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.

Your safari is safe with us

We’re thrilled that travellers are trickling back to Africa! We asked our top travel advisors their views on post-Covid travel trends, how they’re handling the challenges of postponed trips and what gets them excited when a new request lands in their inbox. Click on your favourite Africa Expert to read their short Q&A interview Q&A Read More

Safari ‐ simply the best with your besties!

Gather the girls and embark on the adventure of a lifetime Share the thrill of exploring Africa’s incredible wilderness areas with your best girlfriends on a “girl power” safari! Spend much‐needed “we” time with your besties while having incredible wildlife encounters, enjoying amazing hospitality and no small amount of luxury and create lifetime memories in Read More

Why traveling in Africa stirs the soul

Aspirational Africa   A SAFARI IS GOOD FOR BODY, MIND & SPIRIT Africa has a secret superpower. It transforms people. Traveling across this incredible continent does something indescribably wonderful to you at the soul level — adjusting your perspective, shifting your mindset, and refreshing your priorities – all while gifting you the ‘vacation of a Read More

Gorilla trekking in the time of Covid: What’s changed?

Gorilla permits & Gorilla trekking  Covid Updates As exciting as it is that Rwanda and Uganda have re-opened for tourism and Gorilla trekking is possible again, it is important to note that set Covid-19 guidelines that must be observed as gorillas share 98 percent of our DNA, they are susceptible to human respiratory viruses. Here Read More

Exclusive-Use Places, All Our Favourites

We’re beginning to feel the pent up demand for travel and are responding to requests for trips that tick all the boxes as we come to grips with travel-in-the-age-of-Covid. “People are yearning to explore again, get back to nature and cherish quality time together”. “We’ve seen an increase in multi-generational travel as well as small Read More

Q&A with Camille Rowe, Africa Travel Specialist

“…When I was about 6 years old I went on my first ‘real’ safari to Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park. That is where my love and passion for safari started.”   Speciality Destinations :  Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Travel, Multi-generational Families, Out-Of-The-Ordinary Travel, Fly-In Safaris, Read More

Q&A with Daisy du Plessis, Africa Travel Specialist

….”I think travellers will rely on travel experts more, since one has to navigate constantly change requirements for every country, plus we have contacts with various suppliers, when we need assistance with changes or travel issues…”     Speciality Destinations : Botswana, South Africa, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda Speciality Travel Categories : Family Read More