When most people think of safari holidays in Africa they picture wild animals and exotic lands, khaki clothes and pith helmets, and films like 'Out of Africa'. But there is so much more to the modern day safari experience. It is truly magical and addictive. Each game drive is unique and each destination has something different to offer.
Safari travel is a life-changing experience that gives you the chance to get back to nature, to see and feel the wild up close in a safe and spectacular setting, with the assistance of experienced safari guides and the convenience of modern day luxuries.
sa·fa·ri (s-fär) - n. pl. sa·fa·ris
from Swahili: meaning journey
1. An overland expedition, especially one exploring Africa.
2. A journey or trip: a sightseeing safari.
At Rhino Africa, we spend plenty of time on safari so that we can provide our clients with first-hand advice, whether in East Africa where the Serengeti and Masai Mara play host to the Great Migration, or in South Africa's exclusive Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger National Park. Other fantastic safari destinations include the waterways of the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park in Botswana, the Etosha National Park in Nambia and Madikwe Private Game Reserve in South Africa.
There are several different types of safari experiences available. Someting to suit everyone. And that's what we do - we help you plan the perfect safari for your interests and budget. For example, we can organise a malaria-free safari and children-friendly safaris that specially cater for you and your little ones. Or how about a mobile tented safari for the more adventurous traveller? If photography is your thing, we can plan a specialist photographic safari for you, with specialist equipment and vehicles and rangers that are trained to help you get the best angle and lighting to perfectly capture Africa's magnificent wildlife and landscapes. You might even like your own private guide to accompany you on your adventure.
Planning your safari can be a logistical challenge - there is no substitute for speaking to one of our destination experts. They're on hand to ensure that you get the best value safari experience for your budget. So contact one of our expert travel consultants to start planning your African safari of a lifetime.
Africa is a continent of contrasts, from the scattering of tropical islands in the Indian Ocean to the wild safari destinations such as the Sabi Sand, Serengeti, Etosha, Chobe and the Okavango Delta.
Top 20 Safari Lodges in Africa
Take a look at our list of the top luxury safari lodges in Africa that pull out all the stops to make sure guests have an unforgettable safari experience in Africa, from the Big 5 terrain of the Sabi Sand to the Serengeti's endless plains.
We pride ourselves in creating personalised tours that cater for particular interests, tastes, needs and budgets. We do, however, recommend certain itineraries above others as some route, hotels and destinations are simple better than others.
Why a Private Game Reserve?
Our team of well travelled consultants have all the local knowledge to ensure that we build you a tailor-made itinerary of a lifetime. So what's the difference between the Kruger National Park itself and the private reserves and concessions?
So What Do I Need To Know?
Going on safari for the first time can be a daunting prospect, but don't fret - we've been doing this for years and we know you'll be well looked after. If you have any questions at all, our expert consultants are on hand to help you out...
What Should I Pack?
The secret to successful safari packing is "less is more". Pack light and you'll save yourself many headaches. You really do not need to go mad buying camouflaged kit and pith helmets! Just take comfortable clothes and avoid bright colours.
A Typical Day on Safari
A typical day on safari usually follows a similar routine. No matter where you are, the African Safari experience will be one that lingers in your mind and awakens a deep passion for Africa. Here is a rough guide to what to expect on your African Safari...
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