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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:

Idwala

Surrender to the call of the wild... experience the enchanting African bushveld at Idwala, a family run lodge in the malaria free Eastern Cape. Perched on a dramatic ridge overlooking a lush green valley, Idwala is sanctuary to a multitude of free-roaming game species and prolific birdlife.
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Schoone Oordt Country House

Stylish, luxurious, yet laid-back accommodation in a country guesthouse between Cape Town and the Garden Route in Swellendam South Africa.
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Thakadu River Camp

Thakadu River Camp is a wholly-owned, Community-based Tented Safari Camp within Madikwe Game Reserve. The Camp, on the banks of the Marico River, is an ecotourism partnership between North-West Parks, the Molatedi Community and The Madikwe Collection.
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They had a wonderful time, but that would not have been impossible without the wisdom and maturity of professionals like you...
Mark Henley & Delamere Travel - USA

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

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

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