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Land of the Big Cats – Serengeti

Ninian has just returned from a short safari to a remote Eastern corner of the Serengeti that was closed to the public for the past 20 years. He was one of a handful of select guides invited to help site a new camp (Namiri Plains)  that will open this July and to choose the best […]

Safari Do’s and Don’ts – top tips from Ninian and Lara

  Over the years we have traveled all over Africa always searching for new places to share with our guests. There are a few key DO’s and DON’Ts that can make your safari a really special experience. DO the research and talk with friends and friends of friends who have already been on safari. They […]

Rubondo Island Magic!

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  We set off in a state of huge excitement from Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to see in the New Year at a newly opened camp on Rubondo Island in the south west corner of Lake Victoria, Tanzania. This was a first visit for all of us and we had high expectations with a […]

The evolution of the safari tent…

This was how our grandparents camped in the  1950’s Ninians fathers camp was considered to be very comfortable in the 60’s and 70’s As time went on the tents got bigger with more comfortable furnishings and lights run on solar, Our guest tents today are big light and airy. I wonder what our grandparents would […]

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    Lowis & Leakey is a dynamic African safari company founded by Ninian Lowis and his wife Lara Leakey. We are based in Kenya where Lara and Ninian’s families have been involved in exploration and safaris since the late 19th century. Ninian is a professional guide who has over 20 years of experience leading safaris throughout Africa. Lara runs our office and manages the safari logistics as well as the day to day business of the safaris. Both Ninian and Lara delight in sharing their passion for Africa’s people, wildlife and wild places with their guests.
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