Category Archives: Overland trip reports

An epic adventure in the Okavango

“An epic adventure, covering 4 380km in ten days through some of the roughest terrain in the African wilderness has really re-enforced my respect for nature… and Toyota Land Cruiser,” says Jeremy Clacherty from Pinetown in Kwazulu-Natal after he and five of his friends literally got into deep water in the Okavango Delta.

From their experience it is clear that overlanders should be extremely cautious when traversing roads that could be affected by seasonal water and must do proper homework before they take on this challenge. They got horribly stuck in the swamps and it almost became a life threatening situation when they had to abandon one of the two vehicles in the party. Continue reading An epic adventure in the Okavango

How to submit your trip data to T4A

By Lizette Swart

Tracks4Africa is renowned for the reliability of our maps, especially off the beaten tracks, and people specifically marvel at the accuracy of the estimated travel times indicated on the maps. The T4A maps are compiled from GPS data submitted by the T4A community of travellers; people like you!

Travellers record their travel experiences and send it to T4A to process it in order to create a highly reliable GPS map which is also used on the T4A apps.  Without your contributions, we cannot keep our maps up to date with the latest developments with regards to roads, travel times, points of interest, etc. Continue reading How to submit your trip data to T4A