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 one of the best tourism offerings in Africa during this Luxury Zimbabwe Safari with Jewel of Africa Safaris. This safari combines three of the top destinations in this beautiful country, including Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park.
9 Days 8 Nights
This unique Africa safari offers guest the definitive African experience combining two different wildlife destinations, Mashatu in Botswana and MalaMala. Explore the largest private game reserve in South Africa for a thrilling adventure and wildlife safari.
8 Days 7 Nights
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The tourism industry is one that is vital to a country such as South Africa, where low productivity and economic issues are often offset by the income it generates. Spectacular beaches, scenic routes, winelands and of course the world’s best wildlife preservation areas, all contribute to a healthy tourism industry. There is however, if one will excuse the pun, a bit of a ‘black cloud’ that hangs over tourism and its contribution to ecological issues in the country. Responsible research shows that it is in fact a global issue. Tourism generates 10% of the world's GDP, one

The Wildlife and Birdlife of Akagera The game drive from the gate to Magashi takes 45 – 120 minutes, depending on wildlife sightings and photo opportunities and is part of the splendour of a stay there.   Magashi is situated in the only area where you can combine a bucket list gorilla trek in the legendary Virunga Mountains with a sublime savannah safari experience!   See It In Style This is yet another of the ever growing number of

It is a beautiful description of a land that is both serenely unspoiled and wild but vibrant, sparse and dry, but tempered with greenbelts that play host to a myriad of wildlife. Affectionately known as “The Jewel of the Desert,’ Namibia is a hauntingly beautiful country. Its German influence is evident throughout and this truly is one of the world’s natural treasures. There is such a vast range of things to do there that we felt we should try to nail it down to just the premier points of interest for our clients – and so

Bordering South Africa and Zimbabwe, Mozambique in Africa has had a chequered and somewhat tumultuous past, particularly from a political point of view. It is now very much recovered however and once again seen as a fabulous international tourist destination, particularly with its great beaches and coastal resorts. What is not so well known is that it plays host to a myriad of wildlife and a magnificent game reserve known as Gorongosa National Park. Return To Eden Once known as the ‘Eden of Africa,’ Gorongosa National Park is one of the finest in Africa and finally overcoming the ravages

So, you’ve been on safari have you? You say you’ve seen the ‘Big Five,’ so named because they are supposed to be the hardest wild animals in Africa to spot? I think not! Without a doubt, one of the most magnificent animals living in Africa’s wilds is to be found in the hills of primarily Uganda and Rwanda. The Silverback Gorilla. This is a different experience altogether. This is a tracking or ‘Trekking’ experience (as Africans prefer to call it) – this is not a luxury safari or guided tour, this is well supervised and

Mozambique, to many, is just a little-known place somewhere in Africa, but it used to be a haven of beach activity, a vacation resort of note for the surrounding territories of Zimbabwe and South Africa, the place to go for exquisite prawns and other Portuguese fare. Sadly, this was prior to the turn of the century and to it becoming a war torn political tug of war that saw the tourist industry petty much die for a period of time. But Mozambique is back! So much so in fact, that preferred African safari and guided tour

We have spoken often about what a great country South Africa is to enjoy a family safari or vacation. There is just so much for kids to do and learn and the thrill of encountering wildlife as a family unit can bring families together in a special way. The good news is that South Africa is also now much more child friendly! There was some concern for a time in relation to very strict rules regarding the producing of Birth Certificates when travelling with children. These were set up by the South African government for the right reasons

From romantic sunsets, exciting luxury safaris, scenic splendour and a million things to do, Africa is a perfect place for lovers to start their journey of a lifetime. This article tells us why Africa is, in fact, the top honeymoon destination of 2019! Luxury Accommodation In Beautiful Locations Everywhere you go, to view the Big 5, the magnificent Cape or to remote ‘off the beaten track’ destinations to ensure privacy and something unique and special, excellent tour operators arrange the very finest world class luxury accommodation in amazingly beautiful locations.  The best honeymoon is made even better by excellent staff who understand the importance of

In the interests of always being helpful and ensuring that our valued international guests have the best possible experience when travelling in Southern Africa, we at Jewel of Africa Safaris decided to compile this article on travelling with children to South Africa in 2019. When you travel to South Africa with children younger than 18 in 2019, it is vitally important to take note of certain passport rules and extra documentation with which all international travelers need to comply. At Jewel of Africa we make it part of our service to assist all our customers with every aspect of their travel arrangements, but it is

International travelers who have never experienced the thrill of a predator on the hunt in the wild, or the magnificence of Victoria Falls, or majestic Table Mountain in the fairest Cape in the world, simply cannot say they have really seen the world’s best. Hereby Africa becomes a bucket list destination! For 2019, why not turn your dream to visit this exceptional place with its colourful cultures, exclusive wildlife and scenic splendors into a reality? We hope this article on Jewel of Africa’s Top 2019 African Safaris Destinations & Tours will help to guide and ultimately convince you to

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