- "Guide Your Own Safari Planner" (101 pages) - Everything you need to know and do before your self drive trip in Africa. All destinations accessable by a normal sedan vehicle, no 4x4 needed.
- "Guide Your Own Safari" (225 pages) - Loaded onto your mobile phone, this guide becomes your virtual assistant in Africa, equivalent to having a human safari guide along with you, showing you everything you need to know and do during your self drive safari.
Here's some of what the planner guide contains...
Safari Clothing Advice
Avoid these nine common safari clothes mistakes and get detailed recommendations to pick the best safari hat, shoes and luggage.
Choosing Safari Binoculars
Find the perfect pair of binoculars for your trip by making sure it has these six essential characteristics. Specific brand recommendation also help you to choose.
Tickable Packing List
Make sure you don't leave anything important at home or take too much (flight weight restrictions) by ticking off the items as they go into your suitcase.
68 items in total (includes space to add your own) divided into categories like clothing, equipment, toiletries, first aid and documents.
Better Safari Photography
Tips and techniques learnt over more than 40 years to help you take the finest pictures you possibly can on your self drive.
Guidance about the best safari lenses, cameras, window rests and picture storage.
Advice about power and battery requirements, camera gear and flying, dealing with dust, equipment rental and insurance.
Safari Car Rental
Learn how not to overspend on your rental vehicle, what optional extras make sense and the top rental companies.
All the destinations covered in this guide can be reached using a normal sedan, no 4x4 vehicle needed.
Getting To And Around In Africa
The airports and airlines you can use for air travel in Southern African countries.
Effective & Cheap Communication On Safari
Getting in touch with home and accessing the web in African safari areas can be unreliable and expensive. Find out how to combat this problem.
Top Self Drive Destinations In Southern Africa
Eleven safari areas to visit with a detailed description of the animals you can see there, best time to travel, costs and how to book.
Seven things to do on your self guided safari that will enhance your trip greatly. Some need to be booked in advance.
Africa Travel Insurance
Getting this wrong can lead to very expensive repercussions if things do go wrong on your trip. Four key facts to know before you go.
Find out what kind of visa you need based on your country of residence. Requirements can change without notice and are updated reasonably frequently.
Prevention is the watchword when it comes to health on safari so find out which medicines and inoculations are necessary.