The Africa Explorer

The Africa Explorer

13 Episodes

Explore the African continent from the highest point of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to the wonders of the Red Sea in Egypt and experience the African continent as never before. You will discover the beauty of this magnificent continent from the Okavango Delta to the Namib Desert and swim beneath the warm Indian Ocean waters of the Seychelles and Maldives Islands. Take a 4x4 safari in the Kalahari, track wild animals in Sabi Sabi and climb the Drakensberg Mountains in KwaZulu-Natal and Lesotho with the glorious exuberance of the African Explorer.

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The Africa Explorer
  • AE12 - Kilimanjaro the mountain of greatness

    Episode 1

    We take an authentic safari experience at Thornybush Game Reserve, South Africa, and explore the perfect island getaway on Mozambique’s Benguerra Island. Then we take on, from Serengeti to summit, conquering Kilimanjaro. And there’s a birdwatcher’s paradise on the Okavango Delta.

  • AE10 - Elephant Back Safari

    Episode 2

    Wander the wilds of northern Zimbabwe on elephant-back, dive with giant manta rays and stealthy sharks at Kuredu in the Maldives. Visit Plettenberg Bay, one of South Africa's premier seaside resorts, and join us on the prowl for the game in Kruger Park.

  • AE11 - The Serengeti

    Episode 3

    Venture into the heat-hazed desert of the Karoo to the town that time forgot, and follow one of the few remaining packs of wild dogs in South Africa’s Kruger Park. Then we explore the world’s greatest game show: the Serengeti migration, and find out where to watch it.

  • AE09 - It's all about the wildlife

    Episode 4

    We visit Mala Mala, one of Africa's most exclusive private game reserves, and get digging for diamonds in Africa’s diamond capital. There’s a trip to the Okavango Delta, the jewel of the Kalahari, before relaxing in the creature comforts of Sabi Sabi Sands game reserve.

  • AE06 - Lesotho 4x4

    Episode 5

    Take a 4x4 adventure through the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, and experience the unique AfroEuro-Asian blend of Mauritius. Then sneak off to an exclusive hideaway at Gunn's Camp, Botswana.

  • AE08 - Kalahari 4x4

    Episode 6

    Take a 4x4 adventure on the dunes of the Kalahari, and journey into the wild miracle of Ngorongoro Crater. Then, Zimbabwe offers a floating game lodge on Lake Kariba, and we discover the bushveld under cover of darkness at Exeter Lodge in Sabi Sands.

  • AE07 - The Enigmatic life of Sharks

    Episode 7

    We visit Lapalala’s rhino sanctuary in the Waterberg Mountains of South Africa and investigate the enigmatic life of sharks in the Indian Ocean. Then we’re on the trail of the Big Five at N’duna Lodge in Zimbabwe.

  • AE05 - Desert Elephants of the Kaokoveld

    Episode 8

    Trek with the elusive desert elephants of the Kaokoveld, and swim with the gentle giants of the sea off the coast of Mozambique. Wild creatures meet creature comforts at the Kapama game lodge.

  • AE02 - Okavango Delta

    Episode 9

    Off-road adventure through Botswana’s Okavango Delta precede trout fishing in KwaZulu-Natal, and then we take a wild dive, exploring reefs and wrecks in the Red Sea.

  • AE04 - Wild Dives of Southern Africa

    Episode 10

    Experience South Africa’s most spectacular dive sites, and climb through the ancient Cango Caves. A riding adventure on the mountain ponies of Lesotho finishes the episode.

  • AE03 - Malawi the Lake of Stars

    Episode 11

    We visit Lake Malawi, the world’s first freshwater national park. In Botswana, elephants congregate at Mashatu, the land of the giants. And we plunge into the Red Sea to examine a World War II relics.

  • AE13 - Kruger National Park

    Episode 12

    We look at Kruger National Park 100 years young and consider history and adventure underwater on the wreck of the Thistlegorme. Then we take time out to enjoy the mountain splendour in the Drakensberg at Royal Natal.

  • AE01 - Namibia and the URI 4x4 Desert Run

    Episode 13

    After dune riding in the Namib desert, we get back to the bush at Zulu Nyala lodge. Coral atolls form an enchanting island paradise in the Maldives, and we learn to track animals and drive Land Rovers at Sabi Sabi private game reserve.