Experiencing a safari or game reserve in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana or Zambia is a dream for many guests to Southern Africa. We, at South African Travel Desk, have been planning safari vacations to South Africa since 2003 and now you can also visit safari lodges and game reserves in Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi. We also offer amazing hotel and resort accommodation in South Africa, Mozambique, Zanzibar, Morocco, Maldives, Seychelles and Mauritius.
As mentioned above, the South African Travel Desk (SA Travel Desk) has been in operation since May 2003.The South African Travel Desk have been assisting holiday and business guests to South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and various other African destinations since then. More than 35% of all our guests are return business (happy guests that have since become close friends) – this is a clear indication and testimony to the service that we offer at the South African Travel Desk.
The South African Travel Desk can assist in Planning your accommodation throughout South Africa, Namibia, Botswana or any of the other holiday and safari destinations above. We can also assist you with your holiday hotel and resort accommodation in Mozambique, Zanzibar, Morocco, Maldives, Mauritius and Seychelles.
Apart from the safari lodges, game reserves and other accommodation, we can also assist you in reserving your car hire, day tours and excursions, booking restaurants, wedding venues, conference venues, adventure activities, luxury rail journeys, honeymoons and much more.
South African Safari
Safari Lodges in South Africa is by far some of the best Big 5 and wildlife experiences that you will enjoy in your life. The South African safari lodges and game reserves offer some of the best game viewing in Africa and indeed in the whole world. South Africa is very well known for its Big 5 safari lodges and game reserves. The South African Travel Desk specialise in safari lodges and game reserves in South Africa, so give us a chance to offer you a free quote on any lodge or reserve (even if you already know where you would like to go). We have negotiated rates with these lodges and reserves, so very often we can offer you a much better rate than you will be getting - even by going directly to the safari lodge or reserve of your choice. You have nothing to lose, so we look forward to assist you with your South African safari.
The South African Travel Desk has been in operation since 2003, so we are a trusted business who has managed to grow year on year even through the difficult economic times as we are able to offer our clients very competitive rates. We also offer a “one payment” option for your whole holiday. This means that you save big on banking and credit card fees.
Embarking on a South Africa safari or tour is a truly unforgettable experience. Your safari experience in South Africa could include any of the following and more. Please let us know how we can assist you in your safari planning process.
Your South Africa safari experience can take the form of luxury fly-in safari’s to some of South Africa’s most luxurious lodges or you may want to opt for a safari in one of South Africa’s National Parks (usually only 2 or 3 stars). The South Africa safari areas or regions vary greatly in terms of rainfall, geology and altitude. These differences are the primary factors which have created ecosystems ranging from sparsely vegetated coastal plains west of South Africa to the sub- tropical areas in the east of South Africa. Between these extremes, wooded savannah, open savannah and mountainous terrain support an abundance of fauna and flora which makes a South Africa safari a truly diverse and memorable experience.
The most popular safari areas in South Africa include the Kruger National Park and the private game reserves which form part of it and then also the Addo National Park area in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa.
The safari lodges of Namibia have played second fiddle to the safari lodges and game reserves of South Africa and Botswana for a very long time – no more!
The Namibian safari lodges and reserves has popped up as a serious wildlife contender over the past couple of years and offer amazing value for money safari opportunities. Namibia is seen by many as an extremely safe destination and for many visitors to Africa and southern Africa this is a very important factor. Namibia is spectacular and unique in many ways and so are the safari lodges in Namibia. Northern Namibia boasts beautiful waterfalls, bizarre rock formations, green grasslands and forests. In the southern part of Namibia you have unique landscapes, surreal sunsets, towering sand dunes and desert mist.
Safari regions of Namibia include the Etosha National park, Damaraland, Caprivi Strip, Namib Desert and the Namib Naukluft National Park.
The safari lodges of Namibia are tranquil, beautiful and offer guests some of the best photographic opportunities in Africa.
Namibia is a safari destination that should not be missed if / when you get the opportunity to visit.
The best time for a Namibian safari visit is between the months of May to October (the winter months in Southern Africa).
