Holiday and Safari Books

There is a wide range of books to read about Africa, it's beautiful wilderness full of wildlife, bird life, photography and the rich history and cultures of Africa. Below are some of our recommended books to read while on holiday in Africa.


The African Safari by P Jay Fetner

The African Safari

Field Guide to the Birds of East Africa by J Fanshawe

Birds of East Africa

Wildlife of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Collins Travellers Guide

Wildlife tour of East Africa guide

Bradt Travel Guide

Big Five Africa by Gerald Hinde

Big Five Africa

Field Guide to the National Parks of East Africa by John G Williams

Guide to the National Parks of East Africa

The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals by J Kingdon

The Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals

The Orphans of Tsavo by Daphne Sheldrick

The Orphans of Tsavo

Portraits in the Wild Animal Behavior in East Africa by Cynthia Moss

Portraits in the Wild Animal Behavior

Valley of the Big Cats by Steve Price

Valley of the Big Cats

The White Nile by Alan Moorehead

The White Nile

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals by J Kingdon

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals

Around Africa on my Bike

Around Africa on my Bike

The Long African Day by Norman Myers

The Long African Day

Mammals of Africa by M Andrews

Mammals of Africa

I Dreamed of Africa by Kuki Gallmann

I Dreamed of Africa

Green Hills of Africa by Ernest Hemingway

Out of Africa

Gorillas in the Mist by Dian Fossey

Green Hills of Africa

Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen

Out of Africa

No Mans Land, The Last of White Africa by John Heminway

No Mans Land

Africa Adorned by Angela Fisher

Africa Adorned

The hominid gang behind the scenes in the search for human origins by Delta Wills

The Hominid Gang

African Art by Frank Willett

African Art

Berlitz Guide to Swahili for Travelers

Swahili for Travelers

The Trees where Man was Born by Peter Matthiessen

The Trees where Man was Born

West with the Night by Beryl Markham

West with the Night

Shepherds of the Desert by David Keith Jones

Shepherds of the Desert

wildebeest migration by E. Carmichael

Wildebeest migration