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The Safari-Guide

Birds of Charara, Zimbabwe

I recently spent a few days up at Charara, a fishing camp in a Zimbabwean National Parks wildlife area on the banks of Lake Kariba and below are ...
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8.5 Score

Raynox DCR-2025PRO Super Telephoto Conversion Lens Review

2.2x Raynox Teleconverter Lens I was looking to get myself a more powerful tele-converter lens than the 1.7x Olympus TCON-17 that I al...
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Tigerfish (Hydrocynus forskalii)

Due to it's reputation as an excellent game fish, the Tigerfish (Hydrocynus forskalii) needs no introduction to most fishermen in Southern Afric...
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Duma Manzi – Game Reserve, Eco Lodge & Spa

A few years ago I was lucky enough to spend two weeks at Duma Manzi Private Game Reserve, where not only did I get to enjoy the luxurious accommo...
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8 Score

Vanguard Spirit ED 8×42 Binoculars Review

I recently took these Vanguard Spirit ED 8x42 Binoculars with me on safari to Zimbabwe and below are my findings and in-depth review of them: Ta...
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9 Score

Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR Review

The Perfect SuperZoom Bridge Camera for Safaris?Announced in January 2012, The Fujifilm FinePix HS30EXR is the Japanese company's latest and high...
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Benro Travel Angel 2 Tripod Review

Having recently reviewed the excellent Benro GH2 Gimbal Head, which I really loved, I was keen to explore what Benro Tripods there were for a pho...
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9 Score

Kowa Genesis 10×33 Binoculars Review

Introduction A while back I reviewed the full sized 10.5x44 Genesis from Kowa on the best binocular reviews website and rated it as one...
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9 Score

Minox BL 8×33 Binoculars Review

Introduction Minox pride themselves on producing tough, functional binoculars that use the highest quality optics, yet are also priced in such a...
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Vanguard BBH-200 Ball Head Review

It is no secret that Vanguard's Pistol Grip Ball heads are a big favorite of mine and I use the GH-100 more than any other tripod head and now th...
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