Your Guide to Responsible Travel

 On Safari

KEEP TO DESIGNATED ROADS AND TRACKS: Off-road driving can cause extensive damage to macro eco-systems.

MINIMISE DISTURBANCE TO ANIMALS: Please keep noise to a minimum and never try to attract an animal’s attention.

STAY INSIDE YOUR VEHICLES AT ALL TIMES: Remember: Wild animals are dangerous.

KEEP TO THE SPEED LIMIT: In most parks, this is 40 kph – and animals have the right of way.

SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL: Stay at hotels and lodges that look after their surrounding environment and support local conservation and commercial initiatives while promoting the area’s culture.

NEVER FEED WILD ANIMALS: This upsets their diets and leads to interruption of their hunting and feeding cycles, and dependence on people.

DO NOT DISTURB THE ECOLOGICAL BALANCE: Do not alter the natural environment in any way through purchase, collection, or removal of any natural specimen.

TAKE ALL LITTER WITH YOU: These are harmful to the health of the parks and wildlife.

At the Coast

RESPECT LOCAL CULTURES AND PROMOTE COMMUNITY BENEFITS: Always dress in respectable ways and support properties and projects that benefit local people through employment, social development and the preservation of local cultures.

SUPPORT SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL: Stay at hotels and lodges that look after their surrounding environment and support local conservation and commercial initiatives while promoting the area’s culture.

PROTECT THE MARINE ENVIRONMENT: Please avoid touching or standing on coral reefs, and never dispose of litter on the beach or in the sea.

ADVOCATE FOR ENDANGERED SPECIES: Avoid buying starfish, shells, or any products that derive from turtles and whales. Also, avoid eateries that offer undersized crabs and lobsters.