Request from The Mammadu Trust

In the spring of last year we got in touch with The Mammadu Trust in Otjomuise, one of the poorest areas in Windhoek, where people live in tiny sheet metal houses which offer little protection in winter. Many of the children in this area are orphaned or live with adults who are unable to care […]

Give a Rucksack Project Completed

Our challenge to Give a Rucksack to every child attending Tukongote Community Pre-School has been achieved with the help of our wonderful Safari Drive clients. The last six rucksacks were delivered by our clients, the Wilsons, to Waterberry Lodge, giving us enough to finally hand them out to each of the children attending Tukungote in […]

Jess’s Namibia Trip Report

My first views of the Namibian roads, for which I had been meticulously briefed and prepared, were from the skies as we flew in on the half empty plane from Johannesburg. Believe us when we tell you that they are long and straight! In the month of December, the scarce rainfall gives life to the […]

Safari Drive Open Day Report

When we first thought of the plan for an open day we were never quite sure how interested Safari Drive past and future clients might be about the concept. We wanted it to be  enjoyable, entertaining and instructive. From the very positive feedback that has come back to us we feel that we hit the […]

New Vehicles Added to the Safari Drive Fleet

The team in Namibia are currently overseeing the equipping and fitting out of the new additions to the Safari Drive fleet of Land Rovers. These are the latest Defender Station Wagon 2.2 Tdci that we fit with top of the range roof tents, roller draws, awnings and our own specialised equipment that make the Safari […]

New Bradt Guide to Botswana edition 4

The Bradt Botswana Guide recently reported  Safari Drive as having the regions “best fleet of bush-equipped Land Rovers” and advised visitors to think carefully about venturing in the the bush without the back up and necessary safety equipment. Buy the guide here    

Botswana Road Conditions

December 2013 Road and Track Conditions  (with thanks to Mac) Shorobe to South Gate: Has finally been graded, but now people are speeding with several vehicles having already rolled, Also corrugations are starting to appear.  From the vet fence to South Gate it is mostly ok with lots of corrugations for about the first 10km. […]