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 to decide where to go 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 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.
Whether roughing it and loving it, or travelling around in style, one of the best ways to experience the "real" Africa is on an organised adventure tour. See all the highlights in a short period of time as you travel from place to place, ticking off your bucket list as you go. Your ultimate African adventure tour awaits.
The best way to experience the essence of Africa is through all your senses. This is best done on a walking safari through some of Africa's most incredible parks, reserves, and wilderness areas.
Africa has some of the best-kept secrets when it comes to exotic beach safari destinations. A beach safari holiday is perfect for honeymoons, romantic retreats, and family holidays. Find your untouched beach paradise now.
Looking for the best places to head to for amazing 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!
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.
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.
Africa's deserts are quite simply fascinating and enthralling. From the Kalahari to the Namib, these deserts are teeming with unique wildlife and incredible landscapes. Whether you wish to go on a tour through these deserts or stay in a desert lodge or camp, Safari Index has something for you.
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. They cater for children through a variety of activities, children's programmes and babysitting services.
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
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 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.
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.
Africa's is home to a variety of wonderful national parks. Book your lodge or camp accommodation now in destinations such as the famous Kruger, the Kgalagadi desert, the beautiful Garden Route, Mapungubwe, Marakele, Etosha, the vast Namib Desert and many more.
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.
Africa is synonymous with love... So why not fall more in love! If you are looking for a special romantic destination for your honeymoon, or if you are planning a romantic trip, try one of the following safari camps and lodges that are highly recommended by the Safari Index team.
Enjoy more flexibility on a beach or coastal getaway. Choose from a range of self-catering beach villas, lodges, or camps.
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.
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...
A tented safari camp provides a unique experience - its rustic yet completely comfortable. It enables you to become part of the natural environment around you. Staying ina tented safari camp is a must for any safari. These tented safari camps range from budget-friendly to super luxurious.
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.
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...