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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!


Melrose Place Guest Lodge

Nestled in secure, tranquil gardens, this boutique hotel is located in Melrose, Johannesburg. Its genuine air of warmth and intimacy makes Melrose Place Guest Lodge a homely country retreat, for the discerning business and leisure traveler.

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Addo Dung Beetle Guest Farm

You will find Addo Dung Beetle Guest Farm resting on its own mountaintop near the heart of the Sundays River valley, the largest Citrus producing area in the Cape Province and overlooking the beautiful Zuurberg Mountains.

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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


The holiday can best be summed up by Sue who said it was a holiday of a lifetime.
Pete and Sue - United Kindgom

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

... a super-dooper holiday - made seemlessly simple through all your hardwork and commitment! I will not hestiate in recommending you to any friends, family and colleagues I know - you run a real slick operation!
Anna and Patrick - Holland

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