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Title: Tourism in Africa


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Tourism in Africa
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African Safari
  • In the 70's and early 80's, Kenya developed its
    safari industry
  • People began to flock to Kenya after the success
    of the movie entitled, "Out of Africa".

3
African Safari
  • The safari industry expanded and developed many
    types of safaris
  • Photo Safaris Serious photographers are guided
    by professional wildlife photographers.
  • Camping Safaris Clients camp in tents, cook over
    campfires, range of accommodations and
    facilities.

4
African Safari
  • Boat/Canoe/Kayak Safaris travel on lakes and
    rivers, often get close to wildlife.
  • Overland Safaris Travel on land for
    weeks/months, help with chores, size ranges from
    8-30.

5
African Safari
  • Walking Safaris Best way to get close to nature,
    travel on foot, usually limited.
  • Balloon Safaris Ride over the savannah in a hot
    air balloon (expensive)

6
African Safari
  • Hunting Safaris 1-14 days, usually offered on
    private game ranches or government hunting
    reserves. Guide, vehicles, and portable camps are
    used (Birchall and Earle).

7
African Safari
  • Kenya has protected about 10 of its land for
    national parks and reserves

8
African Safari
  • The tourist industry is Kenya's second largest
    industry after agriculture and accounts for 12
    of their economy
  • Until the mid 90's Kenya was viewed as an
    "island" in a sea of chaos

9
Safari Concerns
  • Human Impact
  • Political Impact
  • Agricultural Impact
  • Poaching
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