Top-Rated Safaris in South Africa

Serengeti, Tanzania
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As a home of African wildlife across its sprawling savanna, South Africa has more safari adventures than you can count. Still, being this spoilt for choice can make it difficult to choose the trip that will provide you with the best experience. Here are the top-rated safaris in South Africa that should be at the top of your list.

Pafuri Walking Safaris

Situated in the sprawling Kruger National Park, this walking safari will make you one with nature. Typically at least a two-day adventure in the northern Kruger Park, you’ll be able to encounter an array of baobab trees and a large fever tree forest while also spotting the occasional leopard, lion, and elephant.

Camp Figtree

If spotting members of the Big Five is your priority, then Camp Figtree is where you want to be. Located just outside Addo Elephant National Park, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to see elephants up close, however, lions have also been introduced to this ecosystem, making for an intriguing safari.

Lion Sands

This private game reserve offers you unique access to the Sabie River, where a wide range of animals congregate all year round. Lion Sands also happens to be a luxurious lodge, with private plunge pools and even tree house accommodation.