A sense of freedom is generated by the wide horizons, the clear skies and a population which is amongst the lowest in the world. Namibia is the perfect location to experience the wonders of safari, scenery, bird-life and general wildlife of the Southern African region.
Namibia is located in Southern Africa and is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Angola.
Namibia was formerly known as South West Africa and there are quite a lot of German speaking people living in Namibia. This makes Namibia especially popular with German speaking visitors from Namibia.
The appeal of a Namibia safari lies in its magical and ancient desert, the Namib, the game rich Etosha National Park, the desolate Skeleton Coast and the breathtaking beauty of the Namibrand and Naukluft Parks. Namibia is an ideal contrast destination to either South Africa or Botswana.
If you want great value for money safari options – visit Namibia today!
We look forward to assist you in planning your Namibian safari soon.
The safari lodges of Botswana highlights the magnificent extremes of Botswana. With your Botswana safari experience you can expect anything from scorching desert to lush waterways and from wide open plains to thick riverine woodland. Within these extremes you will find some of Southern Africa’s greatest wilderness areas. Some of the greatest Botswana safari regions include the Okavango Delta, Chobe, Savuti and Makgadikgadi and these names conjure up images of a wild, untamed Africa. In Botswana you can witness superb safari and wildlife as well as big predators by boat, light aircraft or on traditional game drives in 4x4 game viewing vehicles. A Botswana safari offers a variety of activities. Nowhere else in the world can you combine game viewing by air, land and water.
For your safari in Botswana you can choose between indulgent opulence or rustic camping in environments ranging from wetland to desert – all in a relatively short space of time.
Botswana is multi-faceted and full of surprises. In general the safari lodges in Botswana offer an exceptional African adventure to any traveller. Exclusivity and privacy is emphasised as most Botswana game lodges and safari lodges usually accommodate only 8 to 20 guests.
There are a number of ways to view the wildlife in Botswana, such as game drives in 4x4 vehicles, game walks, horse riding, canoeing / punting and riding on elephant back in the Okavango Delta.
A Botswana safari vacation offers very distinct attractions, including the world famous and spectacular Okavango Delta; the largest inland delta in the world. The Kalahari Desert, the largest continuous stretch of sand in the world, covers 84% of Botswana and the Makgadigadi Pans are the largest salt pans.
Botswana is really the ideal African safari destination. The environmental extremes of Botswana allow for an interesting variety of safari accommodation options, which range from the most primate safari camps to luxury lodges and camps. The Botswana game lodges and safari lodges on this website serves as an example of what Botswana has to offer in terms of safari lodges.
Zambia is an up and coming luxury safari destination. Named after the mighty Zambezi River, Zambia is the home of the walking safari. There are many top quality safari lodges and game reserves in Zambia. Add to that the friendliness of the Zambian people and you have a winning combination. Zambia is also famed for its rivers, which feed a wide range of habitat. Of course, Zambia is also home to the world famous Victoria Falls – one of the natural wonders of the world.
Zambia boasts some superb game parks, including the South Luangwa and Lower Zambezi National Parks. The town of Livingstone in Zambia is a charming and pleasant tourist destination with many restaurants and shopping opportunities. It offers numerous activities in and around Victoria Falls, including various game viewing adventures.
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Visiting a Zambian safari lodge or game reserve, is to experience the real Africa. Favourite stalking grounds for the avid Zambia safari enthusiast are the wildlife reserves of South Luangwa and Kafue National Park, while the Lower Zambezi Valley is a tapestry of waterways and fauna and flora.
Zambia’s legendary walking safaris in some of the truest wilderness, coupled with the exhilarating power and adventure of the Victoria Falls makes Zambia a connoisseur destination.
Browse our website for some amazing safari lodges in Zambia. Let us help you make your African dream come true.
Victoria Falls Safari
Victoria Falls (also known as Vic Falls), is one of the most visited destinations in Southern Africa for those who can afford it and rightly so. The hotels and resorts at Victoria Falls are of a very high quality and standard. Victoria Falls is also known as “The Smoke That Thunders”. Humans have always been fascinated by the sheer power of the geological marvel that we call the Victoria Falls, the greatest falling curtain of water in the world. The Victoria Falls mark the dramatic transformation of the broad, placid, slow moving Zambezi River into a raging, angry torrent that crashes into a foaming chasm before racing through gorges carved deep below the surrounding countryside.
