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Honeymoon Safaris

Some easy plans for making the most of a honeymoon safari or a simple romantic break to Africa’s wilderness and beaches.

Your honeymoon is the most important holiday you’ll ever plan; a special journey together creating memories that last a lifetime.

Whatever a couple has in mind, they should be suitably catered to in Africa. Would you prefer remote adventures or exclusive lodges with fine dining, pampering and personal butlers? Vast open plains teeming with wildlife or idyllic deserted beaches? Either way, Africa has everything you need.

If you’re after a barefoot ‘Robinson Crusoe’-style escape, try a dhow safari in Mozambique’s Quirimbas Archipelago. Here you can sail among mangroves and deserted islands, sleep on their shores at night or island-hop around Mauritius or the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.

For the perfect combination of bush and beach, explore Southern Tanzania’s less-visited National Parks – like Ruaha or the Selous – as both have stunning wildlife and smaller crowds. Then, head to the exotic Spice Island of Zanzibar to dip your toes in turquoise waters and walk for miles along pristine white sands.

Iconic destinations make for memorable honeymoons too, like the spectacular Victoria Falls with lunar rainbows in its spray. This could be combined with a safari in Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe or Zambia, as these all offer beautiful, exclusive lodges. Or for unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime adventures together, try climbing Kilimanjaro or canoeing the mighty Zambezi.

All that really matters is that you have the honeymoon you want, and for this, Africa rarely disappoints.

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Cape Winelands Tour

An easy 8 day break in Cape Town and Stellenbosch - spectacular scenery, fine wines, dining, history, culture and exploration from the best city in Africa

From $899 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
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Quirimbas Dhow Safari

Become a beach bum for a week. 4 nights island hopping on a dhow in Mozambique followed by 3 nights chilling on Ibo Island.

From $2395 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
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The simple beach holiday during our winter safari season, great weather, quiet beaches and easy from South Africa at affordable prices

From $3127 6 days / 5 nightsMore info
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Botswana Classic

The Classic Okavango safari with first class accommodation and top notch professional guides in the Linyanti

From $4890 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
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... a little known island in the middle of the world! Breathtaking scenery, waterfalls, beaches and rainforests

From $662 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
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Lake Malawi Safari

Far from tourist crowds you’ll find an unconventional safari and beach combo with big 5 game and the fresh water beaches of Lake Malawi

From $2645 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
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Adamson’s Footsteps

10 days of bush breakfasts, sundowners, game drives and cultural visits in territory where Joy Adamson lived and wrote 'Born Free'

From $7171 10 days / 9 nightsMore info
Skeleton coast safari hoanib Polisieman by Olwen Evans courtesy Wilderness Safaris

Hoanib Skeleton Coast Safari

The standard Hoanib Skeleton Coast Safari is a 5 day fly in tour into the remote Kaokveld of Namibia in search of desert elephants and shipwrecks

From $3995 5 days / 4 nightsMore info
Chikoko Trails camp courtesy John Coppinger

Chikoko Trails

A walking safari between two remote and seasonal camps in the Luangwa's Chikoko area along elephant and hippo trails

From $4836 8 days / 7 nightsMore info

Imbabala Zambezi Weekender

Relax, unwind and get away from it all at Imbabala

From $996 4 days / 3 nightsMore info
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Kafue and Victoria Falls

Kafue - the largest and oldest national park and Victoria Falls - one of the original natural wonders of the world... what more can we say!

From $5330 6 days / 5 nightsMore info
Lake Chada in the dry season, Katavi National Park courtesy John Corse of Nomad Safaris

Katavi & Mahale safari

The Katavi and Mahale safari is an 8 night trip offering outstanding resident game in the wild Katavi plus chimpanzees in the remote forests of Mahale

From $7745 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
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Lower Zambezi Escape

The Lower Zambezi valley, Zambia - one of southern Africa's top game viewing destinations...

From $1760 5 days / 4 nightsMore info
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Masai Mara Safari

An indulgent step back in Kenya's safari history covering the Masai Mara and parts of the Northern Frontier District

From $8971 10 days / 9 nightsMore info
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Selous and Zanzibar Getaway

The traditional East African safari and beach combination of Selous and Zanzibar. Big game, wilderness with Swahili culture and a beach break.

From $2835 8 days / 7 nightsMore info
zanzibar beach by Noel Smit

Zanzibar Beach Special

Unwind in Zanzibar on one of the best beaches - chosen by Conde Nast Traveler magazine as one of the 'top 30 beaches in the world'

From $630 7 days / 6 nightsMore info
Northern Tanzania safari with Maasai courtesy Rupert Finch-Hatton

Tanzania’s Northern Circuit

Discover Northern Tanzania - the sights, sounds and feel of the real Africa. Stay in luxury lodges. Meet the Maasai and wildlife of Tanzania

From $4685 10 days / 9 nightsMore info
Tarangire game drive courtesy John Corse of Nomad Safaris

Tarangire Getaway

Vintage Africa at it's best... luxury camp and private guide. Track wildlife, meet the local Maasai. Sundowners by the lake and dining under the stars.

From $2910 5 days / 4 nightsMore info
Courtesy Tami Walker Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls & Chobe Explorer

Wildlife and waterfalls - from Victoria Falls World Heritage Site to game drives and river cruising in the Chobe National Park. This week long safari has it all.

From $1565 7 days / 6 nightsMore info
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Kruger – Private Reserves

6 nights in the Kruger - one of South Africa’s best places for leopard viewing and elephant, lion, rhino and buffalo. A great family safari option

From $2470 7 days / 6 nightsMore info

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