Africa's luxurious and opulent safari camps and lodges are set in private game reserves and national parks. They provide ideal bases to enjoy safaris in remote wilderness areas with diverse wildlife species and picturesque natural surroundings.Need Advice?
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South Africa is home to an abundance of safari lodges in popular wilderness areas, including the Kruger National Park and Sabi Sand.
The safari camps of Botswana lie mainly in the Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta - Africa's prime wilderness oasis.
Namibia is a vast, sparsely populated country with incredible lodges that offer unique safari adventures under a star-studded sky.
Zambia's safari camps lie in pristine conservation areas. Many offer walking safaris accompanied by armed rangers and trackers.
The lodges of Mozambique offer the finest exclusive beach vacations in Africa with a focus on relaxation and offshore activities.
Zimbabwe's top destinations for safari lodge packages include Hwange National Park and Mana Pools on the banks of the Zambezi River.
Pick an African safari lodge that complements your budget and interests, and savor the convenience of an all-inclusive fly-in lodge package - typically three nights and four days in duration. You can combine various camps for a more comprehensive adventure. These packages include all regional flights, transfers, accommodation, and safari activities.
Hamiltons Tented Camp offers an unforgettable 4-Star fly-in safari experience in the heart of the Kruger National Park. The plush tented-style camp is imbued with an 'Out of Africa' ambiance.
Simbavati River Lodge is an intimate, family-friendly lodge with eight luxury tents and three chalets. The 4-Star luxury blends seamlessly with fantastic Big Five game viewing in Timbavati.
Imbali Safari Lodge combines affordability with the exclusive opportunity to experience a private, unfenced concession within the Big Five-bearing Kruger National Park.
Hoyo Hoyo Safari Lodge offers guests the unique opportunity to couple their Big Five game viewing in Kruger with a cultural experience and traditional Shangaan hospitality.
Guests at Camp Moremi enjoy unfettered access to one of the world's most sought-after wilderness areas - the Okavango Delta. Both land- and water-based safari activities are included.
Motswari is a fine 4-Star lodge in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve, offering private lodge comfort and the exciting possibility of encountering rare white lions.
Lukimbi offers great 5-Star value in the southern belly of the Kruger National Park - a very wildlife-rich region. Surrounded by a 15 000-hectare private concession, Lukimbi guests will relish absolute exclusivity.
Kings Camp is one of the finest safari lodges in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve. The intimate 5-Star camp oozes elegance, decked out in exquisite finery reminiscent of yesteryear.
Lion Sands River Lodge occupies one of the most desirable slices of real estate in the Sabi Sand - a position on the prolific Sabie River, the only thing that separates the reserve from Kruger National Park.
Chobe Chilwero is the most luxurious property in Botswana's elephant-rich Chobe National Park. Guests can expect opulent 5-Star accommodation and striking views across the floodplains.
Phinda Forest Lodge is a unique safari property in South Africa, as it has been constructed in the Phinda Reserve's rare sand forest. Unforgettable sightings of the Big Five are standard.
Ongava Lodge offers guests with a taste for the finer things in life, the experience of an authentic African safari, conducted both within Etosha National Park and in a concession alongside the park.
Lion Sands Ivory Lodge is one of the most luxurious safari lodges on the continent. Guests are pampered with enormous private villas overlooking the Sabie River, personal butler services, and more.
This exclusive lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River in Zambia couples your unforgettable visit to Victoria Falls with local highlights like safari cruises, elephant encounters, and walking safaris.
Little Kulala is a tiny, plush property dwarfed by the magnitude of the Namib Desert surrounding it. Activities range from quad-biking adventures to early morning hot air balloon safaris above Sossusvlei.
Tucked away in the lush wilderness of the Eastern Cape, the Shamwari reserve offers Big Five safaris in a malaria-free area. Eagle's Crag is the reserve's cream of the crop - an ultra-luxurious safari lodge.
Chief's Camp is one of the premier camps in Botswana's hallowed Okavango Delta. It is tucked away within the exclusive Moremi Game Reserve, known for the best game viewing opportunities in the area.
One can hardly imagine a finer safari lodge than Rattray's on Mala Mala. It is set on the banks of the Sand River in one of the finest locations in the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve.
We handpicked these lodges for various reasons, from their exceptional service levels to the game-viewing potential in the surrounding area. The emphasis is on a rewarding safari experience.
Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve - South Africa
Madikwe Game Reserve - South Africa
Kruger National Park - South Africa
Okavango Delta - Botswana
Namib Desert - Namibia
South Luangwa - Zambia
The African safari lodges we include in our packages are scattered across the most enchanting corners of the African continent, from South Africa's storied Lowveld region to Botswana's wildlife-rich outposts. Explore the lodges in our collection via their incomparable wild locations.
The safari lodges of the Kruger National Park range from some of the most exclusive properties on the continent (Singita Lebombo and Sweni) to four-star properties that offer fantastic value, like Hamiltons Tented Camp and Lukimbi Safari Lodge.
The Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve is famous for its award-winning lodges. Some truly extravagant safari palaces form part of the Sabi Sand contingent, but affordable (and high-quality) four-star camps also feature.
The safari camps in Botswana's Okavango Delta have all been constructed to leave only the most minimal footprint behind. The focus is largely on eco-friendly building materials and structures that blend well with the surrounding environment.
The most sought-after lodges in the Chobe National Park enjoy prime riverfront locations, offering easy access to sunset cruises on the Chobe River. Lodges in concessions should not be discounted, as the views over the floodplain are spectacular.
Etosha National Park's luxury safari lodges are on private concessions that share borders with the park, like Ongava and Onguma. Within the park itself, comfortable rest camp accommodation is available.
The lodges in Sossusvlei are frequently lauded for their unique style and high quality of service and food available here in the middle of nowhere. The stargazing opportunities are sublime, with most lodges boasting an on-site expert.
When it comes to lodging at Victoria Falls, guests have the option of staying on either the Zimbabwean or Zambian side of the Zambezi River. Some of the best lodges are further afield than the riverbanks.
The lodges we recommend in Mozambique are characteristically remote and luxurious. They range from hideaways on private islands in the Quirimbas archipelagos to outposts on leagues of near-virginal beaches.
The safari lodges in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve range from authentic bush camps like Umlani to luxurious fives star lodges like Kings Camp with a tranquil setting overlooking a waterhole.