Do I need Binoculars for Safari Holiday? – Question Answered

From the days when I was working as a safari guide, to now running Best Binocular Reviews, I have been asked many times over the years if you need binoculars for a safari and my answer has never changed: A good pair of binoculars is one of, if not THE most important pieces of gear […]


Swarovski EL 8x32 vs 10x25 for Safari Binoculars

Question: Early next year (2013) I am going on a safari holiday, and I hope to obtain new binoculars before I go. After reading your reviews my current favorite is the Swarovski 8x32 EL WB but would I be better with a 10x25 set. I have no specific budget, but do appreciate good value for […]


Mid Range Binoculars & Night Vision for Safari Holiday

The following BinoWizard question was sent into be by Rodrigo from Brazil who is in the early planning phase for a safari in South Africa next September and is looking for ideal mid range safari binoculars and night vision for the trip: Question: I am looking for a solution that helps me during my stay […]


Best Low Cost, All-Round Travel Binoculars

This BinoWizard question below is from Nancy who is after a low costing versatile travel binoculars that will perform in a wide range of scenarios: whale watching, cruise ships, safaris, kayaking and wildlife observation: Question: First time binocular buyer. Going on a cruise – whale watching, kayaking and hope to do a safari at some […]


Best Mid to High End Binoculars for Birdwatching & Safaris

I received this BinoWizard question from George who lives in South Africa and who is after some mid to high end binoculars for Safari and Birding: Question: I would really appreciate some help on buying some binoculars. I’m based in South Africa & have a friend who will be in the US for a week […]


Best 42mm Binoculars for Safaris under $450 (£)

The question this week come from a very experienced safari guide who is looking for the best mid level binoculars to use on his walking and open vehicle safaris. Question: I have been guiding in the Kruger NP. for 20 years or so and am on the hunt for the very best (8x42) or (10X42) […]


Cheap Binoculars for Safari – Compact, Mid or Full Size?

This BinoWizard question is from Anna, who is looking for some inexpensive binoculars to take on safari: Question: Hello. Your reviews are exceedingly helpful, so thank you! We are doing a South African safari and I’ve been trying to find the best, low-cost pair of binoculars. I’ve narrowed it down to the Vanguard Orros 10x25 […]


7 Inexpensive Binoculars for a Family Safari Holiday

Submitted to the BinoWizard, this enquiry comes from a family of four planning for a safari holiday and as a result are looking for good, but lower costing binoculars to take on their holiday. Question: We are a family of 4 going on our first safari in June. We each need a binocular. I looked […]


Best Celestron Binoculars for Wildlife, Travel & Safaris

I have recently received a number of questions from readers regarding Celestron binoculars and which ones are best for pursuits like general wildlife observation, travel and more specifically to take on a safari type holidays. Thus rather than just repeating much of the information, I have decided to include all the answers to these questions […]


Steiner Predator Binoculars

Designed specifically for the hunter and wildlife enthusiasts Steiner Predator binoculars come with all the features you would expect like a tough rubber armoring and a fully waterproof chassis. But what really sets the Predator series apart from other binoculars for hunting is that they have a unique lens coating that is tailored to help […]