The best African safaris and tours

The term ‘bucket list’ may be overused, but these safaris offer once in a lifetime, truly exceptional holiday experieces in Africa’s premier wildlife destinations. From yoga under the African sky, to the enormous elephant herds of the Chobe National Park and Zambia’s remote and pristine wilderness areas, these are the trips that you’ve been dreaming about. Once in a lifetime, bucket list safaris!

Our selection includes exploring Namibia’s diverse and sublime wilderness areas, safaris that include the best of Botswana, family friendly holidays and tours, and island bliss in Mozambique. and trekking with endangered mountain gorillas and volcano climbing in Uganda.

If you have your own list of ‘must do’ experiences, like diving with great white sharkes, camping wild in the Central Kalahari, or hot air ballooning over the red sands of the Namib, we can create a tailor-made safari for you.  Our team is waiting to make your dream safari a reality!

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Big five safari Botswana Savute

Spend 10 days exploring the best of Botswana’s acclaimed wilderness areas, from the arid beauty of the Kalahari, to the emerald oasis of the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. Combine the magic of incredible wildlife sightings with the peace and relaxation that comes with a morning yoga practice and afternoon meditation in pristine African bush. 

Elephants, Zambia lodge safari

This 13 day participation safari takes you on an epic exploration of the best wilderness areas in Zambia. You’ll see the most unspoilt and untouched wildlife areas in the world, teeming with birds and animals.


An epic 10 day ultimate bucket list vacation! Interact with endangered mountain gorillas in Uganda and summit and spend the night on Mount Nyiragongo, with its lava lake bubbling below you. Once in a lifetime stuff!


A 10 day exploration safari through the diverse landscapes of magnificent Namibia. You will experience a true adventure, taking in the Sossusvlei dunes and the Namib Desert, the life-filled Atlantic Ocean, the ancient Damaraland plains, and Etosha’s famous wildlife. 


Spend 11 days in island paradise in the glorious and pristine Quirimbas Archipelago! Start on Ibo Island, with its white sand beaches, mangrove forests and exquisite marine life, and then head to the private haven of exclusive Medjumbe Island, nestled in an untouched marine oasis. 

Elephant Phinda Private Game Reserve

This South African holiday offers the best of beach and bush! You will travel from Phinda Private Game Reserve, known for its exceptional game viewing (including the Big Five) and diverse habitats, to the seaside town of Umhlanga, and the luxurious Oyster Box Hotel.

Okavango Delta Botswana lodge safari

This nine day safari gets you up close and personal with Botswana’s magnificent wildlife!  A highlight is spending two nights on a skybed in the heart of Botswana’s wildlife haven, Khwai. This safari is not to missed – a bucket list safari if there ever was one.


Experience two of South Africa’s best private game reserves, bordering the Kruger National Park, and then explore cosmopolitan, beautiful Cape Town on this comprehensive 11-day safari. 

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