First Time Safari

First time African safari packages

No experience can quite compare to your very first safari. Whether it’s venturing out at the crack of dawn or just as the sun begins to set, the excitement that builds as you wait to spot African wildlife for the first time is truly one of the greatest feelings you can have. 

There’s more to African safaris than simply viewing some of the most majestic creatures to grace the planet, as they roam their natural habitat; hearing your expert guide’s stories while soaking up the breathtaking scenery will guarantee a trip you’ll never forget.

Once you’ve enjoyed the wonders of your first time safari, we can promise that you’ll want to keep returning for this incomparable experience. Knowing where to begin with your first safari may seem a little daunting, which is why Africa Travel put together a collection of itineraries and informative articles to help make planning your first African safari trip as straightforward as possible.

First time safari: African safari packages and accommodation tailored to you

The unmatched experience of your first African safari is not limited to nature alone. The vivid wildlife that you will discover outside pairs magnificently with the gorgeous indoors in which you will relax and unwind between game drives. From breathtaking accommodation to helpful guides and sublime cuisine; each of these facets will enrich your African safari adventure entirely.

We offer a diverse range of accommodation options to further enhance your first time safari holiday. Travellers can stay in luxury South Africa lodges like the idyllic Simbambili Game Lodge, located in the heart of the Sabi Sand Game Reserve, which offers mesmerising up-close encounters with wild giraffe, zebra, lion, rhino and elephants, to name just a few. Alternatively, stay in scenic mountain lodges overlooking this continent’s vivid landscape, or reside in the unique Kicheche Bush Camp on a first time Kenya safari.

Why choose Africa Travel for your first time African safari holiday?

With over 30 years of experience crafting bespoke holidays to Africa, you can rest knowing your personal requirements and trip preferences will be catered for at Africa Travel. You will also learn about and discover the different safaris available, thanks to our knowledgeable travel experts. 

You can trust our insightful team of travel experts to design a first time safari that will be so enlightening, you’ll want to return again as a more experienced traveller the following year. 

For more information, why not speak to one of our experts on +44 (0) 20 7843 3500 or email 


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