Ultimate Adventures

Wild and wonderful in Botswana

A loud rumbling tummy awakens me in the dead of the night… I lie stiffly staring into the velvet darkness, then gingerly lean across, drawing my ear to my husband Glen’s stomach. No – it’s not him! I catch my breath – the realisation that a large nocturnal visitor is grazing silently outside. This is wild camping, and this is what we came for – the ultimate Botswana adventure!
Words: Filly Crouch | Photos: Glen and Filly Crouch

Group therapy at its best

Nervous about joining Simon and Des Steadman of Ultimate Adventures, and a group of strangers on a bucket-list wild camping trip to Mana Pools in Zimbabwe, David Cairncross soon realised that sharing such an exciting experience with likeminded outdoor enthusiasts makes it all the more special.

The soul of Tanzania

Tanzania is a bucket list destination for many. It’s the stuff African safari dreams are made of and the “grand finale” – the Serengeti

Simon says… Tyre Review.

Whenever a newbie overlander asks me what they should do to their vehicle first, I always tell them that tyres and suspension are the most

Okavango Delta Adventure (2022)

https://www.ultimateadventures.tv/4×4-tours Tour Date: 21 August 2022 – 1 September 2022Tour Cost: R16 500 per person Tour Details: The Okavango Delta (or Okavango Swamp), in Botswana,

Ultimate Chobe Adventure(2022)

https://www.ultimateadventures.tv/4×4-tours Tour Date: 9-21 October 2022Tour Cost: R16 500 per person Tour Details Famed for its massive elephant populations, big herds of buffalo (matched only

Zambia Migrations Expedition (2022)

https://www.ultimateadventures.tv/4×4-tours Tour Date: 6-19 November 2022Tour Cost: R18 500 per person Tour Details Each year, Zambia plays host to two of the best-kept secrets in

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https://www.ultimateadventures.tv/4×4-tours Tour Date: 18-30 September 2022Tour Cost: R16 500 per person Tour Details This unique park is a World Heritage Site, based on its wildness

Ultimate Tanzania Expedition (2022)

https://www.ultimateadventures.tv/4×4-tours Tour Date: 15 May 2022 – 16 June 2022Tour Cost: R65 00 per person sharing (R5 500 single supplement) Tour Details Tanzania is best