Africa: Luxury & Private Safaris

Whether you’re a wide-eyed first-timer or a frequent visitor, Africa will not fail to get under your skin. The canvas upon which the continent’s epic story is written is itself astonishing, and reason enough to visit. From the tropical rainforests of Central Africa to the glorious Swahili coasts, and the flooded plains of the Okavango Delta to the rippling dunes of the Namib Desert, breathtaking majesty extends as far as the eye can see on any Africa safari.

Getting started

Safari is unlike any other vacation in so many ways. It comes with it’s own lingo, schedule, and countless considerations. We’re here to orient you through every step of planning and going on safari, but we also understand the desire to get your bearings. For those who love a bit of research, we’ve put together a couple of guides to walk you through some of basics:

The destination pages below will walk you through the ins and outs of each country and the ways your Africa safari could take shape. From seasonal considerations, and characteristic activities and wildlife, to favorite accommodation and cost estimates, we’ll take you on a deep dive to of what to expect from Sub-Saharan Africa’s iconic safari spots.

Explore Africa’s iconic destinations

Itineraries to inspire your safari

Experiential accommodation on an Africa safari

A safari is experiential by definition, but these lodges pack an extra punch. Game drives and bush walks are one thing but owner-run lodges, active community involvement, and additional activities that help you dive into your surroundings mean truly capturing the essence of Africa. These lodges embody the spirit of adventure that makes Africa such a compelling destination to return to time and again.

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