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Africa’s top 5 places for celebrations

Planning a celebration in Africa?

…whether it’s a well deserved graduation or a honeymoon, you may have a big birthday on the horizon, approaching retirement or are looking for a multi-generational, family friendly destination. You’ve decided on Africa but you’re faced with 16 safari countries in Southern Africa, Central and Western Africa, East African and the Indian Ocean islands… where do you choose?

Africa is extremely diverse and can be quite daunting, you need to figure out what you want to do and want you want to experience. Get away from it all in Central Africa’s dense rainforests or discover West Africa’s colourful markets. The East African countries of Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania are safari strongholds where the plains and savannah are alive with wildlife. Here you’ll find some of the world’s best beaches and best mountains to hike. Madagascar has amazing flora and fauna with 80% of the species endemic to the island (the 4th largest island in the world!)

Southern African destinations include Mozambique, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa – there’s something for everyone: Discover the Namib Deserts, Victoria Falls. Luxury, culture and wildlife of South Africa. Great wild walking in Zambia for the wildlife enthusiast and the fabulous beaches and diving in Mozambique… then there’s the African islands: Madagascar, Mauritius and the Indian Ocean Seychelles have fabulous beaches, great diving and unique fauna and flora.

Firstly, decide what you’re looking for… whether it’s extreme adventure, photography, a traditional safari, bird watching, walking, canoeing, mobile, gorilla, migration and horseback, self-drive or just relax on the beach.

We’ve done the leg work, second guessed your wish list and come up with Africa’s top 5 places for celebrations, so get yourself a coffee, relax and enjoy….


For the adventurous: kayaking in Madagascar, white water rafting and bungee jumping off Victoria Falls or, we have the wonderful Quirimbas Island Hopping Dhow Safari in Mozambique for 8 days of Robinson Crusoe style living .


Big Birthdays…

Namibia’s Hoanib Skeleton Coast Safari – rugged and dramatic scenery and stylish camp. Spend 4 days discovering the rugged and dramatic landscapes of the most remote areas of the Kaokoveld. A good option for combining with another safari.


Discover vibrant Cape Town and the Winelands – 8 day self-drive tour of Cape Town and Stellenbosch with B&B accommodation and 3 days car hire with pre-planned routes and maps.

Alternatively if you fancy a Robinson Crusoe style barefoot luxury kayak adventure in Antananarivo and Madagascar – 11 day adventure: paddle pristine rivers, discover amazing wildlife, go whale watching, snorkelling and romantic deserted beaches

Family get-together…

Zimbabwe and Zambia Family Safari – a wonderful 14 day adventure staying at some of Africa’s finest camps and hotels in three of Africa’s premier national Parks: Hwange, Kafue and South Luangwa… and the iconic Victoria Falls. A great multi-generational safari showcasing Africa’s landscape and wildlife at its best.

If you’re still undecided take a look at our African Safari map of Africa’s best safari spots… just pan, zoom and explore!