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Conservation Using Technology

Staycation Safari was created for the purpose of global National Park conservation.

By highlighting and showcasing the wonders of nature in our national parks worldwide using 360° VR technology, it increases awareness of these amazing and diverse ecosystems.

And this awareness often leads to a desire for a better connection with nature (e.g by visiting a national park) and the realisation that conservation is imperative to preserve that connection.

Bruce Whittaker, the founder of Staycation Safari, has been using new technologies to raise awareness of African National Parks and game reserves since 2003...

African Safari Journals - 2003

The first website of its kind dedicated to African safari reviews and trip reports,even before Tripadvisor. Has received millions of visitors over the years.

Youtube Channel - 2006

Created one of the first Youtube channels showcasing African safari video sightings, long before Latest Sightings even existed.

Top Safari Guides - 2016

Dedicated to unearthing and showcasing the best African safari guides on the continent, who are integral to making a safari a success.

Provably Protect - 2021

African national park and game reserve digital real estate, wildlife photographs and artworks for sale, of which 40% of the proceeds are contributed to wildlife conservation.


African Safari Pictures - 2005

Repository of wildlife pictures taken on safari and better safari photography tips.

Kruger Sightings - 2007

Launched the Kruger Sightings Facebook group that in 2022 reached 177 000 members. Also created, Etosha, Addo Elephant, Hluhluwe-Imfolozi, Pilanesberg and Safari Guides Sightings groups.

Wifi On Safaris - 2018

List of safari lodges, guest houses, restaurants and hotel wifi networks available for guests to use in National Parks and reserves in Africa and speed test results of some of these networks.

Staycation Safari - 2022

Enjoy 360° virtual tours and live webcams about national parks worldwide from the comfort of your own home.