Traditional safaris involve basing yourself in a national park for a day or more and taking a guided tour in a jeep or truck around the park with a guide. However, there are now a huge variety of safari options offering unique ways to interact with nature. Below we’ve pulled together resources for all sorts of specialist safari types, ranging from a focus on a individual animals to method of transport used to find and view them:
Desert Safaris: Namibia and the Sahara offer the ultimate desert safari destinations which can provide surprisingly high-quality wildlife viewing.
Family Safaris: A safari for all the family can be one of the all time great holidays, supplying memories for a lifetime. Read our guide to family safaris across Africa.
Fly In Safaris: Treat yourself to the ultimate in luxury safaris by getting way off the beaten track and flying straight into your safari lodge with a fly in safari.
Gorilla Safaris: Safaris don’t come much more thrilling than an eyeball to eyeball encounter with a mountain gorilla family in the wild. Uganda and Rwanda lead the way in gorilla safaris.
Honeymoon Safaris: What better way to make your honeymoon truly special than by spending at least part of it on safari?
Horseback Safaris: Offering the chance to get up close and personal with some of the world’s most beautiful – and dangerous – animals, horseback safaris combine the best elements of walking safaris and self drive safaris.
Balloon Safaris: See herds of wildebeast, zebra and giraffe roaming the plains from hundreds of meters in the air in a hot air balloon safari – a truly spectacular experience.
Jungle Safaris: West and central Africa offer a range of jungle safaris where close up experiences with primates – chimpanzees in particular – are the order of the day.
Luxury Safaris: What safaris are all about! Relax in your hot tub sipping champagne view views over the savanna after a hard morning’s game viewing in your private jeep…oh for a luxury safari!
Night Safaris: See the savanna in a new light by taking a night safari – when a whole new host of wildlife come out to play…and hunt.
Photo Safaris: If you’re a keen photographer there’s nothing to test your skills – and patience – so much as a dedicated photography safari with other enthusiasts and a sympathetic driver and guide.
Self Drive Safaris: Whilst most safaris mean a guide and driver there are plenty of national parks in Africa that allow for the ultimate DIY self-drive safari experience.
Walking Safaris: An adrenalin-pumping opportunity to experience a dawn walk through the African savanna, coming face to face with all manner of wildlife on a walking safari.
Safari Types Coming Soon:
- Guided safari
- Lion safari
- Mobile safari
- Rhino safaris
- Safari packages
- Tented safaris
- Tiger safaris
- Wilderness safaris