While there’s no doubt that being alluded to as the Brangelina’s of the safari industry is quite a compliment, there’s much more substance to the work of Dereck & Beverly than appearances. Tiara Walters of South Africa’s Sunday Times weaves a story which we hope will “turn around a billion Chinese”. But it requires your [...]
Each year, Mr. Harper chooses favorite properties that he has visited over the past 12 months to comprise this prestigious Grand Award list. To be considered for the annual awards, properties must be relatively small in size, possess strong individual personalities, offer relaxing atmospheres and demonstrate a consistent devotion to personal service. We are of [...]
All too often in the world of conservation, we are peppered with tragic stories. De-horned rhino here, speared lion there, but today we bring to you a conservation story which might just give you great hope for 2013 and beyond. Sure, you might say, “but it’s just a set of games, who cares, what’s that [...]
Lara Logan of CBS 60 Minutes profiles “The Last Lions” filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert on location at their Great Plains Conservation Camps in Botswana Scheduled to air Sunday November 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. ET/PT Lara Logan and a team from CBS 60 Minutes profiled filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert at their Great Plains [...]
Today, CNN featured both Ride Kenya and Selinda Canoe Trail in its article titled “9 Ways to Travel Africa in Style”. We are honored to be part of this adventurous round-up of authentic African experiences which slough off the glitz & glam and get real in the bush. Come join us soon.
Forbes’ Hotel Detective recently discovered Zarafa in Botswana Read the article here
Richard Bonham, founder of ol Donyo Lodge is Kenya, is featured in a Travel & Leisure article here
Michael Gebicki recently traveled with Sydney based, Classic Safari Company to experience our Selinda Canoe Trail in Botswana. His recent write up following his trip appeared over the weekend in both the Sydeny Morning Herald and The Age newspapers Selinda Canoe Trail, Botswana – Sydney Morning Herald Selinda Canoe Trail, Botswana – The Age
Jini Reddy writes of her amazing experience whilst with us on a recent departure of the Selinda Canoe Trail in Botswana http://www.tripideas.co.uk/posts/view/7116/Rock-the-boat-in-Botswana
Fantastic coverage of Botswana’s Zarafa Camp in the May/June edition of the Elite Traveler magazine Access the online magazine here and skip to page 137! Elite Traveler – May / June 2012
We are extremely excited announce that Zarafa Camp in Botswana AND ol Donyo Lodge in Kenya, have been chosen by The Robb Report to be included in their prestigious and exclusive 2012 Top 100 Resort Awards ! According the The Robb Report team these awards are result is a one-of-a-kind compendium of resorts that they [...]
Enjoy Lance Richardson’s article on our Kenyan Mara Plains Camp in the April/May edition of GQ Magazine in Australia GQ Australia Mara Plains Article
Mara Plains Camp, in Kenya, is featured in this article which has appeared on the 8th of March 2012 on iafrica.com travel’s section. Feel free to access the original article HERE
Mara Plains Camp and ol Donyo Lodge are included in this Travel and Leisure guide on how to plan your African Safari to Kenya Mara Plains Camp and ol Donyo Lodge in the Travel and Leisure Safari Planning Guide
We are very proud of the team at ol Donyo Lodge for being recognized in this year’s Travel and Leisure edition of the World’s Top Hotels The web link can be found here
As it turns out, this episode of ABC’s Nightline was among the production team’s favorite projects. Of course, how could it not be when you are among good company, lions, Botswana most pristine wilderness and talking conservation. It’s a very entertaining segment – will make you grin, dream and contemplate all at the same time. [...]
Why not join one of the Selinda Canoe Trail departures which run from April to October 2012 in Botswana and see the world from a different perspective ? CNNGo article including Botswana’s Selinda Canoe Trail
Roar with the masses and save the Big Cats – keep Causing an Uproar, we’ve got work to do. Click here to find out more
Rooi Rose Magazine Article – South Africa – Sept 2011
Enjoy this recent article on Dereck and Beverly Joubert which featured in Europe’s “My Life” publication My Life – Aug 2011
Join WTM World Responsible Tourism Day 2011 at World Travel Market and share in the greatest, most ambitious movement ever to sweep the international industry.
Congratulations to ol Donyo Lodge on its success in making family safaris a dream come true! See the Travel + Leisure World’s Best rankings here.
Ladies (& Gents, too) of Conservation, this will inspire you in more ways than one.
Ride Kenya features in the July 2011 Asian edition of the Tatler Magazine Click on this link to access and enjoy a PDF copy of the article Tatler Hong Kong Ride Kenya July 2011 Article
A wonderful article from a guest of Asia to Africa, which is featured in the March Philippine edition of Town and Country, as they recently traveled throughout Africa on safari including ol Donyo Lodge and Ride Kenya Horse Safaris Town & Country, Philippine Edition_March 2011
A fantastic article on our East African operation and camps as featured in the March/April 2011 edition of Germany’s Private Wealth Magazine. Private Wealth Magazine article of Great Plains Conservation Enjoy! The article is in German and all material remains copyrighted to Private Wealth Magazine and Great Plains Conservation. It cannot be reproduced without the [...]
Dereck & Beverly Joubert’s latest film (with footage from Botswana locations like Duba Plains) opened in US cinemas this past Friday. All profits go to big cat conservation. View the trailor here:
Town & Country feature from July 2010, an interview with Dereck & Beverly Joubert on the plight of the big cats. You can download the Town & Country Feature, July 2010 articles in PDF format HERE.
A very concise summary of the Conservancy movement surrounding the Masai Mara. A good read on the background, including Olare Orok where Mara Plains is located. Over the past few years, Kenya has given itself a make-over as a global travel and tourist destination of choice. But rarely has this change been driven largely by [...]