Africa Mobile Safaris

Mobile safari camps are lavish tented affairs with all the creature comforts of a lodge and the added advantages of moving as you explore. They also provide much greater exclusivity than most lodges allow.

If your dream safari is a contemporary take on the expeditions of early explorers, then a mobile safari is absolutely for you. There is something thrilling about sleeping in a tent, no barrier of brick and glass between you and nature, only the romance of lantern light and lullaby of the African night.

This type of journey offers adventurous travellers an original safari experience, complete with walk-in tents, crisp linen on comfortable double beds and en-suite bathrooms with hot bucket-showers. And a team of staff taking care of you. Each evening, you arrive at a new setting to a flawlessly recreated camp… and ice-cold sunset drinks.

Luxury mobile safaris are about an authentic safari experience, stripped of the unnecessary barriers to an intimate, exclusive wilderness experience, without sacrificing any comfort or convenience. 

Where to Go

When it comes to mobile safari destinations, Botswana is Southern Africa’s ideal choice. See all the best parks and reserves, from the haunting salt flats of the Makgadikgadi Pans to the tranquil waterways of the Okavango Delta and the legendary elephant watering holes of the Chobe.

Combination safaris are very popular and feature mobile camps mixed in with stays in permanent lodges. Botswana offers a rich diversity of game viewing activities – expect to explore in traditional safari vehicles, by motorboat and canoe, and on guided nature walks.

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Tanzania and Kenya are Africa’s original mobile safari destinations and home to the best of East Africa’s Big 5 game viewing. The Great Migration sees a million wildebeest follow an epic path from the rolling plains of the Masai Mara in Kenya across crocodile infested rivers into the grasslands of the Serengeti in Tanzania, and back again.

This natural spectacle is affected by seasonal variations in rainfall and grazing, which makes the flexibility of a mobile camp perfectly suited to putting you in the right place at the right time.Head out on game drives and guided nature walks from your tented camp, and experience superb year-round game viewing.

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