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South Africa Safaris

Translated from the native African language of Swahili, the word ‘Safari’ means ‘journey’ or ‘voyage’. Book one of our safari holidays and you can experience the journey of a lifetime. Explore the wilds of Greater Kruger in South Africa and get up close to the continent’s famous Big 5, which consists of lions, elephants, leopards, buffalos and rhinos. Enjoy open top 4x4 tours through the ever-changing landscapes with experienced guides and trackers. Alternatively, you can get up close with a Bush Walk and experience the minutiae of Africa’s bushveld. Hundreds of birds, insects and plant species make up the ecosystems here and are the perfect way for you to dive deeper into nature. 

Dramatic landscapes and sprawling national parks greet you on safaris in Zimbabwe. Full of Big Game and home to the largest waterfall in the world, there is so much to explore in this wonderful country. Our safari holidays will take you through the best of the country’s landscapes, with plenty of other activities to enjoy in your down time too. 

Luxury safari holidays

Forget everything you know about tents and relax into ultimate luxury in one of our handpicked lodges’ Bedouin style safari tents. Enjoy all of the modern amenities of a five star hotel in the heart of the bush. Step outside and relax in your private plunge pool as you watch the passing wildlife, before heading to the restaurant for gourmet meals. Each of our luxury safari hotels and lodges offer an extensive wine list made up of local varieties as well as internationally renowned options. 

During the heat of the day guests can enjoy the many facilities available. Indulge with a range of treatments at onsite spas, relax with a cocktail in the lounges or enjoy your own viewing platform. Our itineraries are created with your comfort and enjoyment in mind, with expert Travel Advisers booking your trip to ensure you get the most on and off the beaten track. 

Southern Africa Safari Discovery

16 day suggested trip

At a glance
  • Enjoy sundowner drinks as you cruise on the Mighty Zambezi river
  • Be overawed by the power and magnificence of Victoria Falls
  • Go in search of the Big 5 – on unparalleled safaris by boat and car
  • Experience the most cosmopolitan city in Africa
From £6595 per person

The Best of South Africa Self Drive

15 day suggested trip

At a glance
  • Explore the iconic city of Cape Town and its many attractions
  • Taste delicious wines in South Africa’s top vineyards
  • Explore pretty seaside towns along the Garden Route
  • See some of Africa’s famous wildlife on one of two spectacular private game reserves
From £3295 per person

South Africa Family Adventure

15 day suggested trip

At a glance
  • Experience the Cape’s amazing marine wilderness and wildlife
  • Get up close to African penguins on the beach in Simonstown
  • Explore the sophisticated and cosmopolitan city of Cape Town
  • Visit South Africa’s malaria free Madikwe Game Reserve and take exciting safaris in open vehicles
From £4249 per person

South Africa Rovos Journey

15 day suggested trip

At a glance
  • Visit South Africa’s Greater Kruger and discover its diverse wildlife
  • Take an iconic rail journey through the landscapes of South Africa
  • Try some of the world’s most exquisite wines
  • Explore the cosmopolitan city of Cape Town
From £5695 per person

Highlights of South Africa and Mauritius

16 day suggested trip

At a glance
  • See some of Africa’s extraordinary wildlife, including the Big 5
  • Explore the iconic city of Cape Town
  • Book optional wine tasting tours or boat trips to Robben Island
  • Spend your days shaded by palm trees on the powdery white sands of Mauritius’ beaches
From £5695 per person
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