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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!

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Islands of Siankaba

The Islands of Siankaba Lodge is the most classic of forested retreats, with six secluded chalets linked by a foot bridge to a haute cuisine restaurant, all on two untouched islands in the mighty Zambezi River between the 'Seventh Wonder of the Natural World', the magnificent Victoria Falls, and the world famous Chobe National Park.

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Nedile Lodge

Nedile Lodge is situated in the Malaria free Welgevonden Game Reserve, just 2.5 hours north of Johannesburg. Welgevonden Reserve is a declared Heritage Site of 33000 hectares and border the Marekele National Park.

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Makakatana Bay Lodge

Makakatana is uniquely situated on the banks of the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park and remains the only privately owned lodge, totally surrounded by the Conservation Reserve. Offering unsurpassed luxury and attention to detail, the units are situated in indigenous forests and joined by raised wooden walkways.

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testimonials

We had a wonderful great time in South Africa.
Nava & Zur

We wanted to thank you very much for planning and organizing the best trip of our lives.  Everything about the trip was perfectly planned and executed which is RARE when you are traveling to the other side of the world.
Courtney & Michael - USA

We came back to France 1 week ago with lots of beautiful memories in our head.
Sabrina Quemin

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