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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

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...

Kariba Dam Threatens to Collapse Tuesday 1st April 2014

The Kariba Dam, one of the largest dams in the world between Zambia and Zimbabwe, is threatening to collapse.Engineers have warned that the dam has developed serious structural faults. If the dam were to collapse it would unleash 180 billion tons of water from the Kariba Gorge (the largest man-made ...

Poachers kill three rhino at Pumba Friday 28th March 2014

Three rhino heifers have been killed by poachers at Pumba Private Game Reserve. This is a devastating blow to the conservation efforts being carried out in not only South Africa but the world. Following an autopsy it was revealed that two of the rhino were pregnanat which has increased the dama...

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Special offers
Pay Less Get More! Tanzania & Zanzibar

Baraza Resort & Spa wants you to stay for seven nights and only pay for six in all of their villas!Alternatively, you can stay for four nights and only pay for three in the Garden View Villa.Valid until the 30th of June and from the 1st November to the 19th December 2014.There's a further 10...

Saruni Mara has two fantastic offers available: 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)Take advantage of th...

Flash Sale! Tanzania & Zanzibar

The Zanzibar Collection is having a flash sale!Book a stay at Baraza between now and 30th June 2014 for stays between 7th January 2015 and 19th December 2015 and get 10% off using 2014 rates.Book now to avoid disappointment!

Golf Package South Africa

Fairmont Zimbali Lodge has a great new special which includes: Accommodation in a Fairmont Room Breakfast at Thandi Restaurant 18 hole round of golf Golf cart hire Special meet & greet with our Golf Pro Mario van ZylFrom R1,920 per room

Pay for 2, Stay for 3 South Africa

Kosi Forest Lodge is offering a pay for 2 nights, stay for 3 special!This special is valid for May, June and September 2014.T's & C's apply. 

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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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