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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!


Savanna Tented Camp

Savanna Private Game Reserve is situated in the world reknowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve. Memorable and exciting big game viewing and a fascinating insight into the local tribal customs of the Shangaan people, will form part of your safari experience.
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Sandton Lodge Rivonia

The Sandton Lodge Group  offers luxurious, comfortable, and private accommodation for the business and leisure traveller. Sandton Lodge afford a home from home environment in elegantly decorated rooms with beautiful landscaped gardens. Sandton Lodge is a dynamic hospitality group offering two more intimate lodges in Inanda and Bryanston (both four star graded), the the recently completed lodge in Rivonia.
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Hilton Country Estate & Spa

Hilton Country Estate & Spa is a majestic, fifty acre estate situated in the serene Midlands town of Hilton. It boasts colonial homes and garden cottages, set amidst vast flowing lawns and towering trees with a 180 degree view overlooking the city of Pietermaritzburg.
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Expert Travel Advice for Southern Africa


Thanks again for a superlative holiday. We both enjoyed it thoroughly. The highlights for us were the Blue Train, Etali, and Four Rosmead.
Denis Dennehy - Ireland

South Africa definitely wowed us with its vastness, beauty and variety and we enjoyed it immensely.
Hilla Bonneh

Thanks for finding and arranging Nedile Lodge for us, it was just perfect.
Steph - London

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