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Africa Awaits Tours and Safaris is a tour operating company specialising in exclusive self-drive itineraries, guided tours and fly-in safaris within Southern Africa.

Africa Awaits offers you an exciting way to tailor make your visit to this majestic region. Our aim is to provide you with an unforgettable holiday in the truly magnificent surrounds of Southern Africa. Since August 2000 Africa Awaits Tours and Safaris has offered a limitless variety of itineraries to suit our clients from around the world. Your trip will be carefully planned according to your specific requirements, special interests and budget.
 
Allow us, with our experience and extensive product knowledge, to guide you in your selections. Experience the Africa you have always imagined. 
 
We look forward to meeting you in Africa!

New DESTINATIONS:

Camp Fig Tree

Camp Fig Tree is a remote, private lodge set on top of the stunning Zuurberg mountain range near Addo. Resting in a 35 000 ha conservancy, the camp boasts breathtaking 270-degree views over the verdant surrounding areas and out onto the steely-blue Indian Ocean.

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V & A Hotel

Built in 1904 as the North Quay Warehouse and converted in 1990 to a luxury hotel, it is named in honour of the Queen of England and her son who visited the Cape in 1870, when Prince Alfred officially opened the Breakwater basin, today’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront.

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White Elephant Safari Lodge

Originally built in the 1920's, this 16-bedded lodge captures the history and romance of the "colonial era". Luxurious, tented safari lodge with the ambience and romance of a bygone era. Spectacular views of the majestic Lebombo Mountains and distant waters of Lake Jozini.

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Expert Travel Advice for Southern Africa

testimonials

Beth and I had a wonderful time in South Africa and we thank you very much for helping us plan our trip and for being there for us when we needed assistance. Our memories will last a lifetime and we are positive that we will be back at some point in the
Dan - UK

We had a fantastic time everywhere we went and have concluded that we can't even pick a favorite spot because it was all so amazing.
Christian Davis

We are at airport, everything was perfect in Shamwari game reserve
Dario and family

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