Wildlife Safaris in Southern Africa

wild life tours South Africa
Wildlife tours South Africa


Wildlife Safaris in Southern AfricaAfrica, where tapestries of sprawling savanna under azure skies lie shimmering in the relentless heat before spectacular sunsets give way to cool star studded nights, filled with the cacophony of primeval sound, will always remain the destination of choice for the wild at heart.

Wildlife Safaris in Southern AfricaOnly here can one truly experience the magnificence of the Big 5 - Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Lion and Leopard - up close and almost too personal within habitats little changed over the millennia.

It is an awesome experience complemented by the presence of smaller mammals and a wide variety of birds and reptiles that together make up the essence of what the African environment is all about for the visiting naturalist.

Wildlife Safaris in Southern Africa
Southern Africa is home to the following wildlife reserves:
  1. Kruger National Park Mpumalanga, South Africa - and the adjacent private game reserves such as Sabi Sand, Thornybush, Timbavati and Manyeleti

  2. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Kalahari) - Northern Cape, South Africa and Botswana - and the private Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

  3. Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park - Limpopo Province South Africa - and the privately owned Tuli and Mashatu Game Reserves in Botswana

  4. Mkuze Game Reserve - Kwazulu Natal - and adjacent Phinda Private Game Reserve

  5. Addo Elephant Park - Eastern Cape - and a number of adjacent private reserves such as Shamwari and Kwandwe - Malaria-free!

  6. Table Mountain National Park - Western Cape

  7. Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park - Botswana

  8. Etosha National Park - Namibia

  9. Luangwa Valley - Zambia

  10. Victoria Falls, on the mighty Zambezi River - Zambia

  11. Madikwe Game Reserve - North West Province - Malaria-free!
Avian Leisure's customized wildlife safaris are individually tailored to cater for your category of interest within this wonderful mosaic of biological opportunity: from charismatic African Elephants sporting about waterholes to diminutive Dung Beetles hard at work at the other end of the size spectrum.

Wildlife Safaris in Southern AfricaWhether your quest is a dedicated photographic safari, a straight 'listing' birding tour, a general 'bush' adventure or a romantic 'Out of Africa' honeymoon, we will tailor your private tour to suit both your interests and your available budget.

In short it's your wildlife safari and we will pace it accordingly be it the intriguing splendor of the Kruger National Park, the shifting sands of the Kalahari Trans Frontier Park, the Okavango Swamps of Botswana or the Luangwa Valley and Victoria Falls in Zambia.

Choice of travel options are varied and depend on time and budget available for your holiday, from classic luxury safaris to fully guided safaris across a range of budgets. Accommodation ranges from bush camps to 5-star luxury lodges, including a variety of activities such as game drives, bush walks, horse-back safaris, birding, photography, fishing, snorkeling & scuba diving and more, which will be put together to create your exclusive wildlife holiday. Many of the lodges we recommend are rated amongst the finest small hotels in the world whilst still retaining their intimacy with their wilderness surrounding.



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