We have travelled the plains and savannahs of Africa’s parks, reserves and safari areas to hand pick for you the best safari areas and wildlife experiences on offer. With thousands of safari destinations out there it can be a tricky process in deciding on where to go on safari and what to do. We’ve simplified the process for you… Click on one of the recommended safari experiences categories below to find your ultimate safari. Whether you are simply after the best places to see the Big 5, looking to stay in top class luxury game lodges, wishing to find the ultimate honeymoon or romantic safari destination or want to experience a family safari holiday that the children will love then have a scan through the below recommendations. Our team of safari experts is there to help you plan and book your perfect safari holiday so get in touch and we will make that dream African safari a reality.

Roughing it and loving it! One of the best ways to experience real Africa!! Perfect for 18 - 35's on a budget wishing to see a lot in a fixed amount of time.

Adventure Tours

Roughing it and loving it! One of the best ways to experience real Africa!! Perfect for 18 - 35's on a budget wishing to see a lot in a fixed amount of time.

Discover the wonders of Africa on a luxury beach holiday safari that will be unforgettable. Call us +27 82 542 3874 to get details of African beach safari destinations.

African Beach Holiday Safari

Discover the wonders of Africa on a luxury beach holiday safari that will be unforgettable. Call us +27 82 542 3874 to get details of African beach safari destinations.

Looking for the best places to head to for great Big 5 game viewing on the African continent? The Safari Index team highly recommends the following destinations where visitors have a good chance of seeing all of the Big 5!

Big 5 Safari

Looking for the best places to head to for great Big 5 game viewing on the African continent? The Safari Index team highly recommends the following destinations where visitors have a good chance of seeing all of the Big 5!

Looking to host your next corporate function, conference or off-site event (MICE) in the bush... These bush venues have all the necessary seating, accommodation and IT infrastructure in place to host offsite events, meetings and conference at excellent venues in safari areas.

Conference Venues in the Bush

Looking to host your next corporate function, conference or off-site event (MICE) in the bush... These bush venues have all the necessary seating, accommodation and IT infrastructure in place to host offsite events, meetings and conference at excellent venues in safari areas.

The desert is a unique and fascination destination for a safari getaway. Africa has a number of amazing desert safari destinations.

Desert Safari

The desert is a unique and fascination destination for a safari getaway. Africa has a number of amazing desert safari destinations.

The Great Migration is the largest movement of animals on earth. Herds of Wildebeest and Zebra cross the African savannah following the rains in search of better grazing with predators in hot pursuit. This astonishing natural spectacle takes place in the Serengeti and Masai Mara national parks and is one of the most amazing safari experiences on offer

Great Migration Safaris

The Great Migration is the largest movement of animals on earth. Herds of Wildebeest and Zebra cross the African savannah following the rains in search of better grazing with predators in hot pursuit. This astonishing natural spectacle takes place in the Serengeti and Masai Mara national parks and is one of the most amazing safari experiences on offer

An African safari experience doesn't have to break the bank. Choose from an amazing variety of budget-friendly camps and lodges that offer comfortable services and accommodation.

Great Value Safari Lodges

An African safari experience doesn't have to break the bank. Choose from an amazing variety of budget-friendly camps and lodges that offer comfortable services and accommodation.

These homesteads provide a great new option for families and small groups looking for an exclusive safari experience. Many provide more affordable, self-catering options for greater flexibility.

Homesteads in the Bush

These homesteads provide a great new option for families and small groups looking for an exclusive safari experience. Many provide more affordable, self-catering options for greater flexibility.

Africa is synonymous with love... So why not fall more in love!  If you are looking for a special romantic destination to go on honeymoon to or planning a romantic trip then try one of the following safari camps and lodges that are highly recommended by the Safari Index team.

Honeymoon & Romantic Safaris

Africa is synonymous with love... So why not fall more in love! If you are looking for a special romantic destination to go on honeymoon to or planning a romantic trip then try one of the following safari camps and lodges that are highly recommended by the Safari Index team.

For those looking to head on safari and avoid the risk of catching malaria, head to one of the following game lodges and safari camps in malaria-free areas of Southern Africa.

Malaria-Free Safaris

For those looking to head on safari and avoid the risk of catching malaria, head to one of the following game lodges and safari camps in malaria-free areas of Southern Africa.

If you are looking to go on a safari holiday with the family then have a look at these superb family-friendly lodges and safari experiences that also cater for children's needs through a variety of activities and children's programmes...

On Safari with the Family

If you are looking to go on a safari holiday with the family then have a look at these superb family-friendly lodges and safari experiences that also cater for children's needs through a variety of activities and children's programmes...

Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safaris: get up close and personal with the big apes of Africa on a primate trekking safari. See our primal relatives in their natural environment in the African jungles of Uganda and Rwanda.

Primate Safari

Gorilla and Chimpanzee Trekking Safaris: get up close and personal with the big apes of Africa on a primate trekking safari. See our primal relatives in their natural environment in the African jungles of Uganda and Rwanda.

One of the most affordable and cost effective ways to go on safari is to stay in a self-catering camp. You bring the food and they do the rest. A great way to experience the private game lodge lifestyle at rates you can afford. Camps usually  sleep between 8 - 10 people and come with a guide and a game viewer vehicle.

Self-Catering Game Lodges

One of the most affordable and cost effective ways to go on safari is to stay in a self-catering camp. You bring the food and they do the rest. A great way to experience the private game lodge lifestyle at rates you can afford. Camps usually sleep between 8 - 10 people and come with a guide and a game viewer vehicle.

Been on safari before and looking for something new to try then how about one of these unique, once in a life time safari experiences. Here are some of the most unique safari and wilderness  experiences out there.

Something Different Safaris

Been on safari before and looking for something new to try then how about one of these unique, once in a life time safari experiences. Here are some of the most unique safari and wilderness experiences out there.

Looking to get away from South Africa's major cities for a short bush break or to get away over a weekend? Why not try one of these great game lodges and bush camps for a great safari or nature experience within a couple of hours drive of the city...

South Africa Weekend Destinations

Looking to get away from South Africa's major cities for a short bush break or to get away over a weekend? Why not try one of these great game lodges and bush camps for a great safari or nature experience within a couple of hours drive of the city...

Africa has some of the most amazing beach and bush honeymoon destinations on the planet. There are few things more romantic than going on a safari to a luxury game lodge and being pampered like royalty. Africa's tropical beach destinations are some of the best untouched paradises on earth. Why go anywhere else.

Ultimate Honeymoon Destinations

Africa has some of the most amazing beach and bush honeymoon destinations on the planet. There are few things more romantic than going on a safari to a luxury game lodge and being pampered like royalty. Africa's tropical beach destinations are some of the best untouched paradises on earth. Why go anywhere else.

Safari in Style! Here are some of our favourite safaris that are fit for royalty and popular amongst the rich and the famous so why not you? Here is a handpicked collection by the Safari Index Team of top award-winning super luxury safari lodges and bush camps.

Ultra Luxury Safari

Safari in Style! Here are some of our favourite safaris that are fit for royalty and popular amongst the rich and the famous so why not you? Here is a handpicked collection by the Safari Index Team of top award-winning super luxury safari lodges and bush camps.

Planning to get married? How about tying in some safari time with tying the knot at one of these fabulous wedding venues in the African bush...

Wedding Venues in the Bush

Planning to get married? How about tying in some safari time with tying the knot at one of these fabulous wedding venues in the African bush...