Uncover Africa

Africa is a vast land of natural beauty, rich in history with an abundance of cultures and home to world famous safari parks. 

This is a wild continent filled with soul, the indescribable natural wonders of the world and majestic wildlife that will take your breath away and leave you with unforgettable memories.

 

  

 



Africa is a land of vast natural beauty, rich in history, an abundance of cultures and home to the big five. A continent filled with soul, the incredible natural wonders of the world and majestic wildlife will capture your heart. An African adventure awaits for every type of traveller.

If you’re the daring kind, head off the beaten track on a Camping Safari or a Volunteering Experience. Sleep under African skies and be surrounded by the splendour of her sounds. Make unforgettable friendships as you buy and cook food from markets, share drinks with the villagers in a local bar and enjoy many early mornings marvelling at an array of breathtaking African sunrises throughout your journey.

Explore the authentic spirit of Africa in comfort on a Lodge Style Safari. Simple lodgings in spectacular locations, on riverbanks or amidst the wildlife in national parks add to the true wilderness of your experience. Gain local knowledge as excellent tour guides share insight into fauna, flora, local cultures, traditions, history and geography as you journey through the depths of one of the earth’s oldest continents.

If you’d prefer to soak up Africa in style, treat yourself to the luxuries of a Rail Journey on South Africa’s Blue Train or pamper yourself with a Luxury Escape in the tropical island of picturesque Zanzibar in stunning 5-star accommodation.

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For a rustic African experience, get in touch with all that encapsulates Africa with a camping safari. Join 20-30 other like-minded travellers on a purpose-built truck and explore the rugged continent with a tour guide, cook and driver.

Victoria Falls is one of the earth’s greatest spectacles. The superb curtain of water spans 1700 metres and shares the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Hear its lively roar and feel its spray as the awe inspiring natural wonder of the world cascades over 80 metres. Peek precariously over its edge from Devil’s Pool at the top, or for an adrenaline rush like no other, bungee jump into the Zambezi River. For the less daring, admire the magnificent grandeur of one of the world’s largest waterfalls from afar.

North of beautiful Botswana lies Chobe National Park, ‘The Land of the Giants.’ Home to Africa’s largest elephant population, the remarkable stretch of land is made up by rich ecosystems and diverse landscapes and is centred around the Chobe River. The density of wildlife and bird-life the picturesque river attracts will undoubtedly take your breath away. Be captivated by its charm as you spot countless buffalo, hippos and crocodiles.

For an out of this world experience, track rare mountain gorillas or endangered golden monkeys through the ancient rainforests of Mgahinga Gorilla National Park. Learn about the Batwa pygmies, an indigenous hunter-gatherer tribe and their ancient knowledge of the forests’ secrets. Three extinct volcanoes lie along the border of Uganda, Congo and Rwanda and provide a magnificent backdrop to the region.

Share your safari experience with 2-14 other travellers and an experienced tour guide as you venture through Africa with the comforts of lodge accommodation, deliciously cooked meals and tranquil settings.

The Unesco World Heritage-listed Okavango Delta is one of the most sought after wilderness destinations in the world. Created as the Okavango River flows into the parched Kalahari dessert, it’s often referred to as the ‘jewel’ of the Kalahari. The Okavango Delta will enthral you with its evocative scenes of extraordinary natural beauty. Meander into the depths of untouched Africa, through wetland to dry-land, pass palm-fringed islands, thick woodland and waterways decorated by papyrus. Be sure to remember your binoculars because this vastly unique ecosystem is home to a myriad of birds and wildlife including cheetahs, rhinos, lions and elephants.

There’s no better place to spot the big five than at The Kruger National Park. South Africa’s largest safari park boasts some of the greatest populations of the animal kingdom. Listen as the bush awakes to the howls of hyenas, look up as eagles soar overhead and be completely captivated by the giraffes, leopards, lions, cheetahs and wild dogs that roam freely through the reserve.

Watch on as the wind elegantly shapes the epic landscapes of Sossuvlei in Namibia. Located in Africa’s largest conservation area, Sossuvlei is also one of the oldest and driest ecosystems on earth. The ever-spanning ephemeral pan set amid sand dunes that reach up to 350m high will leave you in complete wonderment. Climb to the top around sunrise or sunset as the colours shift with the change of light.

For a holiday filled with diversity, look no further than South Africa. Known as the rainbow nation, South Africa is a melting pot of culture, bursting with ancient African traditions infused with Asian and European influences. You’ll fall in love with the country that has it all. From Johannesburg’s bustling city to Durban’s world-class surf beaches and the rugged mountain ranges of Cape Town. Encounter magnificent wildlife and picturesque scenery along the way that’ll leave you breathless.

Head up to the east coast of Africa and find the exotic paradise that is Zanzibar. The beautiful sun-drenched island bursts with history and culture. Relax and unwind on dreamy stretches of white sand beaches fringed with palms that sway lazily in the sea breeze. Swim with dolphins in the warm crystal clear waves of the Indian Ocean or learn about the interesting Swahili traditions that include music, dance, visual arts and delicious cuisine.

The Masai Mara in South West Kenya will make all your African dreams come true. Picture endless rolling plains scattered with iconic acacia trees and the burning sun in the horizon. Discover the long preserved culture of the unique Masai tribe and be moved by the abundance of creatures that prowl the land. For one of nature’s greatest spectacles, don’t miss the Great Migration. Witness notorious predators lurking and prey scampering for safety as over a million wildebeests and zebras uniformly make the circular tour from the Serengeti in Tanzania in search for greener pastures.

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