Best Big 5 Tours & Safaris

Planning a Big 5 safari? Africa is home to many excellent wildlife reserves that offer all the thrills of Big 5 game viewing, with several also being malaria-free - perfect for families with young kids. 

Browse our experts' recommended Big 5 safari packages below, read more about what a Big 5 safari entails, or contact an Africa Safari Expert directly. 

Recommended Big 5 Tours & Safaris:

  • Tanzania Tarangire, Crater & Serengeti

    From $7000
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 9 days
    Destinations visited: Tanzania, Serengeti, Tarangire, Arusha, Ngorongoro Crater

    A 9-day Big 5 safari across Tanzania’s varied landscapes of the Ngorongoro Crater, Tarangire & magnificent northern Serengeti

  • Romantic Kenya & Tanzania

    From $7030
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 8 days
    Destinations visited: Masai Mara, Tanzania, Serengeti, Kenya, Ngorongoro Crater, Nairobi

    Perfect for honeymooners who want a very comfortable & romantic East African celebration, this 8-day itinerary includes the best of Kenya & Tanzania.

  • Zambia’s Kafue and Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools

    From $7595
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 8 days
    Destinations visited: Zambia, Victoria Falls, Kafue National Park, Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

    Combine the drama of Victoria Falls with untamed reserves in Zimbabwe & Zambia for a unique, wildlife-focussed safari that will thrill both experienced and first timer adventurers.

  • South Africa's Cape Town, Kruger & Kalahari

    From $8935
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 15 days
    Destinations visited: Kruger, Kalahari, Botswana, Cape Town, South Africa

    A great itinerary awaits on this tour: kick off with a Big 5 safari in a private Kruger reserve before discovering the beauty of the Kalahari. Then, it's off to Africa's favourite city: Cape Town.

  • East Africa's Mara, Crater & Serengeti Migration

    From $8195
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 9 days
    Destinations visited: Kenya, Tanzania, Serengeti, Ngorongoro Crater, Masai Mara

    Explore the best of East Africa in this 8-night safari of a lifetime, taking in the top game parks of Kenya & Tanzania.

  • Romantic Zambia's Luangwa, Zambezi & Falls

    From $8250
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 9 days
    Destinations visited: South Luangwa National Park, Zambia, Victoria Falls, Lower Zambezi, Zimbabwe

    Get your fill of game viewing in Zambia's 2 prime wildlife destinations before heading for Victoria Falls and your stunning riverside accommodation - a luxury tour that's big on adventure and safari a

  • Zimbabwe's Matobos, Hwange, Falls & Kariba

    From $5330
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 11 days
    Destinations visited: Matusadona National Park, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Matobo National Park

    Discover Matopos, Hwange, Victoria Falls and Lake Kariba on a safari adventure that takes you to four of Zimbabwe’s best wilderness areas.

  • Family Cape Town, Kruger & Victoria Falls

    From $4410
    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.

  • Kenya's Amboseli, Ol Pejeta & Mara

    From $3435
    Per person sharing
    Tour duration: 8 days
    Destinations visited: Mount Kenya, Kenya, Amboseli National Park, Masai Mara

    Enjoy the advantages of a safari based in private reserves on this extensive Kenyan itinerary - this one is for the serious wildlife enthusiast, so be sure to get your timing right for the migration.

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