Contrary to popular belief, Africa actually has quite a modern infrastructure in all the main centres and even in most outlying regions. However, some tourists love visiting some of the magnificent, unspoilt regions. When your heart yearns to explore some magical places off the beaten track, we can arrange for you to get there by airboat or by fly-in.
Visit the magnificent Lake Jozini in Swaziland, or Zambia’s Luangwa River, Lake Bangweulu or the Barotse Floodplains, and make it an experience to remember by arriving in style on an airboat. Seated in an airboat, you will skim the water’s surface as you traverse the lily clusters and the marsh grasses part around you. You could also charter an airboat to go fishing, birding or watch game at a provincial or national park.
The Bucket List Genie can arrange your stay at a far-off and hard to reach destination, as well as airboat trips and fly-ins for a variety of venues, including trips to the Sangha River Trinational zone in the Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo and Cameroon. Here you will have the opportunity to examine medicinal plants, net hunt and revel in traditional dances with the Ba-aka, visit the salines daily, track lowland gorilla, bird watch and take dug-out pirogue rides along the Sangha river and its tributaries.
Alternatively, take an airboat to the NamibRand Nature Reserve Wolwedans for the ultimate African dream desert vacation off the beaten path.
Loango National Park in Gabon borders the coastline and is known as Africa’s Last Eden, and with its incredible unspoilt terrain and myriad fauna and flora, offers a range of adventure experiences, such as jungle hikes, kayaking excursions, camping, beach cycle tours, whale watching, sea turtle night patrol and much more.
Visit the idyllic Gorongosa National Park at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley in the heart of Mozambique. It is Rift is Africa’s most dramatic geological feature, which extends all the way from Ethiopia, and started forming approximately 30 million years ago.
Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp on Namibia’s Skeleton Coast has a scenic location in a broad valley and is flanked by rugged hills and starkly glorious scenery.
These vast, remote and isolated wilderness locations are easily reached by airboat, yet unspoilt by modern development. Make the most of your adventure by visiting Africa’s hidden gems by airboat. Book today!