Best Africa Vacations

Africa is a magical and unforgettable destination that is perfect for all types of travellers. Whether you’re seeking a decadent and romantic honeymoon, fun for the whole family, a best-of-the-best Big 5 African safari, or a thrilling adventure holiday – Africa has it all. 

Africa Safari Experts

Our best Africa safaris and vacations are based on first-hand experience. We’ve travelled the length and breadth of Africa to bring you the most luxurious lodges and hotels, exceptional scenic beauty, captivating wildlife, and hassle-free logistics. 

The best safaris in Africa 

For romance and luxury, East Africa offers the perfect balance of spectacular wildlife, dramatic scenery and pampered relaxation, or try a Safari & Beach Vacation to combine Africa’s great wilderness with an idyllic island retreat in the Indian Ocean.

South Africa is a country with a lot to offer including Big 5 safaris, city lights, outdoor adventures and an intriguing food and wine culture. It’s also home to various malaria-free safari reserves which makes it perfect for Africa vacations for families.

In Zambia or Zimbabwe, you can chase your African safari with a visit to the mighty Victoria Falls – the largest body of falling water in the world, or see the Okavango Delta in Botswana – an abundant water oasis set in the spellbinding Kalahari Desert. 

Tailor-made travel

Over 60 000 travellers have counted on our expertise since 1998, so whatever your wish list, let us tailor make the best African safari for you. Browse our sample tours below to see how different attractions work together and what these combinations cost. When you’re ready, contact us and we’ll create your perfect vacation to Africa. 

Best Africa Vacations: Our Experts Recommend

  • Family Masai Mara, Serengeti & Zanzibar

    From $21740
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 14 days
    Destinations visited: Masai Mara, Tanzania, Serengeti, Kenya, Ngorongoro Crater, Zanzibar

    Experience the ultimate family safari in the Masai Mara, Serengeti & Ngorongoro Crater combined with luxury & relaxation in a Zanzibar retreat.

  • Adventure Namibia & Botswana

    From $14940
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 14 days
    Destinations visited: Damaraland, Sossusvlei, Linyanti, Namibia, Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Comprising an ultra-premium itinerary, this epic adventure connects Namibia & Botswana’s elite safari camps for an unsurpassable wildlife experience.

  • Cape Town to Tanzania by Rail & Zanzibar

    From $16580
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 22 days
    Destinations visited: South Africa, Pemba Island, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Cape Town, Dar Es Salaam, Victoria Falls, Madikwe, Zambia, Zanzibar

    Inspired by the glory days of rail travel, this luxurious train journey also includes a tropical beach getaway on glorious Pemba Island, off the coast of Zanzibar.

  • Romantic Chobe, Delta & Mozambique Island

    From $13760
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 15 days
    Destinations visited: Okavango Delta, Quirimbas, Chobe, Mozambique, Botswana

    What an itinerary: kick off with incredible accommodation and game viewing at Botswana's best big game destinations and then it's nothing less than a week on a private Indian Ocean island .

  • East Africa's Kenya, Tanzania & Zanzibar

    From $12310
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 15 days
    Destinations visited: Masai Mara, Tanzania, Ngorongoro Crater, Serengeti, Selous, Kenya, Amboseli National Park, Nairobi, Zanzibar

    A journey of adventure & romance – from the plains of the Mara; the herds of Serengeti, Ngorongoro & Selous to the spice isle of Zanzibar.

  • Zimbabwe's Gonarezhou, Falls, Hwange & Mana

    From $12820
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 12 days
    Destinations visited: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, Mana Pools National Park

    Discover the best safari areas in Zimbabwe, like Mana Pools & Hwange, combined with Victoria Falls, to make this the perfect adventure for wildlife lovers.

  • Adventure Kafue, Zambezi & Kariba

    From $8980
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 9 days
    Destinations visited: Zambia, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Lower Zambezi, Kafue National Park

    Combine two of Zambia’s wildlife hotspots, Busanga Plains & the Lower Zambezi, with a host of activities at Toka Leya, close to Victoria Falls

  • Romantic Cape, Kruger, Falls & Zambezi

    From $9680
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 13 days
    Destinations visited: Kruger, Zambia, Victoria Falls, Cape Town, South Africa

    Four of the region's must-sees are packed into this tour - kick off with a self-drive adventure in Cape Town before settling back for 2 huge wildlife destinations and thundering Victoria Falls.

  • Romantic Cape Town, Rail & Kruger

    From $8370
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 10 days
    Destinations visited: Kruger, Cape Town, South Africa

    Fabulous accommodation is only part of the glamour of this well-balanced tour - combine stunning Cape Town with the elegance of a luxury rail trip before ending with a classic Big 5 safari.

  • Namibia's Sossusvlei, Damaraland & Kunene Fly-In

    From $5065
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 7 days
    Destinations visited: Damaraland, Sossusvlei, Namibia

    Some of Namibia's wildest and most remote destinations are made easy with this fly-in safari - prepare for incredible scenery, surprisingly good game viewing and fascinating cultural interactions.

  • Family Cape Town, Kruger & Victoria Falls

    From $4660
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 11 days
    Destinations visited: Kruger, Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Cape Town, South Africa

    A great option for a first safari holiday, Southern Africa's 3 heavyweight attractions are blended on this well-paced tour and you'll enjoy plenty of time at each destination.

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