Since their inception in 2000, the Mantis Collection has epitomised all things glamorous. Across the globe, from boutique hotels and game reserves to ski chalets and luxury yachts, the Mantis Collection’s efforts to embrace the nature, culture and beauty of each of the destinations where its properties are located have been rewarded with numerous prestigious accolades, including The World Travel Awards for the Leading Conservation Company and Leading Safari and Game Reserve.

The Mantis Collection’s unwavering commitment to providing top-quality, luxurious accommodation is matched by their commitment to responsible tourism. Over the years, Mantis has expanded in an eco-friendly manner by reinvesting a portion of their profits in community development, resource and wildlife conservation programmes in the regions surrounding their properties.

It is their African property portfolio that has won Mantis Collections most of their awards over the years, including the titles of Africa’s Leading Boutique Hotel Brand and Africa’s Leading Game Reserve Brand. The Mantis Collection runs a collection of top-quality boutique hotels, eco lodges and game reserves in magnificent African locations, all privately owned and individually selected. Their internationally renowned accommodations are small and intimate to provide guests with a personal and unique experience.

Go2Africa offers a number of Mantis Collection properties within South Africa, including several luxury boutique hotels in the Western Cape’s world-renowned Garden Route as well as in Port Elizabeth and Port Alfred in the Eastern Cape.

Mantis Collection safaris

Chobe River's Zambezi Queen Cruise

From $1,220 per person sharing
3 days
Luxury Chobe River Cruising. The cabins are spacious and luxurious equipped. Relax in the evening in the lounge and enjoy the sunset. The Zambezi Queen is unique in that it's a sophisticated, elegant experience that has not lost the essence of all that is uniquely African. The well designed lounge offers a lot of space.
Highlights

View wildlife from the deck of the houseboat. Head out on smaller tender boats to explore.

Destinations visited
Botswana Chobe National Park

Romantic Cape, Kruger, Falls & Zambezi

From $15,485 per person sharing
10 days
Enjoy a luxury stay at Cape Grace with views of Table Mountain. Lay back and relax under the sun on one of Cape Town's heavenly beaches. Explore all the activities and experiences that Cape Town has to offer. Enjoy a luxury safari at Singita Ebony Lodge. Go in search of the Big 5 on game drives through the Kruger. Unwind and relax with a host of activities and experiences at Singita Ebony Lodge. Take in views of the Zambezi River from your luxury suite at Tongabezi Lodge. Experience Victoria Falls through a range of activities, including microlighting.
Highlights

Stay in a trendy Cape Town hotel. Lounge on beautiful city beaches.

Destinations visited
Cape Town Kruger National Park South Africa Victoria Falls Zambia

Honeymoon Falls, Zambezi & Chobe

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6 days
Your children will love all the activities on offer at Toka Leya and they'll have valuable interactions with the locals. Going on a game drive is a thrilling experience for adults and children alike. Take a river cruise along the Zambezi River to give you a different perspective of your surroundings. Classic Victoria Falls & Chobe Adventure Enjoy a special and exciting tour.
Highlights

Stay on the banks of the Zambezi River. Visit thundering Victoria Falls.

Destinations visited
Botswana Chobe National Park Victoria Falls Zambia

Mantis Collection accommodation

The Mantis Collection offers a portfolio of award-winning accommodation ranging from intimate boutique hotels to luxury eco-lodges and game reserves in spectacular African locations, all hand-selected and privately owned.

Browse our recommendations below or simply contact one of our Africa Safari Experts for assistance with planning your dream holiday.

Finch Hattons

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Kenya, Kenya
The fully equipped en-suite bathrooms have a free-standing copper bathtub and outdoor shower.
Make use of the on-deck telescope to look for game, or to watch the stars come out.
The main lounge area is open to the sky, allowing for spectacular stargazing when the moon has waned.
A surprise bush breakfast is one of the highlights while on safari at Finch Hattons. Tsavo West National Park is well known for its large elephant population, many of which have spectacular tusks. The large swimming pool at camp offers respite from the hot sunny days. The luxurious bedrooms echo the bygone era of classic Kenyan safaris.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Bush dining Day tours Game drives Guided walks

No.5 Boutique Art Hotel

From $90 per person sharing
Eastern Cape, South Africa
The lounge has a relaxing atmosphere. Relax in the cozy lounge and read a book. No.5 Boutique Art Hotel offers a stunning design. Have a refreshing dip after a long hot summer day in the evening. Start your day with a delicious breakfast. Watch a movie in the hotel's cinema. Relax after a long day in your private lounge.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Day tours Live music & entertainment

Baines' River Camp

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Lower Zambezi, Zambia
Take a dip in the pool at sunset. Baines River camp exterior. Beautiful views from the deck. Enjoy some down time in the lounge. Mingle with other guests in the lounge. Sleep like royalty in the king sized bed. Cool off beside the pool.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat excursions Canoeing Fishing Fly fishing

Oceana Beach and Wildlife Reserve

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Eastern Cape, South Africa
After a delicious dinner enjoy a cool drink at the bar. Catch some sun and relax on the beach. Keep yourself fit with a visit in the gym. The lounge offers comfortable couches and a cozy interior. The bedroom opens up onto a private deck. Relax in the private lounge in your room. Appreciate a stunning view from the deck.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat excursions Canoeing Cultural visits Deep sea fishing

The Last Word Franschhoek

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Cape Winelands, South Africa
Free your mind with a relaxed foam baths in your spacious en suite bathroom. Sink into the comfortable bed and enjoy your stay at The Last Word Franschhoek. The suite is equipped with a spacious en suite bathroom. The restaurant offers delicious fine dining cuisine. Enjoy the beautiful flowery garden. Enjoy a cup of tea in the comfortable lounge. Refresh yourself with a dip in the pool or unwind in the beautiful garden.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Day tours Picnics

The Last Word Constantia

From $140 per person sharing
Cape Town, South Africa
Sink into your comfortable bed for a peaceful night's rest. The restaurant offers delicious fine dining cuisine. Enjoy a scrumptious variety of cakes during high tea. Cool off after a long hot day with a refreshing dip in the pool. The pool is surrounded by beautiful greenery, providing privacy. In your own private lounge you can put your feet up after a long exciting day A spacious room that opens up onto a private patio.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Day tours Picnics

The Last Word Long Beach

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Cape Town, South Africa
Long Beach lit up in the evening - a lovely sight! The swimming pool offers refreshing respite on a hot Cape Town summer's day. The Last Word Long Beach is a fantastic beach retreat for the discerning traveller. Dine on the long stretch of dazzling, picturesque seaside village, Kommetjie. Put your feet up and relax on the soft sofas in the lounge. Enjoy a refreshing beverage on the wooden deck as you look out over spectacular ocean and mountain views. Enjoy your lavish breakfast, included in the hotel rate.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Day tours Picnics

Chobe Princess

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Chobe National Park, Botswana
Exterior of Chobe Princess on the Chobe River. River view from your suite. The front deck of Chobe Princess. Twine suite. Main guest area. Dining onboard Chobe Princess. Exterior view of a bedroom suite.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat excursions