African Safari Consultants
Passionate about travel in Africa, Vanessa spends her days brainstorming safari itineraries, checking out fabulous African destinations, connecting with travellers (past and present) and trawling the internet for travel news and views. She can’t wait for her baby daughter to be old enough to go on safari… and learn to love Africa, her wild places and wildlife.

What makes us tick as a travel team

Our thoughts on travel at the moment… What is the defining factor in an ‘unforgettable journey’? We’ve discovered that, when all’s said and done, it’s people who make the difference. Our guests leave their homes and travel to Africa, wanting especially to connect with people and get to know and understand different cultures. Here in Africa, Read More

Financial Protection for Your Trip

Financially, AFRICAN SAFARI CONSULTANTS  has been operating in a strong and healthy capacity since the company was founded in 1997. To give our clients further peace of mind during these uncertain times we have set up a Protected Payment Solution so that payments are kept separate from the cashflow of our company’s daily operations. We have partnered Read More

South Africa WILL open for tourism this year

There has been a flurry of media reports saying that South Africa is only opening up to International travel in February 2021.  Please, dear past and future clients… this is not true!  Instead it is such irresponsible journalism (similar to much of the fake news lately) and as such is potentially so devastatingly damaging to Read More

These NGOs are close to our hearts and need your help

Africa is feeling vulnerable right now We are acutely aware that it’s the less fortunate in Africa’s informal settlements who can’t self isolate effectively who will suffer the most. Life is tough in most parts of Africa, and now more than ever, your help is needed. Past clients who’ve travelled to Africa with us would Read More

While we wait for the world to reopen

Slowly, our world will reconnect… In the meantime we’ve been forced to pause to consider many aspects of our lifestyles, relationships, values and wishes for a post Covid world. As travel planners who are passionate about making dream trips to Africa come true, we’re determined to remain positive, to be responsible, to work together with Read More

Madala Bags: The Ultimate Safari Bag

Now that we’ve got your safari planning under control, you may be wondering what kind of bag you should buy…   Just like you, we’ve all had our first safari – or perhaps your first safari was a packing disaster, with a bag that was too heavy, made rummaging amongst your clothes for your binoculars Read More

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