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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

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...

The Last Word Franschhoek Re-Opens Tuesday 8th April 2014

The Last Word Franschhoek has re-opened following repairs to the hotel after extreme weather in South Africa caused some damage. Along with the repairs that were needed, The Last Word has added four more superior double rooms in the upstairs section of the hotel in order to meet the high demand...

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Special offers

What’s the deal?Stay 3 nights and Pay for 2, or Stay 2 nights and enjoy 50% off your 2nd night.When is the offer available?For stays from the 20th September until the 21st December 2013.T&C's Subject to availability and applies to new bookings only made from 20th September 2013 Blackou...

Romance Package South Africa

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge have a great new special which includes: Accommodation in a Fairmont Room Breakfast in-room Dinner for two at Thandi Restaurant Sparkling wine on arrival Romantic turndownFrom R1,599 per room. 

Stay a minimum of 3 nights at Sanctuary Puku Ridge Camp and they will pay for your flights from Lusaka to Mfuwe return!Valid for new bookings from 1st March 2014. Valid for travel from 15th June - 31st October 2014Please note this offer can’t be combined with any other offe...

Stay at Ulusaba for 5 nights or more and you'll get one night free. All meals and drinks including fine wines and champagne, twice-daily game drives, a daily safari walk and taxes are included in the price.Valid for new bookings for stays from 15th January - 31st March 2014

Mateya Flight Special! South Africa

Mateya Safari Lodge has a new special offer!If you stay for four nights you will receive one complementary return flight to the value of R5,270, per person, to and from Johannesburg/Mateya.Valid from the 1st March to the 30th June 2014.

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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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