Best Holiday and Safari Destinations in Africa
Need help choosing an African safari destination? You need not look much further – we’ve put together the best of the best when it comes to African safaris and accommodations.
The truth is, Africa offers a range of safari experiences – from the thriving metropolis of Cape Town, the hauntingly desolate dunes of Namibia and the watery inalnd delta of the Okavango.
Whether you’re looking for a memorable walking safari in Zambia or an adventure-filled visit to Africa’s unofficial adrenalin capital – Victoria Falls – we’ve covered all of Africa’s best safari destinations to make it easier for you to find exactly what you’re looking for.
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South Africa Safaris
Often described as a world in one country, South Africa is home to varied landscapes, wide open spaces, astounding wildlife and perfect beach destinations.
When it comes to Big 5 safari destinations, South Africa has no shortage. From the world-renowned Kruger National Park to the malaria-free Madikwe and Pilanesberg, safari destinations are certainly in no short supply. The Eastern Cape game reserves are fast gaining popularity and provide a rugged backdrop and hardy terrain to explore with typically big Africa skies.
It isn’t all about safaris and game viewing in South Africa, in fact it’s not uncommon to combine a South Africa safari with the host of other experiences available. Whether its beaches and wine tasting in Cape Town, exploring the history and hillsides of KwaZulu Natal or spending some time on the scenic Garden Route, the list of excellent holiday destinations in South Africa is impressive.
Known primarily as the home of the Okavango Delta, Botswana offers a variety of safari destinations boasting remote and untouched landscapes and raw African beauty.
The Chobe National Park offers incredible sunsets, impressive herds of elephant and a multitude of species. Not only can you explore this wilderness on game drives, but, for a completely different experience, by river boat as you glide silently down the mighty Chobe River.
Home to towering dunes, a rugged coastline and remarkable desert-adapted wildlife, Namibia is one of Africa's most magical destinations.
From the rugged coastline of the aptly-named Skeleton Coast, the ancient towering dunes of the Namib Desert to the hardy species that inhabit the Etosha National Park, the experiences on offer here are unique and stirring.
If you’ve long been dreaming of postcard perfect powdery shores, whispering palms and sparkling waters, Mozambique should certainly be on your list.
Take some time out from your luxurious beach holiday and visit the Gorongosa National Park – an area of remarkable natural beauty – where you’re likely to see a variety of grazing species and superb bird life.
Zambia is home to some excellent reserves and safari destinations, ranging from the mighty Victoria Falls to the South Luangwa – known by some as the home of the walking safari.
The Lower Zambezi is perfect for those wanting to experience the wilderness from a new perspective. Canoe safaris here are a great way to see wildlife in addition to walking safaris and game drives.