Botswana vs Google Maps

Botswana vs Google Maps

Do NOT rely on google maps in Botswana  If you decide to self-drive into Botswana, please do not use google maps for the more remote tracks in Botswana. Google maps will most likely be accurate in towns and on the main roads but there are some serious inaccuracies on...
What Every 4×4 Renter Should Know

What Every 4×4 Renter Should Know

When preparing for a 4x4 self drive safari in Africa, the planning is an important part of a successful trip. Here are a few handy tips that will help you get ready!  DOCUMENTATION 1. You will need your passport, driver’s license and valid credit card when collecting...
Botswana Water Crossings

Botswana Water Crossings

Botswana’s biggest challenge – 4x4 water crossings If you decide to rent a 4x4 and travel to Botswana, more particularly the Okavango delta area you may face ‘water crossings’. The 4x4 tracks in and around Moremi, especially the Third Bridge, Xakanaka and Khwai...
How to use a high-lift jack

How to use a high-lift jack

Learn how to get unstuck by using a high-lift jack in a safe way. Confidently explore 4x4 destinations without worrying about getting stuck in sand or mud. A high-lift jack is a very useful tool if used correctly. We look at the correct way to use a high-lift jack...