Africa on Safari

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African Safari Destinations

Botswana Safaris

Botswana Safaris

One of the planets more unusual natural spectacles where a vast river flows into an arid landscape filling it with an abundance of life. This home to ...

South Africa Safari

South Africa Safari

For any Safari Expert, you want to achieve all of the once in a lifetime for your client because they leave Africa changed and their soul touched posi...

Kenya Safari

Kenya Safari

Kenya is an African safari destination well known for the Wildebeest migration in the southern part of the country. A country filled with passion, ins...

Tanzania Safari

Tanzania Safari

With a size of about 947,305 km², Tanzania is the world's 31st-largest country; it is comparable in size to Nigeria. Tanzania has mountain ranges i...

Popular National Parks In Africa

Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park

The Serengeti reserve is a region in East Africa. It is in northern Tanzania and extends into South-Western Kenya. It is about Thirty Thousand square ...

Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park

The Chobe National Park is located in the northwest region of Botswana in Southern Africa. The Chobe region in Botswana has one of the largest game c...

Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park

The very best hotels in the Greater Kruger Park to make your African safaris an adventure of a lifetime. The Kruger National Park a vast wilderness ar...

Masai Mara

Masai Mara

The top 55 Masai Mara Luxury Safari Lodges, Camps and Hotels. Kenya's premier safari destination handpicked safari lodge that makes for an amazing saf...

Best Nature Reserves In Africa

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Sabi Sands Game Reserve

Sabi Sands covers 660 km and a special place as it has a lot of running water in two rivers which is a rarity in most parts of Africa. The Sabi and Sa...

Okavango Delta

Okavango Delta

Created by seasonal flooding. The river drains the summer rainfall from the highlands, and the surge flows for kilometres. The waters then spread over...

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest

Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is in the southwestern region of the country. The national park forms part of the Bwindi Impenetrable Fore...

Sossusvlei

Sossusvlei

The breathtaking andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge nestles in the northern region of the NamibRand Nature Reserve in Namibia, Southern Africa. A vast ...

Safari Destinations on Special

Manyeleti Game Reserve Specials

Manyeleti Game Reserve Specials

Manyeleti Game Reserve lodges n special are near the unfenced boundaries of the Kruger National Park and the Sabi Sands Reserve....

Addo Elephant Park Specials

Addo Elephant Park Specials

Addo Elephant Park is world famous for its herds of Elephant. One of the biggest malaria-free big five reserves in the world has f...

Garden Route Lodge Specials

Garden Route Lodge Specials

The Garden Route is an amazing destination for families as it Malaria free and positioned near lots of attractions. This are the s...

Welgevonden Game Reserve Specials

Welgevonden Game Reserve Specials

Waterberg is 3 and a half hours from Johannesburg this big-five reserve has many great lodges on special....

Malaria Free Safari Destinations

Addo Elephant Park

Addo Elephant Park

The Addo Elephant Park and surrounding region in South Africa's Eastern Cape Province include the small town of Addo, the spectacular Addo Elephant Na...

Garden Route

Garden Route

Mossel Bay to the Storms River, a chain of bays, beaches, cliffs and rocky capes along the pounding white surf of the Indian Ocean. The Garden Route s...

Madikwe Private Game Reserve

Madikwe Private Game Reserve

The 75 000-hectare Madikwe Game Reserve nestles in the North West Province of South Africa. Before its establishment in 1991, mos...

Pilanesberg National Park

Pilanesberg National Park

The Pilanesberg National Park features a large variety of lodges to meet everyone's requirements including families, honeymoon couples as well as conf...

Safari News

Masai Mara’s latest gem: The Geoffrey Kent Suite

Masai Mara’s latest gem: The Geoffrey Kent Suite

The introduction of the Ultra-Luxury Geoffrey Kent Suite at Sanctuary Olonana (Kenya, East Africa). We’re delighted to share the...

Okavango Delta: Jao Camp reopens with great splendour

Okavango Delta: Jao Camp reopens with great splendour

Set in the heart of Botswana's magnificent Okavango Delta, the luxurious Jao Camp is set amongst islands which are beautifully fri...

Amazing New Look: Inyati Game Lodge

Amazing New Look: Inyati Game Lodge

The team from Inyati Game Lodge are pleased to announce the great refurbishment of the lodge, which is set in the western sector o...

Mabula Game Lodge: The True Heroes ...

Mabula Game Lodge: The True Heroes ...

Providing elegance and safari luxury, an unforgettable encounter with South Africa’s bushveld awaits, located only a two hours d...

Safari Information

The Big Five

The Big Five

African Safaris Big Five - Lions, Elephant, Rhinoceros, Buffalo, Leopard....

The Little Five on Safari

The Little Five on Safari

We know showcase our little five like our Rhino Beatles, Leopard Tortoise and the mighty Elephant Shrew :-)...

Safari Party Guests

Safari Party Guests

South Africa is home to a vast array of wildlife. Here is a list of some of the most common...

Safari Birds

Safari Birds

Some of the birds you may have a great opportunity of seeing on Safari....

