African Sky recommends some of the finest safari lodges in the countries of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Mozambique.
In the lap of luxury
South Africa boasts some of the most exclusive and luxurious safari lodges imaginable.
Wild & remote
Botswana's handsome safari camps are enveloped in absolute wilderness.
Relish lavish lodgings in unique surroundings and exquisite night skies.
Walk on the wild side
Zambia is revered for lodges that focus on comprehensive walking safaris.
Private islands, deserted beaches and distant archipelagos form the backdrop of our Mozambican lodges.
The African safari lodges that we include in our packages are scattered across the most bewitching corners of the 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 popular 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 feature as well.
The 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 in 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, however, as the views over the floodplain are spectacular.
Etosha National Park's luxury safari lodges are located 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 simply sublime, with most lodges boasting an on-site expert.
When it comes to lodging in the Victoria Falls, guests have the option of staying on either in the Zimbabwean or Zambian side of the Zambezi River. Some of the best lodges are actually further afield than the riverbanks.
The lodges that we use in Mozambique are characteristically remote and luxurious, from hideaways on private islands in the Quirimbas archipelagos to outposts on leagues of near-virginal beaches.
Safari lodges located in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve range from authentic bush camps like Umlani, to luxurious fives star lodges like Kings Camp with its tranquil setting overlooking a waterhole.
The safari lodges that we recommend below have been handpicked for a variety of key factors, from their exceptional service levels to the game viewing potential of the area in which they are located. The emphasis is on a rewarding safari experience.
Other African accommodations that we use in our itineraries range from intimate guest houses to sumptuous boutique hotels. In certain national parks and reserves in South Africa, we often make use of standard rest camp accommodation for great value.