walking wasn’t just a means of getting around, but the right way to see the most beautiful parts of her destination. 'I like to walk in order to experience the country I’m in,' she said. 'I don’t want to race through it.'"

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The New York Times

The 45 Places To Go in 2012

January 2012

"...After more than two decades of relative stability under President Yoweri Museveni, the country that Winston Churchill called the “pearl of Africa” is regaining some of its allure for tourists."

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