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Whether a first time safari has been on your bucket list for a while, or whether it is a new type of trip that has been sparked by interest and curiosity, an African safari will not disappoint. Although there are many destinations to chose from, there are certain countries and national parks that work well for first-time safaris.

The main points to consider for first-time safaris is the destination and the amount of time spent on safari. Although it doesn’t sound particularly long, a 3 or 4 day safari is sufficient for a first-time safari as the days are very long, with early starts and warm temperatures. A huge amount of wildlife can be seen during this time.

For destinations, a country that offers a range of experiences to compliment the safari is a good option. For example, South Africa not only offers the iconic Big Five (rhino, elephant, leopard, cape buffalo and lion), but also good whale and dolphin watching opportunities, scenic coastlines, mountain hikes and the Cape Winelands for wine enthusiasts.

  • Cape Town & Kruger Safari

    Cape Town, Franschhoek, Kruger National Park

    7 Nights
    From $3,557 PP
    Discover iconic Cape Town sights, explore and sip in the Cape Winelands, and marvel at Kruger Nation...
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  • Northern Tanzania Highlights

    Kilimanjaro, Tarangire National Park, Serengeti National Park, Ngorongoro Crater

    7 Nights
    From $4,871 PP
    This itinerary includes three national parks in northern Tanzania - Tarangire National Park, the Ngo...
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  • Kenya Explored

    Nairobi, Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Samburu National Reserve, Masai Mara National Park

    8 Nights
    From $6,772 PP
    This itinerary is a combination of flying and driving, offering safari highlights in Kenya.
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  • Cape Town and The Garden Route

    Cape Town, Swellendam, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay, Amakhala Game Reserve

    12 Nights
    From $3,420 PP
    Travel from Cape Town to the mountains and seaside cities, enjoying many outdoor adventures before c...
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  • Cape Town and Sabi Sands

    Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Sabi Sands Game Reserve

    9 Nights
    From $7,799 PP
    Explore Cape Town, the Cape Winelands and a four-day safari adventure in Sabi Sands Game Reserve, al...
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  • The Luxury South African Rail Journey

    Cape Town, Rovos Rail Luxury Train, Johannesburg, Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve

    10 Nights
    From $6,430 PP
    Explore the best of South Africa from Cape Town to Kruger, including a two-night luxury rail journey...
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