Exploring Africa's Wildlife And Wild Places

Lyn Lavery

Lyn Lavery
Lyn is a Bushtracks Group Travel Planner and our Director of Operations. Lyn has been with Bushtracks since 2005, becoming a safari expert, not just in the wild areas of Africa and India, but in how travelers best enjoy those places. Her travels throughout India, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Tanzania have given her personal experience in a wide variety of camps and ecosystems. As Director of Operations, Lyn ensures that a focus on client needs permeates our entire company culture. She is a watchful eye as details flow through the office, a skilled firefighter if an emergency arises, and an expert educator in incorporating our experience into planning procedure.

Recent Posts

Bushtracks Family Safari Guests Make AWF donation

Bushtracks Family Safari group, photographed by Peter Jaunich

It wasn't all fun and games for the 37 Bushtracks travelers who visited Manyara Ranch this summer. They also presented John Salehe, Director of the African Wildlife Foundation (AWF), and Fidelis Olekashe, the ranch manager, with a donation of $3,700 towards the Manyara Conservancy on June 26, 2017.

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Posted in: Conservation & Wildlife

Safari Spoonful: Serengeti Quiche

 Lamai Serengeti, TanzaniaAfrican safari camps do a wonderful job catering to the tastes of American and European travelers with a constantly changing menu prepared in some of the most remotely placed kitchens on earth. This safari spoonful is an easy-to-make quiche I enjoyed after a morning game-drive at Lamai Serengeti.

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Posted in: Safari Lifestyle

African Safari Tips: How to Plan Your Flight to Africa from the U.S.

Delta, photo credit Chris Parypa PhotographySo much of the excitement in planning your African safari understandably focuses on your experiences in Africa. But equally importantly, your planning needs to address how you will get to Africa from the United States. 

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Posted in: Planning, Tips, and Tools

The Ultimate African Safari By Private Jet - 7 Reasons Why



If you’re only going to Africa once, this is the ultimate African safari! Here are the 7 reasons why:

PC-12_over_Delta_Michael_Poliza_21. Travel in comfort and security by private jet and bush planes watching as unforgettable Rift Valley vistas unfold below you with your every need attended to by familiar staff and crew. 

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Posted in: Expeditions by Private Jet

How to Spot a Leopard in South Africa


How to Spot a Leopard in South Africa

When you are ready to begin planning your trip to Africa, the first safari you will take is often of the online, bewildering type: researching camps and parks with not a lot to go on. If you haven’t explored it already, offers one-stop-shop planning tools to help design your dream safari. We’ve applied over 20 years of fielding traveler questions into filters that anticipate many of the desires that spark a safari adventure. Sometimes the trip-of-a-lifetime starts with a childhood dream you could never get out of your head:  like seeing a leopard in its habitat.

So, if you are interested in a Cape Town visit for your family, but can’t imagine going all the way to Africa without seeing a leopard – and you want to make sure that your 12 year old twins have access to a swimming pool – by using our filters, you’ll find 19 safari camps that fit the bill.

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Posted in: Destinations