With planning for safari season in full swing, SWAROVSKI OPTIK, the global leader in high-quality long-range optical devices, has picked its top five locations for UK holidaymakers to visit this autumn.
Africa has without a doubt become the ‘King of the Jungle’ when it comes to safari favourites with places such as Kenya, Botswana, Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia regularly featured at the top of traveller’s wish lists. To ensure adventurous travellers maximise their visual experience, SWAROVSKI OPTIK has paired the perfect binoculars for each of its favourite safari destinations.
Kenya: Light And Easy With SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Pocket £550
Kenya is synonymous with safaris including the open plains of Masai Mara, which is widely considered to be Africa’s most impressive wildlife reserve. This means long Kenyan safari walks and the need for minimum attire. SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL pocket range is the most compact of the brand’s binoculars combining lightweight, foldable, pocket size with outstanding optical quality. Eyeglass wearers can fully benefit from the large field of view thanks to the individually adjustable twist-in eyecups.
Botswana: Unleash Your Wild Side With SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s EL 32 from £1,630
Just a short flight from Johannesburg and Cape Town, Botswana is one of the top destinations for adventure-seeking, discerning travellers. Featuring the biggest lions in Africa, the prides of Dubai, keen safari spotters will not want to miss a move from these magnificent creatures. SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s EL 32 10×32 binoculars provide crystal-clear, comfortable viewing and an impressive field of view of 360ft / 120m. The legendary EL wrap-around grip ensures comfortable handling and the 10x magnification provide impressive detail recognition.
Tanzania: Soak in the diverse surroundings with SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s EL 42 from £1,600
Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park is well-known for attracting an adverse array of eagles, making it a dream for every photographer. Given that the ultimate birding challenge can take place at any time, in any place, the EL 42 binoculars offer completely unimaginable opportunities, thanks to their high magnification and unrivalled detail sharpness. Unbeatable in particularly long distances, the 4.9mm exit pupils in the EL 8.5×42 binoculars also produce bright images in poor light conditions that you can rely on during both day and at twilight.
Zambia: Glimpse Migrating Zebras with SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s new CL Companion Africa, from £1,000
Zambia is a safari enthusiast’s dream with 30% of the countries’ land allocated to National Parks, as well as being home to some of the worlds’ best game parks. The CL Companion Africa binoculars are the perfect partner for any African safari and are available with an 8x or 10x magnification, and an impressive objective diametre of 30mm. Enthusiasts can gaze at some of nature’s most spectacular such as thousands of zebras moving across plains during the seasonal migration, as well as the big cats, elephants and buffalo.
South Africa: Spot the Big Five with SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Companion from £830
South Africa is one of Africa’s most exciting safari destinations, with vast areas such as the iconic Kruger National Park. Home to Africa’s Big Five, SWAROVKSI OPTIK lenses are an essential item of luggage as they enable you to capture the precious moments without intruding on nature. The CL Companion 8×30 is a popular size of binoculars, offering a compact-product design andweighing only 17.6oz/500g. The 8x magnification also offers a very smooth, judder-free image for comfortable viewing.