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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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Best African Safari Destinations

African Tours & Safari Destinations

Jewel of Africa Safaris is a top-rated private tour operator offering local knowledge on a wide range of destinations from South Africa to its bordering countries and beyond.

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Luxury Safari Destinations in Africa

Africa’s unique wildlife, scenic splendor and diverse cultures are what makes it a top safari destination for luxury safaris. Africa is the true home of a luxury safari, with a range of safari options to choose from in both Southern and East Africa. Here you can stay in luxurious comfort and view some of the greatest wildlife biodiversity on Earth during expertly guided safari activities on land and water. Or, explore further and dive the Indian Ocean or hike to the summit of an iconic mountain. Fly in a helicopter over ancient rivers and waterfalls or track and view endangered gorillas. Jewel of Africa Safaris, the best safari operator in Africa, will make your luxury safari to Africa a reality.

Top Safari Destinations in Africa

South Africa is considered the best destination for your first African safari, as it offers access to exceptional Big 5 wildlife parks and reserves in the north, which combines well with iconic mountains, beaches and winelands in the south. Zimbabwe and Botswana are known for a different type of luxury safari – explore magnificent waterfalls, mighty rivers and some of the top wildlife-rich wilderness areas in Africa. In Namibia you will be amazed by endless desert landscapes, dunes and desert-adapted wildlife. Uganda’s tropical forests offer you the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to track chimpanzees and gorillas and view amazing birdlife. As a romantic island and beach safari destination, with white beaches and crystal-clear oceans, Mozambique waits to be.

Still Can’t Decide?

Best African Safaris for 2023

With so many choices it can be tough to decide.

For more insight take a look at the most popular safaris of 2023.

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.

Big 5 & Wildlife

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 offer 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.

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Ask an African Safari Expert

Contact the team for information or advice on how best to customize your African safari.

Collection of the Best African Safari Destinations 2021

From the buzz of city life to remote, unspoiled wildlife-rich wilderness areas and pristine beaches, Jewel of Africa Safaris will assist you in choosing the best African safari destinations to visit. Here is our collection of the top safari destinations to consider for your next luxury safari.

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Top Reasons to Travel with Jewel of Africa Safaris

A passion for Africa and years of experience is what makes Jewel of Africa Safaris the best safari operator in Africa.


Proudly African

Africa is home to the team at Jewel of Africa, which means that every safari comes with first-hand knowledge and experience of the best that the continent has to offer.


Expert Advice

At Jewel of Africa the goal is to make every client a happy returning customer, which is why we go out of our way to offer expert advice on every aspect of your customized safari.


Peace of Mind

Every detail is taken care of from the time you book and throughout your safari to ensure a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.