Africa is the world’s second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.3 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers six per cent of Earth’s total surface area and 20.4 per cent of its total land area.
Popular Safari Destinations
Tanzania is a safari mecca populated by the "big five" game (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino) and is home of Kilimanjaro National Park, the location of Africa’s highest mountain.
Uganda's abundant wildlife includes chimpanzees as well as rare birds. Remote Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is a renowned mountain gorilla sanctuary.
Zimbabwe is known for its dramatic landscape including the Zambezi River and Victoria Falls and its diverse wildlife such as hippos, elephants, rhinos and exotic birdlife.
Namibia is home to diverse wildlife, including a significant cheetah population. In the north, Etosha National Park’s salt pan draws game including rhinos and giraffes.