Moremi Magic

What kind of trip to Moremi Game Reserve is ever spur of the moment?? African Quiver’s was. Our mission was to actually visit the Kalahari, but we were drawn to the Makgadigadi Pans National Park and what a find that was. But SINCE we were visiting our colleagues in Maun, they promised to show us the proper way to do the Okavango Delta, it would mean rearranging the itinerary, but what’s…

A new Volunteer Programme!

Right in the heart of the trout and flyfishing district of South Africa lies Coromandel Estate. Nestled in the highveld’s lofty mountains and sometimes shrouded in mist, is the mercurial Cormandel Estate. Home of what was once the most expensive race horse in the entire world (early 1980’s, Northfield) Coromandel is now a prime example of a committed community benefiting from the legacy of one Stanley Press. This estate captured…

Conservation volunteering in Big 5 private Game Reserve, South Africa

Conservation volunteering in South Africa Exclusive opportunity! African Quiver is excited to announce an exciting relationship with a prime 30 000 hectare private game reserve near the Kruger National Park in South Africa. This reserve is home to the fabled big 5 as well as only 13 land-owners who spend their private time there. The reserve has created a research department in order to inform their management practices relating to…

The Kalahari Wilderness in Botswana

The Kalahari Desert is one of the world’s largest semi-arid areas and spans portions of Namibia, South Africa and most of Botswana. The region is harsh and dry and in fact, its name, Kgalagadi, means great thirst. It is similar in appearance to the great Sahara Desert but possibly even drier, considering the lack of surface water but also lack of wells. Despite this, the region is a wilderness icon.…

African Quiver Study Abroad Video

While African Quiver covers a multitude of tourism services, we are first and foremost passionate about the Study Abroad options. It really is the immersive element we love – we have the opportunity to share the treasures of our region with enquiring minds. We do this through a blend of expert analysis from leaders in their fields through to interactive opportunities along the way. The context of the trip is…

Flippy comes to camp

Not long after arriving in our new camp at Korongwe game reserve we had our first encounter with a famous local resident, Flippy. Stepping out of my tent one afternoon, I heard the telltale cracking of tree branches coming from the river bed opposite that I now know means one thing: elephants are in town! I rushed over to the picnic benches to secure the best view, where a small…