Sharing this wonder of the world, Zambia and Zimbabwe meet along the mighty Zambezi River. The mile wide Victoria Falls and Batoka Gorge form an awesome focal point. The historic town of Livingstone, Zambia and the bustling town of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe are connected by a 30 minute road transfer over the famous bridge.
One important fact to take into account when booking your Victoria Falls holiday: from the beginning of February to August approximately 30% of the Victoria Falls can be seen and enjoyed from Zambia and 70% from Zimbabwe. In the other, dryer months the Falls can only be seen and enjoyed from Zimbabwe where the view remains breathtaking for the entire year.
The Vic Falls hotels and resorts offer something for everyone. With over 20 different Victoria Falls hotels and resorts and more than 2500 beds available, Vic Falls is an exciting and fun destination that caters for all tastes and all budgets.
Without a doubt the Victoria Falls offers some of the most breathtaking and magical sights in the world – a soaring spray, water thundering down a terrifying gorge and peaceful lagoons upstream where hippos stretch out and deadly crocodiles lie in wait. The Victoria Falls, with a width of 1708 meters, is the biggest water curtain in the world. It falls down the Zambezi Gorge from a height of between 90 meters and 107 meters. An awesome 5 50 000 cubic metres of water plunge down each minute.
Remarkably preserved in its natural state, Victoria Falls inspires visitors as much today as it did David Livingstone in the 1860’s. The Victoria Falls and the surrounding area have been declared National Parks and a World Heritage Site, thus preserving the area from excessive commercialisation.
A number of amazing activities can be undertaken at Victoria Falls. The “Flight of Angels” provides a fabulous vista of the Vic Falls, the upstream river and its many islands and for the more adventurous there is micro-lighting with stunning views of the Falls. Rafting and wild rapids below the Vic Falls is a very popular adventure. Visitors can also kayak, canoe, fish, go on guided walking safaris, ride on horseback and lunch on Livingstone Island.
Victoria Falls is a once in a lifetime destination and there are many amazing hotels and resorts for you to explore.
Mozambique is also known as the “Land of Smiles”. Mozambique offers many different lodges and resorts to choose from. Mozambique is fast becoming well known as a holiday and incentives destination with stunning beaches and luxury resorts with great weather all year round.
The Mozambique coastline is rugged and is just waiting for you to explore and enjoy. In the capital of Mozambique, Maputo, you are never far from the coast and visitors to the city can enjoy the refreshing sea breeze at any of the many restaurants serving locally caught seafood.
The Mozambique coast is a mecca for water enthusiast. Crystal clear waters and amazing sea life makes this an ideal place to dive and fish. The white sandy beaches of the Mozambique coastline make it a great place to escape for a break.
The resorts and lodges of Mozambique range from thatched chalets that blend in beautifully with the scenery to luxurious 5 star resorts that offer a wide variety that will keep the entire family entertained.
Mozambique is a country in south eastern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean on the east, Tanzania to the north and South Africa to the south. Originally the coast of Mozambique was under Arab control. Mozambique was colonized by Portugal in 1505. Mozambique became independent from Portugal in 1975 causing almost all of the Portuguese people to leave the country, but Portuguese is still commonly spoken there by the black people.
Mozambique has stunning beaches, excellent diving and magical offshore islands. For the last 20 years, Mozambique was off limits due to a protracted civil war which left the country poverty stricken. Today the bad times are over and in the past and Mozambique is one of Africa’s best beach resort destinations. Mozambique offers 2500 km of coastline waiting to be discovered and as a result you will find fabulous lodges and resorts in Mozambique.
Mozambique is a country of spectacular contrasts: beautiful beaches, exotic cities, stunning islands and fascinating cultures.
The Mozambique lodge and resort portfolio look forward to assist you in your reservation.
Just so that you know – this website does offer the largest selection of resorts and lodges in Mozambique. 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