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Africa Travel is a specialised luxury tour operator hand-crafting the most authentic holiday itineraries and exclusive travel experiences throughout Africa. With thirty years of experience and the best connections in the industry, we have a passion for Africa and are always up to date on the latest trends to offer the best advice.

Africa is a collection of some of the most amazing countries and cultures on earth. We know Africa, we love Africa, and we want to share it with you.

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Latest news
Luxe Tiffany in South Africa Thursday 24th April 2014

We’ve sent luxury travel aficionado Luxe Tiffany to three of South Africa’s most amazing properties to sample the top South African holiday experiences: safari, wine and sea (it goes without saying that there is great food along the way). In honour of her trip we've made a new itiner...

British Airways have opened a new lounge at Cape Town International Airport, the first in South Africa to be modelled on the airline's Galleries Lounges at Heathrow Terminal 5. It is twice the size of the previous facility and can now accommodate 148 passengers, and it cost £1.1 milli...

Cape Town Records Bumper Summer Season Thursday 17th April 2014

International arrivals to Cape Town over the 2013/14 summer season were up by 15% compared to the previous year, the city's tourism director Anton Groenewald said on Wednesday.  Arrivals from regional Africa by air also increased from October 2013, culminating in 17% more of these visitors ...

Virgin Limited Edition, Sir Richard Branson’s luxury collection of award-winning retreats has announced that it has reached a preliminary agreement to purchase a new property - Mont Rochelle Hotel and Mountain Vineyard in South Africa, which would become the latest addition to the already...

ROOT44 Market Opens in Stellenbosch Friday 11th April 2014

A new market has opened in Stellenbosch called ROOT44. Named after the R44 road that goes through the town, the market can be found at Audacia Wines and has everything from charcuterie to children's clothing on offer.You can visit the market whatever the weather thanks to its special marquees, a...

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Special offers

If you choose to stay at Nkwichi for your honeymoon, the bride will get 50% off the accommodation rate! 

Hog Hollow Country Lodge is offering 3 nights for the price of 2! Enjoy the Wildflowers bloom and the migration of the Southern Right Whale during 1st May - 31st August 2014. Enjoy a quality nights rest, wake up to the chirping of exotic birds and the fine giggle of monkeys and start ...

This luxury holiday will take you on an adventure and will showcase why we love Namibia so much. From the wild coastline to the dramatic landscapes of Damaraland to the awe-inspiring dunes of Sossusvlei, then topped off with a splash of wildlife at Etosha. This is ...

Saruni Samburu has a fantastic offer on: 5 nights for the price of 4 (have 3 nights at Saruni Mara and 2 nights at Saruni Wild and get one night free) 6 nights for the price of 5 (stay 3 nights at Saruni Mara, 3 nights at Saruni Samburu and get a free night at Saruni Mara)Book now to avoid disappoin...

Makanyane Specials South Africa

Makanyane has two great specials on offer: Pay for 3, stay for 4 - this offer is valid until the 10th December 2014 Pay for 2, stay for 3 - this offer is valid from the 1st May to the 31st August 2014In order for these specials to apply, bookings must be made before the 31st July 2014. These special...

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Hot off the press

Emma Freud, with her family in tow, ventures to the ever changing landscape of South Africa. Starting as a sceptic, Africa Travel quickly (and successfully) change her mind. Calling Kensington Place Hotel and Royal Malewane home Emma, her husband and four kids explore South Africa for the ...

Safari for Beginners Tuesday 8th April 2014

Brian Jackman knows that choosing where to go in Africa can be a daunting task. In this article he gives his top tips for every kind of African holiday imaginable for a beginner - from when to go, how to get there and where to stay. Jackman's narrowed it down to Tanzania and ...

Tatler Travel Awards Tuesday 4th March 2014

The Tatler Travel Awards were hosted by Africa Travel in December 2013, and the night was of course a massive success! The big winner of the night was Constanca Lodge Tsarabanjina which walked away with the barefoot adventure award. Tsarabanjina truly epitomises barefoot luxury, and the desert-islan...

Pleasure Island - Tatler Travel Tuesday 4th March 2014

Tatler's very own editor, Kate Reardon, writes about her honeymoon experience on the island of Fregate in the Seychelles.Expect nude beaches, millipede's and total luxury. Download the full article here!If you like the sounds of Kate's honeymoon why not consider our honeymoon wedding lis...

Conde Nast Traveller - The Mount Nelson Hotel Thursday 27th February 2014

The Mount Nelson is a bright pink Cape Town landmark, and the perfect place to start your South African holiday. It's classy, sophisticated yet more than welcoming of families - it's Nellie & Nelson activity centre will keep the young ones entertained for hours.

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