Kenya or South Africa in July/August

May 27th, 2012, 06:03 AM
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Kenya or South Africa in July/August

I am asking this on behalf of an English friend who wants to take his teenage kids to Africa in their summer holidays.I have been to Sa in November and Tanzania in February so know the safari opportunities.Whats best that time oy year and is one month better?Thanks
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Jun 24th, 2012, 09:05 PM
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Researching the same subject and found this very useful chart.
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Jun 26th, 2012, 03:12 PM
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If July/August... definitely Kenya when the 'migration' is taking place.
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Jun 27th, 2012, 03:10 PM
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We have taken 3 trips to South Africa in early August. It is a wonderful time to go! It is the end of their winter and we have found the weather to be chilly in the early morning and evenings but quite pleasant and warm during the day. As far as the game drives (safari) it is a perfect time for viewing because the leaves are still off of the trees so the animals can't hide as easily. Tracking them is so much easier.
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Jun 28th, 2012, 12:42 PM
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Either place. If migration is a high point, then Kenya. If they'd like to include walking near penguins or safe cage diving with Great White Sharks (July/Aug is perfect shark time), then South Africa.

Aug seems to be busier and airfares a little more expensive than July.

If the trip is for this year, see where availability exists. No wrong choice.
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