Luxury South Africa Safari Trips Our Curated Selection Of Luxury South Africa Trips & Safari Holiday Ideas

The Rainbow Nation of South Africa offers the full spectrum of luxury safari and travel experiences. This diverse and dynamic country has inspired your safari experts at Art of Safari to curate the best of the land into these all-inclusive sample itineraries – or you can create your own luxury South Africa safari trips.

South Africa has shaken off its troubled past and now symbolises a bright future for Africa. Heritage and hope have combined to create the continent’s most vibrant cities while still preserving immense wild spaces as iconic national parks.

The Kruger is the most renowned safari destination in South Africa, and features in several of our luxury South Africa safari trips. Together with the private concessions of the adjacent Sabi Sands, the Kruger has crucial populations of rhino and is one of the best places in Africa to find big cats – above all leopard. Our luxury Kruger safaris offer the perfect balance between five-star ‘safari chic’ lodges and thrilling wildlife encounters.

South Africa’s coastline has something of a split personality, as the waters of two oceans, warm and cold, swirl into each other creating a gloriously prolific marine ecosystem.

The Indian Ocean coast with its pristine beaches stretching up to Mozambique and beyond is best enjoyed one of our luxury Maputaland safari and beach holidays.

Alternatively, explore the gastronomic delights (think wine and oysters as a small taster) of the Atlantic Seaboard, and watch out for passing whale on one of our luxury Garden Route safaris.

Routes through the Fairest Cape merge naturally into our luxury Cape Town escapes – your chance to experience one of the world’s epicurean capitals, and the most spectacularly-sited city in Africa.

Turning inland, rugged ancient landscapes and uniquely-adapted wildlife await on our luxury safaris in the Kalahari, Madikwe and Waterberg – still more proof of how wonderfully varied South Africa is.

11 Nights Okavango Delta & Maputaland

Uncover the wonders of the Okavango Delta and the wildlife haven of Maputaland in KwaZulu-Natal on this 11-night safari and beach itinerary. Bridging Botswana and South Africa, this luxury safari…

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10 Nights Waterberg, Timbavati & Cape Town

Whatever your holiday priorities, there can be few boxes that a luxury South African safari doesn’t tick. Reconnect with nature walking in the Waterberg, and thrill to the closeness of…

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8 Nights Sabi Sands, Franschhoek & Cape Town

Whether your interests run to the gastronomic or taxonomic, South Africa has something for everyone. This luxury South African safari of eight nights includes ocean views in Cape Town, epicurean…

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11 Nights Sabi Sands, Kalahari & Cape Town

A luxury South African safari effortlessly combines genuine wilderness with the best of sophisticated luxury – often all in the same day. Close encounters with majestic wildlife fit comfortably into…

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9 Nights Addo & Western Cape

Discover the scenic Garden Route and rock art of the Cederberg on this nine-night itinerary in the Western Cape. Your luxury South African safari includes tented camps, forest stays and…

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7 Nights Maputaland

This carefully planned luxury safari and beach break is South Africa and Mozambique's twist on a 'surf and turf' menu. Phinda Vlei Lodge’s inland bush location ticks all the game-viewing…

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10 Nights Greater Kruger & Benguerra Island

Enjoy a complete wildlife immersion in South Africa's Greater Kruger, tracking big cats and other predators, before heading to the idyllic Benguerra Island in Mozambique for a luxury safari that uncovers…

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10 Nights Greater Kruger, Makgadikgadi Pans & Victoria Falls

This luxury safari includes stays at some of the most distinctive luxury lodges in South Africa, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Strikingly stylish accommodation at Ngala Tented Camp, San Camp and Matetsi…

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9 Nights Madikwe, Sabi Sands & Cape Town

A luxury South African safari is all about living in the moment, from the thrill of watching wildlife at close quarters in reserves such as Madikwe and Sabi Sands to…

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