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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.


“Out with the old, in with the new.”  Not quite at Pumulani.Robin Pope Safaris’ Pumulani Lodge, which rests so effortlessly on the shores of Lake Malawi, is more inclined to recycle than throw things away and the this ethos is applied to almost everything…even its retir...

Royal Malewane - The Sixth Sense Thursday 25th June 2015

By Ross Bowers | The Royal PortfolioOn most private safaris in Southern Africa, guests are guided on specialised Land Rovers by a ranger who drives the vehicle and by a tracker who sits on an especially precarious seat at the front of the bonnet. The tracker’s job is to find elusive wildlife. ...

Borana Conservancy, found in Kenya’s Laikipia Plateau, is part of Borana – one of Kenya’s original family-owned eco lodges. Committed to conservation on a large scale, anti-poaching and the plight of the black rhino are major initiatives. In 2013, 11 critically endangered black rhi...

The History behind Ellerman House's Art Thursday 18th June 2015

By Margaret SlabbertThe art collection of almost 1000 artworks at Ellerman House tells the story of the development of art in South Africa. The house, built in 1906, was originally a haven of peace and tranquillity for generations of seafarers and travellers. In 1988 it was acquired by Paul Harris, ...

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The planning for Sir Ian Botham's charity walk in South Africa is underway, to raise funds for five very deserving organisations, and he wants people to join the walk even just for a small section. Read the full article for more information.To book please visit our dedicated page for t...

The Saxon's extensive spa is a haven of tranquility amongst the hustle and bustle of Johannesburg, with various pools (flotation, jet and cold) and 6 treatment rooms on offer. Be sure to book in for one of their sound therapy treatments, drawing on the techniques of Tibetan monks.Read the articl...

Zimbabwe is Still a Winner Monday 18th May 2015

Lydia Gard takes her family to Zimbabwe, and they are all surprised at what they find there. From local delicacies like the Mopani worm, to horseback rides through the Zambezi national park - there is something for every family member.Read the full article below.

The Vine Art Society Monday 18th May 2015

Gillian de Bono, editor of the Financial Times How To Spend It, journeys to South Africa's winelands to indulge in food, wine (of course) and the vibrant art scene.Read the full article below. 

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Special offers

Babylonstoren has a fantastic special for 2015, stay for four nights and only pay for three!Available from the 1st May 2015 till September 2015, excluding the high season. Book now to avoid disappointment!

Explore Southern Tanzania on this exceptional itinerary, which will take you to two of the country's best reserves, as well as stopping off at the beach for some rest and relaxation. 

Victoria Falls & Botswana: Find Your Sanctuary Livingstone & The Victoria Falls

Combine Zambia and Botswana in this exceptional itinerary, staying at some of the top properties in the Sanctuary portfolio. From the spectacular Victoria Falls through to lush wetlands of the Okavango Delta, this will be a safari like no other. 

This exciting itinerary takes you from the banks of the Zambezi River to the far corner of the Hwange National Park, exploring the largest game reserve in the country. 

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Latest news

The government of Kenya has confirmed UK and Irish travellers will benefit from the introduction of a new e-visa service from 2nd July 2015.UK and Irish travellers may apply for their visas in advance of arrival in Kenya via the e-visa portal, There will be a two month trans...

Yesterday, a Dyer Island Cruises whale trip spotted six Southern Right Whales off the coast of Gansbaai - confirming that whale season has well and truly arrived in South Africa.Southern right whales are migratory whales which travel between the Antarctic and the southern coastlines of South Am...

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