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9 days
From £3395
Selous & Spice

This holiday combines the vast southern park of Selous, with the beautiful Spice Island of Zanzibar.

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8 days
From £9300
Akagera and Volcanoes

Combine wetland and forest with stays in Akagera and Volcanoes National Parks.

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10 days
From £8790
Cape & Kalahari

Combine beautiful Cape Town with a safari in the Kalahari at Tswalu.

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13 days
From £1240
Classic Cape Town & Garden Route

A self-drive tour starting in Cape Town and continuing along the world-famous Garden Route.

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13 days
From £4250
Classic Namibia

A self drive of Namibia visiting Sossusvlei, the Skeleton Coast, Damaraland, Etosha and Okonjima Nature Reserve.

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9 days
From £4030
Classic Zim: Victoria Falls, Hwange & Mana Pools

Experience the thunder of Victoria Falls before safaris in both Hwange and Mana Pools.

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9 days
From £4930
Kruger & Cape

A luxurious trip combining a safari in Sabi Sands with a stay in the Mother City.

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10 days
From £3540
Kruger Safari & Mauritius Escape

Enjoy a safari in Timbavati followed by a stay on the island of Mauritius.

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9 days
From £3585
Kruger Safari & Mozambique's Bazaruto

A wonderful two centre trip combining a safari in South Africa's Kruger with the sandy white beaches of Vilanculos.

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10 days
From £6090
Kruger Safari & Mozambique's Benguerra Island

Enjoy the best of 'Bush & Beach' with this fabulous luxury holiday.

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7 days
From £3790
Laikipia & Masai Mara Fly-in Safari

Perfect for those seeking spectacular game viewing and a conservation experience.

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7 days
From £5030
Lewa & the Mara: Lewa Wilderness & Mahali Mzuri Fly-In Safari

Superb luxury two centre fly-in safari combining some of the best properties in Kenya.

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9 days
From £4520
Luxury Zim: Victoria Falls, Hwange & Mana Pools

Staying in small tented camps in Hwange and Mana, and at the closest lodge to Vic Falls, this is a spectacular safari.

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8 days
From £2675
Madikwe & Waterberg - Malaria-free Safari

Combine two malaria-free game reserves in South Africa for the perfect safari getaway.

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10 days
From £3060
Malaria Free Madikwe & Mauritius

A fabulous four night safari in malaria-free Madikwe Private Game Reserve followed by Mauritius.

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8 days
From £2775
Malawi Bush & Beach

Safari in Majete Wildlife Reserve before relaxing on the shores of Lake Malawi.

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12 days
From £5540
Mara & the Seychelles in Luxury

A superb luxury bush and beach escape pairing the wonderful Ngare Serian camp in the Mara with Constance Ephelia in the Seychelles.

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12 days
From £4095
Masai Mara Safari & the Seychelles

Wonderful luxury getaway combining the Masai Mara with the Seychelles.

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8 days
From £3700
Northern Circuit Safari

This classic Northern Circuit safari combines the Ngorongoro Crater and the Northern Serengeti.

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7 days
From £4130
Okavango Safari

A short safari visiting the Moremi Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta.

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5 days
From £4510
Rwanda Gorilla Trekking

This short adventure takes you trekking to see the mountain gorillas of the forest.

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9 days
From £2990
Safari & Beach - Classic Masai Mara & Diani

A great value all inclusive fly-in holiday to Kenya combining a tented safari in the Mara with a stay on the Indian Ocean coast.

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9 days
From £2545
Safari & City

Safari in the Greater Kruger at Sabi Sands, and wine & dine in the Western Cape's Mother City.

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9 days
From £3895
Selous & Spice in Style

A luxury fly-in combining Tanzania's wild Selous and the white beaches of Zanzibar.

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5 days
From £2620
Uganda Gorilla Fly In Safari

A once-in-a-lifetime trip to track mountain gorillas in the forests of Bwindi, Uganda.

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13 days
From £10310
Ultimate Namibia Fly In Safari

A fabulous fly-in safari including Sossusvlei, Damaraland and the Skeleton Coast.

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7 days
From £8610
Wild Botswana

Pure safari magic with six nights at Wilderness Camps in the Okavango.

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8 days
From £5390
Wild Zambia

A superb safari combining South Luangwa and the Lower Zambezi National Park.

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9 days
From £3970
Wildlife & Walking in South Luangwa

Explore the beautiful Luangwa Valley on foot and in vehicles.

Unforgettable journeys start here

We are a small, independent safari specialist established in 2000. We are passionate about responsible wildlife travel and have seen first-hand the benefits it can bring for both wildlife and local communities. We are committed to working with Explorers Against Extinction (registered UK charity No: 1177505) to promote the conservation of wildlife and wild spaces in Africa and beyond. As a mark of this commitment all profit generated from travel booked through this site is donated to Explorers Against Extinction. In addition, all clients travelling with us enjoy a one-year Explorer Club membership with our very best compliments.

Safaris

Our extensive portfolio offers incredible choice from where you stay to how you travel. For inspiration, browse our Safari Styles.

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Kenya

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South Africa

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Bespoke Safari Holidays

Since we offer holidays to more than a dozen destinations in Africa, our clients naturally range in age and interests, but all share a passion for wildlife and the natural world.

Whether you're a family, honeymooners, just retired, marking a special occasion, are seeking adventure or wanting to fulfil a long-held ambition, we work with select partners to deliver exceptional Explorers Against Extinction approved wildlife holidays.

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Safari – The Insiders Guide

February 5, 2021

We’ve been running Real Africa for over 20 years now. It doesn’t seem possible. Lots has changed and much has remained as timeless as ever. During that time we’ve taken…


Uganda uncut

October 14, 2020

From the banks of the world’s longest river, The Nile, to face-to-face encounters with endangered mountain gorillas in the misty forests of Bwindi, Uganda packs an unforgettable punch, as I…


Africa’s Great Green Wall

June 30, 2020

The planting of an 8,000km ‘wall’ of trees is underway in Africa. If completed it will be three times the size of the Great Barrier Reef and the world’s largest living…


VICTORIA FALLS AT HIGHEST LEVEL IN A DECADE

April 22, 2020

One of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, and the largest waterfall in the world based on height and width, Victoria Falls is situated on the Zambezi River at…


Photos: Gorilla Trekking in Bwindi National Park, Uganda

April 17, 2020

Trekking to see gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest is high on the wish list of many people. This is a photo story of one such trek, to observe the Mucunguzi…


ELEPHANT COLLARING IN GARAMBA

March 13, 2020

The team in Garamba National Park has recently collared 15 elephants. There are now 34 active GPS collars deployed in total throughout the park. These generate valuable data on the…


THE SAFARI DAY

March 3, 2020

What does a typical day on safari look like? 5.30am Wakeup call heralds the dawn. Meet for a drink and snack as the sun rises. Morning game drive follows. 9.30am…


New MIGRATION EXPEDITIONS CAMP – NXAI PAN – BOTSWANA

January 28, 2020

A new expedition style camp has opened in Nxai Pan, Botswana. The seasonal camp nestled within an island of bush willows is part of the African Bush Camp portfolio and…


Twenty of the BEST safaris for 2020

January 10, 2020

In 2020 Real Africa is celebrating its 20th anniversary. In that time we’ve amassed a vast amount of knowledge and first-hand experience. We’ve also built up an extensive and reliable…


Safari by the Seasons

August 15, 2019

What’s the best time to go on a safari? This is undoubtedly the most asked question we receive. The answer? You can safari year-round in Africa but undeniably some places…