In The News
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.
Active Packages from CW Safaris
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.
A Once-In-A-Lifetime Namibia Safari Experience
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.
10 amazing new guided adventure trips
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.
Best Tours in Africa 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."
Grootberg Lodge, Damarand, Namibia
"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."
How Geographic Ignorance is Killing Africa’s Tourism
"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."
On Safari, Meeting Namibia's Most Laid-Black Rhino
"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."
Africa's Desert Safari
"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..."
New York Magazine
Zambia by Foot
"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.'"
Walk the Wilds of Zambia
"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."
Gay Travel: Adventure Travel Is Good For Your Health
"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."
World’s Most Scenic Walks
"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.'"
The New York Times
The 45 Places To Go in 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."