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Traditional African safaris are likely to conjure up ‘Out of Africa’ style images of sweeping plains and savannah teeming with wildlife. Stampeding wildebeest, elusive leopards, majestic elephants and, king of them all, the lion.

Africa’s landscapes, flora and fauna are as diverse as the continent is vast. Tanzania’s classic and very popular Northern Circuit, for example, takes in the iconic wildebeest migration across the Serengeti plains and the ubiquitous wildlife of Ngorongoro Crater. Traditional African safaris in Botswana are highly rated, and best represented by our Okavango Safari.  Choose Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe with its massive elephant population, and take in Victoria Falls at the same time.

The best time to see wildlife in any African country is in the dry season. The animals converge at waterholes and rivers when grasses are low and sustenance is in short supply. Animals slumber in the shade to tame the mid-day heat. Game viewing activities usually involve early morning and late afternoon drives. We use custom-built 4×4 safari vehicles, complete with morning coffee and sundowners. Guides will then impart their excellent knowledge of the bush and its fascinating residents.

Accommodation options ranging from comfortable permanent camps to exclusive, chic eco-lodges. Perfect for relaxing after a long day, dine under the stars and swap safari stories with your fellow guests.

‘The only man I envy is the one who has not yet been to Africa – for he has so much to look forward to.’ Richard Mullin

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Wild dogs Luangwa explorer

Luangwa Explorer

Get into the heart of Zambia's premier wildlife hotspot... luxury bushcamps, excellent cuisine and top notch Professional Guides

From $4438 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
Hwange Explorer Elephant Hippo at Ngweshla, Hwange

Hwange Explorer

Combine creature comforts in Victoria Falls with an active safari in Hwange's wild reaches with one of Zimbabwe's top guiding teams over a week

From $2170 7 days / 6 nightsMore info
Wildebeest and Zebra on the move with one of our migration safaris

Serengeti Migration

Fantastic wildlife and stunning scenery! From Ngorongoro to Africa's great Serengeti plains - an action pack safari experience!

From $6452 9 days / 8 nightsMore info
Cottar's Mara Safari courtesy Stephano Cheli

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
Botswana Classic Duma Tau giraffe in the Okavango by Dana Allen courtesy Wilderness Safaris

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
Flying safari down the Skeleton Coast by Dana Allen for Wilderness Safaris

Namibia Flying Safari

Discover iconic Namibia from the air… the dunes of Sossusvlei, rugged Damaraland and the wildlife in Etosha - all 3 of Namibia's safari icons.

From $5092 7 days / 6 nightsMore info
fire sunset

Okavango Explorer Safari

Discover the Okavango World Heritage Site by foot, boat and vehicle. This safari tour over 8 days covers Moremi and the Delta.

From $3725 8 days / 7 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
Samburu Moran in the Laikipia by John Berry

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
Musanza Boys at Shumba Camp by Dana Allen courtesy Wilderness Safaris

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
Kruger elephants courtesy MORE

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
Chongwe River Camp - lower Zambezi safari

Lower Zambezi Escape

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

From $1760 5 days / 4 nightsMore info
victoria falls safari tour big 5 Elephant phalanx at Davisons courtesy Dana Allen for Wilderness Safaris

Victoria Falls “Big 5”

A comfortable 3 nights in Vic Falls with an intense big 5 safari experience over 3 nights in Hwange. Family-friendly.

From $1990 7 days / 6 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
A big 5 safari Hwange Rhino by Tami Walker. Zimbabwe safari special

Zimbabwe Safari Special

Free nights and transfers, intimate camps in private concessions and amazing wildlife

From $2600 10 days / 9 nightsMore info

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