Spend Less On Game Reserve Self Drive Maps By Buying Them All At Once

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Guide Your Own Safari eBook On Your Cellphone

Digital maps mean you can leave the printed books at home and free up some space in your car.

Can be used offline so no web connection needed while driving around in Southern African game reserves and national parks.

The whole eBook contains 326 pages of useful self drive tips, information, photography advice, species identification photographs and tick lists.

8 Digital Self Drive Maps For Less Than The Price Of Two Printed Versions

Comprehensive South African and Namibian game reserve/national park digital maps covering the Kruger National Park, Kgalagadi, Pilanesberg, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi, Addo Elephant, Mountain Zebra, Mkhuze and Etosha National Park.

Spend less for all eight than you normally would for buying two printed map books.

Detailed Hi Resolution Map Features

Zoom in to see all publicly accessible tar and gravel roads indicated with their exact distances. Location of all rest camps, bushveld camps, campsites and lodges.

Gates, hides, picnic spots, viewpoints, get out points, pans, waterholes, dams, toilets and walking trails all shown.

Accommodation Facilities

Quickly see what's available at each camp such as swimming pool, shop, restaurant, fuel station, cafeteria, ATM and camping facilities.

Upcoming Maps Added For Free

Buy once and never worry about purchasing a national park or game reserve map book ever again.

Get future self drive maps and current map updates at no charge.

Cellphone Signal And Wifi Mapped

Signal strength (none, 2G, 3G or LTE) listed at every accommodation facility and also the wifi availability in case you ever need to access the web on your holiday.

Gate Times And Distance Charts

Details all gate opening and closing times for every month of the year at a glance.

Plan your journey accurately with the distance charts to find the shortest route between rest camps and gates.

Lion icon Top 3 Wildlife Sightings Routes

Increase your chances of finding wildlife in the Kruger Park by using these tried and tested roads. Three routes in each section of the Kruger, so twelve in total.

Based on over forty five years of experience and thousands of sightings reports on social media and wildlife sightings apps.

Better Safari Photography

More Than Maps. How To Take Better Safari Photographs Too

Tips and techniques learnt over 45 plus years to help you take the finest pictures you possibly can on your self drive.

'How To Photograph' section that allows you to predict wildlife behavior and get better photographs as a result. Covers species that you're likely to see like the big cats, hyena, wild dog, elephant, buffalo and more.

A 'Golden Hour' calender section which tells you exactly when the best light for photography is at sunrise and sunset, according to the day and month of the year.

The ten essential wildlife photography tips to keep in mind during your self drive which will radically improve your pictures.

Guidance about the best safari lenses, cameras, window rests and picture storage. Advice about power and battery requirements, dealing with dust, equipment rental and insurance.

Species Identification Tick List

A comprehensive list of all the mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians that can be found in each of the eight game reserves/national parks.

Record exactly what you see by adding a tick to the relevant checkbox, which is auto saved as you type.

Click through to identification photographs of all the commonly occurring species, to help you put a name to what you've spotted on your game drive.

Species Ticklist
Alarm Calls

Listen To Predator Indicator Alarm Calls

Identify the sound as it happens in the field by playing the example alarm call on your phone and then read what the call means.

May help you to see more lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena or wild dog which you would otherwise have missed.

Alarm calls of five indicator animals can be played, including the gold standard predator indicator.

If you hear this particular call chances are almost 100% that there is a predator in the vicinity.

Self Drive Advice

Tips to improve your wildlife watching specific to each of the eight wildlife areas covered. Information on how to get there, arrival at the gate and driving around.

Detailed guidance about lingering locations you will come across such as picnic spots, hides, waterholes, pans and dams, lookout points, walking trails, cultural and historic sites.

Meals, Communications & Facilities

Rundown of the restaurants, cafeterias and shops available for meals and refreshments with an example menu of what you can expect for sit down meals.

Particulars about the communication options available and tabulated facilities shown for all accommodation options in every park and reserve.

Journal Diary Notebook

Keep Notes Before And During Your Trip

Use the Notebook in the guide to record all the import events and experiences that happen during your trip.

It's also very useful in the planning stages of your self drive as you can add important tidbits of information that you might need to remember for later.

There is no limit to how much you can write, and once you click on the save button your notes will be available to you again.

You can add notes to a specific word or sentence, or to a page. It's also possible to bookmark a page and to highlight a word or sentence in the text that you might want to refer back to later.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Happens After I Buy

You will be able to download the interactive eBook on the page that appears immediately after purchase and also using the link that's made available by e-mail, so make sure to triple check that the e-mail address you provide is correct.

Because you are going to be using this guide in the field on your trip, it's been designed to be used on cellphones running the Android or iOS operating systems.

Simply log onto your e-mail with the cellphone you want to read and use the interactive eBook on, find the e-mail that says "You bought Guide Your Own Safari!", and click on the "view content" button. Then click the "download" button on the page that appears.

How To Install On Android Devices

Once the eBook is downloaded, open it and then click on 'Install'.

Depending on the device you have, you may get a message that reads something like this, 'For your security, your phone is not allowed to install apps from this source'. This is a generic security message for app downloads.

Click on settings and then toggle the button to 'Allow from this source'. Then click on 'Install' again.

The Guide Your Own Safari icon guide your own safari icon will be added to your home screen and you can launch it from there in future. You can now click on 'Done' or 'Open'.

When you load the eBook for the first time, a screen will appear that says 'Allow Guide Your Own safari to access photos and media on your device'. Click on 'Allow' to be able to view all the photographs and maps in the eBook.

The eBook is 65 MB in size to accommodate the hi-resolution maps and species photographs.

How To Install On iOS Devices

To be able to read the eBook, you will need an eBook reader on your iOS device. If you don't have one yet, you can download one for free from the Apple app store here...

So after you have downloaded the eBook itself, launch the reader and open the eBook from your downloads folder.

The eBook is 65 MB in size to accommodate the hi-resolution maps and species photographs.

Is There A Money Back Guarantee

Yes there is. I'm confident that this eBook will meet your expectations, but if for any reason the "Guide Your Own Safari" eBook doesn't live up to your standards, I will refund your money within four weeks of the date of your purchase.

Simply e-mail me the reason why it fell short in your estimation (which helps me improve the guide) and I will issue a 100% refund to you.