Best Safari Lodges in Africa

Ulusaba

Ulusaba

Ulusaba Private Game Reserve (Lodge), Kruger National Park, South Africa. The Ulusaba lodge is indisputably one of South Africa's most elite reserves ...

Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri

Mahali Mzuri, Sir Branson newest addition to his lodge portfolio is a unique safari camp, a truly unique experience in the wildlife-rich Conservancy n...

Angama Mara

Angama Mara

Maasai Mara National Reserve, Kenya is within only 26 minutes drive from Angama Mara lodge, home to magnificent African mammals, and fantastic safari ...

Londolozi

Londolozi

Londolozi private game reserve is located in the heart of the animal rich Sabi Sands Reserve adjacent to the famous Kruger National Park of South Afri...

Klaus Tiedge - Wildlife Photography

Intrepidity 1

Intrepidity 1

The day began with a simple scene, with my driver and guide, John, spotting a lion lounging in a solitary tree, which stood proud over a field of tall...

Duo 2

Duo 2

This particular afternoon when driving across the Etosha Plains in Namibia, we stopped and opened the windows, just to break the monotonous habit that...

Brotherhood 5

Brotherhood 5

This morning my guide woke me up earlier than usual. I hadn’t slept well. We got into the car and drove towards dusk, still hearing the lions roar i...

Union 2

Union 2

Over the period of a few days, I had captured numerous images of this lioness with her three cubs. Being a father of two kids myself, it was lovely to...

African Safaris

Allow us to show you another beautiful day in Africa. Our team at South-African-Lodges.com is as warm as the land and as diverse as Africa's natural kingdom and we are on hand to make your safari experience an unforgettable one.

We have handpicked a selection of lodges across Africa, which will provide you luxurious accommodation combined with the thrill and adventure of a close encounter with Africa's wildlife.

Choose from a selection of elegant game lodges with sublime cuisine geared towards the discerning traveller. Or take your family for a low-cost holiday to a quaint self-catering game lodge. For a more adventurous getaway sleep under the star studded African sky at one of the lodges' breathtaking tree-houses.

An African Safari is a must in everyone's lifetime and with so many safari lodges to choose from the booking process can be a difficult one. We have the local knowledge you need to make sure your safari holiday is filled with memorable activities and tours and that every little detail is catered for.

We aim to provide you with a great selection of lodges in different game reserves to assist you in making the right decision whether it pertains to malaria, travelling with children, finding the best game viewing or just having the best lodge with the best cuisine.

We will make booking your African safari easy and affordable.

African Safari FAQ

What is an African Safari?

A trip to Africa where you would visit a large animal sanctuary either a National Park or a Reserve where animals roam free. You will be guided through the wild habitat looking at animals such as elephant roaming free. 

When is the best time to go on safari?

The best time to go on safari is in winter as this is the dryest time of the year in Southern Africa. Winter is a mid-year season, the opposite to the northern hemisphere. 

How much is an African Safari?

The price of a safari depends on the location of the lodge being visted. Small lodges and lodges in remote locations tend to be more expensive.

Affordable Safari Lodges South Africa

An affordable, child-friendly safari destination that is 2 hours from Johannesburg would be the Pilanesberg Nature Reserve and we would recommend Bakubung Bush Lodge and Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge.

What are the Big Five?

The Big Five is considered to be Africa's most dangerous animals. They include the Rhino (black and white), Lion, Elephant, Cape Buffalo, Leopard. 

Where can I see giraffe?

Giraffes can be seen throughout Southern Africa. You can find giraffe and most national parks and game reserves. Giraffe are considered a vulnerable species due to habitat loss. The most famous location in Africa would be Giraffe Manor Nairobi Kenya.

What time do Safari drives take place?
  • Normally the game drives leave before sunrise between 5 am and 6 am depending on the time of the year and this is called the early morning game drive. Breakfast is served on arrival back at the lodge.
  • Then you would go out on a late afternoon game or evening game drive which normally leaves between 3 and 4 pm and returns after sunset around 7 pm. Dinner is served back on arrival at the lodges.
  • The midday heat makes it very difficult to see animals so that time is normally spent at the lodge.

South African Lodges Customer Reviews

★★★★★

They got me and my family a great rate at Bakubung Bush Lodges in the Pilanesberg.

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10 Days Botswana Safari Okavango Delta, Chobe and Victoria Fall everything was planned perfectly and there pricing was amazing.

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An incredible 7-day safari to the Serengeti outstanding experience and Tanzania was out of this world thanks Evi.

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If you looking to visit Masai Mara Evi and her team are extremely well versed and have a wealth of experience.

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Look for a remote safari Steffi and her team flew us in the middle of now where in Nambia and the onto the lower Zambezi in Zimbabwe what an amazing experience worth every penny.

Accreditations

Cape Town Tourism
African Travel Association
Association For The Promotion Of Tourism To Africa
American Society of Travel Agents
Japan Association of Travel Agents
South African Tour Operator Association
The Association of Eastern & Southern Africa
African Tourism Travel Association