Welcome to Travel Africa

We love travelling in Africa our way, now let us help you travel Africa your way. Travel Africa will design and book your perfect holiday in southern and eastern Africa. Based on our expert knowledge and comprehensive connections we specialise in tailor-made self-drive holidays. If self-drive is not for you, we customise tour-based holidays, luxury add-ons, group tours and combination adventures - to suit any age and budget.

Our way has included over 20 years of affordable, self-drive adventures: individually, together and over the last 9 years, with our three kids, all under 10.
What’s your way?

To see what Travel Africa offers, explore our website:

  • And of course, Contact Us to customise your adventure, give you a quote and make your booking.

We specialise in tailor-made self-drive holidays because:

  • they are much more affordable than standard tour-based holidays. Most African luxury lodge prices start from $400 per person per day, our trips start from under $90 per person per day.
  • they allow you independence, flexibility and freedom.
  • they enable you to focus on your passions be they four wheel driving, photography, hiking, birding, fishing, responsible travel.
  • they are a great way to travel with kids of all ages.

Travel Africa will design and book your perfect holiday in southern and eastern Africa. We pride ourselves on our in-depth knowledge of, and passion for, the region.

We work closely with you to ensure your holiday is everything you’ve ever wanted, meets your budget needs, is as secure and safe as possible, and most of all is an amazing experience never to be forgotten.

Southern Africa offers you a vast range of wonderful experiences filled with amazing people, places, animals and landscapes. It also offers you the comforts and familiarity of home – making it an affordable and easy region to travel in.

Just a few of the great destinations on offer...
  • South Africa

    Customised itineraries starting from $110 per person per day

    The ultimate South African experience, our Classic South Africa self-drive itinerary includes 22 days exploring the incredible diversity and beauty of South Africa - from an amazing $2,400 per person it includes car hire and accommodation.

  • Namibia
    Customised itineraries starting from $2,000 per person

    A holiday in Namibia will reward the self drive traveller with unrivalled desert landscapes, diverse and rich cultures and histories, wild seascapes and cutting edge conservation strategies. We can tailor accommodated or camping itineraries starting from just $2,000 per person for a 14 day trip.

  • Botswana
    Customised itineraries starting from $200 per person per day

    Botswana prides itself as a premier wildlife destination. Although considerably more expensive than surrounding countries, self drive travel makes Botswana an exciting and affordable destination. Check out our 15 day adventure from $3,000 per person.

  • Mozambique
    Customised itineraries starting from $2,350 per person

    Our 14 day itinerary combining Mozambique and South Africa allows you to enjoy the best of southern Africa's land-based animal and bird life with the stunning white beaches and sea life of the Indian Ocean. From $2,350 per person this accommodated self-drive itinerary offers fantastic value.


  • Zambia
    Customised itineraries starting from $2,300 per person

    One of the most northern of countries in southern Africa, landlocked Zambia offers the more adventurous traveller some truly fabulous experiences. Good roads, amazing destinations and plenty of accommodation options make it an excellent self-drive destination - 15 day itineraries start from $2,300 per person.

  • Zimbabwe
    4 days Victoria Falls itineraries starting from $675 per person

    Of all the countries we have travelled in throughout the world we have always found the Zimbabwean people the most friendly, warm and welcoming. Don't go to southern Africa and miss out on seeing the Victoria Falls - 4 day itineraries staring from $675 per person.


Need a hand in exploring southern Africa?
Don’t worry, we’ve got a range of sample itineraries to give you ideas for how we can customise your African experience.


From The Blog
  • Latest Update from Godfrey in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe The latest Hwange update from Godfrey - a ranger in the park Hwange in GeneralThe rainy season seems to be finished and it is starting to get cold at night and in the early mornings, but luckily it warms up during the day! Shumba PanThe pan is full and is being pumped by 2 solar pumps during the day. Game activity is starting to improve - elephants bulls are seen during the day as well as a big herd of buffalo. There is also a leopard which usually comes to drink from our leaking tap at night! (the rangers / camp attendants live in a small hut on site). Lions roar every night but are rarely seen whilst other animals such as impala, sable...
Some happy travellers
  • My husband and I have always enjoyed doing our own thing when we travel, but when we decided on South Africa for our 30th wedding anniversary, the idea of going it alone was a bit daunting. Sandie and Chris changed all that! Their first hand knowledge of the country not only gave us peace of mind...

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  • The advice we got from Travel Africa was brilliant and we had an amazing trip. They helped us choose an itinerary that suited us perfectly. It was just the right mix of seeing animals, meeting locals and enjoying the wonderful landscapes. My husband even got a surf in at world famous Jeffrey’s Bay...

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  • Chris and Sandy’s extensive knowledge and experience travelling Africa with children was invaluable as we organized our own trip through Namibia in 2013. The many contacts and practical tips they provided ensured we had both a safe and affordable wilderness adventure...

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  • We wholeheartedly recommend Travel Africa to anyone interested in independent travel. As a family of four with kids aged 5 and 7, we had a great time thanks to the help of Travel Africa, who gave us so much local knowledge and practical advice. Their guidance with planning this trip was excellent...


For all questions and enquiries, please email us today


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