Our guide to an African safari holiday
1 February 2023
People often talk about ‘The Big Five’, but there are far more than five reasons to go on safari holiday. Our local partners know the right footprints to follow, so as well as supporting local businesses, you’ve got the best chance of seeing the world’s most incredible animals in their natural habitats.
There’s a safari out there for every type of traveller, whether you see yourself taking to the great outdoors on foot, by canoe, or with the wind in your hair in a 4x4. Whatever you choose, you’ll never forget watching in awe as wildebeest and zebras thunder across the savannah, elephants splash playfully in watering holes, and big cats prowl through the undergrowth.
"The dry season can be the best time to see animals on safari because the animals visit only one or two watering holes, making them easier to find."Visit South Africa
Whether you want to know more about what to pack, what destination to choose, or even just what else is on offer other than safari, have a browse of our articles about Africa
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