Recommended reading on safari

Recommended Reading on Safari

Here are a few ideas for travel books, guide books and relevant stories that are recommended reading on safari. Many of these are much loved by Sense Africa Director and founder, Jenny Bowen.

Suggested Reading / Guide Books

Front cover of Sense Africa Five WaysSense Africa Five Ways by Jenny Bowen

A delightful light hearted series of short stories, ideally suited to reading on safari. Written by Sense Africa Director and founder, Jenny Bowen. Find out if the lion ate Jenny’s breakfast….

The Wildlife of Southern Africa: A Field Guide to the Animals and Plants of the Region

All bookings with Sense Africa receive a list of the animals that you might see. However, a quality guide like this really helps to enhance your experience and helps you to fully understand what you encounter

Swaziland – Bradt Travel Guide

Botswana – Bradt Travel Guide

Namibia – Bradt Travel Guide

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander Mccall Smith

Out of Africa and Shadows on the Grass by Karen Blixen 

The Constant Gardener by John Le Carre

Jock of The Bushveld by J Percy FitzPatrick

When the Lion Feeds: The Courtney Series by Wilbur Smith 

House of Stone: The True Story of a Family Divided in War-Torn Zimbabwe by Christina Lamb