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Jewel of Africa Safaris is a family owned, South African, luxury tour operator offering you effortless access to personalized, tailor-made safaris in Southern and East Africa.

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Experience a once-in-a-lifetime completely immersive private trekking boat safari in the Okavango Delta, which will get you close to both the water and wildlife of this magical wilderness region.
9 Days 8 Nights
Your first-choice Botswana photographic safari offers unrivalled photographic experiences in three of the must-visit destinations, Chobe, Okavango Delta and Central Kalahari.
11 Days 10 nights
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Culture & History Safaris

Discover Africa’s rich and diverse culture and history on safari. Besides its amazing natural wonders there are as many equally impressive historical and cultural sites to be found on the continent.

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African Culture & History Safari Experiences

Africa’s wealth of galleries and museums, fascinating ancient history and historical sites as well as centuries-old rock art are yours to be discovered. Travel back in time and to understand how a country’s past has affected its current and future generations.

African Culture: More than the Big Five

Africa is a lot more than the wildlife and the Big Five for which it is famous. Dig deeper and you will find a continent rich in culture and history.

Visit Galleries, Museums and Townships

South Africa boasts a large number of national and contemporary galleries as well as many culturally important museums. Experience an overview of South African art, history and culture. Learn about the country’s tumultuous past at the Apartheid Museum, where visitors can learn of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity, visit contemporary art galleries,  or discover one of the most important South African artists at the Irma Stern Museum.

Historical Sites and Ancient Rock Art

African historical sites date right back to ancient tribes and cultures ancient, from the Zimbabwe ruins to Twyfelfontein and Brandberg rock art in Namibia.

Top Culture & History African Safaris

Explore Africa’s rich historical and cultural heritage by booking any of these safaris.

This luxury private Africa safari offers you access to three of the top destinations in Southern Africa, the Kruger National…
10 Days 9 Nights
Experience why Cape Town, Namibia and Victoria Falls are some of the most scenic destinations in Southern Africa during this…
12 Days 11 Nights
Experience why Namibia is one of the most scenic destinations in Southern Africa during this 12 Day luxury and privately…
12 Days 11 Nights
Experience why Cape Town in South Africa and Namibia are two of the most scenic destinations in Southern Africa during…
12 Days 11 Nights
Combining two must-visit South Africa destinations, this safari offers unbeatable luxury and value, including the services of a private tour…
8 Days 7 Nights
Experience some of the best destinations that South Africa has to offer during this all-in-one Big 5, city and coastal…
12 Days 11 Nights

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Best African Culture & History Safaris

Look beyond its natural wonders and learn more about Africa’s culture and history

Top Reasons to Travel to Africa

Africa may be famed for its wildlife, but there are so many more reasons why the continent is rated as a 5-star safari experience.

Wildlife & Game Viewing

While sighting the Big 5 is top of most people’s safari lists, Africa will also introduce you to a fascinating variety of wildlife beyond elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard.

Scenery & Landscape

From the majestic Mosi-oa-Tunya (smoke that thunders), a waterfall so impressive it’s been named as a natural world wonder, to colourful coral reefs in the Indian Ocean, Africa offers unsurpassed natural scenery.

Cultural Experiences

Learn about the origins of humankind or visit cave paintings made by our predecessors. Africa’s rich cultural heritage adds depth to any Africa safari.

Wine & Dine

Africa’s bush lodges and hotels offers 5-star cuisine, while many of the fine wines from the Cape compete with the best in the world.

Guided Safari Tours

View wildlife from a luxury 4x4 vehicle, or get up close and personal on a walking safari. All guides are accredited professionals, dedicated to the safety and comfort of every traveller.


Hides overlooking wildlife-rich water holes as well as guides who are eager to take you off the beaten track, make Africa a photographer’s dream.