Stirring every sense, Eastern and Southern Africa captivate globetrotters with their fusion of spectacular safari country, bustling cities and sugary beach retreats. Synonymous with adventure, colour and excitement, a safari in Africa is an unforgettable experience.
Famous wildlife reserves will exceed your every expectation as the thrill of tracking the Big Five takes over. With many different wildlife adventures available in eight countries, what better way to make the most of your trip than with one of our spectacular Africa safaris?
For animal experiences and the classic Big Five, head to Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. But safari adventures don’t stop there. Namibia has some of the most dramatic scenery in the world — you can track gorillas in their natural habitat in Rwanda and much of the action in Botswana happens as you float through the dense scrub, spotting elephants.
Whether you already have an idea of the places you’d like to visit but need some help planning your safari, or would like recommendations for destinations to combine, our Destination Specialists are here to help. They’ve all travelled our destinations extensively, so can give you first-hand advice on making the most of your time there. Call our UK based call centre and they can create the perfect safari itinerary to suit your needs.
The world’s largest land mammal, African elephants once covered the savannahs and bush, but now there are fewer than 70,000 left. See these magnificent creatures at:
Famous for those deadly horns, the black rhinoceros is the rarest of the Big Five animals you will see on your safari holiday. See them at these African parks:
Considered the most dangerous Big Five animal thanks to its nervous nature, these undomesticated bovines spread out in massive herds among the savannah. See them here:
Lion - The King of Beasts
The king of Africa’s Big Five, lions are among the most feared and revered animals. See them lazing amid the tall savannah grasses or hunting their prey in:
Quicker than a cat, leopards are able to run at speeds of up to 35 mph. These sleek and cunning animals are best seen at night. Keep your eyes peeled for them amid the trees at these parks:
Where to see the Big Five