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Africa Travel is a specialist luxury tour operator which hand-crafts the most authentic holiday itineraries and exclusive travel experiences throughout Africa. With over thirty years know-how and the best connections in the industry, we have a passion for Africa and are always bang up-to-date on its latest offerings.

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.


South Africa is one of the most widely recognised and established new world wine regions, and the UK is the country’s biggest export market. Explaining all of the wine regions of South Africa would take an essay, considering there are at least 24 recognised Wine of Origin production areas, so ...

Cultural Spotlight: The Himba of Namibia Friday 5th December 2014

Namibia’s Himba have long fascinated visitors with their tribal appearance and odd customs. They can be recognised at best as the ‘red’ people – with their naked upper bodies tinted with a mix of animal fat and ochre powder. One of the last remaining tribes who still practice...

Handpicked: Ten Places to Stay in Africa Friday 5th December 2014

Enasoit - Laikipia, KenyaAn exclusive use camp, Enasoit is the perfect place to stay with your family, or with a group of friends. Take comfort in the fact that you won’t come across any other people on game drives, and that the staff will greet you by name from the moment you arrive. Helicopt...

South Africa’s food scene has grown exponentially in recent years, with innovative chefs and restaurateurs bursting on to the scene with fresh new ideas. It helps, of course, that the raw ingredients South Africa as a country produces are of such a high quality, and that some of the worlds bes...

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Hot off the press
From Zimbabwe With Love Wednesday 10th December 2014

Matthew Parris revisits the land of his childhood, and is pleasantly surprised at what he found.Read the full article.

North By North Best Thursday 4th December 2014

Maria Shollenbarger visits the ever improving North Island, honeymoon destination of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, discusses its extensive conservation efforts and its inherent charm.Read the full article.

Cape View Clifton has undoubtedly one of the best views of any hotel in the world, something the Travel Guide celebrates in this feature. The ultimate in boutique luxury, Cape View Clifton is a modern classic.Read the full article.

Tatler Travel Guide 2015 - La Residence Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Location, luxury, excellent cuisine - La Residence has it all, and Tatler thinks so too.Read the full article.

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Special offers

Travel to Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe in the green season to see the game rich Ngamo Plains and take advantage of savings of up to 40% at Davison’s Camp and Little Makalolo. Travel 1 November 2014 to 31 March 2015 (excluding 20 December 2014 to 10 January 2015).

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 ...

The renowned Zambian safari operator Norman Carr Safaris is offering free nights at their camps in South Luangwa National Park including the stunning Chinzombo, family friendly Kapani Lodge and Kakuli Bush Camp, the only true bush camp in this area that is open in the green season.  Stay three ...

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...

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Latest news
Zimbabwe and Zambia to Launch KAZA Univisa Tuesday 25th November 2014

Zimbabwe and Zambia are launching the Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA) Univisa next week, allowing visitors to pay $50 for access to the countries for the duration of one month. The visa will also cover access to Botswana for day trips through the Kazungula border post, allowin...

Travelling During the Ebola Outbreak Wednesday 22nd October 2014

By Simon Taylor With the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa you may be wondering if it is safe to travel to the continent’s popular holiday areas. If we consider some of the geographical distances involved, the size of this massive continent and the risk of Ebola should be put in some persp...

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